We all agree that the personal safety of customers and employees of all business are priority number one across the world. With this latest news we do applaud the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board for their decision to reopen Pennsylvania state run liquor stores. They are not open for in-person business but this is a step in the right direction after all, we know that liquor stores are essential services right? Kidding aside this is good news for consumers.
Here is a statement released by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.
We at the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board have been in constant contact with the Pennsylvania Department of Health and the Governor’s Office during this very challenging time. The health and safety of our consumers and employees is our top priority, and we take our responsibility very seriously.
All Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores are closed until further notice. However, the PLCB is accepting limited numbers of online orders at FineWineAndGoodSpirits.com.
Until further notice, customers can purchase up to six bottles per transaction from a reduced catalogue of about 1,000 top-selling wines and spirits from the website. All orders must be shipped to home or non-store addresses, and only one order per address will be fulfilled per day.
Since we will be limiting the numbers of employees working in any facility at the same time in an effort to protect our employees and balance public health, we expect consumer interest and site traffic to initially exceed what we will be able to fulfill. We ask for your patience and understanding, and as order fulfillment capacity increases, the PLCB will consider increasing the number of orders it’s able to accept each day.
We understand the disruption our store closures have on Pennsylvania consumers and licensees across the state, and more information will be made available as we develop and finalize plans to support our employees, licensees, suppliers and customers to the best of our abilities in these uncertain times. For now, mitigation of the public health crisis must take priority over the sale of wine and spirits, as the health and safety of our employees, customers and communities is paramount.
We will remain in contact with the Department of Health and the Governor’s Office to ensure we are ready to act quickly to resume operations when it is deemed safe to do so.
For information regarding the COVID-19/coronavirus, please visit the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s website.
We appreciate your understanding.
And of course in these trying times please be patient, understanding and thankful for the folks that work at these stores. As this story was published the states website was overwhelmed and down at the moment. Please check back.
Pennsylvania Craft Spirits Distilleries Open for Curbside Pickup
Though the state run liquor stores may not be open to walk up business most craft distilleries in Pennsylvania are open for bottle sales. Tours and tastings are suspended but please support your local distillery with bottle purchases.
View all Pennsylvania Distilleries.
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