The wine bar Prosto Vino is an ideal place for a leisurely dinner in good company, which will ensure a perfect start to the night. Chief Anton Abrezov prepares hearty meals in the open kitchen, with the specialities being barley risotto with rabbit’s liver and cod with lentils and apricot mousse. The brand names of wines by the glass are written on a blackboard, there are six of them and they are updated daily. Speciality wines served here are carefully selected from interesting Russian brands from small farms in Lefkadya and Gaikodzor.
8-aya Sovetskaya, St Petersburg, +7 931 276 0871
Wine Cellar 1853 is situated on the ground floor of the luxurious Kempinski Hotel Moika 22, located on the premises of an old mansion. Wine Cellar 1853 boasts an enchanting ambiance and rare antiques. Here you can escape from the bustle of the city and spend the evening embarking on a relaxed journey into the mysterious world of wine-making. Guests will appreciate the wide selection of wines imported from the Old World, including Bordeaux, Burgundy, Alsace and champagne such as Dom Perignon and Veuve Clicquot; with over than 200 variations on display, amazing authored cuisine, intimate settings and special service.
Kempinski Hotel Moika 22, nab. reki Moiki 22, St Petersburg, +7 812 335 91 11
Bar 74 specializes in French wine, with 135 products currently available from different regions of France. Furthermore, Bar 74 represents wines from the region of Savoy that are rarely imported into Russia. To accompany the great French wine are gourmet dishes of French cuisine. The wine list was carefully chosen by Ukrainian sommelier Alexey Pobegay. In addition to wines, Bar 74 will offer you to try Mark, a traditional French home-brewed hooch, the light apple liqueur Pommeau de Normandie, traditional vodka, Pastis, Armagnac and a couple of varieties of French beer.
4-aya Liniya V.O. 45, St Petersburg, +7 812 995 47 94
Bar 27 is located on the premises of Goose Goose Restaurant, and offers a variety of traditional Italian food and drinks with a modern flare. The decor was inspired by Andy Warhol’s pop art, with an additional infusion of dim lights, exposed brick walls, wooden tables and cushioned chairs. The wine list at Bar 27 consists of nearly 200 wine brands that were carefully selected by sommelier Anna Moskvitina. Almost all of them, including public favorites Pinot Grigio, Rioja Antano and Château des Muraires, are available by the glass. Bar 27 has minimized menu options from Goose Goose restaurant, which act as small but delicious wine snacks.
Bolshaya Konushennaya 27, St Petersburg, +7 812 928 3727