Virginia: Tastings of Charlottesville
> Location: Charlottesville
Since 1990, this wine bar, shop, and restaurant has offered the best of Old World wines paired with local farm-to-table fare. Stop in for a bottle or stick around for dinner and enjoy a flight of wines alongside a cheese plate and a classic seafood or steak entrée.
Washington: McCarthy & Schiering
> Location: Seattle
This specialty wine shop has two Seattle locations that offer fine estate wines from all major regions, with a particularly generous selection from the Pacific Northwest. The staff can source bottles for customers who collect rare vintages, while affordable offerings abound. Free Saturday tastings give customers a chance to hone in on the flavors of a particular region.
West Virginia: Robert’s Antiques
> Location: Lewisburg
Surrounded by vintage Persian rugs, sumptuous wooden furniture, and fine china, the wines in Robert’s Antiques are just as unique as the antiques. The carefully honed selection of 700 labels from Spain, France, Italy, California, and more doesn’t contain a dud. There are even a few West Virginia wines available.
Wisconsin: Square Wine Company
> Location: Madison
A welcoming space for those who want to learn, Square Wine Company is more than just a wine shop. They offer weekly tastings that help customers and staff alike keep abreast of what’s in stock. They also have a small bar for guests to enjoy a glass or bottle, and focus primarily on artisan wines by small family vineyards.
Wyoming: Spirits & Spice
> Location: Jackson Hole
A one-stop gourmet gift shop, spirits and spice carries a range of whiskeys and cognacs, vinegars and oils, custom spice blends, and of course wines. Many items are housed in wooden barrels and can be dispensed into reusable (and very elegant) glass bottles. The unique selection of wines is organized by taste and price.
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