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Where to sip for National Wine Day

In honor of National Wine Day, we’re highlighting 11 classy spots to wine down at with a glass of bubbly around the City of Oaks.

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Snack on tapas and sip on wine flights at Barcelona Wine Bar’s large outdoor patio.

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Aged to perfection, Raleigh boasts a vibrant wine scene. Want to know where to sip? Keep reading for 11 swanky spots featuring a large selection of bubbly.

Barcelona Wine Bar, 430 W. Martin St., Raleigh | Build a flight with a selection of 40 wines offered by the glass or order a bottle for the table — there are nearly 400 to choose from.

DRINK, 215-A Glenwood Ave., Raleigh | This neighborhood wine store offers a small patio where guests can sip by the glass while watching the bustle of downtown.

Falls Village Wine & Beer, 6675 Falls of Neuse Rd., Ste. 131, Raleigh | Offering a wide selection, cozy up with a glass of family-owned wine at this neighborhood hangout.

Seaboard Wine, 1914 Bernard St., Raleigh | Stop by for a weekly wine tasting at this spot featuring over 1000 hand-selected wines.

The Hippo Wine Bar, 123 E. Martin St., Raleigh | This wine shop has a trendy space and specializes in natural, low-intervention, and estate wines.

Uncorked, 10511 Shadowlawn Dr., Ste. 111, Raleigh | Enjoy a large selection of unique wines and delectable small plates.

A glass of red wine on DRINK's patio.

DRINK’s facade has a large peacock mural.

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Vinos Finos y Picadas Wine and Tapas, 8450 Honeycutt Rd., Ste. 110, Raleigh | Choose a South American wine to sip in this warm, intimate setting.

Vita Vite, 313 W. Hargett St., Raleigh + 200 Park at N. Hills St., Ste. 130, Raleigh | Pick a cozy spot near the fireplace to curl up with a glass of vino at this sophisticated art gallery and wine bar.

Wine Authorities, 211 E. Franklin St., Raleigh | Grab a glass of estate-grown wine to enjoy on the large outdoor patio or take a bottle to go.

RBF, Your Authentic Champagne Bar, 210 E. Chatham St., Ste. 10, Cary | Bring your authentic, bubbly-loving self to this moody champagne and wine bar.

ZincHouse Winery, 6225 Wake Forest Hwy., Durham | Located on 80+ acres near the Falls Village Golf Course, this winery grows muscadine grapes on site, which will eventually be used to produce in-house wine.

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