Oenophiles celebrate as London Wine Week returns for the second year running to celebrate the city's wine scene. To commemorate this week, we have made a list of top wine bars in the city for you to try out, even after the week has ended.
This quirky little winery has a diverse wine menu with prices ranging from £4.60 for a glass of French chardonnay to £14.80 for a Bourdeaux. Pop credit on a blank card and enjoy ordering wines and pairing them with tapas style sharing platters.
Established in 1890, Gordon's Wine Bar is said the be the oldest wine bar in the city. The bar is covered in ornate vintage furnishings, yellowing newspaper cuttings and lit solely by candlelight. Enjoy a vast array of wines and champagnes, the bar also boasts an extensive cheese list so you can choose the cheese best suited to your wine choice.
The ideal wine stop after a trip to Portobello Market, this Italian wine bar will have you an expert in Italian wines in no time at all. Head there for one of their monthly flight testings or peruse the shop and drink your purchase in the bar.
This little underground wine dungeon is thoroughly deceptive, it is a well kept secret that oozes charm. The menu is huge, and by huge, we mean HUGE, so you certainly won't be pushed for choice. Take a read of the founder's blogs here to truly get the grasp of what this little place is all about.
For serious wine lovers, Vats Wine Bar is home to over 100 wines reflecting the passion of the wine regions in France and Northern Europe. With the weather hotting up, the wine bar's alfresco seating area is an ideal spot to sit in the sun whilst sipping on a glass of wine, or two...