Bar of the Week: Donna Da Vine

If dipping a slice of chorizo into a puddle of mustard and washing it down with a glass of Medici Ermete Lambrusco Solo ($9) sounds appealing, then head to Boerum Hill's friendly new wine bar Donna da Vine. Perch yourself at the bar for an intimate modern-day Cheers feel, or if you prefer to engage in a more private setting, plenty of quiet and cozy tables are available both inside and out. Brick walls display photographs of the Eiffel Tower, an Oregon waterfall and an elephant from the Serengeti as a tribute to the diverse regions from which the various wines are imported. Owner Alyssa Becker, a former Wall Street bond trader, who became grape savvy by working at an Upper East Side wine shop in her off-hours, guides you through the list, and her cleverly named groupings offer great variety. “Do You Know the Way to San Rosé?” ($20) showcases the best refreshing, mysterious rosés with generous pours of Cristalino Cava Brut, Renardat-Fâche Cerdon du Bugey NV and Renard Rosé. Donna da Vine's “tastes” and “bites,” like spicy pig shrouded in puff-pastry blankets ($5) and a tangy duck-and-goat-cheese pizzelle ($11) make for a lovely dinner. 378 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn, (718) 643-2250. Alia Akkam

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