Best of 2015: Orange County Wine Bars Where You Can Sip & Savor

5 wine bars where you can get your swirl on.

dog largeBarnoa Wine Bar  French ex-pats Alex Ponot and Anne-Sophie Derre run this effortlessly chic bar, pouring French wines, naturellement. Lovely happy-hour deals. 831 Via Suerte, San Clemente, 949‑388‑4378,

Five Vines Wine Bar  This charming spot offers boutique wines by the taste, glass, flight, or bottle. Craft beers, too. 31761 Camino Capistrano, San Juan Capistrano, 949‑800-9145,

Calivino Wine Pub This tidy yearling in a sleek storefront specializes in a select stock of unpretentious California wines. Don’t miss the stellar burger. 2410 E. Katella Ave., Anaheim, 714‑939‑7735,

BXCR Underground Wine Society    Tucked into a 1920s railroad car, this newbie features unsung wines from regions worldwide. 440 S. Anaheim Blvd., Anaheim, 657‑220-4872,

Hi-Time Wine Cellars Not the newest, but still the best of the best for sipping from an impressive inventory. Themed tastings and informed staff. 250 Ogle St., Costa Mesa, 949‑650-8463,

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