C&G’s Guide to Speciality Wine Boutiques

Where’s the perfect place to ‘un-wine’ in Bayside? Get to know your pinot from your merlot, as we navigate through Bayside’s best speciality wine boutiques and bars. In the latest C&G blog, we list our favourite spots to find international and local wines and the best places to enjoy a fine drop. Here’s to drinking responsibly - Sip Sip Hooray!

Rack and RuiN - Beaumaris

A boutique bottle shop on Beach Road in Beaumaris, don’t be fooled by this ‘little local’ wine shop. Stocking selective wine from Australia, New Zealand and the rest of the world, choose from over 200 wines. Hosting regular wine testing afternoons, enjoy a long lunch from their next-door wine bar, Beau Kitchen and Cellar, while indulging in fruity, chocolatey and oaky wine flavours.

Hampton Wine Co - Hampton

In the heart of Hampton, this wine bar and kitchen offers a wide selection of wine dedicated to their tasty menu. Their sharing menu is ever-changing providing fresh, seasonal tapas to match their delicious wine offerings. Think kingfish croquettes, goat’s cheese profiteroles and pork terrine or amp up your sweet side with salted caramel fudge and a cheese selection that will delight fromage enthusiasts.  For the perfect wine pairing, ask the experts and enjoy a delectable spread with friends and family.

Wine Larder - Brighton

Wine Larder in Brighton is a wine bar, kitchen and bottle shop all-in-one. Offering an extensive range of premium wines, enjoy sipping at the bar or take home for your next dinner party. With a list of snacks and food available for delivery, if you’re enjoying wine from Wine Larder feel free to BYO your own food.  With live music every Thursday to Sunday, Wine Larder is the perfect wine spot to unwind, taste wine and enjoy some fine tunes.

Blue Tongue - Elwood

This wine bar and kitchen in the heart of Elwood Village offers a wide selection of wine, craft beer, cider and cocktails – depends on the bevvies you enjoy most. With happy hour available every day from 4pm - 6pm, skip work a little early to enjoy $10 Aperol Spritz, Espresso Martinis and Mountain Goat pints. Open until 1am on Friday and Saturday, this late-ish wine bar specialises in Australian, modern cuisine perfect to share or indulge individually.

Where’s your favourite Bayside speciality wine shop or bar? Let us know via our Facebook page here – we love recommendations on where to un-wine!


03 9531 1245
90 Ormond Road,
Elwood Vic 3184
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Black Rock

03 9589 3133
3 Bluff Road,
Black Rock Vic 3193
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Port Melbourne

03 9646 4444
1/103D Bay Street,
Port Melbourne Vic 3207
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