DRINK WELL MORE OFTEN! That’s our motto at Vintage ’78, a timeless wine bar located in the heart of bustling Downtown Overland Park. We offer a refined casual dining experience where elevated wine bar bites are served alongside craveable American classics in a chic and lively, yet intimate atmosphere. Our goal is to provide a world–class wine experience that is fun and accessible for our guests and to create an inviting neighborhood space to enjoy some of life’s little indulgences. Vintage ’78 Wine Bar features one of the largest selections of wine-by-the-glass in the Midwest, serving incremental pour sizes and flights as well as fantastic charcuterie and artisan cheese offered a la carte. With the help of our knowledgeable staff, there are so many ways our guests can enjoy unforgettable experiences time and time again. We look forward to seeing you!
To say that the leaders at Vintage ’78 Wine Bar are devoted to hospitality would be an understatement. With over 75 years of combined industry experience between them, Michael Scherzberg, Kyle Ketchum, and Megan Downes have spent the better part of the last decade setting their sights on opening their first independent concept together. Their goals were set high and grand plans were made, but the state of the world changed, putting up unexpected roadblocks. However, for owner Michael Scherzberg, this presented a challenge and an opportunity.
After exploring a few other business ventures and reworking the numbers, Scherzberg saw potential in a smaller, more specific concept. With a new idea in mind, he began to look for a space and unexpectedly found a gem in the growing Downtown Overland Park area. Armed with a plan, the team put their heads together to rethink what a wine bar could be. We knew we could fill a void in the Johnson County restaurant landscape. Months were spent fleshing out the details. No element was too small for consideration and every aspect of the concept from the pricing to the texture of the menus was chosen with the guest in mind.
Our service team was chosen from among the best Kansas City has to offer. They are passionate professionals who share the same dedication to hospitality and excellence in service that are the core of Vintage ‘78. They are the lifeblood of our business and the future of our company. Our team is here to provide hands-down the best wine experience in Kansas City and beyond. We take our job seriously, but we don’t take ourselves too seriously. We believe in providing a fun and inspiring experience that has our guests returning to DRINK WELL MORE OFTEN!