It’s wine o’ clock! No matter if you crave a glass of Chardonnay or savor a serving of Cabernet, one thing we know: there’s a wine style for everyone. And what makes discovering your style even easier? The number of wonderful wine bars — and restaurants with well-curated wine lists — all over Chicago.
No matter if you like red, white, rosé, sparkling, sherry, vermouth, dessert wine — or even a great craft beer — these places will help guide you to find something that suits your palate. You can explore a variety of wine regions from Italy and France to South Africa and Argentina and the kind folks at these bars are more than happy to take you on a tour, through your glass that is. You can order wine flights or jump right in with a bottle. No matter what direction you go — or which place you grab a seat — you’ll win because you’ll have a full glass of wine to toast with. So when you get thirsty for wine, hit any one of these spots.
Cherry Circle Room: 12 S. Michigan, Loop
Webster’s Wine Bar: 2601 N. Milwaukee, Logan Square
Rootstock: 954 N. California, Humboldt Park
Ada St.: 1664 N. Ada, Elston Corridor
Ampersand Wine Bar: 4845 N. Damen, Ravenswood
RM Champagne Salon: 116 N. Green, Fulton Market
Vera: 1023 W. Lake, Fulton Market
D.O.C. Wine Bar: 2062 N. Clark, Lincoln Park
Volo: 2008 W. Roscoe, Roscoe Village
Bar Pastoral: 2947 N. Broadway, Lakeview
Enolo Wine Café: 450 N. Clark, River North
Rittergut Wine Bar & Social Club: 10 S. Wacker, Loop
Bin 36: 161 N. Jefferson, West Loop