Best Wine Bars

Best Wine Bars in Barcelona

Monvínic

Located not far from Plaza Catalunya, this bar and restaurant is one of the finest places to try wine in the city. Their team is made up of some excellent sommeliers and the range of wine on offer is impressive. Everyday 30 wines are available to choose from, either with a wine tasting menu or accompanied with some delicious tapas. If you want something more substantial, take a seat in the fantastic restaurant. The kitchen, run by the excellent Guillem Oliva, serves up the perfect Spanish dishes to go with your chosen bottle.

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Can Cisa/Bar Brutal

Lovingly restored in recent years, this bodega and wine bar has kept its traditional feel. Locals still come and socialize here, trying the wine that is traditionally bought by the barrel. The bar has over 300 wines, all organic and chemical-free. In addition, the bar serves excellent food. It is the perfect mix of bar, restaurant and wine cellar. Located next to the Picasso Museum, it’s a great spot to head to for a quick glass and an aperitif after a day wondering in the centre of the city.

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Bar Nostàlgic

This small neighbourhood bar in Sant Antoni has a great, authentic atmosphere. Behind the bar you will find an excellent selection of wines, particularly from Catalonia. They also have superb beers on tap, gins, whiskies and rums. Have a glass or two to wash down something from their tapas menu: croquets, patatas bravas or Spanish cheese. The owners Tony and Eva behind the bar will tell you all you need to know about both their drinks and tapas menus.

 

Vila Viniteca

This place is home to the largest wine selection in Barcelona. The bodega is found in the heart of the Born area and also has a sister shop across the street that serves high quality food such as caviar, cheeses and meats. Try out a wine tasting evening here, a great experience for wine lovers. You will learn from a French sommelier who will guide you through both Spanish and international wines, accompanied by some delicious tapas.

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Els Sortidors del Parlament

This is a place for lovers of good wine and tapas. Settle yourself in to a cosy corner of this bar to try some of the delicious Catalonian wine with traditional tapas: artichokes, sardines, and Spanish omelette. The bar also has six excellent beers on tap. The international wine selection here is outstanding and the staff have an excellent knowledge of everything the bar has on offer. Prices here are very reasonable, with a corkage charge of €4. 

 

Ginger Bar

An absolute gem in the drinking scene of Barcelona, this cosy bar is the perfect spot for a drink or two. Its dimly lit, trendy interior make it feel very intimate and chic. The bar has an impressive selection of cocktails and high quality wines. Don’t forget to order a couple of tapas from the outstanding menu too. Allow some time to find this place, as it is nestled in the winding, maze-like streets of the Gothic area.

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La Cave

Located in the fashionable Sarrià district, this trendy bar has a list of 450 wines from all over the world. It is a must for any wine lover that travels to the city. Try something from the outstanding menu and ask one of your waiters for advice on what pairs well with your chosen wine. The duck and French cheeses come highly recommended. This is the perfect place for anyone looking for a top quality gastronomic experience, and also trying to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city centre.

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La Vinya del Senyor

Set next to the beautiful Santa Maria del Mar church in a small square, the location of this wine bar is unbeatable. Sit outside and watch the world go by while sipping on a glass of excellent wine. The first floor of the bar also has a terrace with a great view of the church and the square below, another lovely spot to sit and pass a couple of hours. Order a bottle of the Rioja and accompany it with some of the wonderful tapas on offer. Try the olives or the platter of Spanish cheeses.

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