Recognizing the Top 100 Beverage Alcohol Retailers in America

The third annual Beverage Alcohol Retailers Conference (BARC), hosted by Beverage Dynamics magazine, took place last week and recognized the top 100 retailers in the U.S. industry.

David Jabour, President of Twin Liquors, accepts the 2019 Retailer of the Year award from Beverage Dynamics Editor Kyle Swartz.

Attendees converged upon Louisville, Kentucky, for three days of education, networking, distillery tours and conversations with vendors. The yearly conference culminated in the first ever Beverage Dynamics Top 100 Retailers banquet, which recognized the 100 best retailers — including the top 5.

Taking home top honors as the 2019 Retailer of the Year place was Twin Liquors, the Central Texas fine wine and spirits retail chain that boasts over 80 locations. Second place went to New Jersey mainstay Gary’s Wine & Marketplace, followed by Liquor Barn of Louisville, Macadoodles of Missouri, and Applejack Wine & Spirits of Colorado in fifth place.

The rest of the top 100 retailers are as follows, in alphabetical order:

21st Amendment, Indianapolis, IN

ABC Wine & Spirits, Orlando, FL

Acme Liquors, Crested Butte, CO

Argonaut Liquor, Denver, CO

AVA Family Corp, Ceres, CA

Bacchus Wine, Millbrae, CA

Banks Wine & Spirits, Millville, DE

Bay Ridge Wine & Spirits, Annapolis, MD

BC Liquor Store, Brooklyn Center, MN

Beards Hill Liquors, Aberdeen, MD

Benhatzel’s Cordially Yours, Depew, NY

BevMo! Concord, CA

Binny’s Beverage Depot, Niles, IL

Bo’s Wine Depot, Eugene, OR

Boise Co-Op Wine Shop, Boise, ID

Boone’s Wine & Spirits, Eagle, CO

Broadway Spirits, New York, NY

Brown Derby International Wine Cellar, Springfield, MO

Buster’s Liquors & Wines, Memphis, TN

Cape Cod Package Store, Centerville, MA

Cellar Door Wine & Spirits, Murray, KY

Cheers Liquor Mart, Colorado Springs, CO

Chilly’s Liquor, Greenfield, IN

Compass Wines, Anacortes, WA

Cork and Barrel, Hamden, CT

Cork Liquors, Columbus, IN

Court Liquors, Long Branch, NJ

East Branch Organics, Keene, NY

Evergreen Discount Liquors, Evergreen, CO

Fisher’s Liquor Barn, Grand Junction, CO

Flanagan’s Stop and Shop, Appleton, WI

Fridge Wholesale Liquor, Manhattan, KS

Frugal MacDoogal, Nashville, TN

Garfield’s Beverage Warehouse, Norridge, IL

Goody Goody Liquor, Dallas, TX

Goose Cap Enterprises, Houston, TX

Gourmet Liquors, Galloway, NJ  

Grapes The Wine Company, White Plains, NY

Half Time Beverage, Poughkeepsie, NY

Haskell’s, Minneapolis, MN

Helen Cellar, Helen, GA

Hugo’s Wine & Spirits, Grand Forks, ND

Jimbo’s Liquors, Basalt, CO

Joe’s Liquor & Bar, Rock Springs, WY

Juanito’s Liquor, El Paso, TX

Jubilation Wine & Spirits, Albuquerque, NM

Khoury’s Wine & Spirits, Las Vegas, NV

Kirby Wines & Liquors, Memphis, TN

Kreston Wine & Spirits, Wilmington, DE

Lakeville Liquors, Lakeville, MN

Legacy Wine & Spirits, Little Rock, AR

LIDL U.S., Arlington, VA

Liquor Hutch, Hutchinson, MN

Lizz’s Wine & Spirits, Oak Ridge, TN

Lowes Foods, Winston-Salem, NC

M&R Liquors, South Windsor, CT

Mayfair Liquors, Denver, CO

Mega-Bev, Battle Creek, MI

Moonlight Liquor, Gardner, KS

Moreno’s Liquors, Chicago, IL

Mt. Airy Liquors, Mt. Airy, MD

New Hampshire Liquor & Wine Outlet (NHLC), Concord, NH

Oliver T’s Market, Grand Blanc, MI

Parkaire Liquors, Marietta, GA

Peco’s Liquor Store, Wilmington, DE

Fine Wine & Good Spirits (PLCB), Harrisburg, PA

Premier Wine & Spirits, Amherst, NY

Ralston’s Discount Liquor, Houston, TX

Randall’s Wines and Spirits, St. Louis, MO

River Bend Liquor, Windom, MN

Sherry-Lehmann Wine & Spirits, New York, NY

Socialize Liquors & Wine Bar, Baltimore, MD

Sodie’s Wine & Spirits, Fort Smith, AR

Speakeasy Liquors, Marion, IL

Spec’s Wines, Spirits and Finer Foods, Houston, TX

St. Anthony Village Wine & Spirits, St. Anthony, MN

Star Wines & Liquors, Monroe, NY

The Liquor Factory, Landing, NJ

The Party Source, Bellevue, KY

The Wine Store, Westerly, RI

Timer’s Beverage Center, Racine, WI

Tin Woodman’s Flask, Chittenango, NY

Tri-State Liquors, Claymont, DE

Trig’s Cellar 70, Minocqua, WI

Urban Grape, Boston, MA

Van’s Liquor Store, East Dubuque, IL

Village Liquor, Houston, TX                          

Virginia ABCA, Richmond, VA

Viscount Wines, Wappingers Falls, NY

Wayne’s Villa Park Liquor, Villa Park, CA

WB Liquors, San Antonio, TX

Wilbur’s Total Beverage, Fort Collins, CO

WilLiquors, Bismarck, ND

Willowbrook Spirit Shoppe, Cromwell, CT

Yankee Spirits, Attleboro, MA

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