Bottoms up!

In celebration of “National Wine Day,” here’s a look at the best places to get a glass (or a bottle) in the area.

Some people take their wine very seriously. Whether you prefer a Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Pinot Noir, or Chardonnay, you’re likely to find something you love at the following places:

MJ’s WINE BAR

Serving a large selection of wines, beers, and snacks in a comfortable environment right in the heart of Portland, Maine

THE NORTH POINT

Delicious, top quality, beautifully presented cuisine, incredible cocktails, twenty-three superior wines by the glass or bottle – all very affordable, ten beers on tap and the friendliest staff you’ll ever encounter!

CONUNDRUM

Their menu consists of simple bistro fare, carefully sourced & thoughtfully executed. There is no house wine, because with over 500 wines by the bottle and 40 wines by the glass, they can always find your wine.

CAVA

Located in the heart of historic downtown Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and just a brief walk from the Portsmouth Parking Garage. Featuring two wine bars, one on street level and one in their Wine Cave. Cava offers a diverse selection of fifty plus international wines poured by the glass.

CORKS WINE BAR

The Bedford Village Inn has been known for its impressive wine cellar for over 20 years offering 8,000 bottles and 750 labels for both the novice and sophisticated enophile.  They’ve created an elegant, unpretentious wine bar worthy of honoring excellence and toasting great wines by the glass or the bottle.

 

DRIFTER'S WIFE

Upscale wine bar specializing in natural wines with New American tapas and an on-site wine shop.