Finding the wine list bargains


I found two great restaurant wine bargains last weekend in Paris, at opposite ends of the scale.

Some of you may think I have gone a bit crazy about Turkish wine. It's certainly true that the best are difficult to find even in Turkey, and that all wine is horribly expensive within Turkey, thanks substantially to an extremely unfriendly fiscal regime. However, my faith in better quality Turkish wine in general and the Anatolian white wine grape Emir in particular, was handsomely repaid over Monday lunch at the Turkish restaurant Sizin in the rue St Georges, 9th arrondissement. This...