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Brooklyn Winery Plans Second Location With Crown Heights Restaurant and Bar

  The popular Williamsburg winery, Brooklyn Winery, hopes to open a new spot on Franklin Avenue in Crown Heights in late summer.
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CROWN HEIGHTS — The wine experts at Brooklyn Winery are set to uncork a second location in Crown Heights this year with an upscale restaurant and bar on Franklin Avenue.

The team behind the popular Williamsburg winery and event space have a 63-seat restaurant planned for 747 Franklin Ave. at Sterling Place, according to an application for a liquor license made to the local community board this week.

The new location will have a full food menu, an enclosed backyard seating area and small-batch wines made at their N. 8th Street location from New York State and California fruit, said John Stires, co-founder of the winery.

“We’re very excited to be coming to the community,” he told the board Monday night. “We’re now manufacturing enough wine to where we can open a second location.”

Stires said the price point at the Franklin Avenue location will be “relatively high” with wine going for between $10 and $16 a glass. His business partner, Brian Leventhal, said the two hope to open the new spot in late summer of this year with a full liquor license to serve cocktails to those who don’t prefer wine, they said.

The Community Board 8 committee approved the application for the license, and it will have to be approved by the full board and the State Liquor Authority as well.

The restaurant plans to be open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 1 a.m. Sundays through Thursdays and until 2 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays.

For more information, visit the Brooklyn Winery website.