Fifty years ago if you’d asked for a glass of Malbec, you’d probably be greeted with a long, awkward silence. Today, there are over 8,000 wineries in the US, and even more bars that are pouring out such a vast, global selection of wines that America recently surpassed France as the world’s biggest winos. Napa Cab? Easy. Orange wine from some senile Italian Grandpa in Friuli, Italy who made one case that mistakenly shipped overseas? You’ll find it, and more, at one of these 21 establishments uncorking the best wine-bar experiences in the country… keep reading.
[This article first appeared on Thrillist.com on September 14, 2014]