North Market Bridge Park To Welcome New Merchant, Market Bar Vinoteca

February 14, 2023

DUBLIN, OH-North Market is pleased to announce the coming addition of Market Bar Vinoteca, the next merchant to join the community of "best-in-class" businesses at North Market Bridge Park in Dublin, Ohio.

Owned and operated by the same team behind neighborhood favorite Market Bar, the new concept will be located on the opposite end of the Market house. The product line will focus on fine wines for on-site consumption as well as retail sales. Vinoteca will also feature an elegant bar with additional seating.

One of the first four merchants to open at North Market Bridge Park in 2020, Market Bar offers market guests craft cocktails, local craft beers, and best-in-class wines. In addition to a full service bar, Market Bar has a great selection of fine wines, local craft beers, and to-go cocktails to take home.

The Market Bar team prides themselves on supporting the local community through their Cocktail for a Cause program. Each month, a portion of the sales from a specialty cocktail goes directly to a local non-profit in the area.

Market Bar Vinoteca is a new concept by the team behind Market Bar that will provide Market patrons with a relaxing and elegant venue to enjoy fine wines from around the world in addition to innovative cocktails and local craft beer. Vinoteca's focus on fine wines will be enhanced by a state-of-the-art wine dispensing and preservation system. Additionally, a curated collection of fine wines will be available for sale in the retail wine library. A unique wine classification guide will help patrons research and discover wines from regions and varietals they may not have experienced previously.

VinoItalian & Spanish, from Latin vinum – {noun} wine

-tecafrom Latin – {suffix} library, collection

VINOTECASpanish – {noun} collection of wines

"We’re very excited and looking forward to opening Market Bar Vinoteca and offering a relaxed, approachable, curated wine experience to our friends in Bridge Park and Dublin. Our wine dispensing system and extensive glass pour offerings will also be ideal for tastings and flights—the best ways to enjoy the experience of expanding one’s palette and knowledge of wine." -Pete Volker, Market Bar Vinoteca co-owner

The existing Market Bar will see a few changes with this expansion. The retail shopping area will be moved to the south end to Vinoteca. The Market Bar beverage menu will remain unchanged.

"Market Bar has created an important and exciting destination for the North Market, the Bridge Park community, and beyond. Vinoteca is an innovative and sexy addition to what they have already cultivated and to the variety of merchants at North Market Bridge Park." -Rick Harrison Wolfe, Executive Director + CEO, North Market

Market Bar Vinoteca will occupy merchant space on the south end of the Market House. Construction will begin in the coming weeks with an opening date estimated for this spring. In addition, North Market Bridge Park will add new seating options, lighting, and decor on the south end of the Market house. An announcement will follow when an opening date for Market Bar Vinoteca is finalized.

"North Market Bridge Park opened to the public in November 2020. In that time, it has become clear that activating the south end of the Market is the right decision to create the best experience for our customers and to ensure the success of every one of our merchants." -Rick Harrison Wolfe

About North Market
In operation in downtown Columbus, Ohio since 1876, North Market Downtown is Central Ohio’s historic public market. 2020 brought the revolutionary opening of North Market Bridge Park, a new public market located in the City of Dublin at the Bridge Park development.

Downtown, more than 30 best-in-class merchants uphold the standard of excellence in product and services residents have come to expect from Columbus' last remaining public market. North Market Bridge Park currently has 13 open merchants, pop-up vendors, and will soon feature approximately 18 of the finest tastemakers in the region. Both Markets offer a wide variety of fresh produce, meat, poultry, seafood, flowers and other specialty food items. The Markets also provide an international selection of freshly prepared foods, distinctive gifts, and personable service from owner/operators.

The two locations are managed by the North Market Development Authority, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization. The North Market Development Authority has made it its mission to provide an authentic Columbus, Ohio experience with local merchants, farmers, and makers serving the community and its visitors. As central Ohio’s oldest public market, North Market highlights the diversity and vibrancy of our community, both economically and culturally by promoting and incubating “best-in-class” local, independent businesses.