Wine and Fondue for Two or Four at Ballou’s Wine Bar (Up to Half Off)

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Wine is an essential component of an elegant meal, alongside silk tablecloths and a server named Sir Anthony Hopkins. Taste good taste with this Groupon.

Choose Between Two Options

  • $20 for two wine flights and one cheese or dessert fondue for two (up to a $40 value)
  • $40 for four wine flights and two cheese or dessert fondues for four (up to an $80 value)

Each wine flight (up to a $14 value) includes three glasses of wine. Patrons take their pick of any wines on the menu less than $11, from the sparkling Mionetto prosecco brut—lauded by the Wall Street Journal in 2009—to the medium-bodied Terrazas malbec. Between sips, diners can dip into melty fondues (a $12 value each) filled with sweet substances such as Nutella or savory combos such as artichoke and pepper jack cheese. For the full menu, see Ballou's website.

Ballou’s Wine Bar

Ballou’s Wine Bar revolves around three prized delicacies: chocolate, wine, and coffee. From those staples, dozens of indulgent dishes ensue, including chocolate, Nutella, and peanut-butter-chocolate fondues and homemade truffles developed by Debbie, half of the husband-and-wife team that runs Ballou’s. Her chocolate fondue and homemade truffles are so deliciously decadent that they’ve earned the wine bar a spot on the Best of New Haven Reader’s Poll list for best desserts. In addition to rich desserts and froth-capped cups of cappuccino, guests can order wines from local and international vineyards, as well as a wide selection of pastas, sandwiches, and flat breads.


Reviews

Their wine selection is wonderful and their staff is also very knowledgeable about each wine.

Christenalbs, TripAdvisor, 7/9/12

had a cheese fondue (the Italian table cheese) and it was so good that my wife and I couldn't stop raving about it while we stuffed our faces.

Peter B., Yelp, 9/8/12

Tips from Groupon Customers

  • “Try and read up on some wine books, just so you don't look like a fool trying to order ;)”

  • “I would highly recommend Ballou to bring others or just for a romantic few hours or to learn more about wine. It was a GREAT experience”

  • “Delicious food, great staff ”

  1. A

    Guilford Center

    51 Whitfield St, Ste 1

    Guilford, Connecticut 06437

    203-453-0319

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  2. B

    Branford

    2 Sybil Ave

    Branford, Connecticut 06405

    203-208-1701

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In a Nutshell

Award-winning chocolate, Nutella, peanut-butter, and cheese fondue complement wine from local and international vineyards

The Fine Print

Expires May 19th, 2013. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. Limit 1 per table for four person option, limit 2 per table for two person option. Valid only for option purchased. Reservation required. Dine-in only. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Not valid on holidays. Valid only for $14 wine flight; may upgrade for additional fee. Must be 21 or older. Four person option valid only for four or more. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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