Nothing compares to the vacations in New York. It’s much about the crisp air, the shopping, the layering, the whole vibe. When you plan a trip to New York soon, we’ve put together a list of the most excellent wine bars in the city.

So, we know that if you’re reading this, you must be a wine connoisseur. What person doesn’t? (Do not respond!) You may wonder why there are only nine wine bars because there are nine rhymes with wine. How ideal!

Therefore, before you look for a custom engraved champagne bottle, let’s know about the bars of New York.


This pleasant wine bar, nestled between Carnegie Hall and East Harlem, features exposed brick walls, barn-wood flooring, and a glass front. The ABV crew prefers foreign beers and off-the-beaten-path wineries.

So, ABV has described the New York Times as a “restaurant whose attitude is a blend of boyhood nostalgia, macho, and a dash of stick-it-to-the-man.” Intrigued? We most certainly are!


Anfora, named after the clay jars used by the Greeks and Romans to carry their wines. This West Village neighborhood treasure first opened its doors in 2010. So, it offers some excellent examples of wine employing the Anfora maturation procedure on its menu.

Bar Boulud

This simple cafe is direct across the Lincoln Center and offers a full menu of fresh French bistro food and wines from Burgundy and the Rhone Valley.

Not only is the meal and wine selection excellent. They also keeps custom engraved liquor bottle. The modern decor gives you something to think about. Keep an eye out for the “Cave a Vine.”

The Barrel

This tasting facility has 11 wines on tap, all prepared in-house by winemaker David Lecomte. Because of the “tap” experience, the wine has devoid of preservatives and added sulfates, making it fresh and environmentally beneficial.

So, if you find a wine you like, they offer house-made wines available for purchase.

Burger & Barrel

This Soho location boasts highly diversified and market-driven food, as well as a great wine list curated by sommelier Natalie Tapken. So, try their award-winning “Bash Burger,” winning first place at the NY Food and Wine Festival Event five times.

i Trulli

This wine list offers over 450 labels, is a New York City institution for excellent Italian cuisine. The wine selection focuses on Southern Italian wines, while the food has oriented on the Italian area Puglia, the proprietor Nicola Marzovilla’s hometown.

So, Dora Marzovilla makes all of the pasta, while Nicola curates the wine list. What a fantastic combination: wine and pasta!

Kaia Wine Bar

Here Kaia, which means “hut” in Zulu, serves farm-to-table small meals, artisan brews, and a wine selection that focuses on South African wines. The South African-inspired cuisine provides a one-of-a-kind taste experience. So, the honey ribs, or Vark Ribbetjies, are said to be out of this world!


This Italian-inspired wine room brings you outside New York to create a romantic environment. The Italian ambience has enhanced with old barn wood, French laundry tables, and handmade seats. Enjoy! Nothing beats a drink of wine and some excellent chat. 


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