You’ll need to make an appointment to visit Graileys in the Design District, but it’s worth it: Inside, it feels like the vinous version of “Toys ‘R’ Us.” The bottles on offer are constantly changing; recent finds have included a 2010 Araujo Eisele Vineyard Cabernet Sauvignon, 2010 and 2011 Patrick Piuze Chablis and Domaine Dujac Clos de la Roche from 1996 and 1999. And there’s no reason to feel intimidated: Wine team A.J. McClellan, L.A. Perkel, Ryan Tedder and Greg Laman are as welcoming as they are qualified to assist.
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