Bottle, Bottle on the Wall, Who’s The Fairest of Them All?


Wine on the Wall: Photo courtesy Whole Foods, which, like other supermarkets, might start selling wine at their New York City shops someday if lobbyists get their way. You can read all about the supermarket wine debate in our current issue.

Okay, we’re curious. What’s Manhattan’s most beautiful wine shop? Who rocks the display racks and rules when it comes to organizing their stock? Where do you like to shop–or just browse–for your bottles? Extra points for places that think locally, sustainably and cleverly, though they’ll score for pure pretty, too. Leave your two cents in the comments below! Please, that is. And thank you.




Rachel Wharton is the former deputy editor of Edible Brooklyn and Edible Manhattan. She won a 2010 James Beard food journalism award, holds a master’s degree in Food Studies from New York University, and has more than 15 years of experience as a writer, editor and reporter. A North Carolina native and a former features food reporter for the New York Daily News, she edited the Edible Brooklyn cookbook and was the co-author of both Handheld Pies and DiPalo's Guide to the Essential Foods of Italy. Her work also appears in publications such as The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal and Saveur.