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Charleston, Uncorked

February 2018
Charleston, Uncorked

All of a sudden, the Holy City’s overflowing with vino. On the peninsula alone, three wine shops and a bar opened in 2017, and at least a couple more are in the works. “I think it finally dawned on people—maybe all at once—that outside of restaurants, there weren’t many places in Charleston to get wonderful, progressive wines,” says Justin Coleman, who opened Monarch Wine Merchants last summer. Here, sip on some intoxicating stats about the expanding scene