Which restaurant has the best Champagne list outside of France?

Champagne heaven – Can you guess where it is?

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A champagne lineup like this can only mean one thing: Ciccio is involved.

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Ever been to Vinoteca Centro Storico before? If not, you should go! Ciccio, the boss, along with his wife and mother in law, runs the place where you can get the best champagne outside of France. I guess you could say that it’s his passion – besides food of course. The list of bottle he has is non existent (because it’s all in his head) but I can guarantee he will find something that suits your mood. Philipponnat, Pierre Peters, Pol Roger – you name it.

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Centro Storico is a legendary place, and all the locals seem to think so as well, because you are very likely to run into them there (especially late at night). If you follow Ciccio on Instagram you will see incredible lineups and crazy pictures. Basically, you are bound to have a good time if you go! And try the ham as well; he hand carves it right in front of you!

#tbt Recap

Looking back at my not too shabby wine adventure. I know I am very lucky, and I appreciate every moment along the way. Here are some of my favorite moments.

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Taking a selfie with Charles Philipponnat

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Working with Luca Currado at the Vietti stand at Tre Bicchieri

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Celebrating 17 Mai with the Veglio’s in NYC

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Picking grapes for Uno Per Uno with the team at Cantina Altare