Top 10 wine places for when you're visiting Vinexpo and Wine Paris
Going to Vinexpo and Wine Paris in February? Here are some top-notch wine places when you're done with the fair and need to quench your thirst with a glass of wine or two.
Phone: +33 1 42 15 55 70
Address: 31 Avenue de Versailles, Paris
A few steps from the Pont de Grenelle, Comice is a restaurant (Paris 16th arrondissement) created by the couple Etheliya and Noam. With their experience, the restaurant got a Michelin star after only one year. Today, Etheliya has created a dynamic wine list. She loves to promote winegrowers and will not hesitate to take you away from the beaten path.
Phone: +33 1 43 20 95 66
Address: 49 Avenue du Maine, Paris
In the heart of the Montparnasse district, the Petit Sommelier (Paris 14th arrondissement) is a place of pleasure managed by the owner Pierre Vila Palleja. This restaurant enjoys one of the most beautiful wine cellars of the capital. The selection will make you travel through the French heritage but also to foreign wine regions (Piedmont, Douro...). The pricing policy is more than reasonable. For several years, Pierre and his team (Chef Nicolas Bouillier) are organizing monthly wine-growers' dinners.
Phone: +33 1 42 22 38 27
Address: 75 Rue du Cherche-Midi, Paris
'A little love and good wine are enough to make a man happy', this is the motto of Le Petit Verdot. Not far from the Jardin du Luxembourg (Paris 6th arrondissement), this restaurant specializes in French cuisine. In 2005, Hide Ishizuka took over the reins of this establishment. The wine list is focused on French vineyards with some lovely references with maturity.
Phone: 01 45 55 27 56
Address: 34 Rue Saint-Dominique, Paris
Located in the 7th arrondissement of Paris, restaurant Garance was born under the leadership of Guillaume Muller. Little time was necessary before this place breathed with wine. Besides the authentic cuisine, on the cellar side, 8000 bottles are representing more than 1000 references!
Phone: +33 1 58 62 10 08
Address: 41 Rue de Lille, Paris
Les Climats could be considered the Temple of Burgundy in Paris. Located close to the Musée d'Orsay (Paris 7th arrondissement), the restaurant is a haven of peace. Here, the Burgundian perfumes permeates the atmosphere. Burgundy is highlighted from North to South through all its nook and crannies. Whether you are searching for classic or novelty, the strength of the wine list is that it's always looking for new rising stars.
Phone: +33 9 54 90 20 20
Address: 7, rue Lobineau, Paris
The CDVS (Paris 6th arrondissement) is a dynamic wine bar that has gotten offspring in both London and New York (check those out here on Star Wine List too). This intimate and cozy place will give you the feeling like you're in someone's home.
Phone: +33 1 43 22 09 01
Address: 10 Place Constantin Brancusi, Paris
La Cagouille opened in the early '80s and is a true classic in Paris. The restaurant is located close to Gare Montparnasse and serves fresh dishes, focusing on seafood.
Phone: +33 1 71 60 51 57
Address: 3 Rue Victor Massé, Paris
At the foot of the Butte Montmartre (Paris 9th arrondissement), Pierre Renauld (ex-Vantre) at only 26 years old decides to partner with Idealwine for the opening of a wine bar. 228 Litres is young, dynamic and relaxed. Feel free to get there at any time of the evening.
Phone: +33 1 42 61 05 09
Address: 13, rue des Petits Champs - Paris
Willi's is a legendary place in Paris. Since more than 30 years, Mark Williamson runs the wine bar (and restaurant) that was one of the first to celebrate the great Syrahs of the northern Rhône in Paris. Today it's a must for any wine lover and it is busier than ever. You will find great classics at an affordable price. Thank you to the Williamsons for this lovely place!
Phone: +33 1 48 06 16 96
Address: 19 Rue de la Fontaine au Roi, Paris
Close to République (11th arrondissement), Vantre opened its doors in September 2016 under the direction of Marco Pelletier. After several years of studies in civil engineering, the Canadian sommelier left everything to follow his passion for wine. A few years later, the roads led him to the head of Taillevent and the famous Hotel Bristol Paris. After 18 years he launched his own bistro with great food and a serious wine cellar. Today, Vantre holds no less than 18,000 bottles under 4000 references - not all of them listed. The leitmotif? For Marco, the main thing was to create an Embassy of wi...