Explore Wine & Cocktails

Indulge in the intricacies of New World wines at grove, where we serve a progressive and exciting assortment of wine by the glass or bottle. Explore red, white, rosé and sparkling wines curated by Beverage Director and Advanced Sommelier, Tristan Walczewski, as well as smart, simple cocktails crafted by Bar Manager Josh Nicholson.



Essence Restaurant Group’s Bistro Bella Vita offers a Wine Club for wine enthusiasts of
all experience levels. Every month, explore three wines hand-picked by Level III
Sommelier, Tristan Walczewski.

· Monthly wine deliveries: 3 bottles delivered on the 15th of every month

· Payments processed on the first day of every month

· Individual notecards included with each bottle delivered

· Exclusive access to Bistro’s pre-sale offers including all wine dinners and events, specialty wines and flash sales


We’re thrilled to share with you Essence Restaurant’s retail wine brand—
The Cellar! Here, you can find several varietals of wine produced from all around the
globe. With options at every price point, it’s the perfect place to shop
specially curated bottles.


Every week, our Advanced Sommelier chooses one compelling bottle of wine to pour by the glass for an affordable, indulgent treat you won’t find anywhere else!

Thoughtfully Curated Wine Collection

From the bold, robust flavors of the Old World to the vibrant, innovative creations of the New World, our thoughtfully curated wine collection showcases the very best in winemaking craftsmanship. Allow us to guide you through the diverse terroirs of the wine world.

Behind the Bar

Tristan Walczewski
Beverage Director

Tristan is a certified Advanced Sommelier who brings a vast knowledge of wine to grove. Our entire collection of New and Old World wines is thoughtfully curated and hand-selected to complement our seasonal menu offerings.

Josh Nicholson
Bar Manager

Josh developed his passion for mixology while living and learning from talented figures in Austin, Texas. As Bar Manager at grove, he consistently develops creative cocktails—each with intention and attention to fresh, seasonal ingredients.

Let us guide you through our craft

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