There are a ton of restaurants that allow you to bring your own wine. This may sound strange if you’ve ever searched for a BYOB spot in NYC, as those are about as rare as Jets wins or pleasant trips to JFK. However, there’s more than one way to BYO. You can pay “corkage”– a fee (usually $20-40) for each bottle you bring from home. You’d be shocked by how many places have corkage policies, and we’re continuously shocked by how few people utilize them. To help you get on board, we’ve laid out everything you need to know about bringing your own wine to restaurants.