Top Wine Bars in Chicago

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If you Google “top wine bars in Chicago”, you will find many articles with differing opinions, but certain staples appear on every list. For that reason, we’ve decided to curate a list of all “top” wine bars in Chicago, along with the press that placed them on this list. The list will be updated on an ongoing basis to keep you informed, so let us know if we missed any good articles.

– 7 Accolades –

Webster’s Wine Bar
1480 W. Webster Ave. | Lincoln Park | 773.868.0608 | websterwinebar.com

– 6 Accolades –

Telegraph
2601 N. Milwaukee Ave. | Logan Square | 773.292.9463 | telegraphchicago.com

Vera
1023 W. Lake St. | West Loop | 312.243.9770 | verachicago.com

– 5 Accolades –

Rootstock Wine & Beer Bar
954 N California Ave | Humboldt Park | 773.292.1616 | rootstockbar.com

– 4 Accolades –

Pops for Champagne
601 N State St | River North | 312.266.7677 | popsforchampagne.com

– 3 Accolades –

Ada St.
1664 N. Ada St. | West Town | 773.697.7069 | adastreetchicago.com

Bar Pastoral
2947 N. Broadway | Lakeview | 773.472.4781 | barpastoral.com

RM Champagne Salon
116 N. Green St. | West Loop | 312.243.1199 | rmchampagnesalon.com

– 2 Accolades –

694 Wine & Spirits
694 N. Milwaukee Ave. | River West | 312.492.6620 | 694wineandspirits.com

DiSotto Enoteca
200 E Chestnut St | Gold Coast | 312.482.8727 | disottoenoteca.com

Eno
505 N. Michigan Ave. | Magnificent Mile | 312.321.8738 | enowinerooms.com

Lush Wine and Spirits
1412 W. Chicago Ave. | West Town | 312.666.6900 | http://www.lushwineandspirits.com

The Bluebird
1749 N. Damen Ave. | Wicker Park | 773.486.2473 | bluebirdchicago.com

  • “2014 Top 10 Wine Bars in Chicago Area” – Gayot
  • “The 6 Best Wine Bars” (Feb ’13)- Chicago Magazine

The Boarding House
720 N. Wells | River North | 312.280.0720 | boardinghousechicago.com

The Purple Pig
500 N Michigan Ave | Magnificent Mile | 312.464.1744 | thepurplepigchicago.com

  • “Sommeliers’ Top 11 Chicago Wine Lists” (March ’14) - Eater Chicago
  • “2014 Top 10 Wine Bars in Chicago Area” – Gayot

– 1 Accolade –

Avec
615 W. Randolph St. | West Loop | 312.377.2002 | avecrestaurant.com

  • “2014 Top 10 Wine Bars in Chicago Area” – Gayot

Brindille 534 N. Clark St. | River North | 312.595.1616 | brindille-chicago.com

  • “Sommeliers’ Top 11 Chicago Wine Lists” (March ’14) - Eater Chicago

Coppervine
1962 N Halsted St | Lincoln Park | 773.935.1000 | coppervinechicago.com

  • “Chicago’s Best Wine Bars (Dec ’13) – DailyCandy

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse 58 E. Oak St | Gold Coast | 312.888.2499 | delfriscos.com/chicago

  • “Sommeliers’ Top 11 Chicago Wine Lists” (March ’14) - Eater Chicago

D.O.C. Wine Bar
2602 N. Clark St. | Lakeview | 773.883.5101 | docwinebarchicago.com

  • “Best Chicago Wine Bars” (March ’12) – CBS Chicago

Embeya | 564 W. Randolph St | West Loop | 312.612.5640 | www.embeya.com

  • “Sommeliers’ Top 11 Chicago Wine Lists” (March ’14) - Eater Chicago

In Fine Spirits
5420 N. Clark St. | Andersonville | 773.334.9463 | infinespirits.com

Les Nomades | 222 E Ontario St. | Streeterville | 312.649.9010 | www.lesnomades.net

  • “Sommeliers’ Top 11 Chicago Wine Lists” (March ’14) - Eater Chicago

Rittergut Wine Bar and Social Club
10 S. Wacker Dr. | The Loop | 312.559.1832 | rittergutwinebar.com

  • “Best Chicago Wine Bars” (March ’12) – CBS Chicago

Sepia 123 N. Jefferson St | West Loop | 312.441.1920 | www.sepiachicago.com

  • “Sommeliers’ Top 11 Chicago Wine Lists” (March ’14) - Eater Chicago

The Bristol 2152 N. Damen Ave | Bucktown | 773.862.5555 | www.thebristolchicago.com

  • “Sommeliers’ Top 11 Chicago Wine Lists” (March ’14) - Eater Chicago

Trellis
2426 N Racine Ave | Lincoln Park | 773.644.6441 | trellischicago.com

  • “Chicago’s Best Wine Bars (Dec ’13) – DailyCandy

 

Tru 676 N Saint Clair St. | Streeterville | 312.202.0001 | www.trurestaurant.com

  • “Sommeliers’ Top 11 Chicago Wine Lists” (March ’14) - Eater Chicago

Vino Bar at Letizia’s Fiore
2456 N. California Ave. | Logan Square | 773.342.4400 | superyummy.com

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The Tasting Room

Red Rooster

  • “Best Chicago Wine Bars” (March ’12) – CBS Chicago

TR Napa Valley
61 E. Oak St. | Gold Coast | 312.929.2299 | trnapavalley.com

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