Located right in the middle of the old town, close to some of the best luxury apartments in Barcelona, Zona d’Ombra is a must-visit for wine aficionados. There are over 20 glasses available by the glass but most people come for the chance topics a bottle off the shelves themselves. There isn’t a wine list, so you can browse the shelves and pick one that takes your fancy. Like many bars in Barcelona, your wine will come with some free breadsticks and sausage and there’s a menu of other snacks like cheese and olives.
A huge wine list boasting 90% Catalan wines means that El Diset is busy nearly every night. But don’t be put off by the crowds, the staff will do their best to find you a seat so you can settle in for the evening and start making your way through the menu. After all, part of how the Spanish drink wine is to enjoy your time with and around lively people. There is a tapas menu and the bar’s speciality are thin crisp breads loaded with interesting toppings. So you can come hungry.
This is the holy grail of Catalan wine with over 3,000 bottles available, largely from the local area. The modern, glass decor—very Instagrammable in of itself—feels like you’ve entered into some sort of wine lab and the staff are accordingly knowledgable. When you arrive you’re given a tablet to pick your wine from and there’s also a daily changing menu of about 50 wines by the glass. If you’re feeling peckish, there are a few food options, including an 8-course tasting menu. With wine pairing. Naturally.
La Vinoteca Torres is worth seeking out for its imaginative wine list and delicious food. The tables are very close to each other so expect Roget cosy with your neighbours, but for this, it’s all part of the fun. The prices are very reasonable and the service always comes with a smile.
Natural wine has been growing in popularity for the past decade, in part thanks to the rumours that you’ll have no hangover after a night drinking a bottle. While we can’t confirm this is scientific fact, natural wine is certainly an interesting and delicious option. Bar Salvatge is a natural wine bar that serves up wine by the glass for the very reasonable price of €2 to €6. They have a range of bar snacks that will keep the hangover even further at bay.
All the wine at Els Sortidors del Parlament is sold at shop prices with a €5 corkage charge for drinking in. If you want to take a bottle to go, then you’re more than welcome and can enjoy it in the comfort of your own home at one of our luxury apartments with roof terraces in Barcelona. there are also beers on tap for the non beer drinkers.
One of the best wine bars in Barcelona with a full list of natural wines, Barcelona’s trendy young things flock here to enjoy the eclectic menu of food and exciting wine list. The highly-regarded restaurant Bar Brutal is their sister venue, so you can guarantee the food is top-notch.
After wondering the narrow streets of the Gothic Quarter, you’ll stumble across this wine bar that has a cave-like feel. The open-minded staff will guide you through the menu, full of great Spanish snacks, and make you feel at home. There are wines from the local region as well as from further-afield in Spain like Mallorca and Galicia.
Library bars are more common in London, but this is one in Barcelona you should know about! With its bright and airy atmosphere, this is the place to come if you want to learn about wine. There is a weekly changing menu of wines by the glass and there are thousands of bottles to choose from.
Source: Conde Nast Traveler