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Best Wine Cellars

Around the Metro

By Therese Aseoche

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We all enjoy wine, especially in the company of friends, family, and lovers. Heck, we’d enjoy wine even when there is no one to enjoy it with. No matter where and in which situation we’d find ourselves in, we can never say no to wine.

So when you find yourself itching to reach for a bottle and a glass, be it for your tita-fied catch-ups with the barkada or for that fancy date you owe to your sweetheart, here are just 8 of the best wine cellars you can go to around Metro Manila!

Planet Grapes

1F, North Wing, Shangri-La Plaza, Ortigas, Mandaluyong City
(+632) 531 82 07 | Facebook, Instagram, Website
Open every day from 11 A.M. to 12 midnight

One of the oldest wine cellars we’ve had in the Metro, Planet Grapes is a place where street food meets wine, where you get to see firsthand how wine can best be paired with regular comfort food. Titas should be familiar with this one, and it’s one of the best and affordable ways anyone with a growing curiosity over wine can appreciate.

 

The Cellar, Grand Hyatt Manila

Grand Hyatt Manila, 8th Avenue Corner 35th Street, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
(+632) 838 12 34 | Facebook, Instagram
Open every day 12 NN to 2:30 P.M., and 6 P.M. to 11 P.M.

Grand Hyatt’s stylish wine bar serves delectable tapas and plates alongside a vast selection of carefully curated wine bottles. It’s a good place to hang out with tita friends after work; catching up while indulging in a variety of different eats, desserts, and the best wines to pair them all with.

 

M Dining + Bar

3F, Alegria Alta Building, 2294 Pasong Tamo Extension, Makati City
(+632) 810 35 65 | Facebook, Instagram, Website
Open every day from 11:30 A.M. to 2:30 P.M., 5:30 P.M. to 12:00 A.M.

A hidden gem with an air of exclusivity in Makati City, M Dining + Bar is definitely that kind of place that’s set to impress even the snootiest of titas. It’s pretty low-key in that its excellent food requires no massive fanfare to draw customers in; they’re just that good. Pair them with your choice of wine from its finely curated wine menu and you’ll be introduced to an amazing world of flavors.

 

Wolfgang’s Steakhouse

2/F Newport Mall, Resorts World Manila, Pasay City
(+632) 511 70 09 | Facebook, Instagram, Website
Open Monday to Friday from 12 NN to 12 A.M., Saturday to Sunday from 10 A.M. to 12 A.M.

Tita Steak-lovers with money to burn need not look anywhere else; Wolfgang’s Steakhouse is the best of the best you’ll ever find in the Metro. And what’s best paired with steak? Wine, of course! This steakhouse has put enough thought and care into producing a wine list worthy of being paired with its revered dry-age porterhouses to bring you to gastronomic paradise.

Lemuria Gourmet Restaurant

5 Julieta Circle, Horseshoe Village, New Manila, Quezon City
(+632) 724 52 11, (+63) 927 428 4202 | Facebook, Instagram
Open Tuesday to Sunday from 6 PM to 10:30 PM

This elegant house-turned-restaurant is like a portal to a whole different world far from the boundaries of Quezon City. Enjoy tasty wines and even tastier meals surrounded by a refreshing garden and a romantic atmosphere — the perfect setting for a special dinner date with your love.

 

Titania Wine Cellar

Find the branch nearest you here
(+632) 894 13 73, (+632) 894 13 72 | Facebook, Instagram, Website

This wine cellar that’s spread across the country has been around for so long, supplying us high-end and branded wine from all over the world. Its well-known Yakal Street, Makati City branch also serves delicious European and Filipino dishes and a variety of cheeses that will go best with your choice of wine.

 

Galileo Enoteca

80 Calbayog Corner Malinao Street, Highway Hills, Mandaluyong City
(+632) 532 04 82, (+632) 534 46 33 | Facebook, Instagram
Open Monday to Saturday from 11 A.M. to 10 P.M., Sunday from 11 A.M. to 9 P.M.

When the night calls for a romantic wine and cheese date, Galileo Enotica Deli is the place to be. The relaxing candlelit ambience, its variety of cheeses to pair your wine with, and the authentic Italian experience will make the search for this quaint restaurant definitely worth it.

 

Fino Deli

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151 Dao Street, Marikina Heights, Marikina City
(+632) 246 90 69 ext:716 | Facebook, Instagram
Open Tuesday to Sunday from 11:30 A.M. to 12 A.M.

As the first wine bar in Marikina City, Fino Deli doesn’t disappoint with its rustic Spanish-Italian cuisine amidst a hushed and peaceful atmosphere that makes the drive up North worth the trouble. Choose among its vast assortment of wines to indulge in with your cheese, cold cuts, meals, and pastries.

 

What’s your favorite wine cellar in Metro Manila? Share them with us in the comments section below!

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