Our Staff


John: Co-Owner. John's years of acting in New York (on and off Broadway) and around the country prepared him for the heavy burden of owning a wine store.
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Bob: Co-owner and Awesome Dude. Find him at his new restaurant open across the street, Krupa Grocery!
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Evan: Born and raised in Brooklyn. He passed, with merit, the WSET IWC Intermediate Certificate Program in wine and spirits in 2008. A football official on the side, he likes to keep things regulated and running smoothly. He likes his scotch smokey and rough. Talk to him if you like the spirits (he's doing the buying).
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Kevin: Came to NYC for acting and stayed for the wine. He is WSET Level 2 certified and curates the French, Spanish, Eastern European, and Sparkling wine sections. Currently his focus is on Austrian wine so feel free to ask him about it. When not at the shop you may find him jogging around Prospect Park or on stage. Follow his acting exploits at kevinbunge.com.

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John: Comes to us from Whole Foods Market, where he was a wine buyer. Now he handles our domestic and Italian wine buying. He holds a WSET Level 2 certificate and completed the Court of Sommeliers Introductory Course Examination. John is thrilled to have left the corporate world and joined a great neighborhood store.

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Brendan: A former freelance cook, he can give tips on what to use when looking for cooking wine. Over the years working here he has become very enthused in learning about the making and selling of wine and spirits.