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Check Out These Amazing Wine Bars in Houston

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There’s something special about a night out at a wine bar– it’s so much fun to try new wines from around the world and sample some delectable cheese boards at the same time. Whether it’s for date night, a girls’ night with your nearest and dearest, or a birthday or anniversary celebration, there’s never a bad time for wine! If you love wine bars but weren’t sure which ones to try first, you’re in luck!

We‘ve put together a list of our favorite wine bars in Houston, and you really can’t go wrong with any of them. From casual to funky, to upscale, there’s a wine bar here for every vibe. Read on to discover fantastic wine finds in H-town!

13 Celsius is a little slice of Europe right in the middle of Midtown, and we are here for it! Housed in a gorgeous 1920s-era building, 13 Celsius aims to bring the ambiance and class of a European wine bar with a dash of Texan charm. You’ll love sipping wine out on their beautiful Mediterranean-style patio, and the menu is certainly impressive as well.

Sample a large selection of reds, whites, sparkling, rosé, and even specialty orange wines. Those in your group who aren’t the biggest wine fans are in luck, because 13 Celsius has a pretty diverse beer menu as well, with picks from Texas, Germany, and beyond. While you enjoy your drinks, snack on a charcuterie board, panini, or baked brie, all made with the highest quality cheeses and meats. 13 Celsius is, without a doubt, one of the best wine bars in Houston!

Monday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Tuesday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Wednesday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Thursday | 4:00pm–2:00am
Friday | 4:00pm–2:00am
Saturday | 4:00pm–2:00am
Sunday | 4:00pm–12:00am

 3000 Caroline St, Houston, TX 77004

Vinology is unique in that it’s not just a wine bar or restaurant. When you visit Vinology, you can also purchase bottles in their shop or attend tastings and educational sessions that will guide you on your journey to becoming a wine expert.

So, what’s in the shop? Explore select picks from around the globe, sourced from Italy, France, Germany, Greece, Armenia, Australia, and more. Vinology is a great choice for those who love trying new wines and want to stock up on their faves. For a fun day out, visit the tasting bar or book a private event in their tasting room. This would be such a fun place for a birthday or Bachelorette party!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 12:00pm–9:00pm
Wednesday | 12:00pm–8:00pm
Thursday | 12:00pm–8:00pm
Friday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Saturday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Sunday | 12:00pm–8:00pm

📍2314 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005

Cheese lovers, this one’s for you! Not only does Montrose Cheese and Wine offer hand-chosen wines from small, high-quality producers, but they also have a wonderful selection of cheeses for sale. And as we all know, there’s no better pairing than cheese and wine.

With both a shop where you can purchase cheese and wine to enjoy at home, as well as a patio for sampling on the spot, this is a must-visit business and one of our favorite wine bars in Houston. If you want to relax and enjoy a glass or two in-house, be sure to snack on a cheese & meat board, with daily rotating cheeses of the day to choose from. Yum, is your mouth watering yet?

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 12:00pm–8:00pm
Wednesday | 12:00pm–8:00pm
Thursday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Friday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Saturday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Sunday | 12:00pm–8:00pm

📍1618 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77006

When you visit We Olive & Wine Bar, you’ll want to go with an empty stomach. As curators of olive oils and vinegars, the folks at We Olive & Wine Bar are no strangers to thinking up exquisite new charcuterie combos for you to enjoy. Check out the artisan cheese and charcuterie plate, artisan bread plate, or Crostini– complete with burrata cheese, fresh basil, cilantro, and EVOO. Delicious flatbreads are also on offer, with BBQ chicken, burrata and spicy honey, artichoke caper tapenade, or fromage for toppings.

And of course, you want to hear about the wine! We Olive has an excellent selection, with picks from small vendors around the country and world. Our faves are the seasonal mimosa, Three Otters Pinot Noir, and the Theorize Sauvignon Blanc, to name a few. With so many great options, what’s not to love?

Monday | 11:00am–6:30pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 12:00pm–9:00pm

📍249 W 19th St Suite B, Houston, TX 77008

Sixty Vines’ philosophy is one we can whole-heartedly agree with– Food tastes better with wine! For an exquisite culinary experience, Sixty Vines is the way to go. Each wine is served on tap and specially chosen to pair with each dish, making for an out-of-this-world taste combo. It’s no question that this is one of the best wine bars in Houston!

Sixty Vines’ menu boasts an amazing selection of shared plates, including hand-crafted charcuterie boards, wood-grilled shrimp, baked ricotta, and crispy zucchini. For something more substantial, check out the delicious pizza, pasta, seafood, and steak options on offer. And naturally, each of these dishes pairs with a first-class wine, served by the glass or bottle. Your next date night is going to be a good one!

Monday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–10:00pm
Saturday | 10:00am–10:00pm
Sunday | 10:00am–9:00pm

📍2540 University Blvd, Houston, TX 77005

Casual and chic, Sable Gate Winery is an operating winery that’s owned by a local Houston couple who are passionate about crafting high-quality wine with grapes from around the world. For a really cool and unique experience, you can blend your own wine at Sable Gate, complete with your custom label. How neat!

For the less adventurous among us, there are plenty of non-DIY wines to sample. With a tasting flight, you can try 5-7 glasses, all carefully chosen by Sable Gate’s owners and winemakers. Or drop in for a glass or two– we recommend the Bikini Bottom sangria, Madrina white, or the Big Daddy red. And with new flavors in the works all the time, there is always something good to try at Sable Gate!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 4:00pm–11:00pm
Wednesday | 4:00pm–11:00pm
Thursday | 4:00pm–11:00pm
Friday | 4:00pm–11:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–11:00pm
Sunday | Closed

📍2600 Travis St Suite #104, Houston, TX 77006

Named after a group of artists in Renaissance Italy, Camerata aims to create a relaxed, inviting meeting place where friends can experience exquisite wine and delicious small bites. With its intimate atmosphere and awesome wine options, Camerata is definitely one of our go-to wine bars in Houston.

As a neighboring wine bar to Paulie’s restaurant, Camerata offers shareable snacks rather than full entrees. Meat & cheese boards, olives, prosciutto chips, and burrata are just some of the delectable plates to snack on. Their wine menu is also on point, with a new list each month featuring light or medium reds and whites, champagne, and bubbles. You will absolutely love sipping on a glass or two at Camerata!

Monday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Tuesday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Wednesday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Thursday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Friday | 4:00pm–2:00am
Saturday | 4:00pm–2:00am
Sunday | 4:00pm–12:00am

📍1830 Westheimer Rd, Houston, TX 77098

Art and wine lovers alike will find something to enjoy at Trez Art and Wine Bar. The folks at Trez are passionate about serving their community by providing a platform for local artists to display their pieces. These works of art, combined with live music, exquisite food, cocktails, and wine, all make for a truly unique and enticing place to spend an evening.

For dinner, enjoy artisan truffle fries, spinach & artichoke dip, or blackened flounder. Amazing flatbreads and charcuterie boards are also on the menu, which pairs perfectly with the fine wines on offer. Trez Art and Wine Bar is sure to be your new favorite date night spot!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 4:00pm–11:00pm
Wednesday | 4:00pm–11:00pm
Thursday | 4:00pm–11:00pm
Friday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Saturday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Sunday | 11:00am–6:00pm

📍920 Studemont St Suite #150, Houston, TX 77007

With locations in The Heights and Upper Kirby, Sonoma has made its name as a wine bar staple in Houston. What makes Sonoma so fantastic? Their wine selections, all chosen from small family-owned wineries, are the best of the best. With 10-20 reds, whites, bubblies, and more, there are always new wines to try.

Besides the exceptional wines, Sonoma also allows you to build your own charcuterie board, with all the yummy components for your dream combo– cured meats, high-quality cheeses, olives, nuts, and more. If you want to make a day of it, book a private tasting for the chance to sample both delicious wine and cheese from around the world. You’re guaranteed to find your new favorite wine at Sonoma!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 3:00pm–9:00pm
Wednesday | 3:00pm–9:00pm
Thursday | 3:00pm–9:00pm
Friday | 3:00pm–9:00pm
Saturday | 3:00pm–9:00pm
Sunday | Closed

📍2720 Richmond Ave, Houston, TX 77098

We can’t imagine a more perfect place to spend a beautiful Houston evening than at Bacco! Bacco is a combination beer garden and cozy wine room, with a little something for everyone. The beer garden offers a chill vibe, with swings to sit on, yummy pizza to snack on, and refreshing beers to enjoy. The indoor wine bar makes for a cozy and inviting spot to have a bottle of wine (or two, or three!) with friends.

Pizza fans, you have to try The Asteria, which is topped with pesto, garlic, mushrooms, mozzarella, and arugula. Or opt for The Demeter, which combines Roma tomatoes, mozzarella, marinara, and basil. Yummy! For your next happy hour with coworkers or date night with your significant other, give Bacco a try.

Monday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Tuesday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Wednesday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Thursday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Friday | 4:00pm–2:00am
Saturday | 12:00pm–2:00am
Sunday | 12:00pm–10:00pm

📍3615 Montrose Blvd, Houston, TX 77006

For a trendy and cute spot to check out with your best gal pals, Roots is the place! A cozy neighborhood bar with select wines and mouth-watering food, Roots is quickly becoming one of the best wine bars in Houston.

Choose from delicious dishes like marinated summer squash, softshell crab, or dry-aged duck & Dutch Baby for dinner. So tasty! Drinks are, of course, front and center here too. Besides an excellent selection of wines fit for all tastes, Roots also serves up high-quality cider, beer, and mead for those who are less into wine than you are! This is the perfect place for a Sunday Funday or night out on the town.

Monday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Thursday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Friday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Saturday | 2:00pm–12:00am
Sunday | 2:00pm–10:00pm

📍3107 Leeland St, Houston, TX 77003

Visitors to Rice Village have to check out Simone on Sunset! This is a European-style wine bar, with a friendly atmosphere and amazing food and drinks to try. Simone’s wine menu is four pages long, which should give you a hint as to how extensive their wine selection is. With select bottles of pinot noir, malbec, sauvignon blanc, rosé, and more, you’re sure to find something you’ll absolutely love.

And you won’t be drinking on an empty stomach! Simone’s food menu boasts a variety of delectable pizzas, tacos, signature cheese and charcuterie boards, and tons of amazing appetizers to share. Mmmm, we bet your mouth is watering now!

Monday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Tuesday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Wednesday | 4:00pm–12:00am
Thursday | 4:00pm–1:00am
Friday | 4:00pm–2:00am
Saturday | 3:00pm–2:00am
Sunday | 1:00pm–10:00pm

📍2418 Sunset Blvd A, Houston, TX 77005

Patio restaurant lovers, listen up! Spring Street Beer and Wine Garden is a modern, relaxed patio bar in the heart of The Heights. Draft beers, hand-crafted cocktails, and exquisite wines are all on the table here. Pets are definitely welcome as well, with lots of space for them to roam around or chill out with you on the patio.

While sipping on your beverage, grab a bite to eat from the food trucks parked just outside, where delicious tacos and other goodies are waiting for you! The best time to go is definitely during happy hour, which is Tuesday-Friday 3-7 PM, or all day on Saturdays and Sundays from 12-10 PM. What a deal!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 3:00pm–10:00pm
Wednesday | 3:00pm–10:00pm
Thursday | 3:00pm–12:00am
Friday | 3:00pm–1:00am
Saturday | 11:00am–1:00am
Sunday | 11:00am–10:00pm

📍1920 Houston Ave, Houston, TX 77007

Meet your new favorite after-work hangout. City Cellars is a brand-new wine bar and restaurant located in the Museum District, and it’s already making our list of the top wine bars in Houston. That’s for good reason! City Cellars has a stunning patio and funky indoor space, and their diverse menu is fantastic for wine lovers. With affordable glasses of chardonnay, rosé, sauvignon blanc, red blends, and more, there is sure to be something for every taste.

Food options are just as great, with coastal calamari, wine-infused Brussels sprouts, Ahi tuna tacos, and bayou cream chicken, for a start. There aren’t many things in this world better than wine and food, and our friends at City Cellars are experts in both.

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 10:30am–10:00pm
Wednesday | 10:30am–10:00pm
Thursday | 10:30am–10:00pm
Friday | 10:30am–12:00am
Saturday | 9:00am–12:00am
Sunday | 9:00am–9:00pm

📍1801 Binz St Suite 120, Houston, TX 77004

14 Perfect Places to Wine Down in Houston

Whew! There you have it– 14 fantastic wine bars in Houston for your next girls’ night, Sunday Funday, or birthday bash. From classy locales, to chill patios, to cozy, homey bars, there are so many options for whatever vibe you’re going for. Time to get your drink on!

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