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Readers weigh in on restaurant wine corkage policies
Readers weigh in on restaurant wine corkage policies

Saturday’s story on corkage policy brought in a serious pour of comments and emails from readers. A reader from Villa Park, who prefers to remain anonymous, says that he occasionally brings his own wine to restaurants and that they tend to be pretty good bottles. But, he wonders, why he should have to pay a two or three times markup on a wine from the list just because the 2007 Silver Oak he might have brought was already on the restaurant's wine list.  He feels the $15 or $30 corkage fee is more than enough to cover the "shame" the waiter might have had to endure for popping the cork on his lower class wine. Good points --...

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