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2015 Top 10 Wine Bars in the US

Where to Sip in Style

One of the Top 10 Wine Bars in the U.S., Stem Wine Bar's staff knows how to pair wines on the extensive, adventurous list.

America's Best Wine Bars

Gone are the days of stuffy wine bars with thick catalogues showcasing staunch French and Italian varietals. Today's wine bar is as likely to serve Spanish tapas fare as it is to host a weekend DJ or singles mixer. The wines are equally as exciting, with little-known grapes from obscure regions being poured across the country. In Charleston, wine fans can guess at the vintage of their glass of Grüner Veltliner, while New Yorkers share some fino sherry and business-minded San Franciscans enjoy bocce ball with their bottles. At any of GAYOT's Top 10 Wine Bars in the U.S., wines are the star — though they don't always need to be center stage.


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