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Bars & Restaurants
A well-planned wine adventure can make you feel like an in-the-know VIP, tasting one-of-a-kind local wines at the best local spots. But in regions like Napa or Burgundy, $100 tasting fees and expensive souvenir bottles add up fast.The good news? You can get all the vinous goodness for far less if you’re savvy. Read on for the easiest ways to save some green while you’re tasting reds and whites!
The Tampa restaurant opened in 1956 at the hands of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard and Gertrude Laxer, or Bern and Gert, New York natives who had been running a mom-and-pop “luncheonette” and hoped to add a bar to their repertoire. Instead, they created a fine dining institution and pilgrimage point for wine lovers.
Simón Alberti epitomizes hospitality. Born in Venezuela, Alberti arrived in Mexico City by way of Buenos Aires in 2016. He recently left daily operations at Limantour to work with Mezcal Ojo de Tigre, but found time to give VinePair an inside tour — and advice on how to order mezcal in a Mexico City bar.