Cask Wine
Purchased by the 1/4, 1/2 or full carafe:

Montelvini Venegazzu NV, Pinot Grigio
Veneto, Italy  7/14/27
Aromas of white flowers and fruits with hints of nuts and butter, delicate and dry

 

No Curfew NV, Chardonnay
California, United States  8/16/31
Notes of green apple, pear, and melon, with nice structure and acidity

 

Tiki Sound, Sauvignon Blanc, 2016
Marlborough, New Zealand  8/16/31
Punchy aromas of grapefruit, mango, and passion fruit with lovely tropical flavors

 

Viña Galana, Rosé, 2016
Castilla-La Mancha, Spain  7/14/27
Made with Syrah, this concentrated rosé is a velvety treat

 

Amici Cellars NV, Pinot Noir
California, United States  8/16/31
A Russian River Valley gem with beautiful dark fruit flavors and light tannins

 

Scarpetta, Frico Rosso Blend, 2014
Tuscany, Italy  7/14/27
A delicious blend of Sangiovese, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon with aromas
of cherry and plum

 

Tiamo, Barbera, 2016
Lombardy, Italy  7/14/27
Made with organic grapes, this earthy wine features aromas of cherries, blackberries, and spice with super rich fruit on the palate

 

Altos Las Hormigas, Malbec, 2016
Mendoza, Argentina  7/14/27
Blackberry and plum notes hint at the fruit flavor flashing spice and white pepper

Take your favorite wine home with a wine and beer growler deposit: $6.00

Featured Wines and Wine Program

Bistro Menil’s news spring and summer wine menu choices were each personally selected by chef Greg Martin.  The featured wine selections include stellar choices available as 1/4, 1/2 or full (bottle) carafes.  The regular wine by the bottle program was also revamped to include outstanding wines from smaller wineries producing excellent, more exclusive choices we are sure you will enjoy. 

 

Cask Wine and Craft Beer Program

Chef Greg Martin first experienced cask/keg wine while visiting friends in Rome and insisted on incorporating this idea into Bistro Menil.  He loved the idea of being able to enjoy wine and simply fill vessels and take it home to enjoy.  

 

Bistro Menil was among the first in Houston to offer the “greener” option of cask wine. First gaining traction in the U.S on the west coast, the cask wine format offers wineries the ability to reduce their bottling, packaging and shipping costs, thus substantially decreasing their carbon footprint.  

 

Wine is kept in stainless steel containers with an inert gas to prevent oxidation and ensuring customers receive excellent wines at affordable prices.  Purchased at the restaurant by the 1/4, 1/2 or full carafe (bottle), these wines can also be purchased (with a wine vessel deposit) to take home.  You can’t go wrong with the excellent selections.  They have proven to be among our most popular wines.  

 

Our craft beer program includes fine choices from local breweries in Houston and Austin. 

Featured Wines

CHAMPAGNE AND SPARKLING (Served in 7 oz. Coupe

Val De Mer, Crémant de Bourgogne Non-Dosé, NV
Burgundy, France — Blanc de Blancs  14

 

La Farra, Prosecco di Valdobbiadene Superiore, 2016
Veneto, Italy 13

 

Ayala Brut Majeur, NV Champagne, France 19

Cave de Bissey, Crémant de Bourgogne Brut Rosé, NV
Burgundy, France  15

 

 

ROSÉ WINE  (1/4, 1/2, OR FULL BOTTLE)

Château les Valentines, 2016 Provence, France  16/32/62

“G”, Les Vignobles Gueissard, 2016 Bandol, France  13/26/50

Quat‘saisons, Château La Mascaronne, 2016
Provence, France  15/30/58

 

La Source, Château Vignelaure, 2016
Provence, France  12/24/46

 

Cabochard, Domaine Robert Serol, 2016
Loire Valley, France  11/22/42

 

 

WHITE WINE  (1/4, 1/2, OR FULL BOTTLE)

Abbazia di Novacella, Pinot Grigio, 2016
Trentino-Alto Adige, Italy  13/26/50

 

Bodegas Castro Martin, Albariño, 2015
Galicia, Spain  14/28/52

 

Mount Eden Vineyards, Chardonnay, 2015
Edna Valley, California  15/30/58

 

Domaine Romanin Mâcon Solutré-Pouilly, Chardonnay, 2016
Burgundy, France  13/26/50

 

Domaine Bailly-Reverdy Sancerre, Sauvignon Blanc, 2016
Chavignol, Loire Valley, France  16/32/62

 

Walnut Block, Sauvignon Blanc, 2016
Marlborough, New Zealand  11/22/42

 

 

RED WINE  (1/4, 1/2, OR FULL BOTTLE)

Barrique, Pinot Noir, 2015
Sonoma Coast, California  14/28/54

 

Loggiato, Corte Alla Flora, Sangiovese, 2011
Tuscany, Italy  18/36/70

 

Lagariza, Finca Millara, Mencía, 2016
Galicia, Spain  14/28/54

 

Omen, Atlas Wines, California Blend, 2015
Sierra Foothills, California  14/28/54

 

All or Nothing, Tank Garage Winery, blend, 2015
Napa Valley, California  16/32/62

 

Negre, Cara Nord, blend, 2014
Catalonia, Spain  11/22/42

 

Elyse, C’Est Si Bon Naggiar Vineyard, Blend, 2013
Sierra Foothills, California  14/28/54

 

Plan de Dieu, Domaine Tourbillon, Blend, 2014
Rhone Valley, France  12/24/46

Craft Beer

 

Rotating Tap:  Ask your server about our ever-changing offerings. 

Dome Faux’m
8th Wonder Brewing Company, Cream Ale
5.1 % ABV; nicely balanced with a floral, hoppy nose – Houston  7 

 

(512) Pale
(512) Brewing Company, American Pale Ale
5.8% ABV; a heavenly balance of hop bitterness and rich malt – Austin  7 

 

Love Street
Karbach Brewing Co., Kölsch Ale
4.9% ABV; refreshingly clean with a fine malt profile – Houston  7

 

Robert Earl Keen
Pedernales Brewing Company, Honey Pilsner
5% ABV;  hill country wildflower aromas – Fredericksburg   7

 

Art Car
St. Arnold Brewing, American IPA
7.17 % ABV; nice fruit flavors with malts lending a bit of sharpness – Houston  7

 

(512) Pecan Porter
(512) Brewing Company, American Porter
6.8% ABV; full-bodied with black malts and a subtle pecan aroma – Austin  7

 

Cougar Paw
8th Wonder Brewing Company, Red Ale
5.2 % ABV; malt forward sweetness gives way to a dry finish – Houston  7 

 

Dom’e’stique Wit
Cycler’s Brewing, Belgian Wit
5.0 % ABV; refreshingly smooth with a lemony touch – Montgomery  7