Elise Loehr and Wendy Burch, who have run the French bistro Table 3 for almost eight years, opened the Wine Market in late 2017. The small, shotgun space next to the restaurant gives them the chance to broaden their mostly French list, ranging into Germany for Pfalz rosés, the Canary Islands for listán and Italy for Montepulciano from Simone Capecci. Stop in before dinner to see what they are pouring; if you spot a bottle you’d like to drink at the restaurant, corkage is just $10. A stellar selection of half bottles, about 25 strong, stands out, as does the store’s assortment of vintage stemware and silver-plated ice buckets and platters, which Burch has collected or pulled from estate sales and auctions.
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