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Stamford's Top 5 Wine Shops

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There’s nothing better than curling up to the fire with a delicious glass of red wine or having a few laughs with your girlfriends over a bottle (or two!) of white. However, finding a great bottle of wine can sometimes feel like searching for a needle in a haystack, which is why we’ve rounded up the top five wine shops just in time for the holiday season.

BevMax

Buying a fine wine doesn’t have to break the bank. BevMax is the go-to discount wine and liquor superstore featuring a wide range of wines at low prices. Whether you’re looking to try something new or want to stock up on your favorites, BevMax has it all from full-bodied reds to crisp whites. Try any one of the featured wines on its “Best Buys Under $10” list, such as Cavit Pinot Noir, Saladini Pilastri Rosso Piceno, or Riondo Prosecco.

835 E. Main Street, Stamford CT

(203) 357-9151

Stamford Wine and Liquor

The friendly and knowledgeable staff at Stamford Wine and Liquor has been servicing customers for over 35 years. The quintessential neighborhood wine shop believes that good wines make for good times and we couldn’t agree more. Just recently, Stamford Wine and Liquor started its Wine of the Month Club, in which members can enjoy three preselected wines, included with a fact sheet and tasting notes.

583 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT 06905

(203) 357-7791

Wine Connection

Located in Pound Ridge, Wine Connection isn’t your typical wine merchant. Since August of 1933, they have been serving up a wide selection of specialty wines. With a commitment to share with clients its vast knowledge of the market as well as only the best wines, Wine Connection is a wine connoisseurs dream. Customers can explore thousands of great rarities from around the world in a fully temperature controlled environment. So whether you’re adding to your collection or searching for a special wine for the holidays, Wine Connection is your one-stop-shop.  

32 Westchester Avenue, Pound Ridge, NY 10576

(914) 764-9463

Fairway Wines and Spirits

With over 7,500 square feet of wines and spirits, including a selection of 2,500 wines, 800 spirits and liqueurs, and 500 international premium and craft beers, lets just say you won’t have any trouble finding something uniquely delicious for your next gathering. Fairway’s knowledgeable staff will even take you on a personal tour into their temperature-controlled fine wine room which holds over 250 rare and allocated bottles from some of the world’s most esteemed wine estates. Talk about first class! Looking for a one-of-a-kind gift? Fairway’s selection of single malt scotch whiskies, American bourbons, artisanal vodkas and craft sakes is one of the largest in the state of Connecticut.

689 Canal Street, Stamford, CT 06902


(203) 388-1292

Divine Grapes

With locations in Darien and Stamford, Divine Grapes is your full-service wine shop. Each of its participating locations hold wine tastings featuring wines from the U.S. and around the world, hosted by friendly and knowledgeable industry professionals. Or if your looking for a more intimate setting, Divine Grapes will host an evening of fun for your friends and family with a professionally led wine tasting or wine tasting dinner at your home or location of your choice. What could be better!

2202 Bedford Street, Stamford, CT 06905

(203) 252-2104

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