Out & About: The Best Wine Shops Around Town

With Thanksgiving approaching this week, there is one thing no Turkey Day is complete without. Wine and Turkey, of course! Whether you’re looking for a wine to accompany your holiday meal or an after-dinner putting with your family, we have you covered! Read on for the best wine shops around town!!

Los Angeles

Wally’s

When it comes to wine shops, Wally’s in Beverly Hills is known for its vast selection of wines from around the world. Bottles line the walls from floor to ceiling, and the location is chilled to cellar temperature, creating the perfect environment for a wine tasting session complete with cheese and hors d’oeuvres.

Provides wine tastings: Yes

Honor Wines and Spirits

Honor Wines and Spirits combines convenience with class, offering hand-selected favorites and curbside pick-up. For those interested in dining in, however, the shop is located right next door to the popular South Beverly Grill and offers bottle service while you dine. 

Provides wine tastings: Yes

Westside and Beach Communities

Ester’s Wine Shop & Bar

Ester’s Wine Shop & Bar is famous for its chic yet comfortable atmosphere and well-curated selection of unique wines. Whether grabbing a seat at the bar or settling in on the patio, patrons will enjoy a delicious menu of perfectly paired cheeses and carb-rich entrees. Ester’s additionally offers weekly wine tasting sessions every Sunday from 3:00 – 6:00 pm! We love wine shops that have it all!!

Provides wine tastings: Yes

Domaine L.A.

Domaine L.A. specializes in natural, organic, and biodynamic wines. With a concentration on grower-producers, this wine shop’s selection of nearly four hundred wines from Europe, Australia, and Chile, as well as some of the most innovative and unique blends from producers based right here in California.

Provides wine tastings: Yes

San Fernando Valley

Woodland Hills Wine Co

Woodland Hills Wine Co is a family-owned store with incredibly wine-savvy staff. The store boasts a comprehensive selection from around the world, currently offering over 2,500 wines. Woodland Hills Wine Co additionally has an in-house, direct importing program, allowing them to directly obtain some of the world’s finest, and sometimes rarest, bottles.

Provides wine tastings: Yes

Vendome Wine & Spirits

Vendome Wine & Spirits is another family-owned shop known for being both a wine store and a local hangout spot. The location has a dedicated wine tasting bar perfect for those looking to explore new varieties, and the staff is happy to serve any bottles purchased from the selection.

Provides wine tastings: Yes

Conejo Valley

Alma Sol Winery

Alma Sol is described as a boutique winery known for producing and selling locally sourced artisan wines. They offer distinctly Californian blends, including their newly award-winning Rhone variety and a luxury wine tasting experience.

Provides wine tastings: Yes

Lucas Sellers Wine

Lucas Sellers Wine is another boutique-style winery and tasting lounge. The location seeks to create an atmosphere conducive to fun and camaraderie, with their highly rated wines serving as a passionate backdrop to gatherings and get-togethers. Wine tastings are available, and staff is happy to share their knowledge and expertise in helping patrons make their perfect selection.

Provides wine tastings: Yes