Definitions

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  • n. A wine bar giving visitors or tourists the opportunity to sample locally-produced wine with a view to buying it.

Etymologies

Italian (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Tucked almost anonymously in the northeast corner of Italy, the enoteca is a one-of-a-kind regional wine shop.

    Stars and Stripes

  • An "enoteca" (wine bar) is a popular, fast, and inexpensive option for lunch.

    ajc.com - News

  • An "enoteca" (wine bar) is a popular, fast and inexpensive option for lunch.

    chicagotribune.com -

  • The enoteca was opened by 20-something sommelier Cristina Magnini who convinced her mother Patrizia Moretti to join her to do the cooking in the intimate downstairs dining area.

    Kathy McCabe: Savoring Umbria's Earthy Tastes

  • Chef Scott Conant helms both the enoteca/espresso bar D.O.C.G. and Scarpetta, which also has outposts in New York and Miami and sports a 3,000-bottle wine cellar.

    Anneli Rufus: Vegas' $3.9-Billion New Casino Opens

  • All Ikea modernism and spa showers, two bathrooms, laundry room, good kitchen and of course the market thirty seconds in one direction and a top enoteca in the other.

    Roma Eterna

  • I took my recent Buon Viaggio class to our swank new Italian wine bar in Charlottesville, enoteca, for a lesson on Italian regional wines and wine tasting.

    2008 May 14 archive at eternallycool.net

  • Its a major topic among the regions eight hundred producers and, no doubt, at the corner enoteca.

    A Year of Wine

  • While the enoteca may be what many American wine bars strive to be, the real deal is on every corner in every town in the region.

    A Year of Wine

  • A while back, we wrote about a newly opened regional enoteca in the Charlotte Douglas International Airport in North Carolina, tucked into a little space on the way to Concourses D and E.

    No Place Like Home

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