Best Wine Gimmick in a Restaurant

Green Zone Pizza's Wine Dispenser

Green Zone Pizza's Wine Dispenser

17008 Kercheval Ave., Grosse Pointe; 313-332-0559; greenzonepizza.com

It's really two gimmicks in synch: wine on a gift card and wine from a vending machine. Fill up your card and insert it into the Enomatic. Eight bottles are displayed, four reds and four whites, the latter kept colder. Put your glass under the spigot and watch the pour. As each bottle is depleted by happy customers, the wine is kept fresh with argon gas, pumped into the bottle to blanket the surface and keep destructive oxygen away. The third novelty is that you can choose a taste for $1.25-$3.50, a half-glass for $3.75-$10.50, or a full glass for $7.50-$21.

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