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I have a very expensive, 1982 wine that I wanted to take to Babbo. Would they let you bring in your own if it's a good wine?

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  1. An old posting from 2002 on eGullet would suggest no, you cannot bring your own wine to Babbo.

    http://www.google.com/search?q=corkag...
    http://forums.egullet.org/index.php?s...

    CH posting on 2005 indicated that it was still in place:
    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/223571

    1. You are much better off just calling Babbo and asking if they they allow you to bring in your own wine and if they do ask about the corkage fee.

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      1. re: KTinNYC

        I think if you called and spoke to the wine director and explained the occassion you might stand a chance; as long as the wine is not stocked in house.

        If you are looking for a reasonable corking fee with great food. Eleven Madison Park charged me $25 to uncork a Vintage bottle of Krug that I was saving for a special occasion and was well worth the expense.