Vinitaly, the famed Veronese wine salon is well on its way. What better way to celebrate the city of love than enjoying a gorgeous glass of wine? Whether you’re in town for Vinitaly, or happen to pass through the Romeo and Juliet's city, we made a list of some of the best wine bars for you to stop by at.
Antica Bottega del Vino
Featuring an impressive wine list, Antica Bottega del Vino is at the top of our list for places to check out! Boasting an international selection of wines, this location has won the “Wine Spectator Excellence Award” as well as “Wine Spectator Grand Award” for consecutive years. Not only is this shop perfect for purchasing wine, but there is a beautiful cellar that is available for guests to dine in. This is a unique experience to be able to enjoy passionately collected wine while dining in a priceless cellar.
A hop, skip, and jump away from the famed Verona Arena, Signorvino is one of the largest wine bars in Verona. With over 1500 labels to its name, any wine-lover should visit this establishment. Not only does it offer wine courses and tasting with the producers themselves, but Signorvino publishes a monthly wine list for customers to reference. Whether you are a connoisseur or an amateur, Signorvino is the place to go.
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At Enoteca Segreta, you come for the wine but you end up staying for the food. With a cosy atmosphere, this wine bar and restaurant is perfect for a date night in Verona. With warm weather on its way, it would be the best pick on this list to have a beautiful view of the city of Verona. With terrace seating, this place is a treasure in the heart of Verona.
Osteria del Buglioni
Full of locals, businesspeople, and tourists alike, Osteria del Buglioni is a perfect place to get a taste of the true Verona. There menu features traditional Veronese dishes like tortelloni and polenta del Bugiardo. Notable for its lively atmosphere, this establishment is a great way to interact with all different types of people while enjoying a glass of wine. As a well-loved establishment, there are multiple locations that boast the same atmosphere and delicious menu.
Enoteca Dal Zovo
Located next to a famed well in Verona, Enoteca dal Zovo is an historic location with an amazing selection of wine. One of the reasons for this to be on our list of favourites is the medieval legend associated with its location. The story speaks of two unhappy lovers throwing themselves in the well to prove their devotion to each other and this establishment is located right next to that very well. Combining history and wine is rare to find, but Enoteca dal Zovo does just that; with a strong selection of vintage bottles, purchasing and tasting wine from here is especially memorable.
Ostricheria Brest Verona
Mimicking the atmosphere of the typical French bistro with an Italian backdrop is just one aspect that makes Ostricheria Brest truly special. Despite being in the heart of Verona, Ostricheria Brest is a primarily French-inspired restaurant. With a large selection of French wine to pair with, Brest is the place to enjoy French specialities.
Osteria Caffé Monte Baldo
Surviving two wars, Osteria Caffé Monte Baldo has a rich history that aids to its development as a Verona staple. It previously dabbled as a dairy, tavern, gambling den, cafe, restaurant, and shop. Aside from its colourful past, this establishment has another unique quality about it; it focuses its wine regionally. Most of the 130 labels it holds come from Verona or Italy itself, promoting its proud ties to the region. The atmosphere is lively and rich with culture as locals and tourists alike flock to this establishment.
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