NYC wine bars are a dime a dozen, so we understand that it can be easy to play it safe and stick with those tried and true spots you already know and love. But it's a new year, and if you're starting to get bored of your usual routine, we're here to help you ditch your go-to spots and venture out to one of the many great wine bars the city has to offer. Be it the atmosphere or the menu, these places have unique qualities that even your non-wine friends will enjoy.

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