The Best Wine Bars In Barcelona

Rebecca Wilkinson

Although Catalan wine might be less world-renowned than others, it is among some of the best wines produced in Spain. Tourists from all over the world come to enjoy the buzz of this lively and cosmopolitan city, and settle down in the evening for a glass of their favorite. Here we explore the very best wine bars in Barcelona.

Glass of wine

1. Casa Mariol Wine Bar

Bar, Restaurant, Spanish

Not far from the iconic Sagrada Familia, Casa Mariol Wine Bar boasts not only a desirable location, but a desirable wine selection too. Guests can taste cask wines from the Ebre region, alongside bread stuffed with herring, onions, tomatoes and garlic, and traditional cakes from a town in the same region as their popular cask wines. Casa Mariol even sells wine from the barrel to those luck enough to live nearby and bring their wine bottles to refill.

2. Cata 1.81

Bar, Pub Grub, Wine, Beer

The interior of the delightful Cata 1.81 is contemporary and fresh, and invites guests to enjoy a session of wine tasting, accompanied with friendly and expert advice about some of the world’s best and vintage wines. As a side to the tempting wine, guests can enjoy treats such as spiced pork paté, and those who want to stay longer can even move on to relax in their authentic wine cellar in the back. Wine Bottles | © Jeff Kubina/Flickr

3. Vila Viniteca

Bar, Wine Bar, Spanish

Vila Viniteca, Barcelona
© Javier Lastras / Flickr
A product of the Vila family who have been delighting guests with top of the range food and delicious wines since 1932, Vila Viniteca boasts a whopping 5500 different wines from Catalonia and the rest of the world, making it one of Barcelona’s top wine bars. Perfect for the wine enthusiast, or those simply a curious about what the area has to offer, Vila Viniteca is a friendly wine haven. This award-winning wine bar even boasts a wine club if you’re lucky enough to be sticking around the city; offering a monthly selection of limited edition wines among much more.

4. Zona d’Ombra

Bar, Wine Bar, Pub Grub, Tapas, Wine, Beer, Spanish

Born out of a love for wine after a tour of Venice, two friends established Zona d’Ombra with the hope of bringing this extensive and delicious wine selection to the heart of Barcelona. The Italian culture is prominent in Zona d’Ombra, with Italian wines vying for attention with their selection of Spanish wines, as well as typical Italian apertifs. Once a shop selling wine, now a locally famous wine bar, Zona d’Ombra is a treat for those searching for ecological wines and superb tapas.

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