Where to Drink Wine in Beverly Hills
Featuring cuisines from around the world, restaurants helmed by celebrity chefs and the epitome of fine dining, Beverly Hills is a destination for culinary fans worldwide. With good food, of course, comes good wine and Beverly Hills has no shortage of places to taste and buy the best in the world. Raise a glass to the good life at these restaurants, tasting rooms and wine shops on your next visit to Beverly Hills!
Héritage Fine Wines
French owner Jordane Andrieu set up shop in Beverly Hills after six years in Burgundy. His background has led to a beautifully curated wine selection as well as rights to be the only U.S. retailer for labels such as Domaine Tessier. Bottles of wine, which line the walls of the intimate space, range anywhere from $15 to $1,900. Customers can taste from a selection of six wines that rotate weekly in addition to purchasing cheeses, breads and other specialty items flown in from France.
A full bar, bustling kitchen, cheese shop, reserve room and impressive collection of caviar, chocolate and truffles are merely a complement to Wally’s main event: wine and lots of it! 2,500 wines line the walls of this vast space in floor-to-ceiling cubbyholes that begin just inside the front doors. Have a glass some during lunch or dinner service, pop in for a drink at the bar before your evening plans, or head in late after a night out as the bar and restaurant are open until 1 a.m.
The Cheese Store of Beverly Hills
The Cheese Store of Beverly Hills is one of Beverly Hills’ most treasured stores and regularly tops any list of best gourmet food shops or cheese shops in Los Angeles. While known – and rightly so – for cheese, they also offer meats, caviar, and unique takes on kitchen staples like Himalayan fine pink salt, French lavender honey and black currant vinegar as well as a variety of wines. The best way to experience wine with The Cheese Store is at their monthly tasting events. They pair wine and cheese based on themes and regions such as those that hail from Southern Italy, Sonoma and the Loire Valley.
Vampire Lounge and Tasting Room
As you’d expect from the name, this seductive space serves up wine with a side of vampire lore. Vampire Lounge and Tasting Room, a candlelit cove filled with gargoyles, ornate mirrors and plush seating, is the tasting room for Vampire Vineyards, whose wines once came from Transylvania, but now come from California. The menu includes their own vampire-inspired wines, such as Dracula Syrah, Trueblood Pinot Noir, and Je T'Aime Brut Rose, along with light, tasty bites of gourmet cheeses, charcuterie, and fine Belgian chocolates.
Additional Wine Stores
If you’re looking to buy a bottle to go, several more premier retailers can be found throughout Beverly Hills: Wine Merchant Beverly Hills (228 North Canon Drive), Compliment of Beverly Hills (350 North Canon Drive), Vendome Wine and Spirits (270 South Robertson Blvd.) and Honor Wine and Spirits (114 South Beverly Drive).
Updated: February 27, 2017