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15 Best Spots For A Glass Of Napa Valley Wine In Austin

May 20, 2019

 

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15 Best Spots For A Glass Of Napa Valley Wine In Austin

I just visited Napa Valley earlier this year to dine at several California restaurants and loved the wine so much that I’ve been looking for Napa Valley wine in Austin restaurants. The weather has been perfect to sit on the patio with a glass of Napa Valley wine!

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Here are 14 restaurants for a glass of Napa Valley wine in Austin! 

 

Hillside Farmacy

HILLSIDE FARMACY

The grilled fish with roasted cauliflower mash, fried garlic, and orange jalapeno aioli with freshly shucked oysters at Hillside Farmacy is the perfect pairing with a glass of Napa Valley wine. The 2015 Annabella Chardonnay from Napa Valley at Hillside Farmacy is one of their best selling wines! 

NAPA VALLEY WINES: 2015 Annabella Chardonnay

1209 E 11th St, hillsidefarmacy.com

 

Glass of wine in Hank's Austin

HANK’S

I’ve spent too many afternoons day drinking on the sunny patio at Hank’s. The wood-grilled salmon with farro, quinoa, brown rice, and kale with Sean Minor Cabernet Sauvignon is the optimal way to end a day.

NAPA VALLEY WINES: Mumm Sparkling Brut & Sean Minor Cabernet Sauvignon.

5811 Berkman Dr, hanksaustin.com

 

FoodHeads in Austin

Napa Valley Wines

FOODHEADS

This cozy bungalow near UT campus serves daily housemade soups and sandwiches, and it’s BYOB. So round up your friends and bring a couple of bottles of Napa Valley wines for a lunch on the patio! 

616 W 34th St, foodheads.com

 

SUERTE

Suerte is one of my favorite new Mexican restaurants in Austin, especially since the tortillas are made by hand every day. Enjoy any of these the delicious Mexican dishes with a bottle of Napa Valley wine.

NAPA VALLEY WINES: Massican (Sauvignon Blanc, 2017) and Corison (Cabernet Sauvignon, 2014).

1800 E 6th St, suerteatx.com

 

The Brewer's Table

THE BREWER’S TABLE

While best known for the merriment of beer and food, The Brewer’s Table has a lineup of guest taps which includes Vinovium Chardonnay, Napa Valley. The Whole Fish Schnitzel with blue crab bouillabaisse, lemon jam, and herb emulsion pairs well with the oaky, buttery flavors of the Chardonnay.

NAPA VALLEY WINES: Vinovium Chardonnay

4715 E 5th St, thebrewerstable.com

 

PICNIK

Picnik is known for serving the best ingredients and allergen friendly. The kitchen is free from all gluten, soy, corn, and peanuts. Try the Napa wine Henry Ranch Zinfandel by the glass for $11 and $42 for the bottle. Pairs well with the hearty Crispy Chicken Thighs or Thai Red Curry with grass-fed Steak!

NAPA VALLEY WINES: Henry Ranch Zinfandel

4801 Burnet Rd, picnikaustin.com

 

CAFE JOSIE

Cafe Josie is a neighborhood gem in Austin since 1997 in an old carriage house. “The Experience” is Austin’s first and only casual fine dining unlimited chef’s tasting menu for only $45 a person! Eat all the fine dining dishes you want with a glass of Napa Valley wine! 

NAPA VALLEY WINES: Farm Worker 2014 Chardonnay

1200 B W 6th St, cafejosie.com

 

TRACE

TRACE at W Austin has an expansive portfolio of Napa Valley wines consisting of 12 reds, 4 white, a rosé, and bubbles offering. The most important Napa Valley wine to note, however, is they carry Premiere Napa Valley wine from Hewitt Vineyard and Provenance Vineyards. These are some of the rarest wines made from Napa Valley. There have only been 112 bottles produced of this wine for this vintage. The exclusive wine is available while supplies last.

NAPA VALLEY WINES: 12 reds, 4 white, a rosé, and bubbles. (see wines by the bottle list here, and wines by the glass here)

200 Lavaca St, traceaustin.com

 

Salt Traders Coastal Cooking

Salt Traders Coastal Cooking

Salt Traders Coastal Cooking offers the best of land and sea including fresh oysters, a raw bar and more! Beverage Director David Toby has carefully selected the following Napa Valley wines to pair with the seafood-driven menu. Both are available by the bottle.

NAPA VALLEY WINES: Goldschmidt Yardstick (Cabernet Sauvignon) and Stag’s Leap Wine Cellars (Cabernet Sauvignon).

 2850 N Interstate Hwy 35, Round Rock, TX, salttraderscc.com

 

BAR PEACHED

One of my favorite restaurants, Peached Tortilla’s, just opened it’s new sister restaurant Bar Peached on West 6th. Bar Peached is a casual spin to the local new-school classic with snacky plates, salads, and sharable tacos with Napa Valley wines. Grab a glass of Napa Valley wine and sit on the patio!

NAPA VALLEY WINES: Textbook Cabernet Sauvignon, Orin Swift Cellars 8 Years in the Desert, TurnBull Cabernet Sauvignon, and Larkmead Cabernet Sauvignon.

1315 W 6th St, barpeached.com

 

Austin Cheese Co.

Austin Cheese Co. offers 23 different varietals from Napa Valley including a Charles Krug Merlot, a Staglin Family Vineyards Salus Estate Cabernet Sauvignon and a Chateau Montelena Chardonnay. It’s common knowledge that wine and cheese go hand in hand and at Austin Cheese Co., the talented and educated staff can assist you in selecting a perfect assortment of cheese along with an ideal wine(s) to pair it with!

NAPA VALLEY WINES: 23 different varietals from Napa Valley including a Charles Krug Merlot, a Staglin Family Vineyards Salus Estate Cabernet Sauvignon and a Chateau Montelena Chardonnay.

10000 Research Blvd #123, austincheesecompany.com

 

Jack Allen's Fried Chicken Beef Ribs

JACK ALLEN’S KITCHEN

Jack Allen’s Kitchen has three different Napa Valley varietals on their wine list including Beringer ‘Luminus’ Chardonnay, Buehler Cabernet Sauvignon, and Stag’s Leap Winery Petite Syrah. Beverage Director David Toby, along with the educated serving staff at JAK, are more than happy to recommend a pairing to go along with your meal and additionally enjoy introducing wines to guests that they may have never tried before.

NAPA VALLEY WINES: Beringer ‘Luminus’ Chardonnay, Buehler Cabernet Sauvignon, and Stag’s Leap Winery Petite Syrah

3010 W Anderson Ln, 3600 N Capital of Texas Hwy, 7720 Highway 71 West,2500 Hoppe Trail, jackallenskitchen.com

 

Olamaie

I’ve spent plenty of afternoons hanging out on the patio at Olamaie with a glass of Napa Valley Wine. Try one of Olamaie’s hearty Southern dishes like the Peeler Ranch Tenderloin while sipping a glass of Napa Cabernet wine in Austin.

NAPA VALLEY WINES: Buehler Vineyards Cabernet Sauvignon 2016, Elyse Holbrook Mitchell Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2013, Hundred Acre Kayli Morgan Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon 2014, and Robert Sinskey Scintilla Sonoma Vineyard Abraxas 2014.

1610 San Antonio St, olamaieaustin.com

 

Second Bar + Kitchen napa valley wines

SECOND BAR + KITCHEN

If you’re looking to impress someone, take them to Second Bar + Kitchen for one of the most expensive bottles of Napa Valley wines at $668 a pop. Pictured above are the fried fish sandwich with crispy salmon belly, PBLT with maple glazed pork belly, salmon belly ceviche, and roasted red beet hummus along with a bottle of Bond Cabernet Sauvignon.

NAPA VALLEY WINES: 

White:

  • Chappellet Chardonnay, Napa, California 2015, $120

Red: 

  • Trefethen Merlot from Napa Valley, $90
  • Robert Biale Black Chicken Zinfandel, Napa Valley, California 2014, $95
  • Oberon Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley, California 2016, $15 | $60
  • Bond St. Eden Cabernet Sauvignon Napa, California 2014, $668

200 Congress Ave, 3121 Palm Way #101, secondbarkitchen.com

 

APT 115

Make it a wine night with friends this weekend at Apt 115! This unique wine bar located in a converted apartment in East Austin serves craft beer, cheese, charcuterie, and of course, Napa Valley wines. 

NAPA VALLEY WINES: 

  • 2003 Mayacamas Vineyards
  • 2010 Jarvis, Lake William
  • 1993 Dunn Vineyards, Petit Sirah
  • 2011 The Mascot
  • 2014 Odette
  • 2014 Maze
  • 2014 La Jota, Cabernet Franc
  • 2015 Chappellet
  • 2016 Terra Valentine
  • 2014 Robert Sinsky, Orgia, Pinot Gris

2025 E 7th St, apartmentonefifteen.com


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WRITTEN BY:

Jane Ko is the Austin blogger behind A Taste of Koko, Austin's top food and travel blog featuring the hottest restaurants and weekend getaways. Jane has been a speaker at South by Southwest (SXSW), Texas Conference for Women, BlogHer, and more on entrepreneurship and social media. She lives in Austin Texas with her dog and cat.

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