Where in the wine world are we? Retail edition

mystery jan 31 wine

Here’s a wine store that looks just like any other high-end wine store…right? So where in the world is this particular store? Include the store name for full credit. (Image credit to follow.)

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10 Responses to “Where in the wine world are we? Retail edition”


  1. Walgreen’s on the corner of State and Randolph in Chicago!

    http://news.walgreens.com/article_display.cfm?article_id=5536

    Thanks, Eric


  2. Walgreens State Street in Chitown


  3. Foiled by one minute!


  4. Walgreen’s!


  5. Yeah, sorry about that!


  6. What a brain teaser! I caught the location on the sign in the background, but when I tried figuring out what wine shop was on that corner, the only thing I saw there was Walgreens.

    Lots of fun, and I learned something: the Walgreens of Chicago are very different from the Walgreens of NYC.


  7. You folks are good, you nailed it! Here’s the source for the photo where you can also read more about the store’s sushi and smoothies:
    http://kunc.org/post/sushi-smoothies-manicures-walgreens-goes-upscale

    James – This is their new “flagship” store in the Loop. Somehow, I don’t see any razors or aspirin in the above picture.

    Has anyone visited this store and can give us their report on the wine selection? Apparently, there are some pricey bottles there.


  8. Looks nicer than most wines stores.


  9. I was there last week. Walgreens is a large client of mine. The wine selection is quite strong. It’s clearly not Grapes/Posner level but for a mass merchant it was very good, especially for their first try. Huge selection in the cooler for whites/bubbles, etc. Wide range of pricing from sub-$10 bottles to bottles well over $100. The whole first floor of the store is given ove to unconventional items for an Rx. The Rx stuff is all upstairs.


  10. Looks like someone filled a Radio Shack with wine bottles!


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