Bin 604, Wine Source, Ches. Wine Co. or ?
Hello! I am getting married in October and am seeking a place in the Baltimore area to purchase all of my wine for the cocktail hour and reception. Specifically I am looking for a great selection and price and that also that offers multiple case discounts if possible. I am looking to purchase inexpensive (but yummy) wines around $10 each. I will be buying both white and red, so any particular favorites that you would like to suggest would also be welcomed...
I'm a big fan Beltway Fine Wine & Spirits
8727 Loch Raven Blvd.
The staff is knowledgeable and is happy to recommend wines for the budget conscious.
Corridor Wine and Spirits on 198 in Laurel is owned by the same group and has pretty much the same selection They have recently been remodeled and may be a little larger
Wells does a buy one get one half off (of the same wine) sale a couple of times a year (which makes it 25% off - better than most case discounts). A friend bought the wine for her daughter's wedding this way. You do have to catch the sale, though - you used to be able to sign up to be notified on their website, but it is under construction, so you maybe could call to find out when it happens.
I suggest Corridor or beltway liquors. The staff at both places is wonderful! It can't hurt to ask if they'll let you taste some of the wines you're looking at also.
You might also want to look at www.wineaccess.com if you know of a specific wine you want, but can't seem to find it in our area.
Congratulations and best of luck with the wedding planning!
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OK I know it's not in Baltimore, but if you come to the DC area, head to Arrowine in VA- lots of wines in that range.
A personal favorite that might work after your acse discount would be the La Slina Dolcetto d' Alba. A wonderful red that is so simple and drinkable.
I would reccomend either Beltway Fine Wine, it's almost better to go there then the home depot, and then Bin 604. Bin is a smaller more concentrated wine store but the staff is incredible, I believe they all could be sommeliers. Plus they have the ability to order whatever they want. And it's a Tony Foreman joint, so he buys so much, he gets it a great price, plus they usually allow you to taste a wine, before comminting to it, but either one of those will fit the bill, oh and congrats, I get hitched on the 6th of October this year