Celebrating their 35th anniversary on December 5, Town and Country Liquors owned by Peggy Schwartz, is better than ever. With an expert staff, customers are assisted in choosing the perfect beverage for any occasion. Replete with everything from Hudson Valley local wines and spirits to your standard tasty fare, Schwartz takes her commitment to good service even further by offering weekly wine tastings —Fridays and Saturdays 4-7pm—, web updates when rare or hard-to-find items become available, and personally hunting down your requests. No ordinary liquor store this, the “spirit of community” abounds, “We participate in the ‘Return the Favor’ veterans program because we want to acknowledge and thank the women and men who did so much for the rest of us.” says Schwartz. Additionally, as co-chair of the Saugerties Chamber of Commerce she participates in the Chamber’s Business to Business discount program, is involved in Old Timers’ Day and annual Bed Race, Saugerties Holiday in the Village, and the annual Fall Art Event, this year called “Shine on Saugerties.” Schwartz also offers services in party planning, wedding registry, private party wine-tastings, gift wrap, gift certificates “Check back frequently.”
330 Route 212, Saugerties (CVS center); 845-246-8931. For the latest events and specials go to townandcountryliquorstore.com or on Facebook at Town-Country-Liquors-Saugerties.
–photo and text by Rochelle Riservato