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Wine Shops- Lower Westchester

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ric z Sep 14, 2006 03:07 PM

I'll be a few days staying in Westchester just North of the city and would love to check out some of the best wine shops the area offers. High-end, especially Italian stuff A+ as is a large selection.
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    cteats Sep 14, 2006 04:28 PM

    Zachy's in Scarsdale.

    http://www.zachys.com .

    I also like Wine Connection in Scott's Corners. Smaler, but truly great advice and a nice, rural New England setting.

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      intrepid Sep 14, 2006 04:31 PM

      zachys is good, if you could drive a little further south, to arthur ave bronx, Carmel wine and spirits has a fabulous collection of italian wines..its worth the drive

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        Striver Sep 15, 2006 10:04 PM

        I agree - Mt. Carmel has an excellent selection of Italian wines and spirits in all price ranges. They're on 187th in the Belmont section.

        Rochambeau in Dobbs Ferry is also worth a visit for a good and interesting selection of quality wine (www.rochambeauwines.com).

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        mfenimore Sep 14, 2006 05:43 PM

        I love Suburban Wines in Yorktown, its in upper westchester but they have tasting every Saturday 12-5

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          MRS Sep 14, 2006 10:39 PM

          Grapes in Rye, NY. They are extremely knowledgable, will order anything you like and are pleasant to visit with. In addition, they often host tasting that bring new and interesting wines to people who might not ordinarily branch out from what they already enjoy.

          1. JMF Sep 15, 2006 02:10 AM

            Go down to Manhattan. The hell with Westchester stores. And I say this even though I have worked at some of the best such as Zachy's in Scarsdale and the Wine Emporium in Bronxville among a few others, and that friends of mine own other stores in Westchester.

            Boy am I going to get crap for saying this! LOL

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              waveguide33 Jan 8, 2007 09:54 PM

              Try the Budget Liquor store on Old Tarrytown Rd in Elmsford, It's also known as Pickwick and Pindle. They have lots of interesting selections and are very helpful. Say hello to Dale the owner, very knowledgable and a nice guy.

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                acsiii Jan 8, 2007 10:05 PM

                I've always found Zachys to be the best place to go, especially when they're running sales. Stew Leonard's in Yonkers has decent variety. JMF, what stores in Manhattan do you like?

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                laylag Jan 8, 2007 11:57 PM

                Zachys in Scarsdale for sure and also, in Mamaroneck, Sound Shore on Boston Post Road. Ask for Bobby, the owner. He has a keen eye for Italian wines. My DH is in the wine business and this is his input.

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