5 Wine Bar Success Stories [2023]

5 Wine Bar Success Stories [2023]
Start A Wine Bar

A wine bar is a small restaurant selling only wine rather than liquor or beer. Wine bars feature a wide range of wine brands from selected vineyards.

To start a wine bar, research the market and find an ideal location for your business. Identify the best-selling wine brands and stock them in your wine bar. You must have a license and an alcohol selling permit to operate the wine bar.

Here are some real life success stories of starting a wine bar:

1. Table & Vine

Table & Vine is a wine, spirits, craft beer and specialty foods destination. Located in West Springfield, Massachusetts. Table & Vine carries: 4,000 wine, 3,500 spirits, 3,000 beers, 150 artisan cheeses and 1,500 specialty foods. Kegs, Package Store near me, Liquor store, wine store

  • Business rank: #2.01M

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2. Compline Wine and Restaurant

Compline—a wine bar, restaurant, and wine retail shop from Master Sommelier Matt Stamp and Ryan Stetins. Located at 1300 First Street #312, Napa, CA.

  • Business rank: #2.23M

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Learn more about starting a wine bar:

Where to start?

-> How much does it cost to start a wine bar?
-> Pros and cons of a wine bar

Need inspiration?

-> Examples of established wine bar

Other resources


  • Business rank: #4.98M

Check out their full website ➜

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