Looking for wine bars in Northwest Arkansas? The definition of a wine bar, for our purposes, is an establishment that typically has a large selection of wines served by the glass or sold by the bottle. Most also serve food and other drinks, however, those are not requisites to be on our list.

Best Wine Bars in NWA

Northwest Arkansas has many delightful spots that fall into this category. From Bentonville to Eureka Springs to Fayetteville and most cities in between, you’ll find quality wine bars offering some of the most delicious wines to be had in the region. Most are casual, friendly places that provide a truly different experience.

See our Top 10 list below for the

BENTONVILLE

Ramo d’Olivo
217 S Main St, (479) 715-6053

This New York-like trendy spot features specialty olive oils and balsamics, an extensive wine list, a classy new wine lounge, local craft beers, a fun outdoor deck and patio, live music, tasty food, amazing owners and a friendly, knowledgeable staff. There’s live music on the patio, weather permitting (check our Local Live Music for schedule). It’s cozy in winter and a fun, outdoor spot in good weather. Ramo’s may be reserved for get togethers, weddings, meetings or other events. A must visit place for so many reasons. In fact, don’t leave Bentonville without visiting this unique establishment. 

EUREKA SPRINGS

Grotto Wood-Fired Grill and Wine Cave
10 Center St, (479) 363-6431

Grotto features a seasonally inspired food menu, and an amazing wine, beer, and cocktail selection with some wines being on tap.  Professional Mixologists enjoy whipping up drinks including their Moscow Mules served in copper mugs, and their Fresh Mint Mojitos.  Some Gluten Free beer is available.  This place is five-star from the ambiance to the food to the libations to the professional and impeccable service.

Keels Creek Winery 
3185 E Van Buren, (479) 244-7798

Wines made from Keels Creek Vineyards and other locally grown grapes are produced at this boutique winery. Eight varieties of grapes are grown at the vineyard. The taste room is in a Spanish-style building, and is shared with Keels Creek Art Gallery. The rooms are spacious and provide plenty of room for viewing art and tasting wines. Open from 12 PM to 5 PM daily. Stop by soon to taste the wines and experience the art. You’ll be glad you did.

Railway Winery
4937 State Hwy 187, (479) 244-7798
Off the beaten path, but definitely worth the effort, it’s located in the rolling hills of the Ozarks about 8 miles from Eureka Springs. Sit on the porch overlooking the vineyards, taste some of their 14 delicious wines, watch the hummingbirds and take in the lovely experience of the moment. Not a wine lover? You can also get beer from Bike Rack Brewing and moonshine and gin distilled right on the premises. Grab a few bottles of wine and spirits to take home.

FAYETTEVILLE

Bordinos Restaurant & Wine Bar
310 W Dickson St, (479) 527-6795

Bordinos, an award-winning restaurant, is known for its chic environment, delicious classic and eclectic menu, wine, mixed drinks, beer, and weekend brunch.   Their wine selection is beyond extensive, it is almost limitless, and you may buy it by the glass, flight, half bottle and full bottle. 

Cork & Keg
509 W Spring St, (479) 966-4383

Located adjacent to the Walton Arts Center Parking Lot on the corner of West and Spring, the Cork and Keg is a favorite place to enjoy food and drinks before or after a show, and it’s a terrific place for happy hour every night of the week.  Wines are available by the half glass, glass or bottle.  Vintage cocktails and craft beer are also available.  Wine connoisseurs of all ages gather here to talk wine.

Vetro 1925 Ristorante
17 E Center St, (479) 966-9649

Vetro 1925 offers refined Italian food and fine wines from around the world. More than 95 wines are available at any given time, making it easy for your server to suggest just the right one for your particular meal. If you enjoy exceptional Italian food paired with an excellent wine, Vetro 1925 is a must for you. 

ROGERS

Mavis Wine Co.
718 N 2nd St, Ste 101,(479) 278-7430

Featuring organic, natural and biodynamic wines, Mavis Wine Co. is a combination wine bar and bottle shop. Many of the wines are organically grown with no pesticides used in the growing, and most are meant to drink young. Snacks are cicchetti or venetian-style tapas. Great place to meet friends and enjoy a glass of wine together, and a super fun place to stock up on wine for home use.

SPRINGDALE

Sassafras Springs Vineyard
6461 E Guy Terry Rd,  (479) 419-4999

Away from the busy energy of the cities, Sassafras Springs Vineyard has a fabulous wooded event venue, wonderful tasting room featuring wines and beer from the region and wines from around the world. Wine tasting flights are offered daily. This is a delightful place to meet with friends for a glass of wine, sample some tasty treats from a first-class charcuterie board, take in the beautiful scenery and enjoy conversations. Oversized decks and live music under a covered patio make an evening at Sassafrass one to remember. Staff are very friendly, fast and efficient. 

Tontitown Winery
335 N Barrington Rd, (479) 361-8700

The Tontitown Winery is located in an old 1917 home called the Taldo House. The wine tasting room is open 7 days a week and features local wines made from Tontitown grown grapes. The meat and cheese trays are quite tasty, and live music under the covered patio makes it even more fun!  There is also a History Room devoted to the wine making traditions of the Italians who founded the city of Tontitown. 

HONORABLE MENTION

Creekside Taproom
100-2 East Alpine St, (479) 549-4000
Siloam Springs, AR

Serving beer and wine from breweries and wineries in the NWA area, the Creekside Taproom is a fantastic place to kick-back and relax with family and friends.  No food is served, but you can bring your own.