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Any number of wine bars can sell you a fine bottle at a price that fits your budget, from veterans like Bistrot Lepic to newcomers such as Cork and Veritas. But to be truly great, a wine bar must also have enough personality and atmosphere to make imbibing pleasurable. Mie N Yu in Georgetown features wines from around the world, including more than 30 by the glass, as well as a food-pairing guide and maps of various grape-growing regions. Best of all, you can sip these wines in a space that doesn’t feel like a candlelit cellar. The Silk Road theme at Mie N Yu translates into a number of soft, luxurious dining rooms as well as two equally inviting bars: the Hong Kong Bar and the Venetian Bar and Lounge on the upper level.