Patrons carrying in their own bottles of wine to London's fine-dining establishments might have been met with sneers when business was better, but slower sales mean a warmer reception these days. The changed economy has made the time right for a new BYO wine club that lists some top eateries on its roster of participating restaurants. For a fee, members avoid corkage fees and dirty looks at establishments that have opted in; membership also comes with a list of etiquette tips, including sharing a sip with the sommelier.

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