Wine and dine in Victoria’s relaxed wine bars. The Australian wine industry has been one of the country's great success stories. As the vineyards prosper, Australians have discovered a liking for wine bars, a relaxed alternative to the pub, where the latest vintages can be sampled alongside contemporary cuisine. Wine bars in Victoria cover a wide range of styles, from simple establishments offering light meals, to sophisticated Melbourne bars similar to an Italian enoteca, providing a huge range of Australian and European wines. Wine bars in Victoria are a popular choice for after-work drinks with colleagues, or lunch get-togethers.