Barcelona is an excellent destination for wine aficionados and newbies alike. In fact, the city offers a selection that is as delicious as it is varied!
From bountiful local bodegas to pleasant locales where you can also get excellent food, here are the best wine bars in Barcelona.
A Note About Catalan Wines
If you're visiting Barcelona, you might be wondering about the most popular options among locals.
Due to their variety and diverse range, many people enjoy drinking a variety of grapes from the region of Penedès, which is less than an hour from the city and has been making natural wines since the sixth century! The area produces both classic reds and whites.
When looking for a high-quality wine, Priorat has over 60 bodegas south of Barcelona, and the region they use has earned the prestigious D.O.C seal.
Other popular options include Montsant (which produces many excellent wines for export), Conca de Barberà (this region has been fermenting grapes since Roman times), and Alella (a small area that produced the personal favorite wines for the Kings of Aragón!). Quite a few excellent options, indeed!
Choosing the Best Barcelona Wine Bar
As we mentioned, there are several excellent options when it comes to picking the best wine bars in Barcelona.
To create this list, we have chosen the ones where you can drink wine but also enjoy a few great tapas and cheese tastings. So, without further ado, here are our top Barcelona wine bars.
La Vinya del Senyor
This popular wine bar is located in Plaza Santa María del Mar, in the Born district of Barcelona.
The locale offers a wide selection of natural wines served by the glass and updates the menu every two weeks - so you'll always find something new!
The impressive wine list is accompanied by a selection of delicious small bites and tapas, and other tasty food.
Address: Plaza de Santa María, 5. 08003 Barcelona.Opening times: Sun to Thu from 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. Fri and Sat from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.
Gran Bodega Saltó
This century-old bodega is considered one of Barcelona's best wine bars. With psychedelic decorations and mismatched lamps, the place has become a magnet for a crowd looking for a drink, simple snacks, and great live music. Plus, excellent service and affordable options.
Address: Carrer de Blesa 36, Poble-sec, Barcelona.Opening times: Sun 12 pm to 12 am. Sat: 12 pm to 3 am. Mon to Thu: 6 pm to 1 am. Fri: 6 pm to 3 am.
Casa Bonay is a hotel and rooftop bar in the center of the Dreta de l'Eixample area, home to many culturally significant and fascinating architectural buildings.
The restaurant offers excellent food and natural wine by the glass or the bottle. The place also has its own sommelier who is always looking for hidden treasures.
Address: Gran Via de les Corts Catalanes, 700, 08010 Barcelona.Opening times: Every day: 1-3:30 pm and 8:30 to 10:45 pm.
Els Sortidors del Parlament
This place used to be a motorcycle workshop, and you can still see the arches of the garage today.
However, instead of engines, there are now barrels turned into tables and large tasting spaces to enjoy local wines.
Els Sortidors del Parlament has a mixed crowd of locals and tourists, and there's always a lot of laughter. There are several wines from Catalonia and others from around the world.
Address: Carrer del Parlament, 53, 08015 Barcelona.Opening times: Mon to Thu: 5 pm to 11 pm. Fri to Sun 12 pm to 11 pm.
Gran Bodega Maestrazgo
Gran Bodega Maestrazgo is actually one of the oldest local wine bars in Barcelona! This place has over 60 years and still retains a lot of its authenticity.
If you're unsure about the wine list, the staff will be happy to help you pick the best wines to go with tasty Iberian ham and cheeses. Gran Bodega also offers a wide selection of hard-to-find wines and limited-edition bottles.
Address: Carrer de Sant Pere Més Baix, 90. Barcelona.Opening times: Tue to Sat: 11 am to 14 pm and 5 pm to 10 pm. Sun and Mon: CLOSED.
El Diset is a trendy wine bar in the trendy and bohemian district of Born in Barcelona. This locale specializes in Catalonian wine and serves them by the glass.
The service is friendly, the decor modern, and there is an excellent choice of sandwiches and tapas, which makes it a perfect choice for both locals and visitors alike.
Address: Carrer Antic de Sant Joan 3, Born, Barcelona.Opening times: Tue to Sun: 7 pm to 3 am. Mon: CLOSED.
This wine shop has over 300 varieties you can try or buy. The bar, in the old Jewish quarter, actually evokes Italian wine regions and (as it's custom in that country) offers complimentary charcuterie on the bar.
For example, you can accompany your glass with croquettes, ham, pates, olives, cheeses, and many more.
Address: Carrer de Sant Domènec del Call, 12, Barcelona.Opening times: Sun: 12 pm to 11:30 pm. Mon to Thu: 1 pm to 11:30 pm. Fri: 1 pm to 12 am. Sat: 12 pm to 12 am.
Bodega La Puntual
This gorgeous bodega mixes traditional and modern while honoring classic Barcelonian wine bars.
The restaurant and bar offers delicious food, including tapas, rice with black truffle oil, and other snacks for a perfect taste of Spain. Because it can get quite busy, we recommend you book your table in advance.
Address: Carrer de Montcada, 22, Barcelona.
Opening times: Thu to Mon: 12:30 pm to 12 am. Tue: 12:30 pm to 5 pm. Wed: CLOSED.
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