Grand Cru Wine Bar
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For a more modern wine experience, Manual Llanes has created a self-pour tap system that allows guests to try different varieties of wine without purchasing an entire glass. With a mission to provide unique wines from around the world, the Grand Cru Wine Bar has become a favorite within the Downtown Sarasota area.
Perfect for private events, the Grand Cru is our pick for a modern experience with classic comfort.
Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurant
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Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurant focus on a wine-driven experience inspired by Napa Valley’s Wine Country. Founded by Tim McEnery, Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants is built upon the belief that food and wine hold the power to forge lasting connections.
Experience an in-house winery, spearheaded by a winemaker who travels the globe to work with winegrowers to begin crafting their wine. Pair this with seasonal three-course sit-down meals for an experience like no other.
We recommend Cooper’s hawk as a high-end special occasion that puts ingredients over all else.
Magnum Wine & Tastings
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Heath Cordes, the founder of Magnum Wine & Tastings, is committed to providing individualized tastings for his clientele. Focused on the art of service, Cordes will listen to your wine pallet preferences and provide a wine that will sure “wow” you!
“When new people come into the shop I listen to them talk about wine. Taste is so subjective and not everyone knows how to speak about it”. Cordes explains the craft as an art dealer who knows exactly what his clients need.
For a more upscale, individualized approach - make sure to visit Magnum Wine & Tastings.
Siesta Key Wine Bar
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The vibe of the Siesta Key Wine can be compared to visiting a close friend's household. Allow Tom & Melanie to lead you through a wine journey with a portfolio of over 3,000 wines!
Combining Melanie’s wine experience in Santa Barbara and Tom’s restaurant experience growing up, the two are a perfect power couple in the service industry.
If you are looking for a quaint, light-hearted experience - then book with the wine professionals at Siesta Key Wine Bar here.
When planning an experience with any of these wine shops it is easy to say “wine not!” Whether you want a modern, laid-back, or elegant and high-end experience - Sarasota and Siesta Key have your wine needs covered.