A little town in the Green Mountains recently opened its doors to Third Branch Wines, a wine shop on Main Street.
The proprietor is David Sambor, who also owns the Bethel Village Sandwich Shop; patrons can access Third Branch Wines through the sandwich shop on Main Street.
Sambor, who worked in the hospitality business until recently, has been a resident of Bethel for 10 years.
“I thought there was need for it [the wine shop] and I thought it would go over well. And so far, so good,” Sambor said.
Currently, Third Branch Wines carries around 400 bottles with price points from $7 to $26. Included in the national and international inventory is a selection of Vermont wines at around $15 a bottle. He also carries a $40 champagne and specialty beers from around the world.
At present, he has a staff of two part-time workers.
Third Branch Wines is located at 269 Main Street, Bethel, VT 05032. The telephone number is 802.234.9910.
Hours are 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday; 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday; 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday.MORE IN Valley Business Briefs
- Most Popular
- Most Emailed
- General Electric plant suspends operations due to water issues; officials suspect water leak - UPDATED
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day 1739, 'Richard Palmer' identified in prison at York Castle as the notorious outlaw DICK TURPIN; IN 1836, Battle of the Alamo begins near San Antonio de Bexar, Texas; 1896, the Tootsie Roll invented by LEO HIRSCHFELD.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1472, Orkney, Shetland islands put up as collateral by Norway to Scotland in lieu of dowry for MARGARET OF DENMARK on her marriage with JAMES III, king of Scotland; 1962, JOHN GLENN first American to orbit Earth.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: City mayoral candidates debate campaign issues; Hartford, Conn., woman still missing; Neal Goswami reports attempts to legislate suicide; local woman loses 100 pounds through TOPS program.
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1878, JOHN TUNSTALL murdered near Lincoln, New Mexico, by the outlaw JESSE EVANS; in 1930, ELM FARM OLLIE first cow to fly in aircraft, first to be milked airborne; 1955, nuke test WASP; '79, snow in Sahara.
- TOMORROW'S HEADLINES TODAY: Rutland Herald News Editor Alan J. Keays and staff writer Gordon Dritschilo discuss stories planned for the February 18, 2015, edition of the newspaper: Winter budgets maxed, legal marijuana, Springfield bank job, USPS slowdown
- RICHARD'S POOR ALMANACK: On this day in 1249 AD, ANDRE of LONGJUMEAU is dispatched by LOUIS IX of France to meet the KHAGAN, ruler of the Mongol Empire; in 1804, during 1st Barbary War, STEPHEN DECATUR scuttles the pirate-held USS Philadelphia in Tripoli.