I can always count on my friend Jen A to hit up Brooklyn spots with me. She works not far from Jakewalk, so we ambled on over one day, just missing happy hour but still up for a good glass of wine.
From what I've read, Jakewalk, a wine and cheese bar in Carroll Gardens, is co-owned by the owners of Stinky Brooklyn and Smith & Vine. (go here for my post on Stinky Brooklyn--but come back here after that, mkay?)
I ordered a French rosé--I don't remember the name but I know it was made with grenache grapes. Dry but fruity and just perfect.
You have to get the fondue when you go to Jakewalk--it comes with tart green apples, salty dried sausage, and soft chunks of bread. We demolished this in no time.
Everything was delicious, service was good, and our aim next time is to make it for Happy Hour, where I hear
282 Smith St
Brooklyn, NY 11231