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Best Wine Bars In Charlotte

February 4, 2012 6:08 PM

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Whether by the glass or by the bottle, a variety of options are available for the wine connoisseur at the Wine Loft. (Credit: thewineloftcharlotte.com)

Whether by the glass or by the bottle, a variety of options are available for the wine connoisseur at the Wine Loft. (Credit: thewineloftcharlotte.com)

Whether it’s a casual, relaxing atmosphere and a great glass of wine you desire, or a more refined evening with friends and a hard-to-find bottle of wine, the best wine bars in Charlotte can make any social event special. – Steve Hartsoe
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D'Vine Wine Café features three components: a wine shop, a gourmet restaurant and, of course, a wine bar. (Credit: http://www.dvinewinecafe.com)

D’Vine Wine Cafe

14815 John J. Delaney Dr.
Suite 240
Charlotte, N.C. 28277
(704) 369-5050
www.dvinewinecafe.com

D’Vine Wine Café features three components: a wine shop, a gourmet restaurant and, of course, a wine bar. At the cafe’s wine shop, you can choose from more than 600 selections and 2,000 bottles. These include Opus, Caymus, Pio Caesere, Pride Mountain, Chimney Rock and many others. You can also enjoy a delicious meal at the full-service restaurant. The wine bar features more than 35 wines by the glass and more than 25 specialty beers. Hours: Monday through Tuesday, 4 to 10 p.m.; Wednesday through Friday, 4 p.m. to 1 a.m.; Saturday, noon to 1 a.m.

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Whether by the glass or by the bottle, a variety of options are available for the wine connoisseur at the Wine Loft. (Credit: thewineloftcharlotte.com)

The Wine Loft of Charlotte

2201 South Blvd.
Charlotte, N.C. 28203
(704) 919-0222
www.thewineloftcharlotte.com

Whether by the glass or by the bottle, a variety of options are available for the wine connoisseur at the Wine Loft. You can choose from more than 40 wines by the glass, with prices ranging from $7 to $45. Prices for bottles of wine range from $40 to $300 per bottle. But on Tuesdays at the Wine Loft, you can buy $40-$140 bottles of wine for half-price! The Wine Loft offers an impressive list of beers and spirits, too. Hours: Monday through Thursday, 4 p.m. to midnight; Friday through Saturday, 4 p.m. to 2 a.m.; Sunday, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.

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Zebra Restaurant and Wine Bar's wine list features more than 900 bottles of wine. (Credit: zebrarestaurant.net))

Zebra Restaurant and Wine Bar

4521 Sharon Rd
Charlotte, N.C. 28211
(704) 442-9525
www.zebrarestaurant.net

Zebra Restaurant and Wine Bar’s wine list features more than 900 bottles of wine from which to choose. Zebra’s wine list features domestic reds such as pinot noir, merlot and more than 180 cabernets. The bar’s list of French wines includes latour, lafite, mouton, haut brion and romanee conti. Wines are also available from Spain, Italy and Australia. Be sure to ask about fine dining and catering for your special event. Hours: 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Friday; 5:30 to 10 p.m., Saturday (catering available seven days a week).

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Each month, you can find a mix of beer and wine tastings, theme parties, ping pong tournaments or even gallery crawls at Dolce Vita. (Credit: dolcevitawines.com)

Dolce Vita

3205 N. Davidson St.
Charlotte, N.C. 28205
(704) 334-1052
www.dolcevitawines.com

Specializing in a fun and casual atmosphere, Dolce Vita is one of the best wine bars in Charlotte for exploring fine wines and great beers. Each month, you can find a mix of beer and wine tastings, theme parties, ping pong tournaments or even gallery crawls. If you’re looking for a special place to throw a birthday party, let Dolce Vita play host. Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 5 p.m. to 11:30 p.m.; Friday through Saturday, 5 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.; Sunday, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.

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