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Bastian Contrario

Owner Marco has done up this cosy neighbourhood bar with a nine-tap distribution system made from recycled farming irrigation piping, with tap handles hand-carved by his father – a retired doctor who surely must har…
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In the heart of Parma's animated Strada Farini drinking scene is this classy but friendly wine bar run by a personable ex-rugby player. In warm weather, aficionados crowd the street out front, sipping fine vintages …
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Enoteca Fontana

A loud, elbow-in-the-ribs type of wine bar (it gets busy!) with some tables in a room out back where you can sip wine and munch grilled panini (€2.50 to €5.50) while making a local friend or three.
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An ultramodern cafe in historic digs next to the Batisttero. Here you can perch yourself on Ikea-style clear plastic chairs for wine, tea, coffee and some light Mediterranean snacks to fuel your next spate of church…