The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) store originally located at 6619 Main Street, Gloucester has relocated to the Edgehill Town Center, 6736 Main Street, Gloucester. The store reopened at 10 a.m. today in time for the holiday rush.
The Gloucester store is open Monday through Thursday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sundays from 1-6 p.m. Holiday shoppers can choose from Virginia wines, imported rums, aged whiskeys, flavored vodkas, cordials and liquors. Specialty gift sets and ABC gift cards are also available for purchase.
The Virginia Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control (ABC) is a major source of revenue for the commonwealth, contributing more than $1.8 billion to the general fund in the last five years. The agency currently operates 350 state stores. Its Bureau of Law Enforcement oversees more than 16,000 ABC licensed establishments while the Hearings and Appeals Division considers more than 700 cases each year. The agency also provides alcohol education and prevention programs for people of all ages. Now celebrating its 80th anniversary, ABC remains committed to progress and innovation in carrying out its control, service and revenue mission.
Gloucester ABC Store Relocates to Edgehill Town Center; Opens in Time for Holidays