Welcome to Vino Locale on the Wharf, where your favorite Santa Cruz wine bar still exists under new ownership.

You've been redirected from Vino Prima's website, which means you might have known this charming little spot when it was owned by Larry and Stacey. We understand what this change means for those of you who felt like family at Vino Prima, and we're hoping you'll consider becoming part of our family too. 

Our new ownership will continue the commitment to local flavor that you're used to. We began in Palo Alto as a local's wine bar and wine shop with deep ties to the community. Now, in our second location, we'll continue to showcase local winemakers, musicians and artists. In our mission to delight and build relationships, we'll feature a handpicked selection of California wines, four beers on draft, and a fabulous tapas menu for your enjoyment.

Take a look at our Wine List and Tapas Menu, or peruse our Calendar for our wine events and musicians. Stop by this month to introduce yourselves and meet the Vino Locale family!

We look forward to seeing you!

Debra, JC, Ricardo and the Vino Locale team


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Please join us for our Grand Opening Celebration, on September 14th from 6-9P!