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Greek wine bar?

Chow Baby Mar 9, 2008 12:03 PM

I'm looking for a wine bar that specializes in Greek wines.

Willing to travel.

Any help?

Thanks.

  1. ballulah Mar 10, 2008 09:52 AM

    Not a wine bar recommendation, but a wine recommendation if Greek wines are your goal. Bottlerocket, an excellent wine store on 19th and 5th, carries a gorgeous Greek white varietal, Malagousia. There's only one vineyard producing it right now, the grape nearly went extinct, but had a lucky late revival. I happened to remember this because they've been out for awhile, but just got in the new crop...I haven't tried the latest yet but I've been dying to. It's a lovely lovely white, with a floral nose, beautiful yellow jewel tones, it's delicate with a hint of mineral and fruit, yet still staying pleasantly on the dry side. Very reasonably priced, I think under $25.

    1. Chow Baby Mar 9, 2008 06:35 PM

      I should mention my intention is to familiarize myself with Greek wines.

      Thanks for the responses so far.

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      1. re: Chow Baby
        Angelina Mar 10, 2008 09:30 AM

        What about sitting at the bar at Milos? That is where I found my passion for the red Amethystos wine. SO good!!

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        ginsbera Mar 9, 2008 04:41 PM

        Not really greek, but check out Kashkaval in Hell's Kitchen. Great wine bar with small plates from the middle east and fondues. Very moderately priced as well.

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          cimui Mar 9, 2008 03:52 PM

          Snack and Snack Taverna have a pretty broad selection of Greek wines (and decent meze).

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          Snack
          105 Thompson St, New York, NY 10012

          Snack Taverna
          63 Bedford St, New York, NY 10014

          1. LeahBaila Mar 9, 2008 12:07 PM

            Check out Kellari Taverna...the food ain't all that, but they do have a nice selection of Greek wines and an outstanding atmosphere to enjoy them in

            www.thelunchbelle.com

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