When the store opens at 9 a.m. Saturday in the shopping mall at 3349 Monroe Ave., shoppers will be introduced to a new experience in buying wine and spirits, according to owner Nicole Wegman.
"The store will appeal to the person who collects wine as well as the person who shops for wine every day," Wegman
The 45,000-square-foot wine shop is the largest in New York state, Wegman
received approval from the State Liquor Authority three weeks ago to transfer her
liquor license from Century Liquor and Wines
' longtime location at 630 W. Ridge Road in Rochester to the Century Pittsford Wines
said the store will offer wines starting at $2.99 and go up to about $18,000 for a Lafite Rothschild 1868.
said while the wine shop is separate from the Wegmans grocery stores, her
goal is to instill the same values and philosophy at Century Pittsford Wines
"I want the values I was brought up with," Wegman
...Nicole Wegman, owner of Century Pittsford Wines, shows the new store's room for high end and rare wines. The shop will feature a large selection of New York vintages as well as varieties never available before in Rochester.ANNETTE LEIN staff photographerNicole Wegman, owner of Century Pittsford Wines, shows the new store's room for high end and rare wines.