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Vinodromo

The made-up name suggests that this place is like a velodrome, but for wine. Indeed, making the most of the experience requires proper training, since Vinodromo has more than 500…

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El Buscia

In Milanese dialect, el vin che buscia means spumante, or sparkling wine. While several Italian wine regions—from Franciacorta to Trento DOC—are particularly versed in making sparkling wines, spumanti made with…

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Cantine Isola

The Cantine Isola (cantine means “cellars”) has been open for over a century, while the area around it has changed from bourgeois neighborhood to chaotic ethnic district to its latest incarnation:…

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La Cieca

La Cieca means “the Blind,” which explains why the logo (and spirit animal) of this hole-in-the-wall enoteca close to Bocconi University is a mole. Choose from the well-curated, small list…

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Vino al Vino

The comfortable Vino al Vino doesn’t suffer from the lack of space (and sometimes air) that can make other tiny wine bars feel claustrophobic. And yet it can still feel…

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Vinoir

If it’s true that over the last few years most enoteche have jumped on the natural wine bandwagon, not many have decided to completely ban any “conventional” wines from their…

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Winestand Waltz

Yasuhiro Ooyama, also known locally as the "wine professor," proudly serves a super eclectic selection of natural wines from Europe and Japan in this pocket-sized, standing-only Ebisu bar. Ooyama-san is jovial,…