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Oct 3, 2012 05:03 PM

which Calgary restaurants allow patrons to bring wine?

Are there any good to very good restaurants that allow the patrons to bring their own wine. I don't mind corkage fees, but prefer to bring a really good bottle.



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    1. re: cancowboy

      Wow, $25-$35 for a corkage fee?! That's nuts..
      Very interesting to see what Calgarians see as acceptable re: the restaurant industry.

      1. re: gardengorilla

        Not necessarily what is acceptable - it's what the restaurant would like to charge.
        Plus the restaurant would rather you drink from their cellar than yours.

        And given that the usual markup on a bottle of wine is 3X the retail cost, you could easily justify bringing a nice $25+ wine.

        1. re: gardengorilla

          If you read the link you can see that most places charge way less than $25. I've been to lots of cities that don't have BYOW period so this all seems pretty fantastic.

      2. http://aglc.ca/responsibleliquorservi...
        The link at the bottom of the page allows you to search for licensees that allow BYOW but doesn't specify corkage prices, nor how good they are.