They say that in wine resides truth, and we know of few authentically superior experiences than visiting some of the incredible wine bars of Pennsylvania. Whether you’re looking for a sleek, sophisticated sip or a low-key night out, we’ve uncorked the best options in state.
Operating in harmony with the long-lauded London Grill, Paris Wine Bar is a seductive experience. Open Thursday thru Saturday, 5p.m. till midnight, this Philadelphia location offers wine, perfect French dishes, and live music.
Nektar is a foodie experience well worth having, whether you enjoy a glass of wine or not. From small plates to charcuterie, enjoy a meal with seasonal wine offerings or something from the diverse whiskey and beer menus. Try the poke bowl or truffle ravioli.
Whether you prefer your wine poured from a bottle or tapped from a keg, Cloud 9 has you covered. A neighborhood place that takes food and beverage seriously, this Erie gem serves up eats from pizza to poutine, and quality wines to suit any mood.
Jet Wine Bar fancies itself a global vineyard, transporting you to exotic lands through the magic of food and drink. Whether you visit the restaurant or lounge, choose from a selection of small plates, snacks, and other bites that will have you globetrotting without ever even leaving Philadelphia.
This Lawrenceville find boasts a brief but quality food selection, and a vast but thoughtful wine menu. So often, wine bars exist in a state of pretension, but this Pittsburgh location is having none of that. Truly the best of all worlds, Allegheny Wine Mixer serves up good humor, great company, and a good time any time of day.
Bacco celebrates all things Sicilian at their charming Harrisburg location. With a food menu as extensive as the wine list, Bacco is a great choice no matter your particular tastes. Try the pizza or incredible happy hour.
Even if you only have time for a quick glass and a cheese plate, Main Street Wine Bar is well worth the journey. If your time is your own, stick around for great food and a quaint atmosphere, certain to wash away the stresses of the day.
For all the most delicious things that originate in barrels, visit Cooperage Wine and Whiskey. Strong selections of each, with a truly delicious food menu, make this Philadelphia location an easy add to our list. If you’re looking to be even more worldly, ask about whiskey classes.
Some of the best meals are cobbled together from wine and cheese, seductive in their simplicity. While Artisan Wine and Cheese does offer a full menu from the Wooden Match, the boards devoted to red and white pairings are some of the best around. Visit for low key relaxation and a fun atmosphere.
Offering wine, beer, whiskey, and food, Winedown is a solid winner. Add an incredible staff who know their menu and love their clients, and you’re looking at one of the best eateries in the area. A cozy outpost with delicious dishes from small plates to entrees, with a seriously great sticky toffee pudding for dessert.