10 Must-Try Wine Bars in Miami
With fancy cocktail lounges whipping up handcrafted sips and wild nightclubs offering late-night dance-a-thons, Miami's nightlife is always bumpin'. But sometimes all we want is a nice glass of vino served in a sexy setting. And when that craving hits, here are 10 wine bars to try.
Cibo Wine Bar (pictured)
The original locale is in Coral Gables, but there's a second outpost in the South of Fifth with a rooftop terrace (the only one in SoFi), an ultrachic bar and a glass wine chamber where lady staffers (or "wine angels") scale a wall with mountain-climbing gear to retrieve your vintage bottle of choice.
200 S. Pointe Dr.; 305-987-6060
Adena Grill (below)
Head to this glitzy steakhouse and wine bar in the Village at Gulfstream Park for a wide selection of all-natural, grass-fed beef paired with an equally impressive roster of vino stored in the massive 7,000-bottle wine cellar.
900 Silks Run; 954-464-2333
Limited Edition Caffé & Vino Buono
During the day, this cozy Euro-style cafe offers drip-brew coffee, pastries and fresh juices; come evening, the bar serves a selection of wines from Italy, France and the Americas.
7580 NE Fourth Ave.; 305-438-9002
This cozy, low-key Upper East Side spot offers a vast vino selection available by the glass or bottle, a menu of Mediterranean tapas such as wrapped dates and chickpea salad, live music performances and flamenco dancing.
725 NE 79th St.; 305-754-5558
A former tire shop turned trendy Argentinean wine bar, this cool spot screams Wynwood with a graffiti-splashed exterior and vintage furniture inside. The globally sourced wine list is impressive, and bottles can even be delivered to your door.
2200 NE Second Ave.; 786-452-1439
NIU Kitchen (below)
Downtown's charming Catalan venue and wine bar offers a rustic vibe with wood-plank walls and a chalkboard menu. There's a stellar all-Spanish wine list and playful fare like gazpacho with mustard ice cream.
134 NE Second Ave.; 786-542-5070
Tucked in on a busy South Beach street, this industrial-looking space is a wine shop, bar and bistro in one, shelling out Mediterranean plates, moderately priced wines by the glass or bottle and plenty of take-home options.
555 Jefferson Ave.; 305-672-6161
Uvaggio Wine Bar
This Miracle Mile nook is always bustling, thanks to a large selection of domestic and European wines and killer shareable dishes like salt-cod croquettes and cheeses.
70 Miracle Mile; 305-448-2400
Bin No. 18
The quaint Downtown wine bar makes for a perfect gathering place with its small yet hearty Italian dishes (eggplant bruschetta, lamb meatballs) complemented by a standout selection of wine and brews.
1800 Biscayne Blvd.; 786-235-7575
Get in the New Orleans spirit at this funky Wynwood bar, where you'll find live jazz music and over 150 wines and beers, along with simple eats like barbecue chicken and veggie skewers.
3425 NE Second Ave.; 305-576-0108