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Gnarly Vines

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350 Myrtle Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11205 40.693 -73.972
nr. Carlton St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
7187973183 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Type: Gourmet Marketplace
  • Products & Services: Gifts/Novelty Shops, Wine
Photo by Dave Ratzlow

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Official Website

gnarlyvines.com

Hours

Sun-Thu, noon-9pm; FriSat, noon-10pm

Nearby Subway Stops

G at Clinton-Washington Aves.; 2, 3, 4, 5 at Nevins St.

Payment Methods

American Express, Discover, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Gourmet

  • Wine

Gifts & Parties

  • Gifts/Novelty Shops

Profile

Brian Robinson first discovered his love of French varietals as a high-school exchange student in Paris. He turned his early passion into a career, first as the director of the wine department at Phillips Auctioneers and later as a wine specialist at Christie’s and the East Coast director of wine auction site WineBid.com. He opened this sizable wine shop in March 2007, stocking it with both approachable budget-friendly picks and extremely rare varieties. The interior is part industrial warehouse and part gallery, with carbon-steel shelves holding over 600 varieties of wine (starting at $6) beneath paintings by local artists. Look for French Bordeaux wines, California Cabernets, and Chilean Merlots organized by origin, each bottle sporting a purple tag with an unfussy description written by Robinson and his staff. Rare and collectible vintages from Robinson's private stash are housed in the cellar, ranging from $600 to $1,500. Grab-and-go six-packs with themes like "Rooftop BBQ" or "Take-out Night" are priced at around $70, offering an easy way to stock your wine rack. Over 150 spirits line the room's top-shelf perimeter, and totable two-bottle sets provide easy gifts for parties. Receipts include images of the labels from each of your purchases, and your selections are stored in the shop’s database to help you pick your next bottle.

Bulk Discount

Mix-and-match your own case (12 bottles) and receive a 10% discount.

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