4 reasons to visit Bistro A Vin right now

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Looking for a way to unwind after the election or relax before the holidays? This is it.

 

By Robin Gibson / Images by Ruta Smith

Owners Dominique and Florence Chantepie are as charmingly French as they are friendly and hospitable.

Bistro A Vin may be one of Charleston's best-kept secrets tucked just off the beaten path of a bustling King Street. Culture, wine, charcuterie boards and friendly hosts await all who enter, and here are four reasons to plan to do so sooner than later.  

 

This is a picture of a row of wine glasses.

1. Your ticket to France without leaving Charleston

French wine and French owners, no passport required. Travel is restricted, but your palate doesn't have to be.

2. Two words: Charcuterie Boards 

They rival the best in town.

3. Ambience

Quaint and intimate inside, or cozy outside. Date night has never been easier.

4. Takeout

Completely customizable to-go. Maybe you're social-distancing at home, or planning a holiday menu. Either way, they can help.

 

This is a picture of charcuterie and wine.

 

Not convinced? Head to the corner of Market and Archdale near the heart of the Lower King shopping district for yourself. Owners Dominique and Florence Chantepie are as charmingly French as they are friendly and hospitable. Their charismatic warmth fills the space like seasoned storytellers, while their knowledge of wine and detailed descriptions of France win you over.

Bistro A Vinis not to be missed. At 40 Archdale St, hours are Tuesday through Saturday 3 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. COVID precautions are in place with 50% occupancy inside and an outdoor patio for safe social distancing. (843) 974-4441.