Whether you’re a practiced wine connoisseur, are looking to expand your knowledge, or just like to have a glass of wine and a good time, the wine bars of New Hampshire await! From upscale to casual and comfy, New Hampshire offers some of the best wine experiences around. Whether you like it local, or want to be whisked away to far away vineyards, our tour of the best Granite State wine bars is calling your name.
The epitome of a neighborhood joint, with all the bells and whistles of a world class wine bar, MT’s Local is simply not to be missed. Enough small plate options for a tapas-and-tasting experience, and a seriously good menu when you want to linger over a meal. Add one of the best staffs in state, and it’s no surprise that this Nashua gem has become a local favorite.
Something about the streets and waterfront of the Seacoast has always felt European, colorful and cozy with just enough romance to keep things interesting. Enter Bridge Street Bistrot and Wine Bar, a treasure of a place that would be just as at home in Paris as Portsmouth. A strong, French menu and developed wine list make this a delicious destination, conveniently accessible sans passport.
When you just want a sip and a snack, without the hassle of loud or overly-trendy surroundings, Derry’s wine bar solution may be just the ticket. Cask and Vine, a welcoming joint with local brews and small batch wine, paired with simple but scrumptious eats from small plates to entrees.
Concord’s Revival Kitchen and Bar is home to owner and award-winning chef Corey Fletcher. This sophisticated yet relaxed restaurant and wine bar coined the name “revival” to refer to the chef’s spin on New England and classic Old World fare. And Revival’s wine selection is carefully curated, suitable for just about any palate and pairing well with a variety of menu items.
Named for an ancient Greek vase designed to carry wine, Amphora is a great place to let the stresses of the world slip away. A delightful staff ready to meet your every whim, and an incredible menu of Greek classics and inventive takes on Mediterranean favorites. Great vegetarian options make this an accessible destination for groups of all kinds.
With one of the best wine lists in the city, and a truly incredible assembly of food offerings, Campo Enoteca is just trendy enough to be interesting, and just casual enough to keep you coming back. A comfortable option at the end of a hard day or week, this Manchester mainstay boasts wine and food for any mood.
Cava is a choice destination no matter the season, but summer sips have never been quite so fun. Enjoy a glass of wine and tapas outdoors, under a lush vertical garden that literally clings to the brick walls. During colder months, choose from two indoor situations, including a wine cave.
Literally connected to one of the best spas in state, a trip to Barrington location is potentially the most relaxing option around. Indulge in a hot stone massage, and then wander over to Dante’s for a glass of wine or incredible dinner. Even without the pampering, this is one of the most soothing sips in New Hampshire.
With small plates that can’t be beat, and an incredible wine selection, Black Trumpet is well worth a try. Whether you imbibe at the restaurant or wine bar, this beautiful space lends itself to cozy conversation and romantic moments. Try the incredible chickpea soccaor any of the seafood options.