Where to Raise a Glass on National Wine Day in New York City

by Hannah Warne on May 15, 2018 in Roundups

 
Who doesn’t love a good glass of vino? There's no better excuse to enjoy a big glass than National Wine Day, which falls on May 25. Celebrate in a sophisticated fashion at some of the best wine bars that New York has to offer for the perfect glass with some light bites to match.
 
This Lower East Side mainstay is the perfect place to celebrate. Serving up a unique selection of natural wines made from organic grapes, this romantic spot is perfect for after work drinks or an evening date. Pair your vino with some of their delicious tapas-style food offerings for a fun evening out. (247 Broome St.; 212-228-4450)
 
Situated in the hustle and bustle of the Upper East Side, Vella has a large outdoor patio that makes it a perfect option for an al fresco glass of your favorite wine. An extensive wine list, popular weekend brunch and Mediterranean tapas are all on offer at this quaint neighborhood spot. (1480 2nd Ave.; 212-335-0456)
 
With three locations throughout the city, this unassuming wine bar is the perfect place to pop in for a glass of wine and stellar ambiance. With a wine list that’s broken up by color, body and taste to make it easy to understand, it’s ideal for those who love wine but aren’t exactly experts. (189 Amsterdam Ave.; 212-799-9463)
 
Located right in the heart of Williamsburg, Brooklyn Winery offers tours and an artisanal selection at their on-site wine bar that also boasts a seasonal menu. Try any of their wines by the glass, by the bottle or in curated flights to discover new varieties that may quickly become your new favorites. (213 N. 8th St.; 347-736-1506)

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