Customers in south Winchester and Frederick County have a new, convenient option to purchase spirits and Virginia wines with the opening of the latest Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) retail store. Virginia ABC officials will host a grand opening ceremony at 241 Kernstown Commons Boulevard Unit 5F on Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 11 a.m.
The 2,814 sq. ft. store is located in the Kernstown Commons retail center, close to Interstate 81 and Route 11.
“This new location in Frederick County serves as an added convenience for the area’s growing population and business base,” said Virginia ABC Chief Executive Officer Travis Hill.
The public is invited to the ceremony, which will include brief remarks, a ribbon cutting, photos and informal store tours.
Store hours will be 10 a.m. – 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. The store employs a store manager, assistant store manager, two lead sales associates and two sales associates. It is the sixth store in the Winchester area, and the 397th Virginia ABC store.
Store inventory will include more than 2,400 items, including 426 different brands and sizes of whiskeys, 274 cordials, 215 vodkas, 210 bourbons and 162 tequilas.
Customers are encouraged to visit Virginia ABC’s website at http://www.abc.virginia.gov
to search for stores, determine the availability of products at any retail location and order spirits online for in-store or curbside pickup, or home delivery in select areas.
Per the Code of Virginia, ABC’s profits from in-store and online retail sales are remitted each year to the commonwealth for designated state programs and services. For fiscal year 2021, ABC contributed a total of $622.8 million ($243.6 million from retail sales) to the commonwealth.
The Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (ABC) is a major source of revenue for the commonwealth, contributing more than $2.7 billion to the general fund in the last five years. Virginia ABC currently operates 397 state stores and provides alcohol education and prevention programs for people of all ages. Its Bureau of Law Enforcement oversees approximately 19,000 ABC licensed establishments. Now marking its 88th year, ABC remains committed to progress and innovation in carrying out its vision of bringing good spirits and excellent service to Virginia.
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