Ahhh wine, the ultimate and most important dinner table staple. A lot of restaurants throw a few here and there on the menu without any thought, but not the restaurants below. Hell no, they carefully select their wine list, take it extra seriously and ensure that the list is long AF.
So don’t make pour decisions and head over to these places for exquisite wine lists:
1. districtfive, Valetta
Their extensive wine list features several local wines in the red and white category but also around 15 foreign red and whites from all over the world.
Not to mention the roses and champagnes on offer. You can definitely expect to sip on quality.
2. Tarragon, St Paul’s Bay
When it comes to a restaurant list that features the best of something, Tarragon is always present.
Their wine list is nothing short of spectacular and they can tell you everything about each wine’s history.
Expect a wide selection of carefully chosen wines from both the classic regions to the up and coming wine producing countries.
3. Palazzo Preca Restaurant, Valletta
The official most romantic restaurant for 2019 is also the third runner-up for the best wine list.
Wine lovers will definitely be satisfied with the offerings of Maltese, French Italian, Spanish, Austrian, German, Lebanese wines served by the glass, half or full bottle.
4. 59 Republic, Valletta
Wine experts and novices will find a pleasant wine menu here to cater to all tastes. Dry, red, white, fruity, sparkling, rose – they have it all. The good kinds and lots of them.
5. Bacchus Restaurant, Mdina
Bacchus will have your back with their wine options. No wonder they’ve won so many awards; it is evident that they are passionate about the vino.
6. Grotto Tavern, Rabat
If it’s a huge impeccable wine list (including organic wines) you want, a huge impeccable wine list is what you’ll get at the charming Grotto Tavern.
7. Capo Crudo, Valletta
It is always wine o’ clock at the amazing Capo Crudo! Their wine list is as thoughtfully-created as their menu.
We promise you will not regret sipping here right besides the sea.
8. de Mondion Restaurant, Mdina
Their vino list is meticulously crafted directly by their knowledgable Sommelier to complement and bring out the flavours of their seasonal menu.
9. The Boathouse Restaurant, Gozo
Not only will you experience unrivalled views of Gozo by the sea, you will also certainly love their wine list, some of which they make themselves on their own estate.
10. Giuseppi’s Bar & Bistro, Naxxar
Giuseppi’s offers wine, wine and more (fantastic) wine. Pair it with its daily-changing menu and you’re onto a winner.
11. The Chef’s Table, Bugibba
The Definitive(ly) Good Guide honoured this restaurant with the Best Newcomer award.
Their wine list is definitely part of the reason why.
12. Tal-Familja, Marsaskala
They’ve won so many awards that their trophy cabinet must be full AF.
Tal-Familja is an institution in Malta – fact. But it’s not just for their great cuisine but also for the exemplary selection of wine that they offer.