Some areas of Georgia are synonymous with “East Coast Wine Country,” and there are seemingly infinite wine bars ready to showcase the best flavors in the game. These wine hot spots aren’t just digging into the local wine scene, but also feature some of the best fermentations from other states and abroad. You’ll want to stay and sip a while at these 8 best wine bars in Georgia.
Their sleek, modern interior sets the tone for this cultural wine experience. The bar serves as a culmination of the owners’ travels to Spain, France, Italy, and domestic cities that led them to curate their unique selections. You can order by the glass or bottle, or grab a wine flight if you just can’t choose one.
In this week's wine breakdown we will offer 5 fun facts about the region of Bordeaux! 1. Bordeaux wines are known for their blends 2. Red wines blend Cabernet Sauvignon, Merlot, Cabernet Franc, Petit Verdot, and Malbec 3. White wines of Bordeaux use Sauvignon Blanc, Semillon, and Muscadelle 4. Some of the world's finest dessert wines come from the region of Sauternes in Bordeaux, with a bottle of 1967 Chateau d'Yquem selling for nearly $2,000! ðŸ˜³ 5. Red Bordeaux are often called "Left-bank" or "Right-bank" based on which side of the Garrone & Gironde rivers the vineyards lie. Left bank tend to be Cab Sauvignon dominated, while the Right bank typically feature Merlot & Cab Franc. #wine101 #wineclass #sipatstem #themoreyouknowðŸŒ
Two words: Wine. Slushies. You’ll never want to experience wine on a warm day any other way. In addition, they’re well known for their selection of local wines, including the famous Georgia Peach wine. Sip on a few of your favorites while you enjoy views of the river—it’s the perfect way to “un-wined.”
CRU’s got a few locations throughout the country, and Alpharetta gives you a chance to experience it locally. Here you can indulge in an ever-changing menu of unique wines not found in most restaurants. If you’re a huge fan of the grape, it’s worth it to join their wine club.
This Mediterranean-style wine bar has some of the best eats and drinks in the city. Pair your wine with a selection of tapas, sandwiches, meats, and sweets to create your ideal experience.
You won’t find better Thai food anywhere else outside of Thailand, but even more inviting is their wine menu. As the Atlanta metro’s first organic Thai restaurant, you can expect nothing but wholesome, high-quality cuisine with plenty of vino to go ‘round. If the Tucker location is out of range for you, they’ve opened doors in Smyrna and near PeachTree Corners.
Not far from the Blue Ridge Mountains, it’s no wonder that one of the best wine bars lies just west of Georgia’s wine country. This place has everything going for it: live music, retail store, gourmet food, and a generous selection of wines you likely haven’t tried before.
Tucked inside the prestigious Inman Park, Barcelona Wine Bar is the life of Atlanta’s party. Guests love cozying up to the brick fireplace while they sip their favorite vino. Its ambiance and wine selection are equally amazing as its food selection, which includes tapas, charcuterie and cheese boards, salads, and shareables.
Mediterranean-inspired food combines wonderfully with their curated wine list. Over 200 varieties from around the world await you, each one carefully tasted and selected for its taste, quality, and unique characteristics. Guests can explore the wine list through interactive iPads to discover everything they need to know before they choose.