National Red Wine Day

National Red Wine Day is this Friday, August 28th and what better way to celebrate than with a glass! Wine down the week with selections from the following San Diego destinations.

Nestled in the heart of Mission Hills, Farmer’s Bottega brings farm-to-fork cuisine to life, complete with a romantic, rustic ambiance and an impressive wine selection. With decadent dishes including an apricot balsamic glazed Pork Chop, it’s only fitting to pair your meal with a glass of red wine. The menu offers wine by the glass or bottle, with selections from the Paso Robles, Napa Valley and Oregon regions.

Have a glass, or two, at Cloak and Petal located in Little Italy. The vibrant spot offers red wine selections, including Pinot Noir and Cabernet Sauvignon varieties. Whether it’s lunch, dinner or Happy Hour, it’s never a bad time to snack on signature sushi rolls alongside a glass of red. Open daily, the eatery has plenty of outdoor seating and to-go options available.

With an impressive variety of seafood, The Fish Shop is dedicated to serving the freshest catch in San Diego. The seafood haven, with three locations including Point Loma, Pacific Beach and Encinitas, offers guests menu favorites including the award-winning TKO Taco and must-try wine. Enjoy wine by the glass or bottle, with signature brands such as Chloe and Trapiche. Have your own favorite bottle in mind? Bring it in and enjoy with a $5 corkage fee!

Pair your wine fix with picturesque ocean views atop Waterbar’s sundeck. The Pacific Beach spot is home to an array of savory bites, hand crafted libations and of course, wine. Cheers to National Red Wine Day with a glass of Pinot Noir or Malbec, and pair with dishes such as Corn Fritters, Coconut Shrimp or Fried Calamari. The sundeck is open daily for a memorable outdoor dining (and sipping) experience!

Wine down the week with a bowl of ramen and a glass of wine at Tajima’s North Park location. With irresistible ramen selections including Creamy Chicken and Carnitas, the eatery also offers wine by the glass and by the bottle. Enjoy outdoor dining or opt to take the celebration home with to-go options including Wine Bottle Take-Out!

Stroll along Chula Vista’s historic Third Avenue Village and stop in for an authentic Italian meal, complete with an extensive wine list at Italianissimo Trattoria. The Italian eatery offers wine by the glass or bottle, and features options from the Italian wine region, as well as local regions including Sonoma, Paso Robles and Valle de Guadalupe. Whether you’re new to the wine world or a seasoned wine afficionado, Italianissimo Trattoria has options for everyone!