Central Florida loves beer and wine. It’s just a fact! So, we’re heading up to Winter Park and the surrounding area to find the best breweries and wineries so you don’t have to! Whether you’re a craft beer enthusiast or a wine connoisseur, be sure to check out this list of the best bars in Winter Park – brewery and winery edition!
Best Bars in Winter Park - Breweries
New to the neighborhood is The Ravenous Pig, a gastropub experience with an outdoor beer garden featuring homemade brews. It has quickly become one of the best bars in Winter Park. The Ravenous Pig Brewing Co. is a small-batch, craft brewery right next door that features year-round favorites such as Lone Palm Golden Ale, Red Drum, Working Man Porter, and the Dovecote Saison.
You can find the Ravenous Pig Brewing Co. on tap at The Ravenous Pig, as well as at The Polite Pig in Disney Springs and at Cask & Larder in the Orlando International Airport. Don’t forget to stop by the beer garden at the Ravenous Pig in Winter Park to enjoy their beer and delicious menu items!
Just a few blocks south of Winter Park is Redlight Redlight Bar and Brewery. Located in the Audubon Garden district, this pub is all about serving and educating the public about independent, craft beer. Here you can find 24 rotating drafts, including 8 house brews and 2 beer engines for cask-conditioned ales. Add on the 250+ bottle selection with vintage and sour beers and you have an overwhelmingly exciting array of choices!
Redlight Redlight has indoor and outdoor seating, plus they also offer a great happy hour. Be sure to check them out weekdays from 3PM-6PM, Saturdays from 1PM-4PM, or all day on Sunday for great deals. After a few beers you might be a little hungry, so check out their wonderful food menu too! While it’s a bit down the road, we still call this one of the best bars in Winter Park!
Heading just north of Winter Park, we find ourselves at Bowigens Beer Company located in Casselberry! Opened in 2014, this craft brewery was started by two best friends that wanted to share their love of craft beer with the Orlando area.
Bowigens takes the word “craft” very seriously, making it one of the best breweries in Winter Park. They rely on a strong balance between art and science, which you can definitely tell when drinking one of their refreshing beers! Enjoy their 407 German-style pilsner, Parfait Sour with hints of granola, vanilla, and fruit, or their trHOPical Fusion Florida IPA.
Having a beer at Tactical Brewing Co. means you’re supporting veterans and first responders. It also means you’re enjoying craft options like amber lagers, a banana, peanut butter, and strawberry sour, or a pho-inspired Viet-style Gose.
Located in Baldwin Park right next to Winter Park, this brewery is known for its “Strategically Chaotic Beer”, and will have you coming back for more. Enjoy their delicious beer and the infectious camaraderie with the bartenders. Not to mention, this brewery is dog-friendly! So next time you’re in the area, be sure to bring your furry friend and enjoy a beer at Tactical Brewing Co.!
Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company has been making a name for themselves ever since they opened just a few short years ago. Located in the historic Ivanhoe District of Orlando, this independent craft brewery strives to connect Orlando’s history to unique and quality beers with a Florida twist.
Enjoy their famous Guavacation sour, Pineapple Vibes blonde ale, or Bungalow Belgian Witbier. Stick around to check out their rotating lineup of local food trucks. They also have yoga and running events for those athletic folks out there who enjoy an alcoholic treat for their accomplishments. Ivanhoe Park Brewing Company does it all!
Just a hop, skip, and jump from Ivanhoe Brewing is Ten 10 Brewing Company. Located right next to Winter Park, in the Mills 50 area of Orlando, Ten 10 is a local brewery, tasting room, and restaurant. It also doubles as a meeting place for the Ten 10 running club or Ten 10 trivia!
Check out some of their craft beers like the Japanese rice lager or the Dubtropic Purp sizzup seltzer. Ten 10 will even mix brews for you if you’re feeling wild! Ask for their “Pub Sub” a mix between their Subtropic Saint and Public Indecency. It’s a 10/10!
Best Bars in Winter Park - Wineries
The last stop on our brewery and winery tour is Quantum Leap Winery in the heart of Orlando! Quantum Leap is the only winery in Florida that has a global reach and sustainable focus, so you can feel good sipping on their refreshing bottles on the outdoor patio.
This winery stores, finishes, blends, and packages the wine right on site and has a tasting room open for you to try their amazing wines. Grab a flight of wine (or two) and check out their wine cellar. Sit back, relax, and enjoy your glass! Don’t forget to grab a bottle to bring home, too!
Wine on tap? You know where to find us! The Wine Room on Park Avenue in Winter Park is a one-of-a-kind experience with hundreds of different wines to choose from with their state-of-the-art enomatic dispensing system!
One of the best bars in Winter Park is more of a hand-selected array of delicious sips. The Wine Room offers 156 different wines from wineries all over the world for you to fill up your glass with a 1oz, 2.5oz, or 5oz pours. Each wine has a description of where the wine can be found, as well as winemaker’s notes for you to learn about your glass. Pro-tip: Wednesday is ladies night where the Wine Room doubles your dollar!
After a long day, there’s nothing like enjoying a bottle of wine with friends, so why not enjoy that wine at Vines and Forks at the Wine Barn! Located right in Winter Park, this winery is a unique, wholesale wine market that combines a restaurant with a wine bar, and offers a great selection of wines from around the world. With that description, it had to be on our best wineries in Winter Park list!
If you enjoy live music, from-scratch pizzas, or craft beers and meads, this place is also for you! Stop in on Thursdays for Wine Down and experience unlimited food and wine for just $25 a person! Or you can come during happy hour on weekdays for $5 house wines. Wine Barn for the win!