Crush Wine Co.
153 E. 57th St.
between Lexington/3rd Aves.
An excellent wine store with a sophisticated yet accessible approach to selling nearly 3,000 labels in a stylish midtown location. Wide and deep selection, very helpful and knowledgable staff, and free delivery to all 5 boroughs.
Good prices, regular specials, an outstanding and impressive selection, very helpful staff, and a big commitment to outreach and education with frequent tastings and seminars.
What to know:
Named "Best New Wine Shop in America" by Food & Wine magazine in 2005. One of the owners is restaurenteur Drew Nieporent of Montrechet fame.