ten bells wine bar nyc

The Ten Bells

New York's closest approximation of a Parisian natural wine bar, The Ten Bells has been a magnet for the city's downtown wine crowd for years. Named for the London pub where Jack…

rootstock wine bar chicago


Rootstock has the classic “3rd place”—or home-away-from-home—vibe, with its mismatched furniture, comfort food and great drinks at low prices. In addition to having a wine list that is any wine…

purple pig chicago

The Purple Pig

If you’re on The Mag Mile and want something other than the run-of-the-mill restaurant experience, then The Purple Pig—a collaboration between three beloved chefs, including Tony Mantuano of Spiaggia—is your…

webster's wine bar chicago

Webster’s Wine Bar

Webster’s has been a classic establishment in Chicago since 1994, and for good reason. Recently relocated to Logan Square, where it took over the space formerly occupied by its sister wine bar, Telegraph, Webster's wine…

Belly Wine Bar Boston

Belly Wine Bar

These two top Cambridge wine destinations are part of a family unit that also includes Central Bottle. Belly, the smaller proper wine bar at the same address as The Blue…

Spoke Boston wine list


This relatively new Somerville wine bar (opened in 2013) has become an instant industry darling. The list boasts a small but smart collection by the bottle, with an overall focus…

bar covell los angeles

Bar Covell

Probably the most well-known and popular wine bar in Los Angeles, Covell came on the scene in 2010 at just the right time. The city was full of young wine…

terroir wine merchant san francisco


A wine bar-cum-wine merchant, Terroir is on par with San Francisco's original back-to-the-land movement, specializing in wines from small producers that focus on natural and biodynamic practices. Though the list…

litro wine bar rome


Litro is basically a neighborhood café with wine list is composed exclusively of artisanal wines from small producers—exclusively from Italy and France—with spectacular, handcrafted cheeses and cured meats to match.…

jet wine bar philadelphia


Jet's owner/wine director Jill Weber is an Archaeologist by trade, and carries her professional penchant for the unknown and the unexplored to her wine list. The by the glass selection—which…