Wines and spirits are an increasingly important part of the holidays. Yes, they can be used to make fabulous party drinks, but they also make great host gifts as well as a last-minute gift.
Here are a few local places to pick up your wine or liquors.
1. Ace's Wines and Spirits: 1811 Merrick Avenue, Merrick.
This liquor store is fully-stocked and ready for the holidays, said owner, Joe. In addition, patrons can bring in cheeses or other accessories to combine with their purchase and the employees at the store will create a gift basket. Don't have time to head to North Merrick? Ace's has a sister store on Merrick Road – Merrick Wines & Spirits. You can pay them a visit as well.
2. KC Wines and Liquors: 2754 Sunrise Highway, Bellmore.
KC Wines delivers a collection of top and bottom shelf liquors, aged wines and other assorted spirits. The store also boasts specials on Bacardi Limon and other boxed liquor gift sets.
3. M&J Wines and Spirits: 1947 Front Street, East Meadow.
Want some bubbly for your holiday party? M&J has you covered. The store has a wide range of champagne as well as local, Long Island sparkling wines.
4. Bedford Wine and Liquor: 308 Bedford Avenue, Bellmore.
Bedford Wine and Liquor is offering special holiday pricing. Patrons can expect to take 10 percent off their purchase of any spirits and 15 percent off of any wine purchase.
5. Grape Adventure and Wines: 2294 Hempstead Turnpike, East Meadow.
Grape Adventure offers customers a variety of red and white wines and spirits from an array of distributors, including Smirnoff, Jack Daniels, Johnny Walker and Captain Morgans.