If you plan well, you can sip from some of the best wine lists in the city at prices that rival the wine shop down the street. In industry terms, these deals are known as retail wine nights. Here are some of our favorites in the city.

A restaurant marking up the price of a bottle of wine (typically upwards of 100 percent) is nothing new. We diners pay it because that glass of Oregon pinot gris goes so well with the cioppino we ordered. But if you plan well, you can sip from some of the best wine lists in the city at prices that rival the wine shop down the street. In industry terms, these deals are known as retail wine nights. Here are some of our favorites in the city.

Sunday

Barcelona hosts Un'wine'ed Sundays with all bottles at retail pricing. (You can take a bottle or two home for the same price.) Bonus: There's also live music from 7 to 9 p.m. at the bar.barcelonacolumbus.com

Tucci's Retail Wine Night runs 3 to 9 p.m. The special applies to bottles $100 or less at the Dublin restaurant.tuccisdublin.com

Monday

For years, Due Amici Downtown has run Uncorked on Mondays, when every bottle of wine is half-off.due-amici.com

Tuesday

Mezzo in Dublin offers more than 180 bottles (excluding some of its rarer offerings) at half price.mezzodublin.com

Wednesday

The first Wednesday of every month, The Refectory offers all bottles under $100 at retail prices. That's more than 200 selections from one of the city's best wine collections.refectory.com

Every Wednesday at Ella in New Albany, wines are discounted to the state minimum, plus diners can taste wines with general manager and sommelier Dave McMahon for $10.ella-restaurant.com

Everyday specials:Alana's Food and Wine sells bottles at only $5 above the state minimum. And at Basi Italia in Victorian Village, the markup is minimal (about $10).alanas.com; basi-italia.com