Now is the perfect time of year to get together with friends to enjoy a nice glass of wine. Though it’s always relaxing to enjoy a glass or bottle in your home, sometimes you want to be a bit more social when enjoying
Whether you are looking for quality wine at a retailer, fine dining establishment, or in a more relaxed atmosphere, here are 3 places to enjoy a fine wine
in Bonita Springs:
The Grape Base
Location: 23101 Fashion Drive Suite 113, Estero
The Grape Base provides a unique experience, serving as a cross between a retail wine store and a wine bar and café. This distinct establishment offers an assortment of wines from around the world, including those that are hard to find. In addition to taking home your favorite bottle, you can visit The Grape Base for one of their daily wine tastings, or enjoy wine by the glass or bottle with friends in the café. The Grape Base is also available for private parties, in which they will close their doors to the public and offer you the space for your own special event, complete with decorations and catering.
Location: 24041 South Tamiami Trail, Bonita Springs
You might see Angelina’s turn up on many “top” lists for dining in Bonita, and for good reason! In addition to a full menu of fine Italian dining options, Angelina’s also happens to have one of the best wine lists in the area. With a 30 foot wine tower in the middle of the restaurant, you can tell they mean business. Wine is available by the glass, half bottle, and bottle. If you are looking for something special, Angelina’s has a list from the Sommelier Collector’s Cellar which includes a fine selection of vintages with limited availability.
C Level Bistro & Wine Bar
Location: 4450 Bonita Beach Road, Bonita Springs
If you want to go out and socialize, but you are looking to escape the sports bar scene, C Level Bistro & Wine Bar offers a more refined atmosphere with a French bistro-style design. In addition to a fine selection of wines, the bistro also offers light fare, including an Artisan Charcuterie Gourmet Plate as well as other menu and beer options. This is a great place to bring guests to enjoy a glass in a more relaxed atmosphere.
Wine Lockers at The Colony Golf & Bay Club
The Colony Bay Club is pleased to offer residents the option of securing a temperature controlled custom built wine locker for storage of those special bottles they might wish to share with friends and family when dining at The Bay Club.
Each locker may hold up to 16 bottles, depending upon bottle format and type, and as an added benefit, when dining at The Bay Club a personalized, up to date wine list is placed at your table prior to your arrival, allowing you to hand pick which of your wines would best suit the dining experience.
The yearly lease of the wine locker includes the waiving of any corkage fee for bottles brought into The Bay Club for the Resident of record; and also allows the resident of record to purchase wines from the club at a very favorable rate, either for storage in their locker or to enjoy at
a later date at their residence.
Live the Lifestyle You Want at The Colony
If you enjoy the finer things in life, you want to live in a community that supports your lifestyle. The Colony is perfect for those looking for a luxury residence with high-class amenities in beautiful Bonita Springs, FL. Residents enjoy a private, waterfront dining facility, championship golf course designed by Jerry Pate, spacious Clubhouse, fully equipped Spa and Fitness Center, as well as an outdoor pool.
Interested in seeing what life at The Colony is like? Contact Jill Kushner today to find out more about the abundant amenities, luxurious lifestyle, and available homes in The Colony.
What are some of your favorite wine bars? Leave your answers in the comments!