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“An okay spot to stop at to try wine”
Review of Pittsburgh Winery

Pittsburgh Winery
Ranked #435 of 2,209 Restaurants in Pittsburgh
Price range: US$18 - US$60
Cuisines: Wine Bar
Description: Pittsburgh Winery is an urban winery/intimate music venue located in the Strip District. As a boutique urban winery, Pittsburgh Winery sources its wine grapes from some of the best vineyards in the world. Fruit from California and South American is used primarily which allows for bi-annual winemaking. The premium fruit along with an innovative winemaking style results in the production of hand crafted fine wines that are anything but ordinary.
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Description: Pittsburgh Winery is an urban winery/intimate music venue located in the Strip District. As a boutique urban winery, Pittsburgh Winery sources its wine grapes from some of the best vineyards in the world. Fruit from California and South American is used primarily which allows for bi-annual winemaking. The premium fruit along with an innovative winemaking style results in the production of hand crafted fine wines that are anything but ordinary.
Reviewed 25 August 2017

It is good to know that the Strip District has a place for wine tasting with some decent wines (have tried a few other places right in the heart of the Strip but would rather walk the 10 blocks to go to Pgh Winery).

Have been here only in the afternoon and the wine tasting is held upstairs in a small area that would feel crowded with more than eight people in it. The staff is young and does not provide a lot of insight other than the info that is already printed on the wine list.

The wine flight price is reasonable so was not shocked when my wine glass was not swapped out when switching from white to red and when the glass was not dried in between each tasting. I did not even see a dump bucket but perhaps it is hidden behind the counter.

A sliver of cheese and a chocolate candy wafer is offered with two of the reds and there are some crackers on the counter. Bottle prices are listed on the chalkboard.

As far as the quality of the wines, we all liked the reds more than the whites and all preferred the latter reds than the first few on the list.

There is a big seating space downstairs and they used to have bands sometimes but not currently. The lighting is very dim and the place smells musty so would not want to hang out down there.

It is located away from the business of the Strip (it is on 28th street) but it's an easy walk and gets you out of the crowds. The server doesn't quite rush you through the tastings but doesn't really let you linger either so I would say it's a nice 30-40 minute activity.

Compared to two other wineries in the Strip I stopped at, I would choose Pgh Winery due to the overall better quality wines and the quality of a couple of the reds.

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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Entrez vous..... as you enter and descend into this "other worldly" resaurant and winery you feel transported ... in time and place... truly a memorable and enjoyable experience. The wine... is outstanding ... the atmosphere is therapeutic and good for the soul ....oh.....mon coeur.

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Reviewed 10 October 2016

I had wanted to try this place for a while as I get their newsletter, what could be better than live music and wine. So when I spotted an artist I liked on the same day as my wife's birthday, it was destiny. The Winery could not of been more helpful, I emailed them and asked to reserve a table as they are normally first come first served for performances. No problem says Syma and it was sorted. We entered the building and went down to the cellar, its a perfect size for enjoying live music, low ceilings, great acoustics. We grabbed a bottle of lovely Petiti Syrah and sat at our reserved table right in front of the stage. The place was full and the atmosphere was perfect, we really enjoyed everything about the place and will be back before Christmas for sure.

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Reviewed 17 September 2016

We met friends here to listen to some live music. The venue was very nice, great acoustics. The wine was also very good. Not too pricey, comparable to casual restaurant prices. Saw 3 very different but good bands. We hope to go back some time!
There is no food or other beverages served but water I believe.

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Thank Nancy B
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Reviewed 11 July 2016 via mobile

Don't under estimate this small winery! Located on Penn Ave, it's a great place to meet friends and enjoy some local craftsmen show off their talents! We were greeted as soon as we walked in, ahh you are having friends meet you? How many? 10 . . . You can wait for them up here but, you might want to go meet the owner at the bar downstairs, it's cooler and there will be plenty of room. Who knew a small winery would be that busy on a Saturday afternoon. Go! You won't be disappointed! Thanks guys, great wine . . . The Chardonnay was by far my favorite!

Thank Tracie M
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