Top 5 Places For A Glass Of Wine

A wise person once said, “Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant and every day more civilized”. If you are looking to partake in the many benefits of a good glass of wine then check out Gateway’s Top 5 places to enjoy a glass of wine in Macon, Ga. Regardless if you are a wine connoisseur or a neophyte just learning to enjoy fermented grapes our Gatekeepers have put together a list of some of the best places to enjoy your favorite wine or try something new. Many of our picks can also pair an excellent meal to compliment your glass of wine and all of our Top Picks will be happy to further your knowledge and appreciation  of a good glass of wine.

1.  Off The Vine

Gateway Macon Ga Top 5 Glass Of Wine Off The Vine

Off The Vine
3090 Vineville Ave
Macon, GA 31204
(478) 745-7735
Hours: Tue-Thurs 12pm-7pm; Fri-Sat 12pm-8pm

Off the Vine is a wine lover’s paradise!  With an Enomatic Wine Tasting System that serves 40 wines by the taste, half glass or full glass, this hidden gem tops our list.  Specialty wines abound in this relaxing atmosphere, and the staff will help guide you through their extensive selection of wines.  Not only is Off the Vine the Gatekeeper’s Top Pick, it was also voted "Best Wine Selection" 2014 by The Macon Telegraph readers!!


2.  Tic Toc Room

Gateway Macon Top 5 Glass Of Wine Tic Toc Room

Tic Toc Room
408 MLK Blvd
Macon, GA 31201
(478) 744-0123
Hours: Mon-Thurs 5pm-9:30pm; Fri-Sat 5pm-10:30pm

This downtown Macon staple is the perfect place to unwind.  Known as Miss Anne’s Tic Toc back in the late 1940’s, the Tic Toc room has endured the test of time and is still one of the hottest spots in Macon.  Whether for business or pleasure, your experience at Tic Toc Room will make a lasting impression.


3.  Downtown Grill

Gateway Macon Ga Top 5 Glass Of Wine Downtown Grill

Downtown Grill

562 Mulberry Street Lane
Macon, GA 31201
(478) 742-5999
Hours: Mon-Sat 5pm-Until; Closed Sunday
The Downtown grill is an English Steakhouse that also offers an extensive wine list by the glass or by the bottle and a large oak cigar humidor.   What makes wine experience unique is that you can enjoy your glass or bottle while relaxing in Macon’s only Cigar Bar!  The Downtown grill even has cigar lockers available to store your stash of stogies for your next relaxing visit.  So get a drink and relax and spend some time at Downtown Grill.

Read our complete review of Downtown Grill here.


4.  Marco Ristorante Italiano

Gateway Macon Ga Top 5 Glass Of Wine Marco

Marco Ristorante Italiano
4581 Forsyth Road
Macon, GA 31210
(478) 405-5660
Hours:  Mon-Sat 5pm- until

From Red to White, and all that sparkles in between, you won’t want to miss having a glass of wine at this authentic Italian restaurant.  Known as the most authentic Italian restaurant east of Rome, this first class dining experience is enhanced by an extensive wine selection.  Whether relaxing after work or creating a romantic evening, Marco Ristorante Italiano should definitely be on every Macon wine lover’s list!



5.  Natalia’s

Gateway Macon Ga Top 5 Glass Of Wine Natalia's

201 North Macon Street
Macon, GA 31210
(478) 741-1380
Hours: Mon-Wed 5pm-9:30pm; Thur-Sat 5pm-10:30pm

Macon’s true wine aficionados will tell you that if you want a real wine experience, you must go to Natalia’s.  Nestled just off I-75 Bass Road exit, this fine dining restaurant offers a wine list that will charm any palate.  The unique House Red and White wines and the Special Selection wine list will make this your go-to special occasion place!

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-Your Gatekeepers


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