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Valentine's Day Gifts for Her 2019

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Valentine's Day is a little over 3 weeks away and while that may not seem all that close, it'll be here before you know it. As always, we're here to help that process go a bit smoother for everyone involved. We've got tons of gifts perfect for the upcoming holiday that'll allow you to get all your shopping done in one place. Check out some of our top gifts this year for the special woman in your life (or women if you're the type that loves to spoil their mother or grandmother too). Gift Card or Club Membership Women are...

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The History of the First Canned Beer

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Teachers taught us who invented the light bulb and the telephone… but they never taught us the history of the world’s first canned beer. Richmond, VA lays claim to the title of not only our state’s capital but the site of a monumental moment in beer-story. 84 years ago on January 24th, 1935, the Gottfried Krueger Brewing Company together with The American Can Company debuted the world’s first canned beer for sale. Feedback for their product exceeded expectations and 80% of distributors were handling the canned beer within 3 months of its debut. Rivals soon caught on and over 200 millions cans...

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Now available... "liquor"!

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Did you know that by Virginia Law only ABC stores can carry liquor but if it is wine based like your favorite vermouth's… you can get it at a wine shop like ours?!  By definition liquor is an alcoholic beverage produced by distillation of grains, fruit, or vegetables that have already gone through alcoholic fermentation. The purpose of distillation is to remove the impurities from the liquid, increasing the alcohol content and resulting in those strong spirits you find in your local ABC stores. While state law doesn’t allow the sale of liquor in retail establishments, it does allow the...

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Why Drinking Alcohol Was Legal During Prohibition

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Most of us think we know all about Prohibition after our grade school history classes, but there's a common misconception around the era - it wasn't actually illegal to drink alcohol during Prohibition. 

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SNEAK PEEK of NEW Products Arriving Soon!

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As some of you may know, we spent this past weekend in Atlanta, Georgia crawling 7million square feet of AmericasMart to find brand new products to bring you all! We even had the pleasure of catching up with the founders of some of the brands we carry in the store, as well as brands you’ll be seeing hit our shelves in the next few months! Here’s a sneak peek of what all be rolling into our store in the next few weeks! NEW Candle Scents and FRESH Wine-Inspired Soaps from Rewined Candle fanatics... today is your day, Rewined has introduced...

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