Tuesday, August 4th: TGLU Wine Class - Oregon State

Tuesday, August 18th: TGLU Wine Class - California Part One

Wednesday, August 19th: The Spoken Word Poetry Event


The Good Life University

Learn about wine from a Master Sommelier. Get an education while tasting wines from different regions. Our classes are fun and informal. Enjoy light hors d'oeuvres while our Professor, Nelson Veiga, shares his experiences studying wine in the major wine regions throughout the world. It is truly an experience like no other.

We meet on Tuesdays at 6:30pm - and usually finish up by 8:30pm. We will enjoy tastes of anywhere from 8 to 12 wines and learn about each.

Upcoming Classes:

August 4th ~ Oregon State

Come discover Oregon's multiple appellations such as Willamette Valley and Walla Walla that make Oregon's Pinot Noir's, Pinot Gris', and other vinifera amongst the finest produced in the United States.

August 18th ~ California Part One

Call (203)754-5554 or (203)756-1249 for reservations or information.

See the TGLU Schedule here.


The third Wednesday of every month 1249 Winebar hosts "THE SPOKEN WORD" in our Sky Bar / Ct Taproom. Read. Recite. Express yourself. Or just listen and support local talent.

Join your hosts Dave Mancini and Faith Vicinanza for open mic at 7pm followed by a guest speaker. The Spoken Word is free and all are welcome.

The next Spoken Word is on Wednesday, August 19th ~ Open mic at 7pm followed by Guest Speaker

Call (203)756-1249 for reservations or information.

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Enjoy a food and wine experience like no other. With selections of charming whites and succulent reds, at 1249 we pair our savory dishes with the most complementary choices from our vast array of wines. We have over 100 wines on our list!


Looking for something refreshing? Enjoy our award-winning martinis and all natural cocktails prepared with 1249's own fresh fruit infusions. Is craft beer more your thing? We have nine rotating taps featuring local breweries and our bottled beer list is second to none.  


Our menu is based upon fresh, local food. Our Award-Winning Chef creates all of our dressings and sauces in our kitchen, and our Pastry Chef makes all of our desserts from scratch.


Delicious, fresh food. Wines chosen by our own Master Sommelier. Award-winning cocktails. Local craft beer. There is truly something for everyone at 1249 Wine Bar.



Monday through Saturday ~ 12pm to 10pm*

Sunday ~ 12pm to 8pm

*(Friday and Saturday "Late Night" Happy Hour Menu ~ 10pm to 12am)



Monday through Friday ~ 3pm to 6pm

Monday through Thursday ~ 9pm to close

Friday and Saturday "Late Night" ~ 10pm to 12am

"Happy Sunday" ~ Happy Hour All Day!


 * Our bar closes one hour after the kitchen *

(But give us a call or stop by as we often stay open until

1am Monday - Thursday and until 2am Friday & Saturday!)


Our Sky Bar / Ct Taproom

is available for private parties and meetings

Call (203)756-1249 or email Liz@1249winebar.com for info



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