Visiting wineries and breweries can be a great getaway, whether you’re out with friends or your significant other. You can learn all about different types of wine or beer, enjoy the laid-back atmosphere, and even take a tour of the property. The beautiful beach community of Boca Raton has plenty of excellent wineries and breweries, no matter what your taste is. Here are some of the best local wineries and breweries in the area.
Brickyard Restaurant & Micro Brewery
Located in The Garden Shops in the heart of Boca Raton, Brickyard Restaurant & Micro Brewery features over 50 craft beers on tap, plus a variety of standard pub grub such as burgers, pizzas, salads, and sandwiches. You can also watch the game on several large TVs throughout the space. The special outdoor patio area is perfect for the warmer months and makes for a great private event. Happy hours and live music also make the microbrewery a popular spot among the younger crowd.
Barrel of Monks Brewery
The Barrel of Monks Brewery is a state-of-the-art brewery located just off Rogers Circle. Barrel of Monks brews a variety of Belgian-inspired beers using old-world recipes with plenty of unique options, from the Hazelnut Vanilla Dubbel to the How ‘Bout Them Pineapples, featuring an IPA with pineapples. The Single in the Sun, featuring Belgian-style blonde ale, is also a common favorite. Barrel of Monks also has a big tasting room with a relaxed atmosphere and plenty of seats. Be on the lookout for upcoming events, including comedy nights and “throwdown” dinners.
If you’re looking for a fun, unforgettable tasting experience featuring beers with a more tropical flair, visit Prosperity Brewers in Boca Raton’s Warehouse District. Each beer has a unique tropical flavor offering a taste that’s distinctly South Florida. You also have the option to book a tour of the facility to see for yourself how the beer is brewed. Be sure to check out their events schedule for upcoming events. Weekly events include a trivia night, a ladies’ night, and live music.
Wine House Social
Located in nearby Delray Beach, Wine House Social serves wine from sustainable, organic grapes and features a warm, inviting atmosphere with live music and a large, modern lounge area. The work bar features plenty of charging stations, so you can stay awhile and get your work done. You can also sip from a variety of whites, reds, and beers in the tasting area.
If you’re getting hungry, you have several delicious charcuterie boards to choose from, plus small plates, flatbreads, and tasty desserts. Besides the live music, the winery also hosts a happy hour, ladies’ nights, and social networking events. It’s also the perfect place to rent for a special gathering or celebration, from birthday parties to baby showers.
Located in the Royal Palm Place shopping center, GourmetPhile is a winery offering a small taste of Europe in Boca Raton. The winery features over 50 bottles of unique wine not found at the typical wine store, and you can find wine from just about every continent and a wide range of countries, from Japan to South Africa. The wine store additionally sells a variety of other items, including seafood, sauces, spices, nuts, sweets, and spreads.
The wine tasting room hosts a variety of special tasting events featuring wines from historic wineries, paired with cheese, charcuterie, and chocolate. The events have limited seating but are the perfect opportunity to learn more about wine in an intimate, quiet setting with a few of your close friends or family. You can also enjoy a menu featuring tapas, deviled eggs, and caviar.
Rebel Wine Bar
Rebel Wine Bar is located in nearby Oakland Park and features wine tasting, local musical artists, and plenty of fun events. You’ll find over 75 different labels to choose from, plus over 50 different bottles and 20 wines by the glass. Regardless of what kind of wine fits your personal taste, Rebel Wine Bar’s wine tastings are a unique opportunity to learn more about wine, including its complexities and its history. Besides sweet, dry, semi-sweet, white, and red wines, you can satisfy your appetite and sweet tooth with tapas and desserts.
For extra benefits, you can become a member of Rebel Wine Bar’s wine club. As a member, you’ll receive a special complimentary gift from Rebel Wine Bar, a free T-shirt, and the newest wine releases. Each month, you can pick up your wine, chosen based on your own unique flavor profile to ensure that you get the freshest, most enjoyable wine possible.
Just a short distance from the Boca Raton Museum of Art at Mizner Park sits Yard House. Yard House features over 125 different varieties of beer and cider. Their eclectic menu includes something for everyone, from shrimp tacos to delicious half-pound burgers. They also have plenty of traditional pizzas and sandwiches to choose from. Besides beer and cider, Yard House features several unique cocktails, such as the Salted Watermelon Margarita and the Pineapple Express.
Funky Buddha Brewery
Funky Buddha Brewery is located in nearby Oakland Park and offers an impressive collection of creative craft beer. Whether you’re looking for an inventive ale, a lager, hard seltzer, or something else, Funky Buddha’s variety of choices ensures you won’t leave with an empty stomach. The taproom is one of the largest in South Florida. If you’re not a huge beer fan, the brewery also offers several types of tea and a delicious food menu.
Included on the menu are a variety of comfort foods like chicken sandwiches, smoked salmon, and BLTs. The special Sunday brunch menu includes options like shrimp and grits, a chicken sausage breakfast burrito, and chicken and waffles. You can also tour the brewery to learn more about its history, unique brewing techniques, and funky beers, all while sampling some of its finest beer. Be sure to check Funky Buddha’s events calendar for exciting upcoming themed events. You can also host a private event in the brewery’s own taproom.
These are just a few of the breweries and wineries that Boca Raton and its surrounding area have to offer. Did we miss your favorite? Contact us today at Titan Funding and we’ll add it to our list.