• ViV Wine Bistro Key West

    French Wine Bistro in Key West

    Wine+Food+Bar =

    ViV WineBistro

  • Wine

    Wine by the bottle or by the glass

    Wine list - ViV Wine Bistro

    Deep, dark, balanced, fresh...

    This short selection of our cellar, by the bottle or by the glass is permanently temporary, but certainly available at ViV from 2p to 11p..

    See the rest of the inventory at ViV, more than 200 other wines are waiting to be discovered in some very interesting vintages for interesting pairings.

    Natural wine in ViV Wine Bistro

    Natural wine is wine that respect man and nature

    A wine that gets back to basics.

    Grape juice, and sometimes a little bit of sulfur.

    Some of these criteria are generally accepted by most natural wine growers and producers :

    - Organically and/or biodynamically grown grapes

    - Dry-farmed, low-yielding vineyards

    - Hand-picked

    - No added sugars (chaptalization) or foreign yeasts or foreign bacteria

    - No adjustments for acidity

    - Not any additives for color, mouth-feel, minerality...

    - No external flavor additives, including those derived from new oak barrels, staves, chips, or liquid extract

    - Low to no fining or filtration

    - No heavy manipulation, such as micro-oxygenation, reverse osmosis, spinning cone, cryoextraction

    - Low to no added sulphites as known as sulfites

    - no BS!

  • Food

    A passion, an obsession ? Bon appétit !

    Menu of ViV Wine Bistro Dec 18 ( 4 to 10:30 pm)

    BITES

    Classic French deviled eggs

    Roasted bone marrow with garlic toast, one or two (30min)

    Stuffed avocado with almonds, pickled red onions, smoked salmon & house made mayonnaise

    Golden beets & goat cheese soup seasoned our way

    Caviar, 1 oz

    Sautéed Foie Gras with Grand Marnier

    GRILLED CHEESE

    Brie, bacon, chocolate ganache, raspberries, almonds & blueberry-apple jam

    Murcia al vino cheese, lomo (cured pork loin), peppers, hot sauce

    Farmer's goat cheese with walnuts, apple & honey

    VIV PLATES

    Salad with potato, walnuts, shallots, duck leg confit, duck rillettes, duck breast & foie gras

    .....pick one, two or get it the French way

    French sausage (like in Toulouse) made in-house with fennel & apples

    Mix salad with roasted cherries tomatoes & peppers, avocado & pear

    Boeuf Bourguignon, Florida free-range beef stew marinated with red wine and vegetables

    JULIE’S MELTED CHEESE                

    French fondue served with bread

    Whole baked camembert with honey, walnuts & roasted apples, served with French baguette

    Traditional raclette served with pickles, potatoes or chips

    Hudson Valley Whole sheep camembert baked with pears and almonds

    CHEESE & CHARCUTERIE BOARDS          

    .....served with pickles, nuts, house-made green tomato jam, and bread

    French cow: cantal, mimolette, raclette

    Crazy goat: cypress grove, bucherondin, goat brie

    Sheep all the way: ossau iraty, camembert, manchego

    Viva España: garrotxa, murcia al vino, chorizo, lomo, iberico bone-in cured ham, pan con tomata

    Ménage à Trois: camembert, comté, fourme d’ambert, housemade pâté or rillettes, saucisson, cured duck breast

    Make your own, enjoy & relax: pick your own selection or tell us more about your mood, we will customize a board for you

    OH SWEETS

    French Hug: chocolate fondue with berries and bananas

    Old fashioned: vanilla ice cream, salted caramel & Madeleine

    Crêpe Suzette

    Port gourmand: 1 mini Crêpe Suzette, 1 Madeleine, 1 ice cream

    COFFEES

    Espresso or Cappuccino

    .....a typical French Habit

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  • Upcoming Events

    Join us for simple pleasures...but not ordinaries

    Thursday, June 6th, from 6pm

    Gabriel is back singing

    Listen to great music sipping wine!

    Thursday, June 13th, from 6pm

    Summer Pops Series: Townsend Family produce popup

    Marjorie and Justin will sell their organic produce at ViV

    Happy Hour as long as the market is ongoing with farm to table bites!

    Friday, June 14th, 6pm

    Another occasion to have a good dinner!

    4 courses

     

    mini bresaola carpaccio

    pyzy with merguez

    osso buco

    caramel flan

     

    $60/person

     

    gratuities and taxes included

     

    wine pairing +$50/person

    Friday, 28th of June, from 6pm

    Top 10 wine tasting

    Taste 10 different wines from all over the world and come back home with your favorite bottle!

    James hosting!

    From 6pm
    $30/person

    Thursday, 11th of July, 6pm

    American-French Dinner

    Let's celebrate both independence days!

     

    French Food

    American wines

     

    4 courses

    $75/person

     

    gratuities and taxes included

     

    wine pairing +$50/person

     

    Dress code: blue, white,red

    Sunday 14th Of July, All Day

    Bastille Day!

    All Day, let's celebrate Bastille Day

    Pâté, Roquefort, Baguette, vin rouge & French cancan!!!!!


    Come and taste 10 different wines from all over the world and come back home with your favorite bottle!
    James hosting!
    From 6pm
    $30/person

    Friday, 2nd of August, 6pm

    Top 10 Goombay wine tasting

    Taste 10 different wines from all over the world and come back home with your favorite bottle!

    James hosting!

    From 6pm
    $30/person

    Friday, 30th of August, 6pm

    Top 10 Goombay wine tasting

    Taste 10 different wines from all over the world and come back home with your favorite bottle!

    James hosting!

    From 6pm
    $30/person

    Friday, 18th of October, 6pm

    Top 10 Goombay wine tasting

    Taste 10 different wines from all over the world and come back home with your favorite bottle!

    James hosting!

    From 6pm
    $30/person

    PAST EVENTS

    Thursday, May 23th, from 6pm

    Top 10 wine tasting

    Taste 10 different wines from all over the world and come back home with your favorite bottle!
    For this first one, our friend Frederic Bouca is coming to present his wines!

    Meet him, Famous winemaker from Languedoc, and taste 3 of his cuvées

    From 6pm
    $30/person

    Friday, April 19th, 6pm

    European Easter Dinner

    Discover and enjoy traditional Easter dishes in Europe!

    5 courses

    $95/person
    gratuities and taxes included

     

    wine pairing +$50/person

    Thursday, April 18th, 6pm

    Wine tasting and pairing

    Join us and meet the winemaker Michael Beaulac and taste 6 exclusive wines from their vineyard.
    Delicious bites will be provided for each wine.

    $85/person

    Friday, March 29, from 6pm

    Free wine crawl tasting

    We are co-hosting a free Winemaker Bar Crawl with Vino's Wine Bar & The Roost.

     

    Come to taste more than 10 natural wines with their winemakers.

     

    Unique wine tasting by Florida's First, Largest and Favorite distributor focused on the World's Greatest Wines Made Naturally, City Beautiful Beverages

    Argentinian and Colombian dinner, Thursday, March 28th , 6pm

    5 courses Latin American dinner

    Our 2 chefs, Macarena and Sandra, will cook different plates from their country.

     

    Menu, Argentinian and Colombian courses:
    Humita | Patacon con hogao
    Empanadas de carne criollas | Empanadas de carne desmechada
    Carne asada con chimichurri | Chicharron con criolla
    Casuela de mariscos
    Pasta frola de batata |Dulce de papayuela
     

    Wine pairing presented by Alejandro, the distributor of exclusive Chile wines.

    $95/person, gratuities and taxes included.

    Seating limited, booking and prepayment required.

     

    WINE PAIRING +$50/PERS

    Vertical tasting of Château MUSAR DEC 19

    Taste a 6000 years old wine-making tradition of Lebanon!

    Please join us for an especially rare wine-tasting opportunity. Viv is bringing 7 vintages of Chateau Musar Red to Key West. This is an exceptional line-up of world-class wines. While we may say it too often, this is undoubtedly an event you will not want to miss. We serve Lebanese food bites.

    This incredible Chateau doesn't like actually to publicize the fact that they are organic because they always have been! (That's all Folks!)

    Musar Jeune 2016, Chateau Musar 1977, Carignan 89, Chateau Musar 90, 94, 98, 99, 10

    SOLD OUT, a great tasting !

     

    Truffles in ViV Wine Bistro

    Truffles à la Folie Tuesday, January 15th, 6pm

    A truffle fest, as a fantasy in plates

    Come to enjoy a full dinner wild truffles based, the tuber melanosporum, a famous winter truffle, from France, to try to recover from our strong weather of Key West.

    Toast the season with a special five-course menu.

     

    $110/person, taxes & gratuities included

    SOLD OUT

    A French decadent menu in ViV Wine Bistro

    French decadence, Thursday, February 7th, 6pm

    Let's play with your imagination

    Join us for a French decadent menu.

    Everything you are afraid to eat but taste delicious!

    Dress as a traditional French!!! or like Marie Antoinette...

     

    $90/person, taxes & gratuities included

    wine pairing +$50/person

    Unfortunately, we can not accommodate any allergies or dietaries.

     

    Call 305 517 6799

    A French decadent menu in ViV Wine Bistro

    Polish and French Duo, Wednesday, February 27th, 6pm

    4 Double Courses Polish & French Duo

    Maciej & Laurent in the kitchen
    Patrycja & Julie on the floor
    Same ingredients, 2 styles

     

    Dress as a Polish or as a French!!!

     

    $90/person, taxes & gratuities included

    wine pairing +$50/person

    Unfortunately, we can not accommodate any allergies or dietaries.

     

    almost sold out, Call 305 998 9555

    Beaucastel Vertical, Friday March 15th, 6pm

    1998, 2000, 2005, 2006 and 2015

    5 vintages to taste from the famous appellation

    Châteauneuf-du-Pape of Château de Beaucastel

    Come join us for this amazing tasting pair with bites!

    $150/person, gratuities & taxes included.

    Seating very limited, booking and prepayment required.

     

    A Musical Banquet, Saturday, March 16th, 5pm

    At Saint Paul's, 401 Duval Street

    Indescribable delicacies from 17th-century England, Italy, France, and Spain, performed on instruments from the period. An entertainment for royalty and commoner alike!


    Featuring Ellen Hargis, soprano; Daniel Swenberg, lute, theorbo, guitar; David Douglass, violin.


    Post Concert Reception Provided by ViV Wine Bistro

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    Meet us around, let's sip, enjoy and share!

    300 Petronia Street, Key West FL 33040
    4pm to 10pm
    +1 305 517 6799
  • ViV Wine Bistro Key West lol

    About ViV, and "Vivez Joyeux"

    From France to Key West, there is only one step. Julie and I decided to embark on the adventure, the expatriation and the passion to eat well and drink well did the rest. After a rich experience in discovering good regional products in France and Europe, artisanal cheeses and sincere wines, without conventional chemistry, we decided to bring our expertise in selecting good wines and good French recipes, more or less traditional to Key West. This slightly delirious paradise is the natural melting pot of Florida, and finally, of all old Europe, Latin America... In 2016, we decided to open our new gem : "Vivez Joyeux", then we renamed it, ViV Wine & Cheese bar and now ViV Wine Bistro, because wine+food+bar=bistro Though, of course, our fine selection of wines is influenced by all the producers of natural wines available in the United States, a chance to discover in Key West an eclectic selection of exquisite bottles from the world, produced by winemakers respectful of nature and biodiversity. Enjoy and share together!

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