November 12, 2013 11:30 ET

BevMo! Celebrates Opening of Their 150th Store in Clovis With Special Events and Tastings the Entire Weekend

CLOVIS, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 12, 2013) - BevMo!, the ultimate neighborhood specialty beverage retailer, invites beverage lovers in Clovis, CA to their 150th store grand opening celebration on Friday, Nov. 22 at 9 a.m. at 1095 Herndon Ave. Just in time for the holidays, BevMo!, one of the largest specialty beverage retailers on the West Coast, with locations in California, Arizona and Washington, will open the new 9,500-square-foot store with a special grand opening ceremony followed by an entire weekend of events and tastings to keep the party going. In typical BevMo! fashion, the new store will offer a selection of thousands of wines, spirits and beers, along with hundreds of gourmet food items, cocktail mixers, glassware, bar accessories and more.

"After 20 years of bringing our signature fun and friendly service to the specialty beverage industry, we are proud to open the doors to our 150th store in the Central Valley," said BevMo! CEO Alan Johnson. "The Clovis community will join thousands of beverage lovers throughout the West who visit their local BevMo! every day to find the right beverage selection for any occasion. We hope Clovis residents will join us for an extra special grand opening celebration as we toast this important milestone."

To celebrate the opening, the newest BevMo! location will offer gift bags valued at $50 to the first 500 lined up before the store opens at 9 a.m. on opening day. Each gift bag will include a number of fabulous BevMo! specialty items such as a Govino wine glass, TrueTap Corkscrew, Food and Wine Cocktail Guide, Shark Skinzz Flask, gourmet snacks and a cocktail shaker. Everyone in line that morning will enjoy music, complimentary coffee, additional giveaways, 150th store opening BevMo! cupcakes and a glass of Martinelli's sparkling cider to toast this momentous occasion. Not only will Friday's grand opening be a celebration not to miss, but the entire weekend will be filled with 150th store opening festivities. Customers can come back Saturday and Sunday to enjoy in-store tastings and demonstrations and don't forget to check out the Jack Daniels Barrel Christmas Tree! Everyone is encouraged to invite friends and family to help celebrate the official store opening and join BevMo! throughout the weekend.

BevMo!'s 150th store celebration includes demonstrations and tastings from popular brewers and vineyards, including, Moet & Chandon, Gallo Family Wines and Chimay Brewery. For the complete weekend schedule, see below:

Friday, November 22 Tastings/Demonstration:
9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Grand Opening Celebration (gift bags to first 500 customers)
BevMo! 150th Store Toast
Moet & Chandon, Firestone-Walker Brewing tastings
12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tapiz & Zolo Wines, Chimay Brewery, Jim Beam
4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Vigilance Wines, Dustbowl Brewing, Jack Daniels

Saturday, November 23 Tastings/Demonstration:
12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Quintessential Wines, Tioga-Seqouia Brewing Co., Milagro Tequila
4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Gallo Family Wines, Hangar 24 Brewing, Crown Royal

Sunday, November 24 Tastings/Demonstration:
12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. ZD Wines, New Belgium Brewing, Bacardi Rum

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