LCBO TOASTS NEW TECUMSEH MALL STORE IN WINDSOR
March 13, 2013 09:52 ET
Toasting with Ontario sparkling wine and Ontario craft beer, the LCBO today officially opened its new store in Tecumseh Mall, 7640 Tecumseh Road East, Windsor. There are six LCBO stores in Windsor.
This 12,000 square-foot store has a selection of 1,900 wines, spirits, beers, ready-to-drink cocktails, coolers and beverage gift packs, and more than 400 VINTAGES premium wines and spirits.
“This store significantly increases responsible beverage alcohol service to Windsor, providing convenient one-stop shopping for area residents and visitors,” said Bob Peter, LCBO President & CEO. “New and renovated stores like this contribute to higher levels of customer satisfaction and have helped LCBO deliver 18 consecutive record dividend transfers to the province, including an all-time high $1.6 billion dividend in fiscal 2011-12.”
Joining Bob Peter for the opening was John Toth, Resource Development Manager, United Way Windsor-Essex.
“United Way of Windsor-Essex is proud of our longstanding partnership with LCBO and is very grateful for the $30,454 raised last year by their customers and staff,” said John Toth, Resource Development Manager, United Way Windsor-Essex. “These funds enable us to implement solutions for supporting basic needs and independence, positioning kids and families for success and creating thriving neighbourhoods in Windsor-Essex.”
Among the store’s many features is a large Ontario wine section at the front of the store with 500 Ontario wines, including 300 VQA wines, and a walk-in cold room with a wide variety of domestic and imported beers and ready-to-drink cocktails and coolers. There is also a gift section and a tasting bar.
“LCBO stores are no longer just about bottles on shelves,” notes Peter. “This is a place where you can get advice on planning a dinner party, improve your product knowledge and sample new and featured products from Ontario and more than 84 different countries.”
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