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Renovations in Reykjanesbær

The store in Reykjanesbær is being renovated. The layout of the store is being changed completely and the product selection increased. The store will be open for most of the renovation time, to disrupt service as little as possible, but it will be closed for two days; Monday May 20th and Monday May 27th. The renovatins will end in the beginning of June.

Wine categories

Here on our website, the wines are divided into categories by its characteristics, to help you find the right wine for you.

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Tapas and wine

The origins of the deilicious Spanish dish tapas is not quite known, but the most likely explanation is that when wine was served in Spain, a slice of bread or thin meat was placed over the glass to keep the flies away. This is not an unlikely explanation since the word "tapas" is derived from the Spanish/Portuguese verb tapar, "to cover".

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Redfish crudo with blood orange, lemon and salad

Arrange the thinly sliced fish on a plate and season with salt and pepper. Grate the lemon and blood orange peel over the fish with a fine grater. Squeeze lemon and blood orange juice over the fish, drizzle the olive oil over it, then place the salad on the plate and serve.

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Visiting Iceland

You can buy alcohol in Vínbúðin Alcohol is not like any other product on the market. Therefore the operation is based on clearly defined responsibilities and on the fact that we do not strive to maximize the profits or encourage sales within the stores.