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Best Places To Sip A Glass Of Wine In Raleigh

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Nothing beats relaxing with a nice glass of wine. In honor of National Red Wine Day on August 28, we are sharing some of our fave places to grab a glass of wine. Whether you’re just enjoying a glass with friends, wanting to try something new, or looking for a bottle to bring home, these wine shops will hit the mark every time. Here are the best places to sip a glass of wine in Raleigh!

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Of course we had to kick off this list with Barcelona Wine Bar! Not only does Barcelona have an amazing wine collection, but their food pairs beautifully like the fan favorites patatas bravas and the charcuterie and cheeses! Our fave part of Barcelona’s wine list is how many unique wines are available; how many places can you get wine from Uruguay by the glass?!

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

📍 430 W Martin St

This woman-owned, neighborhood wine shop is a one stop shop for wine by the glass and grabbing a bottle for later. Want to guarantee a table on the patio? Make your reservation online! Don’t forget to join their wine club for monthly bottles of wine (plus a discount on repeat bottles from the month’s selections), invites to special events, and a discount on wine classes! 

Monday | 1:00pm–8:00pm
Tuesday | 1:00pm–8:00pm
Wednesday | 1:00pm–8:00pm
Thursday | 1:00pm–8:00pm
Friday |  1:00pm–9:00pm
Saturday | 1:00pm–9:00pm
Sunday | 1:00pm–8:00pm

📍 123 E Martin St

So technically not in Raleigh, but hear us out, you def want to check out this wine shop! Chatham Street Wine Market carries wine from all over the world and a rotating tasting list. Their wine by the glass list features white, rose, red, and sparkling so there’s something for everyone. The best part about shopping at this wine market? They offer discounts for purchasing multiple bottles of wine—you don’t have to tell us twice to stock up!

Visit on Thursday evenings for a free wine tasting!

Monday | 1:00pm–8:00pm
Tuesday | 1:00pm–8:00pm
Wednesday | 1:00pm–8:00pm
Thursday | 1:00pm–8:00pm
Friday |  1:00pm–10:00pm
Saturday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Sunday | 12:00pm–4:00pm

📍 111 W Chatham St

The aesthetic here is unmatched. From lots of local art to comfy couches to small plates and desserts Vita Vite is the ultimate spot for a glass of wine. Whether you’re heading over to the two-story space in North Hills with beautiful park views or the cozy downtown location with a plush outdoor porch we promise you won’t be disappointed. Each visit, we try a different glass of wine—because wine not—and you can’t visit Vita Vite without ordering the cheese and charcuterie plate!

North Hills Location
Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Wednesday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Thursday | 12:00pm–10:00pm
Friday |  12:00pm–11:00pm
Saturday | 12:00pm–11:00pm
Sunday | 1:00pm–7:00pm

📍 200 Park St at North Hills

Downtown Location
Monday | Closed
Tuesday | 4:00pm–10:00pm
Wednesday | 4:00pm–10:00pm
Thursday | 4:00pm–10:00pm
Friday |  12:00pm–11:00pm
Saturday | 12:00pm–11:00pm
Sunday | 1:00pm–7:00pm

📍 313 W Hargett St

Order a glass of wine and relax on the patio! This is the perfect place to catch up with friends over a nice red and check out the meat and cheese boards from Grazin’ Gals that pair perfectly with the Wine Feed’s by-the-glass offerings. Looking for new wines to try? Join the Wine Feed’s wine clubs for 2 unique bottles a wine a month!

Monday | Closed
Tuesday | Closed
Wednesday | 11:00am–7:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–9:00pm
Sunday | 11:00am–9:00pm

📍 602 Glenwood Ave

Shop and sip at the winestore. in the Village District. With a knowledgable staff, large selection, and convenient location the winestore. is great for picking up. a bottle or two for the week all while trying a new wine from their tasting menu. The convenience of this store is unmatched; spend the day shopping at the Village and then stop off for a bottle of your fave red, yes please!

Monday | 11:00am–8:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–8:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–8:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–8:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–8:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–8:00pm
Sunday | 1:00pm–6:00pm

📍 417 Woodburn Rd

Free tastings? Count us in! The Raleigh Wine Shop is an independent shop full of international, exciting wines. There are plenty of options when it comes to sipping a glass of your fave wine: grab a glass from the WineStation or purchase. a full or half bottle to enjoy on the patio! Our fave part of the Raleigh Wine Shop though has to be their awesome classes and events! They are the perfect excuses to drink wine plus you’ll learn something new.

Monday | 11:00am–7:00pm
Tuesday | 11:00am–7:00pm
Wednesday | 11:00am–7:00pm
Thursday | 11:00am–7:00pm
Friday | 11:00am–7:00pm
Saturday | 11:00am–7:00pm
Sunday | 1:00pm–5:00pm

📍 126 Glenwood Ave

Cheers!

Next time you’re out grabbing a glass of wine with friends, tag us in your photos @StuffToDoInRaleigh and use #stufftodoinraleigh to be featured on our page! And if you’re looking for other fun things to do, check the UNATION app and our City Guide.

Anna Brescia

Anna Brescia

Anna is a blogger for UNATION and author of the Stuff to Do in Raleigh City Guide. For more insight on the best events and things to do in the Raleigh area, download the UNATION app and follow @StufftoDoinRaleigh on Instagram and Facebook.

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