The Wine Bar
Our wine bars are the epitome of Wine Spectator magazine’s model of … cutting edge of a welcome trend: wine shops that double as wine bars. The Wine World Wine Bar concept was developed in 2005 as an outgrowth of expanding the existing beverage and cheese components in its Destin store by incorporating food to complete the food and wine experience. Due to the overwhelming success of the Destin Wine Bar experience, the concept has been expanded to other locations over the past few years. The success is due in large part to diverse and interesting wine selections that are reasonably priced. The co-location with other retail services offers patrons a one stop dining and shopping experience. All of the locations – Destin, Grand Boulevard/Sandestin, WaterColor and Palafox/Pensacola share core values and wine lists; however, each location is unique. One has only to visit to see and feel the difference.
A wine bar is only as good as its ownership and staff – Wine World delivers both on an unparalleled level in the Northwest Florida market. The true joy of a wine bar in a retail environment is diversity and quality of wines selected by true professionals.
Wine World Wine Bars afford patrons the opportunity to enjoy wines by the glass, flight or bottle without the formality and expense of a restaurant fine dining venue. Wine World is a more casual and relaxing atmosphere with a laid-back environment lending itself to good socializing in a less crowded and more intimate setting. The aim is for value and simplicity in everything from the wine list, which is progressive and arranged by “style” as opposed to “grape variety and origin”, to the food, which goes beyond the traditional wine bar cheese and charcuterie. Bistro style fare from soups, salads and sandwiches to small plates are standard offerings with daily specials. Key to the success of the food component of the business is a simple but creative dining pleasure incorporating such high quality ingredients as olive oils, spices and artisan cheeses.
Another unique characteristic of Wine World Wine Bar operations is all locations offer an extensive selection of craft beers and depending upon licensing, full bar service. In other words, there is something for everyone. A core value common to all locations is a high level of customer service delivered by a knowledgeable and professional staff.
Wine, food and socializing form the central theme of the wine bars. The unequalled combination of passion, experience and commitment separate Wine World Wine Bars from the competition. Crowds are often young and energetic. We want our patrons to leave with a smile on their face exclaiming – What a scene! What wines! What food! What a great experience!