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Playa Fine Wine? #94705
04/19/2016 05:49 PM
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Can anyone recommend a retail location for wine shopping in Playa del Carmen?
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Re: Playa Fine Wine? [Re: CptCook] #94706
04/19/2016 06:55 PM
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Besides every supermarket?
You will find a nice selection of foreign and domestic (Mexican) brands at:
Off The Vine, Cava del Duero and the La Europa liquor store in Quinta Alegria Mall at fifth and Constituentes.

Re: Playa Fine Wine? [Re: bugambilias] #94707
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bugambilias said:
Besides every supermarket?
You will find a nice selection of foreign and domestic (Mexican) brands at:
Off The Vine, Cava del Duero and the La Europa liquor store in Quinta Alegria Mall at fifth and Constituentes.


Thank you bugambilias. I guess I worded that "inartfully". My local grocery stores carry wine, but when I am shopping for interesting, different, special wines, I look for a specialty shop. So that was what I was actually looking for. Additionally, I was hoping to learn of travelers' experiences with particular shops or specific merchants. I will look for the three you recommended.


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Re: Playa Fine Wine? [Re: CptCook] #94708
04/20/2016 08:55 PM
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Yeah, Grocery stores too! You will find all kinds of wine from all over the world at wildly varying prices. You might not see the same brand twice either!

Re: Playa Fine Wine? [Re: bugambilias] #94709
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I do not know about playa, buy if you happen to get to Cancun first, you should visit " La European " wide selections of Mexican and European wines.

Re: Playa Fine Wine? [Re: Playalover] #94710
10/13/2016 07:41 PM
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Wal Mart and Mega both offer decent wine selections. La Europa has some harder to find options. We love the arenal ba II ensamble by vivino.


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