The Ginger Man

Dessert & Drinks

At The Ginger Man, we not only offer our guests the best wine bar experience in Albany, NY, but we offer a wide selection of specialty cocktails and dessert drinks as well. Maybe you would like a sparkling Prosecco cocktail? Or perhaps one of our signature martinis? Our staff will gladly help you figure out which cocktail to pair with your dessert, or take specialty orders.


Our Prosecco cocktails offer us a fun yet refined spin on dessert drinks, and can be purchased by the glass, or by the pitcher. The Ginger Man has taken this traditional concept and placed our unique blend of knowledge and creativity to being you variations found at no other wine bar in Albany, or anywhere else.

The martini is the quintessential “classic cocktail.” The Ginger Man wine bar in Albany has elevated the cocktail to being one of our most popular guest selections. We are positive it can please a wide variety of tastes and personalities, from the traditional to the daring.


The Ginger Man also offers a wide selection of international award-winning and domestic microbrews available on tap or in bottles. Whether you prefer the hops of an IPA or a rich stout, the Ginger Man wine bar in Albany has something for every palate.

Whiskey and Cordials

For The Connoisseur

Our wine bar goes beyond the grape in offering the finest scotch in Albany. We invite you to partake of our selection of 15-year single malt scotches, imported and regionally made whiskeys, and small batch bourbons. Undecided? Try our Scotch Tasting Flight of any three scotches of your choice.

Dessert and Fortified Wines

We did not gain the reputation of the best wine bar in Albany simply by offering wine pairing with our meals. Our knowledge and decades of experience allow us to pair our wide selection of dessert wines with some of the most decadent and sophisticated desserts in the Albany area. From our homemade hand-churned ice cream, to our Crème Brûlée, or our cheesecake selection, we have the best desserts and dessert wines in Albany.

Wine List

Our wine list in Albany is second to none!  We have an inventory of over 1600 bottles of wine for every price range and palate.  Our wine specials vary daily, so come see why we are the best Wine Bar in Albany, NY!