Maine might not be a huge wine producing region, but she has her fair share of incredible wine bars scattered throughout the state serving local, regional, and international wines. From red to white, to something a bit sparkly, you’ll find a great glass of wine at one of these delicious wine bars.
Old Vines Wine Bar features Southern Maine’s “most extensive selection of hard-to-find wines” from producers around the globe. Served with imported and local artisan cheese, homemade flatbread pizzas or tapas-style plates, it’s easy to spend a lot of time at Old Vines Wine Bar. Old Vines serves 20 wines by the glass and even more by the bottle. If you’re looking to try a unique wine then head to Old Vines Wine Bar in Kennebunk.
Northern Union Restaurant and Wine Bar is a wine-focused restaurant and bar in the coastal village of Ogunquit. Opened seasonally from March to New Year’s Day, Northern Union offers a selection of over 100 wines, cocktails and craft beer. From March to Memorial Day they offer special Monday night Wine Dinners, which consists of a three-course dinner paired with three different wines.
In Good Company in downtown Rockland offers an Old World atmosphere with a modern menu. Their menu of light tapas and entrees is ever-changing and pairs perfectly with their wine and beer menu. Their wine menu is several pages long and contains wine from all over the world by the glass or the bottle. True wine connoisseurs will be happy here!
Enoteca Athena is an Italian and Greek restaurant in Brunswick that is dedicated to using locally- farmed and sustainable raised meats and produce. The menu is filled with Italian and Greek favorites like gyros and pastas pair well with their wine menu. The entire wine list is imported from Italy and Greece so you know it’s authentic.