Housed in the base of one of downtown Long Beach's high-rises, District Wine offers a sipping experience that's both casual and swanky, with its sizable wine list in a visually refined atmosphere. Dark wood panels line the floors, while colorful modernist paintings and leather chairs adorn the room. Behind a large rack sporting towering rows of dark-colored wine bottles is a comfy chaise lounge perfect for gathering with a group of friends and discussing subjects ranging from shoe obsessions to neuroscience-all while enjoying a delicious pino. Of course, if you're a connoisseur of more carbonated libations, there's also a well-rounded craft-beer list including Sam Smith Oatmeal Stout, Apple Floris from Belgium and an Organic Strawberry Ale. Obviously not in the same realm as the Budweisers and PBRs of the world, but these beers won't break the bank at around $7 a bottle.
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