Savour elegant local and international wines in delightful Sydney wine bars, from stylish city venues to comfortable hideaways and hip neighbourhood spots. Your tastebuds are in for a double treat, with many wine bars offering delicious food menus using the freshest produce to match their wines.
In the city centre is a fine selection of wine bars, including Fix St James and the Ash Street Cellar. In the grand St James Trust Building, opposite beautiful Hyde Park, is the inviting wine room of Bambini Trust. You’ll find an impressive sherry collection at , a stroll from the Sydney Opera House.
The David Jones Wine Bar is in the Market Street food hall of the upmarket department store. A short walk away is Town Hall Station and trains to the wine bars around lively Newtown, including the Bench Wine Bar, 212 Blu and Urban Winery Sydney, which is an actual winery with a cellar door.
Darlinghurst is another vibrant inner-city neighbourhood, with cutting-edge theatre, cabaret and wine bars such as Cork & Screw and Love, Tilley Devine. In neighbouring Surry Hills is , which has extensive Italian wine list, and in Paddington is the charming bolthole 10 William Street.
The Wine Library is a compact gem in neighbouring Woollahra. North across the Sydney Harbour Bridge, in McMahons Point, Delicado specialises in Spanish wines and tasty tapas. Or take the train south from the city centre to lovely beachside Cronulla and the Croydon Lane Wine and Tapas Bar.