From cozy hidden gems to lively hotspots, I've sipped my way through eight of the best wine bars in town. Whether you're a seasoned sommelier or just enjoy a good glass of vino, these wine bars offer something for everyone.

So grab a glass and let's raise a toast to the Best Wine Bars in Austin!

House Wine

House Wine
🗺️ 408 Josephine St, Austin, TX 78704
☎️ 512-322-5210
🌐 Website
Sunday: 3–10 PM
Monday: 3 PM–12 AM
Tuesday: 3 PM–12 AM
Wednesday: 3 PM–12 AM
Thursday: 3 PM–12 AM
Friday: 3 PM–12 AM
Saturday: 3 PM–12 AM

From the moment I walked in, I was impressed with the cozy yet chic atmosphere. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable about their wine selection, which was extensive and included both local and international options.

I ordered a flight of reds, which were served at the perfect temperature and paired well with the artisanal cheese plate I ordered. The ambiance was relaxed but refined, making it the perfect spot for a date or girls' night out.

Overall, House Wine is a fantastic choice for those looking to enjoy quality wine in a comfortable setting. And let's be real, who doesn't love sipping on some vino while feeling like they're living in luxury?

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🗺️ 1504 E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702
☎️ 512-906-0053
🌐 Website
Sunday: 12–11 PM
Monday: 12–11 PM
Tuesday: 12–11 PM
Wednesday: 12–11 PM
Thursday: 12–11 PM
Friday: 12 PM–12 AM
Saturday: 12 PM–12 AM

As soon as I walked in, the ambiance was inviting with dim lighting and a cozy atmosphere. The selection of wine was impressive, and the staff were knowledgeable about each one. I tried their house red and it was smooth and full-bodied with a hint of fruitiness. The charcuterie board was the perfect complement to my wine, featuring an assortment of meats, cheeses, and crackers. Overall, LoLo is definitely worth a visit if you're looking for a sophisticated yet laid-back wine bar experience in Austin.

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Blurred Vines

Blurred Vines
🗺️ 901 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702
☎️ 512-789-1395
🌐 Website
Sunday: 11 AM–5 PM
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 1–8:30 PM
Thursday: 1–8:30 PM
Friday: 1–8:30 PM
Saturday: 1–8:30 PM

From the moment I stepped in, I was impressed by the elegant and sophisticated atmosphere. The vintage decor and dim lighting made me feel like I had been transported to a different era.

The wine selection was impressive, with a variety of exquisite blends that catered to all tastes. The staff were knowledgeable about their offerings and provided excellent recommendations based on my preferences.

I also enjoyed the small plates menu, which included some delectable options such as truffle fries and charcuterie boards.

Overall, Blurred Vines is a must-visit for any wine enthusiast looking for an unforgettable experience in Austin.

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APT 115

APT 115
🗺️ 2025 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78702
☎️ 737-333-0780
🌐 Website
Sunday: 5 PM–12 AM
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 5 PM–12 AM
Thursday: 5 PM–12 AM
Friday: 5 PM–12 AM
Saturday: 5 PM–12 AM

As soon as I walked in, the ambiance was inviting and cozy. The decor had a vintage vibe with exposed brick walls and dim lighting. I ordered a glass of their exquisite Pinot Noir which was served at the perfect temperature. The bartender was knowledgeable and recommended several other delectable wines from their extensive menu.

The best part? Their outdoor patio area was enchanting, with string lights and a peaceful atmosphere that made me forget I was in the middle of a bustling city.

Overall, APT 115 is definitely worth checking out for any wine lover looking for an intimate and relaxing evening.

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🗺️ 1722 S Congress Ave, Austin, TX 78704
☎️ 512-416-1722
🌐 Website
Sunday: 9 AM–10 PM
Monday: 11 AM–10 PM
Tuesday: 11 AM–10 PM
Wednesday: 11 AM–10 PM
Thursday: 11 AM–10 PM
Friday: 11 AM–10 PM
Saturday: 9 AM–10 PM

Walking into June's felt like stepping into a cozy and intimate wine cellar. The ambiance is charming with dim lighting and rustic decor. The wine selection was impressive with options from all over the world. I ordered a glass of Pinot Noir which was exquisite in taste and aroma. The bartender was knowledgeable and suggested a few cheese pairings to enhance the experience. Overall, June's is a great spot for a romantic evening or a casual night out with friends!

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🗺️ 607 W 3rd St Suite 105, Austin, TX 78701
☎️ 512-333-0737
🌐 Website
Sunday: 5–10 PM
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 5–10 PM
Wednesday: 5–10 PM
Thursday: 5–10 PM
Friday: 5–11 PM
Saturday: 5–11 PM

Kalimotxo has a relaxed and laid-back atmosphere with a unique twist on traditional wine offerings. Their signature drink, named after the bar itself, is a blend of red wine and cola. Yes, you heard me right. Wine and cola! But don't let that deter you from trying it because it's surprisingly delicious! The bartenders are knowledgeable and friendly, making the entire experience enjoyable. If you're looking for something different to satisfy your taste buds, give Kalimotxo a try.

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Flo’s Wine Bar and Bottle Shop

Flo’s Wine Bar and Bottle Shop
🗺️ 3111 W 35th St, Austin, TX 78703
🌐 Website
Sunday: 3–9 PM
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 3–9 PM
Thursday: 3–9 PM
Friday: 3–9 PM
Saturday: 3–9 PM

The space was cozy and inviting, perfect for a relaxing evening with friends. Their wine selection was impressive, featuring a variety of obscure varietals to satisfy even the pickiest of palettes. I particularly enjoyed their Pinot Noir from Oregon's Willamette Valley - it had a luscious velvety texture with notes of ripe cherry and vanilla.

In addition to wine, they also offer a great selection of small bites like cheese plates and charcuterie boards. And if you're feeling extra fancy, they have a caviar service that will make you feel like royalty.

Overall, Flo's Wine Bar exceeded my expectations and is definitely worth checking out. Just be sure to bring your sophisticated taste buds along for the ride!

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CRÚ Food & Wine Bar - The Domain

CRÚ Food & Wine Bar - The Domain
🗺️ 11410 Century Oaks Terrace #104, Austin, TX 78758
☎️ 512-339-9463
🌐 Website
Sunday: 11:30 AM–10 PM
Monday: 3–9:30 PM
Tuesday: 3–9:30 PM
Wednesday: 3–9:30 PM
Thursday: 3–9:30 PM
Friday: 3–10:30 PM
Saturday: 11:30 AM–10:30 PM

The atmosphere was inviting and sophisticated, but not in a pretentious way. The wine list was extensive with a variety of options from all over the world, perfect for any oenophile. The food menu was also impressive, featuring delicious small plates that paired perfectly with the wine selection. My only complaint? The service could have been a bit more attentive, but overall it was still an enjoyable experience. If you're looking for a classy spot to sip on some vino, CRÚ is definitely worth checking out!

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Susan Wright

Susan has a passion for helping small, locally-owned restaurants and businesses to tell their stories and showcase their unique offerings to the public. With a loyalty to her hometown of Austin, TX, Susan is committed to making sure these establishments get the recognition they deserve. Outside of work, Susan enjoys exploring Austin's food and music scene with friends, hiking in the nearby hill country, spending time in nature, and savoring every bite of barbeque she can find.