Monday – Thursday: 4:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Friday: 3:00pm – 10:30pm
Saturday: 11:00am – 10:30pm
Sunday: 2:00 pm – 8:30pm
Vinos Finos Wine & Tapas Bar
Welcome to the best wine and tapas bar in Raleigh where savory food, great wine, and warm, friendly people mix together to make the perfect concoction. We’re a South American Wine bar with over 350 wines by the glass, bottle or case. Our staff is trained to help you navigage the world of wines based on your personal preferences. Imagine buying a bottle or glass because you actually like the wine instead of the label. We’re a Wine cafe that boasts an excellent wine accompanyment menu featuring meat & cheese platters, empanadas, desserts, served in an intimate environment with soft leather chairs. Come in for the fun; depart us with a case of delicious wine to share with your loved ones later. It’s that simple.
Pat West, owner of Vinos Finos has spent almost half his life in North Carolina, starting with undergraduate school. After spending many years as a CEO for a major healthcare company in North Carolina, he decided to indulge his passion for great wine, great company and opened the wine café in January 2011. Ginia Bedini West serves as the chef for Vinos Finos and is the co-owner. Ginia was selected as one of the top chefs in the Triangle by Midtown magazine (September/October 2011).
Ginia was born in the USA, but spent the first 14 years of her life in Lima, Peru. She went to a bilingual school where she learned to speak English and Spanish fluently. At the age of 14, her father relocated back to the USA but she has continued to visit her sister and extensive extended family in Argentina. Today, she owns her own business as a Spanish interpreter.
At Vinos Finos, Ginia serves as a South American food consultant ensuring that the food items are prepared to her specifications and that the food is attractively placed for display. Ginia travels extensively to various wineries in South America meeting with winemakers, salami/cheese vendors and a variety of other vendors, bringing our customers the best that South America has to offer.
Winner of Midtown Magazine’s 2012 Diamond Awards – Best Wine List