Wine shops continue to pop up about the city. Here are a few recent additions – and more are on the way.
The Cellar Lounge opened in Shunyi (Piazza Cafe Courtyard) on Saturday. One of the suppliers posted about the place: â€œWine lovers now have a spiritual home in Shunyi. The Cellar Lounge stocks a great range of hard to find (forget Jenny lous or Carrefor) international wines at affordable prices.â€ Hours of operation: 11 AM to 10 PM. The focus is on wines from smaller importers, with around 300 on offer from RMB80 per bottle. As for the â€œspiritual home in Shunyiâ€ part, uh, letâ€™s not forget Palette Vino.
Some other recent openings:
- AOZ in China View, which I covered in this post and is practically across the street from fellow wine bar Big 9.
- Enoteca in The Place – after a bumpy first few weeks it looks like things have stabilized there.
- Samâ€™s on Workers Stadium West. I hope to visit here soon to grab some cheese in the retail section on the first floor and then head upstairs and try a bottle or two of wine.
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