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Sydney’s best wine bars

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Wine Odyssey Australia

Located in the charming area of The Rocks, Wine Odyssey Australia has a fantastic selection of wines from around Australia. Novices can feel comfortable asking questions here, while wineophiles can take their wine appreciation to the next level. Visit The Journey Room to sample from a selection of 44 Australian wines.

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Sydney’s best wine bars

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You don’t have to go far in Sydney to find a delightful spot in which to savour fine wine from Australia and beyond.

The Lodge Bar in Balmain is an intimate bar with a selection of fine wines from around the world. Stop in to enjoy a glass or two, or book in for a six-course degustation with matching wines.

Fix St James , in Sydney city, is an inviting wine bar that combines a unique wine list with great service. Chef Alasdair McKenna has come up with an enviable tasting menu with matching wines that keeps patrons coming back for more.

Also in the heart of the city, deVine Food and Wine has sourced a lovely selection of wines from Australia, New Zealand and Europe, and features an Italian-inspired food menu.

Ash Street Cellar Wine Bar is a modern, European-style bistro with tasty tapas and wines hailing from around the globe. There’s no need to hold out until evening, this little gem is open from 8.30am on weekdays.

The Wine Library, a compact wine bar in Woollahra, is as popular for its buzz as it is for its wines. Staff are well-versed in the finer points of the extensive wine list, so whether you’re a beginner or wine aficionado, it may well pay to trust the sommelier to make your selection.

Delicado in McMahons Point specialises in Spanish red, white and sweet wine and has a to-die-for tapas menu that’s not to be missed.

In Paddington, 10 William St is a charming hole-in-the-wall gem, while the small and cosy Shop and Wine Bar in Bondi serves coffee by day and wine by night.

In Surry Hills, 121BC has an Italian wine menu that changes each month and, in an old stonemason’s workshop nearby, Mille Vini celebrates all things Italian with rustic food and great wine.

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