Wine is the Burton Gilliam of the beverage world, adding a touch of class and a sparkle of merriment to every social situation it encounters. Today's Groupon leads you directly to this esteemed potable. For $15, you get $30 worth of wine by the glass and dining platters at Vino 100 Milwaukee in the Third Ward. A smattering of sultry whites, reds, rosés, and more complement arrays of bite-sized edibles for petitely refined dining.
Vino 100 edifies any beveragist's wine-tooth with a collection of more than 150 pourable wines from around the world, neatly organized along the walls of wine racks and attractive bottle displays. A laid-back atmosphere of casual comforts is peppered with cozy tables and weekly live music, presenting the local sonic art scene whilst patrons attend to their rustic libations. Try a wide selection of wines by the glass, generally ranging from $6 to $12. Taste buds witness the varying subtleties, oaken aromas, and sophisticated effervescences that rouse the mind, feel out the mouth, and provide an elevated grape-juice experience.
Just as the glass is the measuring unit of wine, the platter is the standard unit of wine-food, hosting a round of complementary food platters such as the Mediterranean plate, antipasti plate, cheese plate, and the trio dip delight plate merging the likes of crab creole, bruschetta, hummus, spinach Florentine, and a zesty garlic and herb spread ($9.99–$18.95). Vino 100 proves that wine is and can continue to be a celebration of friends coming together over good food and the gentle hum of quiet funtoxication.
- The shop is clearly arranged to simply [sic] the wine-buying process. The bright space is wide open, with a few tables in the center, a tasting bar along the back wall and wines arranged in cubby holes along both walls; reds on the left, whites on the right...A selection of wines is available for tasting at all times...and there are usually two whites and two reds available for sale by the glass at about $6-$10...[the owner] says the Vino 100 franchise offers advice, but he and his partner are free to choose the shop's wines, all of which are purchased from local distributors. – Bobby Tanzilo
Four Yelpers give Vino 100 a perfect five-star rating:
- This place is definitely the gem of the Third Ward...Generous cheese plates, too...I love the cozy atmosphere, and a great place to meet with friends. – Kasey K., Yelp
- This location...has an indoor bar area and a cute outdoor patio where you can sit and enjoy your wine...The staff person/server/bartender helped us picked [sic] out a delicious dry white wine...out of their impressive and varied inventory. – Katie H.
Versed in vintages from around the globe and down the block, Vino 100's aficionados personally curate the shop’s collection of more than 150 wines. Blond wood shelves display bottles stacked into tidy pyramids and sporting labels from wineries such as Oberon, Coppola, and Toad Hollow. In addition to gracing home wine cabinets with new vintages, the shop rewards oenophiles with membership to the grapenutz Wine Club, which unlocks perks including discounts and complimentary bottles. In addition to special events such as live music, wine-pairing dinners, and Bartles and Jaymes look-alike contests, Vino 100 invites patrons to informative wine classes covering topics ranging from tasting tips to wine-production secrets. In the spirit of Dionysian goodwill, the shop helps support a roster of community partners such as schools and animal rescues.
Historic Third Ward
219 E Erie St.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202Get Directions