Toronto wine bars and restaurants are some of the best Canada has to offer!
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Furthermore, many of their wine lists and tasting menus are to die for. For a great taste of Canadian wine, and wine the world over; SecondBottle presents 5 Toronto wine bars need to visit!
The Best Of Toronto Wine Bars
Midfield Wine Bar and Tavern
Located in the heart of Toronto is this “Little Portugal”, as it is fondly called. Midfield has a very cozy environment for relaxation and enjoyment. Any lover of great wine will become an instant fan. Midfield has over three hundred (300) bottle on the menu, and over fifty (50) by-the-glass selections.
Featuring a food menu that is equally as exquisite, the pairing of amazing dishes and culminates in absolute perfection. Furthermore, fresh food offerings and changing daily specials are just the beginning. This Toronto wine bar has special events, such as winemakers coming to showcase their wines and give classes.
Midfield Wine Bar and Tavern is a must visit while in Toronto. With a great location, do not miss the opportunity to spoil yourself with food and wine!
Archive Wine Bar
If you wish to spend the relaxation time alone or with a couple of friends, then this is the right place for you. It is all about wine here, and of course a little bit of plate sharing. But there is more, it offers more comfort as the “little Italy” as it is often called is a place known for its coziness. It is located right there in Toronto.
The wine menu here is about 8 pages, with each page containing an approximately 30 different wines. That means they have about two hundred and forty (240) different types of wines in their cabinet.
They also offer food, with different meals on their food menu. So do you have a business meeting? Want a family dinner? Or you just want some lone time in the city of Toronto? Archive Wine Bar is just the right place for you.
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This intimate Yorkville gem serves as the perfect spot for lunch, dinner, or just an awesome glass of their prosecco sangria.
Carens Wine and Cheese Bar
When you want a nice restaurant that serves very nice and legendary Toronto wine, think Carens Wine and Cheese Bar. This French-inspired Wine Bar ranks among the best in the city of Toronto. They serve authentic French classics and daily specials with a Parisian influence. To make their services very good, they are open all day until 2 a.m. daily. This intimate Yorkville gem serves as the perfect spot for lunch, dinner, or just an awesome glass of their prosecco sangria. If you do stop by though, you’ll most likely regret not trying out their heavy collection of wine. You will also not like it if you do not get to eat their mac & cheese. Oh, and ask for a seat out back on the cutest patio you may ever see.
Skin and Bones
Skin and Bones place great importance on the art of eating and drinking. In fact, the dishes are created with a special wine in mind (although they won’t judge if you decide to do more wine than food). Oak tables and minimal decor let the spotlight shine on the gastronomic experience. The extensive wine list includes wines from all over the world at all price points. If the aroma of excellent food wafting in your direction convinces you to do a pairing, you can even have a surprise menu, where you are at the whim of the chef, Luca Gatti and the sous-chef, Lauren Brown. Your taste buds are safe at this Toronto wine bar.
Reds Wine Tavern
Given its location inside First Canadian Place (Canada’s tallest skyscraper) in Toronto’s financial district, one would expect Reds to be an exclusive dining spot for those with expense accounts. But while this Toronto wine bar tends toward the high-powered business people in designer suits, the food is approachable in both style and price. It’s clear that all menu items, as well as the selection of 15 kinds of cheese from Canada and around the world, are meant to pair well with wines from the 350-bottle cellar, or the more than 24 wines offered by the glass.
Toronto has no shortage of wine bars or vintages you need to indulge in. From wine to the food served with it; these venues will open your eyes and allow you to explore the vast world of wine!