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 passed 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. 

Next Class: New York State - Tuesday, November 4th at 6:30pm. Call (203)754-5554 or (203)756-1249 for reservations or information.


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.

Next Spoken Word: Wednesday, November 19th. 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 and herbal extracts. Is craft beer more your thing? We have nine rotating taps and our bottled beer list is second to none.  


Our menu is based upon fresh, local, farm to table food. We get our meat, seafood and produce delivered fresh every day. Our Award-Winning Chef creates all of our dressings and sauces in our kitchen.


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



Monday through Thursday ~ 11:30am to 10pm

Friday and Saturday ~ 11:30am to 12am

Sunday ~ 2pm to 8pm

 * Our bar closes one hour after the kitchen *


Our Sky Bar / Ct Taproom

is available for private parties and meetings

* All Ct beers are available at any time *


Monday through Friday from 3pm to 6pm

* At the Bar or Patio Only *


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