Drinking wine is an activity that sometimes makes people believe they’re funnier, smarter, and two feet taller than they actually are. Today’s Groupon prolongs the sweet, confidence-boosting non-truths with $35 worth of wine and savories for $15 at Crush’d Wine Bar in Scottsdale.
The inviting, modern space features 30 wines by the glass and an ever-changing selection. You can select a flight plan to sip and swill a variety of flavors before taking your planned flight to reality-repudiating self-confidence. Since the inventory of fermented grape juice changes so frequently at Crush'd, a complete list isn’t available for viewing online. Prices for glasses start at around $5, and flight plans start at about $13. Beer lovers can sip suds from local Four Peaks Brewery.
Satisfy your food zone with items from Crush’d’s full menu. Its wine bar munchies menu eliminates the guesswork of determining what food to pair with your pour. Try an assortment of cheeses, crackers, Mediterranean olives, and grapes in the Bordeaux plate to bring out the richness of hearty reds ($13), while the Chianti Platter dishes out a taste of Italy with Soppresatta, Genoa salami, fresh mozzarella, roasted red peppers, and more ($13). You’ll also find palate-pleasing flatbread pizzas ($6–$7), sandwiches ($8+), and salads ($6+).
Unlike tequila shots and shotgunned root-beer floats, wine is a slow sip, making it a more enjoyable libation. Plus, wine can help you reduce the risk of heart disease, certain cancers, and the progression of disorders such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease. And it comes in bottles. Crush'd is open late all week, until 10 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and midnight on Friday and Saturday.
- I live nearby and can't express my delight that Crush'd has arrived in the neighborhood. We often drive 20 or 30 minutes for a good wine bar/food experience, and Crush'd holds it's [sic] own with anyplace in Phoenix or Scottsdale. – fhyde, Urbanspoon
- I liked the wine flight...good way to experience more than one if you can't decide. Love that the wine menu rotates for different wines. they also have a large selection of beer which I need to try next time. – jwier, Urbanspoon
- I am not a wine connoisseur, but I have liked every wine that the staff recommended. It is my understanding that the owner wants to personally [sic] recommend the wines he stocks and serves. – powell8814, Urbanspoon
Grammar Updates for Updated Grammar
The innovative spelling and apostrophe use in Crush’d Wine Bar’s name is indicative of the sweeping changes being made to our outdated grammar system. Here are some of the newest grammar updates, according to the American Grammar Counsel:
- Exclamation points are rechristened Excitement Zones.
- Commas can now be used indiscriminately, and the word indiscriminately is being stricken of its double negative prefixes and shortened to scriminately.
- Alphabet order is switched around just to challenge school kids and drunk drivers.
- If spell check doesn’t catch it, it’s no longer a mistake.
- Your, you’re, and yore can be interchangeably used.
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