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Astor Wines & Spirits

399 Lafayette St. New York, NY 10003 | East Village | 212-674-7500

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Beloved Astor Wines & Spirits, which recently moved down the street to a massive new space underneath Serafina, now features The Study at Astor Center, a rather loftily-titled institution of higher oenophilic learning. (The Study features a classroom with special lighting to properly examine your wine.) Other additions to Astor Wines include 50 percent more room for wines and liquors; a wine-literature library; a room to store 500 of the more fragile wines at 58 degrees; a special organic-wine section; and what the owner claims is the city's biggest selection of sakA(c), kept at 40 degrees ("the way those wines should be maintained").

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