Best Wine Shop: Wine on High

From the March 29, 2012 edition

This is Wine on High’s first Best of Columbus win … in name only. The Short North shop (which includes a full bar in the upstairs Loft) operated as Vino 100 until June, when owner Josh Shapiro made the venture fully independent. Since then, he’s created a dinner party destination and now offers artisan cheeses, cocktail supplies like bitters and shakers (minus the alcohol; they don’t have a retail liquor license) and wine gifts. And among wine selections, you’ll find bottles that range from under $10 to more than $300. Trouble deciding? Hit them up every third Tuesday of the month for a 20 for $20 tasting!

Runners-up: The Twisted Vine, House Wine

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