Total Wine & More is America‘s Wine Superstore the country‘s largest independent retailer of fine wine. They started in 1991 when brothers David and Robert Trone opened a small store in Delaware. Today, they operate more than 120 superstores across 17 states and continue to grow. Yesterday, they have opened a new Total Wine & More store at Fifth & Alton in Miami Beach, Florida. To celebrate, they’re throwing a Grand Opening Extravaganza celebration all weekend with wine, spirits and beer events and tastings with brands like Caymus, Belvedere, Hennessy, Alpine Brewing, Green Flash Brewing… and more! The doors open at 9 a.m., and the events kick off at 4 p.m. Here is more information about Total Wine :
According to New Times :
“The Miami Beach mega-store offers 14,000 to 15,000 spirits and wines (including Schnebly’s tropical fruit wines) in a 19,105-square-foot space. The store will also feature a good selection of local beers including Miami Brewing, Wynwood Brewing, Concrete Beach, Funky Buddha, Due South, and Barrel of Monks. Tampa-based Cigar City Brewing’s beers will also be sold. In addition, the South Beach location will be the first South Florida Total Wine with a brewery district where you can fill 32-ounce and 64-ounce growlers with fresh, local beer. If the thought of finding the right bottle of wine to take to a dinner party among all those bottles confounds you, just ask one of the knowledgeable Total employees for a recommendation. Each of the 50 employees (including about 20 full-timers) had to complete 150 hours of classroom training before stepping out onto the sales floor. In addition, selected staff members are flown to Napa and Sonoma to further their wine education by studying the soil, vines, barrels, and the process of wine-making in depth.” written by Laine Doss.
According to PRNewsWire :
“EDENS, one of the nation’s leading retail real estate owners and developers, has announced that Total Wine & More and Vitality Bowls will open at Fifth & Alton in South Beach. These openings continue a commitment to creating a diverse merchandising mix for this standout urban center. Total Wine & More, the country’s largest independent retailer of fine wine, will officially open at the center this Thursday, October 15 at 9 a.m. A ribbon cutting with local dignitaries and community partner, New World Symphony, will be held the evening prior. Founded in 1991, it started as a small, independent store and has since grown to include locations in 16 states including Florida. This will be their first store in Miami Beach, serving a growing area.”
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