West Village oenophiles will have a new hub for swirling and sipping wine when Brix Wine & Charcuterie Boutique finally debuts next month. The bar and wine shop at the corner of Kercheval and Van Dyke has set its grand opening date for August 10. Owner Mikiah Westbrooks tells Eater the debut will be a three-day party with each day themed around a different selection of wines.
Westbrooks and her husband have been refurbishing the bar located in a former bank building since December 2015. The space seats roughly 40 people inside at a mixture of two tops and communal tables. It also features a private lounge area inside the bank vault that will offer an exclusive high-end bottle and charcuterie service. A portion of the bar will be devoted to retail.
The beverage menu will be focused entirely on wines served by the glass or bottle. Bottles will range from between $9 and $40. Brix will also offer charcuterie boards to accompany the drinks featuring domestic and imported meats, smoked meats, cheese, chocolate, and nuts.
Brix is just one of several new restaurants and bars headed to West Village. Cafe Muse’s Greg Reyner and Ping Ho of The Royce Detroit are planning to open a butcher shop-restaurant called Marrow on Kercheval by the end of the year. Nearby, an Italian restaurant called Brudders owned by a member of an as-of-yet unconfirmed rock band is expected to land next winter as well as a bar called Destination 1905.
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