Escape from the hustle and bustle of downtown Monterey and unwine’d at the cozy Sovino Wine Bar. Just inside the esplanade towards Custom House Plaza, the charming wine haven is an easy lure with a tempting happy hour, large selection of libations and outdoor patio- perfect for people watching.

Sovino Wine Bar & Merchant

Sovino is truly one of the only wine bars in the area where you can enjoy a full glass of wine, craft brew or sample a wine flight.

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You’re sure to be pleased with the bar’s expansive wine list including all sorts of California wines and a variety of award-winning Monterey County vinos available by the glass or bottle. And don’t miss their killer happy hour where wines by the glass are 50% from 4pm-6pm Monday-Thursday.

Sovino Wine Bar & Merchant Sovino Wine Bar & Merchant

Regardless of which libation you choose, be sure to pair it with one of their tantalizing tapas. The charcuterie plate is the perfect appetizer before any dinner date!

Sovino Wine Bar & Merchant

The Wine Bar also plays host to uber-popular Paint & Sip Nights. Resident artist Bunny Paivine guides amateur artists on a journey to creating their own masterpiece all with a glass of wine in hand. Click here for upcoming event dates.

Sovino Wine Bar & Merchant

The wine bar is open Sunday – Thursday from 1pm-9pm and Friday and Saturday from 1pm-10pm.