Birmingham’s biggest wine bar Vinoteca announces opening date & how to get a free drink

The 4,500 sq ft Birmingham wine bar is the first venue outside London for Vinoteca

Birmingham’s biggest wine bar has announced its long awaited opening date.

Vinoteca located at Two Chamberlain Square features a terrace, ground floor and mezzanine area. It will offer wine lovers more than 200 bins, including organic and biodynamic selections along with bar snacks, sharers, small plates and seasonal British mains.

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A weekly set lunch option, exclusive to the venue, has been designed by Vinoteca’s Birmingham head chef, using sustainable, locally sourced produce. There will be an on-site shop where customers can bring their favourite varieties home.

The latest addition to Paradise Birmingham’s food and drink scene will be open its doors to the public on Monday 18 July.

Ahead of the opening, Vinoteca will be installing a pop-up photo booth outside its new Paradise location on Saturday 2 July, where passers-by will be invited to join the launch celebrations and mark the occasion by taking a complimentary photo, which will entitle them to a free glass of wine on their first visit.

Vinoteca is opening at Paradise in Birmingham city centre

What can we expect inside Vinoteca?

Inside, the interiors will evoke a relaxed Mediterranean feel, which will be brought to life by bespoke neon signs, and a hand-painted mural that is unique to the city centre site.

The space will cater for private wine tastings, parties, corporate functions and more, with an external terrace providing a picture-perfect scene for summer drinks overlooking the Chamberlain Memorial Fountain.

Charlie Young, co-founder of Vinoteca said: “To be launching our first regional site in such a vibrant and dynamic city is a real milestone for Vinoteca, and we’re incredibly excited to be part of Birmingham’s well-established and respected food and drink scene. It has been brilliant seeing the venue come to life over recent weeks, and we can’t wait to open our doors and show off the new space next month.”

Vinoteca coming to Paradise, Birmingham

What have the Paradise developers said about Vinoteca opening?

Rob Groves, regional development director at Paradise development manager MEPC, added: “The arrival of Vinoteca is another great addition to Birmingham’s famous culinary offering, bringing mouth-watering Mediterranean inspired food and wine to Paradise all day long. Vinoteca is in one of the best locations in the city, spilling out into Chamberlain Square and providing customers with stunning views across to Birmingham’s stunning Victorian civic buildings.

“The team at Vinoteca becomes the fourth new leisure operator to open on the estate and we look forward to welcoming further cutting-edge operators in the year ahead. Each is bringing high quality food and drink to this essential part of the city and expanding the city’s leisure offering for everyone to enjoy.”

Vinoteca is bringing its wine shop and restaurant to Paradise this year

A bit more information about Vinoteca

Vinoteca first opened in 2005 in Farringdon in London, which has over the years been followed by new wine bars in Marylebone, Chiswick, King’s Cross, the City and Borough Yards.

Founders Brett and Charlie source exciting and inspiring wines from all over the world, with an ever-changing selection of 25 wines by the glass. Their award-winning list of 200+ wines changes twice a year to ensure they offer the very best in quality and variety.

Every Vinoteca serves a seasonal menu with carefully sourced ingredients, alongside a unique set lunch menu created by each site’s own head chef.

Customers are also able to take home any of the wines at highly competitive retail prices from on-site shops, or order for delivery nationwide from Vinoteca’s online shop.

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