National Drink Wine Day is Friday, February 18. Do you know where you’re celebrating yet? Head over to these six fantastic spots for a great time.
Italian wines galore await you at Casa Isola, one of Miami Beach’s best places for past. The Sunset Harbor eatery has a reputation for delicious food, and its wine program is just as impressive. Order wines from Puglia, Tuscany, and more by the glass or bottle—who’s counting? Whatever you do get, make sure you don’t leave without trying the veal parm.
Casa Isola is located at 1418 20th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information, visit their official website.
In Key Biscayne, Costa Med is one of the go-to spots for Mediterranean cuisine. While you enjoy dishes like grilled octopus, Creole tuna tataki, linguine alla vongole, and chicken rotolato, take a look at the establishment’s extensive wine list. The wine selection is just as varied as the food menu—and that’s an understatement. Whatever your preference, Costa Med has it.
Costa Med is located at 260 Crandon Boulevard, #46, Key Biscayne, FL 33149. For more information, visit their official website.
PERL By Chef Ip
PERL By Chef Ip, a North Miami gem, brings fine-casual dining to the forefront with an elevated-yet-approachable food and drink menu. Standouts on the former include the salmon tiradito, big-eye tuna tartare, local red snapper, and the chicken katsu sandwich. Wine-wise, guests can expect quality over quantity: The restaurant’s concise wine menu is predominantly made up of cabernet sauvignon, pinot noir, pinot grigio, and chardonnay—with a few funky selections for good measure. Cheers!
PERL By Chef Ip is located at 2420 NE 186th Street, Suite 100, North Mami Beach, FL 33180. For more information, visit their official website.
RED South Beach
Steak and wine are a match made in heaven, and RED South Beach knows this. That’s why the South of Fifth restaurant features hundreds of bottles for the taking; that signature wine wall isn’t just for show. The award-winning wine list at this establishment features big names as well as hidden gems; you can eat here hundreds of times and try a different selection every time. Food-wise, get the c.a.b. prime filet mignon or ultimate surf and turf—you can’t go wrong with either.
Red South Beach is located at 801 South Pointe Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information, visit their official website.
Santorini on Miami Beach brings a taste of Greece to the 305. From specialties like flaming cheese saganaki and spanakopita to ouzo mussels and butter shrimp, Santorini doesn’t disappoint; this menu will keep you busy for multiple visits. The same can be said for the wine list, which is a doozy; expect to find pages and pages of fine wines by the glass and bottle from all over the world. Our recommendation: make sure you Uber.
Santorini is located at 101 Ocean Drive, Miami Beach, FL 33139. For more information, visit their official website.
At Toscana Divino, you’ll find one of the largest wine selections on the mainland. The Mary Brickell Village staple is the neighborhood spot for all things Italian food and wine. To help you navigate the long list, the resident sommelier is happy to help. So whether you’re a wine newbie or a wine connoisseur, you’re in good hands. While you’re here enjoying some wine, be sure to try signature bites like the Panzanella, burrata caprese, and lasagna Bolognese.
Toscana Divino is located at 900 South Miami Avenue, #185, Miami, FL 33130. For more information, visit their official website.