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The Wine Encounter - CLOSED

690 University Ave., San Diego, CA 92103
+1 619-543-9463
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Jan 24, 2013
“$190 price tag on bottle that is $101 at other places, broken promises!”
Nov 5, 2012
“Great wine bar!”
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Wine Bar
690 University Ave., San Diego, CA 92103
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Reviewed January 24, 2013

Went here originally for a paint & drink class which went OK, but after sampling several wines, I bought a large magnum bottle of wine. It was marked at $190. That seemed EXTREMELY expensive just from my gut. I ended up paying a blt less...More

Thank Big-Ugly-Guy
Reviewed November 5, 2012

The Wine Encounter came recommended by some friends who live in San Diego. We decided to attend a wine tasting by Banfi Vineyards, Tuscany Italy. It was fantastic! Eventhough we were strangers in the middle of what seemed to be loyal customers we felt very...More

Thank Mary O
Reviewed October 10, 2012

I was a little nervous when we pulled in and this place was right in a shopping center, but we are so glad we gave it a chance! Great atmosphere with live music and everyone working there was great and very helpful with selections. We...More

Thank kknight057
Reviewed September 22, 2012

Great atmosphere. Staff were really friendly. Had a great three piece string group playing. Would highly recommend it to anyone visiting San Diego and wanting somewhere local to relax.

Thank Robert C
Reviewed December 15, 2011

I've been going to the Wine Encounter for a couple of years now and this post is way overdue. Sundi, Rich, Vince, and Ashley run a first-class operation that offers great wine tasting events and awesome pricing on regular nights. My wife and I live...More

Thank Anthony G
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Restaurant Details

Wine Bar
Good for
Bar scene, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
5:00 pm - 1:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 690 University Ave., San Diego, CA 92103
  • Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego
  • Phone Number: +1 619-543-9463
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