Most Sought After Wine Spots in Beverly Hills (Part II)

Beverly Hills–From secret underground hotel wine cellars to $12,000 bottles of wine, Beverly Hills has some rare finds packed into its five-square mile radius. Read why wine connoisseurs will travel whatever distance it takes to sip wine in 90210.

The Polo Lounge at The Beverly Hills Hotel (image credit: BHCVB)

The Polo Lounge at The Beverly Hills Hotel
9641 Sunset Boulevard
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

The wine list at The Polo Lounge offers a thoughtful wine collection featuring hard to find and older vintages. Since 1941, the iconic restaurant continues to be the place to see and be seen, considered as having one of the ‘Top 10 Wine Lists in LA’ by and given the ‘Award of Excellence’ by Wine Spectator every year from 2009 to 2018. Diners can choose from more than 250 different kinds of wines such as Burgundy, Bordeaux and Champagne from around the world and enjoy a glass at the very place where Hollywood’s greatest stars, from Charlie Chaplin to Elizabeth Taylor, have done the same while seated at their favorite tables.

The Restaurant at Montage Beverly Hills (image credit: BHCVB)

The Restaurant at Montage Beverly Hills
225 North Canon Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

The wine list at The Restaurant at Montage Beverly Hills includes offerings from well-known producers from Napa Valley, Paso Robles, Sonoma as well as premium selections of legendary wines from France, Italy and other European wine regions, which range from $30-$200 per glass.

The Restaurant employs a full-time sommelier, as well as a Wine Director to run their entire wine program to ensure every bottle has been tasted. By-the-glass selections range from prestigious and familiar to ultra-boutique and are stored in the hotel’s underground wine cellar, a 15,000 bottle, temperature controlled and limited-access room located in the heart of the hotel.

Spago, Beverly Hills (image credit: BHCVB)

176 North Canon Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Offering over 3,000 selections, Spago’s wine list is not only one of the largest in Southern California, it’s one of the most comprehensive, and quite possibly the most extravagant. Guests can sip from bottles ranging in price anywhere from $35 to a $12,000. Since 2010, the famed restaurant has received five Grand Awards by Wine Spectator. After a massive renovation in 2012 by SoHo House designer Waldo Fernandez, the restaurant’s sleek and contemporary design is the perfect place to unwind and feel like a celebrity.

Wally’s Beverly Hills (image credit: BHCVB)

Wally’s Beverly Hills
447 North Canon Drive
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

A full bar, bustling kitchen, cheese shop, reserve room and impressive collection of caviar, chocolate and truffles are merely a complement to Wally’s extensive wine menu that is nearly 60 pages long. Over 2,500 bottles of wine line the walls of this vast space in floor-to-ceiling cubbyholes that begin just inside the front doors. Have a glass during lunch or dinner service, pop in for a drink at the bar before your evening plans, or head in late after a night out as the flagship wine shop, bar and restaurant is open until 2 a.m.