What are the best wine bars in Dallas?

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Dana Damato

Dallas has plenty of daytime attractions, but once the evening rolls around, your options for entertainment can get overwhelming. For all the wine lovers, Dallas has several great wine bars — but broken down, here are the best.

If you're celebrating a special occasion or just looking to go out, you'll like the chic St. Martin's Wine Bistro. The intimate space will remind you of a Parisian cafe, with dark wood set against white tablecloths, all washed in golden light.

Bodega Wine Bar is another Dallas favorite, made to bring guests back to 18th-century Europe. With leather couches, water fountains, and a courtyard patio, you'll feel transported both in time and location. Attached to Bodega Wine Bar is Chateau Wine Market, where you can buy the wines you can enjoy at the bar.

Cork Wine Bar was created by wine lovers whose goal was to have a comfortable, tasteful place to enjoy a glass of wine. Their large wine list features wines from around the world — including Texas Hill Country.

Quia Querisma

A small fact that even some locals tend to forget is that the city of Grapevine is home to a throng of vineyards and independent wineries, lending itself to an impressive collection of wine experiences. A favorite is La Buena Vida Vineyards, which blends beautiful indoor and outdoor spaces with ornate, Spanish tile fountains and a modern but rustic elegance. The vineyard features award-winning wines and often updates its featured selections to showcase their offerings.

Another must-see winery in Grapevine is Delaney Vineyards & Winery. The 20-year old business is privately owned by its original founder, Jerry Delaney, who operates two vineyards in Texas. Delaney proudly sells his house wines and tours of the winery are available. On Thursday nights this summer, be sure to check out Rhythm and Wine to enjoy the wine and live music while overlooking the vines.

If you’re searching for something within Dallas proper, Mercy wine bar in Addison offers unparalleled romance and ambiance. This year marks their 10th anniversary of introducing their guests to a world of wines old and new.

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