National Wine Day

It’s National Wine Day! This is a great day to grab a friend and enjoy each other’s company by catching up and sipping on some fine wine. In spirit of the holiday, we took the time to highlight top rated wine bars in just a handful of our property destinations. Cities include Charlotte, Kansas City, Tampa, Dallas, Indianapolis, and Louisville. Each city had multiple highly suggested wine bars; these were selected based on the individual experience provided by each one. Keep on reading for some wine-tastic suggestions! 

Barcelona Wine Bar in Charlotte North Carolina, photo from Barcelona Wine Bar

The Barcelona Wine Bar has various locations throughout the U.S. and they are continuing to grow. Originally from Santiago, Chile, Chef Nicolas is the Executive Chef at the Charlotte, NC location. He has spent time traveling the world to learn and understand new cultures and cuisines. This location is open daily until 11 PM and they offer a delicious brunch that ends at 3 PM. The menu follows a tapas concept to pair with the fresh wine. The wine menu includes a wide list of wines from all over the world, with a noted emphasis on the lesser-known regions of Spain and Portugal.

Mercy Wine Bar

There are Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant locations throughout the U.S. The Kansas City location is located on 4686 Broadway and is open every day of the week (looks like National Wide Day can be everyday). Wine served can fit every occasion and mood, while giving you a taste of different corners of the world. Not only do they serve award-winning wine, but you also have the chance to become a member; there’s a wide range of memberships. Cooper’s Hawk tends to be busy, so it is suggested to make a reservation prior to coming in.

Cru Cellars

Cru Cellars gives you the option to sip and shop. You can taste through a wine flight or live like a local and purchase wine right off the shelf and let the wine bar uncork it for you. If not everyone in your group enjoys wine, Cru Cellars also offers local and craft beers. There is also the Cru Wine Garden, a secluded space designed to enjoy a glass of wine and small bites. This open space hosts walk-in traffic and private parties alike. Cru Cellars is open every day of the week with the exception of Sunday and hosts wine tastings regularly.

The Wine Market in Indianapolis Indiana, photo from the Wine Market

The Wine Market at Fount