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7051 E. Fifth Ave. (Scottsdale Rd.) Send to Phone
THIS ESTABLISHMENT IS CLOSED A lovely Mediterranean bistro from a wine guru, where wine is paired with food, not the other way around.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner Mon.-Sat., Brunch Sun.

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THIS RESTAURANT IS CLOSED Fine?s Cellar Restaurant Review

: THIS ESTABLISHMENT IS CLOSED Proprietor Mike Fine is legendary for his wine expertise, as founder and owner of the Valley’s first high-end, world class wine shop that opened in 1987. When he sold that store to a larger entity, he took the money and funneled it into this showcase of fine wine and, now, his new passion, fine food. A combination of Italian coffee bar, retail wine shop and bistro, it features cuisines of specific regions and menus that change every couple of months or so. For example, a showcase of Spain might include dishes like paella and gazpacho and wines like Tempranillo and Garnacha plus Sunday brunch with Cava. Regular items include tender braised beef short ribs, delightful arancini and a chicken and saffron risotto of brown sugar cured-chicken breast with sweet peas and carrot essence. Naturally, wine takes center stage in the bistro, and its "geographical wine tours" feature almost 900 labels by the bottle and 100 by the glass, plus 120 Pinot Noirs alone, a virtual phone book of dessert wines, and rare finds like a 1983 Château d’Yquem priced at $2,500.


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