Come and enjoy a glass of wine and good conversation with friends at this cozy and inviting wine bar in downtown Menomonie. The Barrel Room offers more than 100 kinds of reasonably priced wine from around the globe, including wine by the glass and wine that you can purchase and take home. If you’re not particularly a fan of wine, the Barrel Room has you covered, too: It offers a variety of craft, import, and domestic beers. And it wouldn’t be a true tasting room without appetizers such as a meat-and-cheese tray, tomato bruschetta, caprese skewers, and more. Come join them for live music and trivia nights.
If you need a spot to host your private party, or are simply looking for a good way to spend the night with some friends, Bye the Willow beer and wine lounge may be what you’re looking for. Offers special events like live music and wine and beer sampling. Has over 50 wines, 80 craft beers, and plenty of signature drinks.
With a wine list composed of roughly 80 bottles (from France, Spain, Portugal Australia, and more), it’s no surprise that this is one of the area’s most popular wine bars. The bar in this bistro-style eatery overlooks Bridge Street and has specialty beers as well as wine, champagne, sake, and dessert wine. Food served late on weekends, outdoor patio, party room available for 40.
From The Vine is one of Eau Claire's premier wine bars, offering a rotating cast of wines from around the world, all available for sampling in small sizes. The cozy space is adorned with couches and is perfect for conversation. Beer and cider are also available. Won Best Wine Selection in 2014 V1 reader poll.
A winery and distillery producing a wide range of innovative and unique wines and spirits. Check out their Tasting Lounge for complimentary wine samples, spirit tastings, wines by the glass, and specialty cocktails. You can even buy a bottle or two to bring home. Stop by on just the right day and you may even have an opportunity to taste-test products currently in development. The Mezzanine can be rented out for private parties. Live music every Friday evening.
In addition to plenty of bottles, Mona's offers more than 20 wine options sold by the glass, always changing based on what's in season. The items that don't change are the famous Mona Margaritas, espresso martinis, Campari spritzes, and house-made infusions of fruit and herbs. Outdoor patio seating available, and a private room can be rented for events. Voted Best Wine Selection in the V1 reader poll.
Both the international restaurant fare and relaxing interior of this urban bistro-style eatery can be best described as eclectic. They have nine taps, and about as many specialty beers, but it's the 65 variety martini list and 30 bottle wine list that really stands out. They serve some foods (tapas, lavosh, and apps) until 10:45pm on weekends, and usually close no later than midnight.