It's the foodie equivalent to finding a vintage leather jacket on eBay. Sure, it's a little worn, but it's still a great jacket with a price that's a fraction of what you'd pay in stores. The Accidental Wine Company is an online wine shop that has gathered a steady following for selling a wide range of vino for up to 40-percent off the retail price. How? They buy up bottles with blemished labels. Perhaps a winery has redesigned its packaging, or a label tears or even worse, a bottle breaks inside a case. Restaurants and other shops refuse to sell them, when really, the scuffed and sometimes blotchy labels look pretty cool in a wabi-sabi kind of way. It brings a whole new meaning to the phrase, cracking open a bottle.
From $36 for 3 bottles, at Accidental Wines
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