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Tahoe Lakefront Wine Bar & Lake Tahoe Shopping

The Idle Hour brings together wine tasting, an eclectic small bites menu, retail items and an event space, all in a gorgeous Tahoe lakefront wine bar and venue. Visitors and locals looking for a one-of-a-kind location to relax and enjoy an array of boutique wines while soaking up the South Lake Tahoe lakefront will delight in the view from the expansive deck. If you’re looking for the quintessential Tahoe venue to host a wedding or event, The Idle Hour will rise to your occasion.

Wine experts and novices alike are at home in the warm and inviting interior of the Tahoe lakefront wine bar and tasting room. Guests can sample a wide selection of artisan wines and savor fresh-baked pizza, Abdallah chocolates and Chukar Cherries while they sip wine or shop for gifts. When you’re looking for a Lake Tahoe shopping venue, The Idle Hour’s retail store has wine accessories, home decor and treats from the South Bend Chocolate Company.

Idle Hour’s lakefront event space and deck is the only South Lake Tahoe venue of its kind. Sweeping panoramas, elegant interiors and experienced staff help make your time at The Idle Hour truly unforgettable.

Lakefront Wedding and Events Venue in South Lake Tahoe

With experienced event planners on staff at The Idle Hour and with a convenient and accessible location on the South Lake Tahoe lakefront, weddings, special events and private parties can be held in one of two beautiful onsite Lake Tahoe venues. Guests can choose from the Tasting Bar and Lounge area overlooking Lake Tahoe or the terrace and event space at lake level. Planning is easy and seamless with the staff’s years of combined experience with events in the Lake Tahoe region.