The Best Wine Bars Around Vernon Hills, Illinois

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Did you know that 10,000 grape varieties exist worldwide?

One acre can contain 400 vines, and one vine produces ten bottles.

If you would like to enjoy a glass of wine, the best bars near our Vernon Hills apartments include:

Nirvana Wine & Grille 

Nirvana is the destination for fine wine and delicious food. The bar features small-batch wines made by family wineries around the globe. A complimentary tasting is held every week, and the staff shares their knowledge on food and wine pairings. In the kitchen, the chefs make the meals from scratch with ingredients from organic-producing farmers and artisans. For dinner, try the eggplant lasagna with a glass of Cab Franc. 

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant

Inspired by Napa Valley’s wine country, Cooper’s Hawk offers warm hospitality in an upscale setting. Executive Chef Matt McMillin created a 100-item American fusion menu. The dishes are made from scratch using ingredients from around the world. Cooper’s Hawk boasts a four-star rating on Yelp as it offers a memorable experience built on food, wine, and friendship. Wines include Petite Sirah, Unoaked Chardonnay, and Blanc de Blanc. They can be enjoyed with the red wine braised short ribs featuring oven-roasted vegetables and Mary potatoes. 

The Vine 

The Vine is a lively martini and wine bar. It began from humble beginnings and now features over 80 craft spirits and beers from more than 35 breweries. The bar features local musicians every week, and the bands play everything from folk to classic rock. The chefs use local ingredients when possible. They prepare an array of offerings including chili lime pork, crab cake burgers, and balsamic steak pasta. They pair well with a glass of Mibrandt or Buried Cane. 

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