About | Via Girasole Wine Bar - Pittsford, NY

At "your wine bar on the Erie Canal," we offer an extensive selection of mouthwatering wines by the glass, bottle, and the flight. We love wine! We enjoy sharing our knowledge about wine and the wines we serve. We encourage all our customers to experiment and to branch out of their comfort zone and try different varieties of wine! Our friendly and experienced staff is always close at hand to answer any questions that you may have.

We understand that not everyone is a wine lover and that is why we have carefully selected craft beer for our menu. This way, if you or one of your friends prefers beer but another one of you would rather sip on a delicious glass of wine, Via Girasole Wine Bar in Pittsford, NY is the perfect place to agree on!

In addition to our incredible selection of high-quality beverages, we offer exceptional charcuterie boards with assorted meats and gourmet cheeses. All boards are served with bread, including a gluten-free option.

For high-quality wines, sensational beer selections, and delicious food, give Via Girasole Wine Bar a try. You will not be disappointed!

The Chronicles of Nicole McLean

Nicole McLean, born and raised here in Pittsford, headed off to college in Poughkeepsie to explore the world of Communications, and when she graduated, she decided to come home to be closer to family. After a few disappointing positions in her field, Nicole decided maybe it was best to move to a bigger city in order to be able to put her degree to use. But before she could pack up her belongings, her father asked if she wanted to go into business with her mother. She said yes.

While running and managing Pittsford Wines, Nicole found an unexpected and surprising passion: wine. Devouring wine books, wines, food pairings, and more wine, she absorbed information like a sponge. She loved managing the wine store and in addition, she tried her hand at a gourmet and specialty shop in the location next door. That worked for a while, but after six years, careful consideration, and a decision that a change was necessary, the idea of a wine bar began to blossom. In July of 2015, the space next to Pittsford Wines was converted and Via Girasole Wine Bar was born. More than four years later, it is still thriving and growing, featuring an ever-changing menu with new wines and new cheeses, wine classes and tastings, live music, and much more. Nicole cannot wait for you come enjoy some wine, some music, and some conversation in a comfortable, relaxing atmosphere. See what makes Via Girasole Wine Bar "your wine bar on the canal."

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