Wine has been a staple beverage for centuries, but in recent years the choices available to consumers has become almost overwhelming. Grocery stores carry bottles from all over the world. Varietals, vintners, vintages — how do you choose?
This is where wine bars come in. Not only are they a great place to relax, socialize, eat, drink and be merry, they provide an opportunity to discover new wines and get recommendations. Take advantage of knowledgeable sommeliers who are happy to talk wine.
Philadelphia has a number of establishments where wine is the star and food is perfectly paired.
Chick’s Cafe Wine Bar
614 S. 7th Street
Jake’s & Cooper’s Wine Bar
4367 Main Street
Penne Restaurant & Wine Bar
3600 Sansom Street
Rittenhouse Square – 18th & Sansom Streets
Washington Square West – 12th & Spruce Streets
Vintage Wine Bar and Bistro
129 S. 13th Street
And because we know you love wine, but sometimes it’s nice to just sit at home with a special bottle and company, we have a list of Movies to Watch While Drinking Wine.