Pandemic nostalgia? Trendy NYC bar opens Tuscan style 'wine windows' for take out booze in homage to Covid era liquor laws

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  • Please Tell Me successful Brooklyn will service wine-to-go done a hole-in-the-wall
  • It follows a inclination group successful Italy wherever nan historical civilization returned during Covid
  • New York besides legalized return retired intoxicant during nan pandemic to support bars afloat 

By Miles Dilworth For Dailymail.Com

Published: 01:47 EDT, 15 April 2024 | Updated: 01:47 EDT, 15 April 2024

There aren't galore things we enjoyed astir nan pandemic.

But nan relaxation of outdoor drinking rules mightiness beryllium 1 of nan few.

And now a trendy New York barroom has opened up pinch a built-in 'wine window', wherever punters tin bid alcohol-to-go successful a motion to Covid era liquor laws.

Please Tell Me successful Williamsburg, Brooklyn, has borrowed the conception from Tuscany, wherever 'buchette del vinos' were utilized successful nan 1630s erstwhile nan plague was rife.

The 'hole successful nan wall' vino windows began reappearing successful Italy during nan pandemic to guarantee customers observed societal distancing.

Please Tell Me successful Williamsburg, Brooklyn, will service wine-to-go done a hole-in-the-wall

It has borrowed nan conception from Tuscany, wherever 'wine windows', known arsenic buchettes del vino, were utilized successful nan 1630s during erstwhile nan plague was rife, earlier returning during Covid

Please Tell Me owners Austin Woolridge (left) and Eric Griego (right) are part-time DJs

But nan move proved celebrated and nan windows stayed open, inspiring nan New York barroom to travel suit.

Owners Eric Griego and Austin Woolridge took complete nan constitution successful 1 of Brooklyn's astir celebrated neighborhoods past fall, pinch nan vino model officially opening this week.

It will present caller world wines to patrons, including Merlots from Mexico, Syrahs from Japan and Whites from Slovenia.

Prices will scope from $9 a solid for location wines to betwixt $10 and $15 for integrated wines.

To debar breaking New York's open-carry laws, beverages, including beers, will beryllium served successful seal cups alongside mini sandwiches.

Alcohol-to-go income successful nan metropolis were legalized during nan pandemic to thief bars and restaurants enactment afloat erstwhile indoor mingling was outlawed.

Griego and Woolridge are some part-time DJs - and euphony is besides cardinal to their ethos.

Alcohol-to-go income successful New York were legalized during nan pandemic to thief bars and restaurants enactment afloat

Punters cram into Please Tell Me for Winyl Wednesdays, erstwhile DJs rotation everything from hip-hop and Amapiano, to UK Grime and Nigerian Pop

Despite nan pint size venue - nan 500 square-foot constitution has 28 seats wrong and 16 extracurricular - punters cram successful for Winyl Wednesdays, erstwhile nan barroom blares retired everything from hip-hop and Amapiano, to UK Grime and Nigerian Pop.

Woolridge told DailyMail.com he wanted to unfastened a spot wherever he could play different unheard of tracks because he was 'bored' of each nan different bars successful New York spinning retired tired classics.

The vino model will beryllium unfastened connected Wednesday nights from 5pm - 10pm successful summation to Saturdays and Sundays during brunch (weather permitting) to coincide pinch nan opening of Please Tell Me's outdoor seating.

But customers whitethorn person to return advantage of its offerings while they still can.

New York's drinks to-go programme is owed to expire adjacent April, though nan nutrient and vino manufacture are lobbying to widen nan window.


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