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Best Wine Bars and Restaurants in NYC Pouring with Coravin

June 29, 2022

Écrit par Coravin

New York City is a great place to wine and dine. With somewhere around 25,000 restaurants city-wide, you can’t walk down a city block without passing by an eatery, bar, or fast food establishment. According to data from Open Table, it would take just over 22 years to eat at every NYC restaurant without going to the same place twice.

To save you some time and research, we rounded up a list of the best wine bars and restaurants in NYC pouring with Coravin. Coravin wine by the glass systems allow restaurants and bars to pour any wine, in any amount, then save the rest of the bottles for weeks and months to come. From a  business perspective, Coravin is a no-brainer. It helps restaurants…

  • Increase sales, manage inventory, and reduce waste

  • Feature high-end, by-the-glass pours that were previously only available in bottle format

  • Create flights or verticals of world-class wine that will excite and educate guests

  • Craft creative food and wine pairing options

  • Pour fine dessert wines by the glass – or half glass – to finish a meal

From a wine lover’s perspective, Coravin opens up a world of exploration. Shop Coravin still and sparkling wine preservation systems below, then browse our list of best NYC wine bars and restaurants pouring wine by the glass.

1. Marta, Flatiron

Marta, located just north of Madison Square Park in The Redbury hotel, is known for family-style roasts, grilled seafood, fire-roasted veggies, and cracker-thin pizza. Inspired by the rustic cooking of Rome, the food is *chef’s kiss* and pairs great with wine. On Marta’s wine by the glass menu you’ll spot Gaston Chiquet 'Blanc de Blancs d' Aÿ' Brut, Montenidoli 'Il Templare' Toscana IGT 2016, and Tolaini Valdisanti Toscana 2016. Wines by the glass range from $14 to $32, truly showcasing how Coravin opens up incredible opportunities for both restaurants and guests. 

2. Niche Niche, Greenwich Village

Niche Niche, located a few blocks south of Washington Square Park, is known for making wine fun. This wine bar offers dinner party-like experiences, pairing food with curated wines chosen by industry experts. Go in to experience distinct wine regions of the world or a signature Hosted Night. On Hosted Night, join a one-night-residency-wine-dinner-party where Niche Niche invites different members of the wine community to curate a tasting for an engaged group of diners. Spot Coravin preserving open bottles week over week. 

*Niche Niche is sister restaurant to Tokyo Record Bar and Air’s Champagne Parlor, all spots by Ariel Arce. 

3. Babbo, Greenwich Village

Babbo Ristorante e Enoteca is an iconic restaurant tucked into the romantic and colorful Greenwich Village, just steps from Washington Square Park. The wine list is like taking a tour through the vineyards of Italy. Learn more from Wine Director, Juan Pablo Escobar in Coravin's video.

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Babbo Ristorante e Enoteca

4. Vin Sur Vingt, Manhattan and D.C.

Next on our grand tour of the best wine bars in NYC is Vin Sur Vingt, or VSV for short. Vin Sur Vingt, a play on “Vingt / Vingt,” has several unique locations throughout Manhattan and in Washington D.C. Using Coravin, Vin Sur Vingt is able to offer an amazing selection of wines by the glass (view their extensive West Village menu). Guests can enjoy wine flights and cheese pairings that enable exploration. We recommend their “3 glasses and 3 cheeses” combo for under $40. It’s a great way to try a few different wines or create your own tasting experience.

5. Le Baratin, West Village

La Baratin is a casual French bistro tucked into the West Village overlooking Greenwich Avenue between 6th and 7th avenues. Opened by three friends, they wanted to create a neighborhood restaurant with a menu of simple, traditional French bistro fare. Dishes are freshly prepared and seasonally-driven and complemented with a selection of wine available by the glass (using Coravin) or bottle. Visit La Baratin to taste signature dishes like mussels, tartare de boeuf au couteau, and steak frites topped with a homemade peppercorn sauce. Try one wine with dinner, then another with dessert – we’ll take crème brûlée paired with bubbly, please.

6. Ai Fiori, 5th Avenue

According to John Canvin, Wine Director at Ai Fiori on 5th Avenue in New York City, nothing is more Italian than great wine being enjoyed with great food – the wine and the food are really meant to go together. Learn how Ai Fiori uses Coravin to create incredible pairings and an ever-evolving wine-by-the-glass menu for guests.

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Ai Fiori | Coravin Testimonial

7. Ocean Prime, Midtown

Next on the list is the iconic Ocean Prime located in Midtown, New York City. Coravin helps Ocean Prime deliver more wines fresh to the table, changing the business for the better. Learn more from general manager, Kevin Flannery.

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Ocean Prime | Coravin Testimonial

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