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How "bad" is the Alinea wine list?

nohofoods | Aug 25, 2009 05:46 PM

OK, as I said in the other thread, my boyfriend and I are going to Alinea next Friday. We're reserved the 24 course tour menu. I've read that the wine pairing is probably not always on point, so we'll probably do bottles/half bottles of red and white, and glasses for desserts.
So my question is, how "damaging" is the list? Our experience at Jean Georges and the like is that you can't get a decent bottle for under $200. How much would you budget for wine? Are there bottles on the list you'd recommend (for the tour menu)?

Thank you very much in advance/.

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