Pittsburgh, a city renowned for its vibrant culture, also boasts a thriving wine scene. From cozy hideaways to chic urban spaces, here are ten outstanding wine bars in the Steel City:

Allegheny Wine Mixer

This Lawrenceville gem combines a laid-back atmosphere with an extensive and ever-changing wine list. Their knowledgeable staff and cozy ambiance make it a favorite among locals seeking unique and eclectic wine choices.

Bar Marco

Nestled in the Strip District, Bar Marco offers an intimate wine experience alongside its renowned food menu. Their curated wine list features both familiar and rare varietals, ensuring an exceptional tasting journey.


Apericena, situated in Squirrel Hill, specializes in Italian wines and small plates. The cozy, rustic setting and carefully selected Italian wine list transport guests to the heart of Italy, making it a charming spot for wine enthusiasts.

Eighth & Hays

This wine-centric spot in Homestead focuses on small-production wines from around the world. The relaxed vibe and knowledgeable staff create a welcoming environment for exploring unique and lesser-known wines.


Located in East Liberty, Lorelei combines a European beer hall with a strong emphasis on its wine offerings. Its sophisticated yet casual setting and diverse wine list make it a versatile destination for wine aficionados.

Market Street Grocery Wine Bar 

Set in the heart of Pittsburgh’s Market Square, this Italian-inspired wine bar offers wines from the Collefrisio winery in Abruzzo. The cozy and inviting atmosphere, combined with authentic Italian flavors, creates a delightful wine experience.


Another wine bar that has partnered with an Italian winery, Spill features a carefully curated selection of wines Conte d’Attemis. This Downtown wine bar offers a refined setting to sample these excellent wines from Friuli-Venezia-Giulia.


With a focus on Spanish cuisine and wines, Morcilla in Lawrenceville offers a diverse selection of Spanish varietals. The modern, bustling atmosphere and expertly paired dishes make it a standout destination.

Wine Library in Pennsylvania Market

Inside the Pennsylvania Market, the Wine Library stands out with its extensive collection and knowledgeable staff. It’s an excellent stop for those seeking guidance or looking to explore new wine varieties.


This cozy, family-owned wine bar in Lawrenceville emphasizes Italian wines and cocktails, along with an extensive list of grappa and amaro options. The warm, inviting atmosphere and personalized service create an intimate and memorable wine-tasting experience.


Nestled in Mt. Lebanon, Luma offers an elegant setting and an impressive selection of wines. Its upscale ambiance and carefully curated wine list cater to those seeking a refined and sophisticated wine experience.