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Wine Bar

A good wine bar can be hard to find, but we've got you covered. Chowhounds weigh in on the best wine bars in every city, with points for good beverage lists, excellent light bites, and ambiance.

Why You Should Drink Champagne Every Day

Many people see Champagne as solely a celebratory drink, to toast with at weddings or at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve. Not Ariel Arce. “It’s just wine that has bubbles in it,” says the New...
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1730 Wine Bar Mount Vernon (Where Green Apples was)

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by jcmods 28 days ago

Since I live literally down the street from the place, I grew accustomed to a sign on the building that housed the defunct Green Apples that said, "Coming Soon." (It has said that for the past 7 ye...

Jeninni Kitchen + Wine Bar's Monday Night Fried Chicken Special | Pacific Grove – Monterey Peninsula

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Around the corner from the Pacific Grove certified farmers market, one of my favorite restaurants, Jeninni Kitchen + Wine Bar, started offering a Monday night fried chicken dinner special, $26, dur...

Vina Enoteca | Stanford Barn - Palo Alto

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 years ago

As a fan of Tootsie's at the Stanford Barn since Day 1, I was delighted to learn from a friend that Rocco and team have opened Vina Enoteca, taking over California Cafe's space. I hope to get in th...

Ernie's Wine Bar, Bronxville, starts Book Club...

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by gutreactions 2 years ago

I enjoy stopping in at Ernie's Wine Bar in Bronxville. It is a good place to unwind, savor a good wine, indulge in a signature dish. Among the different events held at this clubby space, just found...

What kind of red wine should I have for my birthday?

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by vndrink 11 months ago

My birthday is coming at the end of this month and I do not know what kind of red wine should I have for it? Any suggestions?

Tuscany's Wine Windows "Buchette del Vino"

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 12 months ago

" . . . First introduced in the 1600s, their true purpose went untapped for centuries after the plague — that is, until a new one came along this year. 'Everyone is confined to home for two mont...

Gelato & Cannele at Verjus | San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Though yesterday's afternoon temperature didn't crack 70 degrees, a sidewalk table in the sun, protected from the breeze was a pleasasnt spot to enjoy some ice cream ending a day of errands in the ...

San Francisco's Ferry Building classified as a "mall" [update: reclassified as "transit terminal"]

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Now classified as an indoor mall, the Ferry Building was forced to close its main food hall under the current health orders. Only those businesses with exterior entrances can be accessed by the pub...

Verjus online wine sale, 7:30pm tonight 5/19, San Francisco

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"We’re doing an IG Wine Sale! Happening right here today at 7:30PM PST Diggin’ up some deep cuts from the Verjus cellar. Very much inspired by the good folks over at @permanentrecordsla -> Swipe ri...

Gramercy Park Brasserie & Wine Bar Coming to Duboce Triangle (SF)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

The New York restaurant group has announced that its west coast debut will be Gramercy Park Brasserie & Wine Bar San Francisco. Projected opening date is April 1, 2019 at 216 Church Street.

Cork Wine Bar - Washington D.C.

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by vsimoncini 9 years ago

What a disappointment. Really looked forward to an evening spent sampling the energy and flavor of 14th St. north of Logan Circle. Having already enjoyed an evening with the folks at Chuch Key, as...

Vintage Public House | Redding

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

During the Carr Fire in August 2018, I was lucky to get a ticket for the last orchestra seat to see Pat Benatar perform at the historic Cascade Theater. Before the show, I grabbed a bite across the...

Salvaje | Palo Alto

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

Salvaje is a newish wine bar in Palo Alto specializing in "natural" wines. Anyone tried this spot? I was there in August with a friend. I did ask for advice on choosing one of the orange wines o...

Thanksgiving Community Potluck, Nov 28, Sonoma Wine Shop (Sebastopol)

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year ago

"12th Thanksgiving Community Potluck November 28 Hours 12-7 pm more or less! Each year, meekk & Bryan open the wine club all day to host this community potluck. Bring a dish and share a dish....

Barceloneta in Santa Cruz opening

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

At long last, the much anticipated Barceloneta is opening on Wednesday, October 16. Barceloneta 1541-B Pacific Avenue Santa Cruz, CA 95060 (831) 900-5222 Reservations https://resy.com/cities...

LCA Wine - temporarily closed

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

A year ago I visited LCA Wine in Costa Mesa for a lively tasting and wine education session by my friend Winemaker Carol Shelton. Considering it for a return visit this summer, I was surprised to r...

Places to drink a good glass of wine without having to order food?

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by zerodosage 2 years ago

What are the places in Montreal that feature organic, natural, interesting wines with a bar license? I love Larry's but sometimes I am not in the mood for food, or have dinner plans elsewhere.

Good singles crowd for over 40-50 yr olds on a Thursday night after work. Lower Westchester

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by yeshana 9 years ago

2 of us(women) want to go out for a drink after a long day of work tonight but want a good "energy" in the place to keep us going. We just want a glass of wine and some friendly conversation. NO sp...

Troquet on South's Summer Wine Sale (Boston, MA)

BostonBestEats
by BostonBestEats 3 years ago

TALES OF TROQUET (Act 1, Scene 1) Late Sunday night I noticed Troquet on South had posted an Instagram video entitled: "A sneak preview of tomorrow night's opening of our annual Summer Wine Sale...