Since my February 14th post on the new wine store in town I have been back there several times. They continue to grow in a positive way: their selection has expanded and they have a good, solid selection of wines at all price points. They now have more higher end wines for those special occasions than they had before.
Every time I go in there I am without fail impressed by the friendliness, knowledge and their sheer love of wine which comes shining through. Spend any time in there and see the way they know a lot of the people that come in and you can see how hard they work to foster a sense of community. Their abundance of free tastings certainly can’t hurt in that department either! Last time I was in there I was looking for some wines to serve with the Mother’s Day meal I was planning. I told the clerk (sales associate, owner, whatever?) what I was looking for and she had a lot of helpful suggestions. She was even able to point out which Chardonnays were unoaked (a request that I wouldn’t usually dream of making in most stores around here and the one store I asked in [cough- Spirit Shop-cough] drew a blank stare). She was honest as well, out of the 7 or 8 specific wines I asked about she admitted she hadn’t tasted one so she couldn’t comment on it.
I also saw they have a grand opening celebration set for May 17th from noon until 5. Again, here is the link to their site. I think this is a local business well worth supporting and I think its going to be my go-to wine store in the area.