Wine Lover's Guide

Get the lowdown on Brooklyn's world-class wine scene.

Updated: May 07, 2004

Restaurants with Great Wine Lists

Stonehome Wine Bar

87 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11217

This handsome Fort Greene hangout offers tasting flights to accompany a range of distinctive cheeses and small plates.

Doc Wine Bar Inc

83 N 7th St, Brooklyn, NY 11211

This Sardinian tapas joint's initials stand for Denominazione di Origine Controllata--the top-tier designation of Italian wines.

Robin Des Bois Sherwood Cafe

195 Smith St, Brooklyn, NY 11201

Guests sip reasonably priced vintages in the garden, at the oyster bar or in the vintage-furnished dining room.

Wine Bars

Locanda Vini e Olii

129 Gates Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11238

Clinton Hill's Tuscan bistro hosts seasonal wine tasting dinners that highlight regional makers.

Al Di La Vino

607 Carroll St, Brooklyn, NY 11215

Of the 30-plus wines by the glass, the spicy syrah and Spanish tempranillo are your best bargains.