August 27, 2013 12:10 ET

BevMo! Celebrates the Last Days of Summer With New Store in Moreno Valley

MORENO VALLEY, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 27, 2013) - Just in time for the last burst of summer heat this season, BevMo!, the ultimate neighborhood specialty beverage retailer, will open its newest California store in Moreno Valley at 12625 Frederick Street on Friday, September 6 at 9 a.m. As the 142nd BevMo! serving California, Arizona and Washington, the new 10,000 square foot retailer will feature a selection of thousands of wines, spirits and beers, along with hundreds of gourmet food items, cocktail mixers, glassware, bar accessories and more, to help Moreno Valley residents savor the end of summer.

"We can't wait to open our doors to the Moreno Valley community and show them all that BevMo! has to offer," said BevMo! CEO Alan Johnson. "Our talented local beverage experts are standing by to help our new neighbors discover the perfect refreshing cocktail or crisp lager to enjoy in this famous Inland Empire weather."

To celebrate the opening, the newest retail 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 Go Vino wine glass, TrueTap Corkscrew, Food and Wine Cocktail Guide, Shark Skinzz Flask, custom DOLE Frozen Fruit Single-serve Cups drink recipes, gourmet snacks and a cocktail shaker. All are encouraged to invite friends and family to help celebrate the official store opening.

Join in on opening day and throughout the entire weekend for in-store events, demonstrations and tastings from popular brewers and vineyards, including Bootlegger's Brewery, Stone Brewing Co. and South Coast Winery. Events include:

Friday, September 6 Tastings/Demonstration:
9 a.m. to 12 p.m.: Moet & Chandon, Ritual Brewing Co.
12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.: Il Conte Wines, Bootlegger's Brewery, Jim Beam Bourbon
4 p.m. to 7 p.m.: Maurice Car'rie Winery, Hangar 24 Brewery, Jack Daniels

Saturday, September 7 Tastings/Demonstration:
12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.: Wilson Creek Winery, Angry Orchard, Crown Royal
4 p.m. to 7 p.m.: South Coast Winery, Stone Brewing Co., Patron Tequila

Sunday, September 8 Tastings/Demonstration:
12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.: Quintessential Wines, Blue Moon, Hennessy

For the latest information about the newest California stores, sip alongside BevMo! on Facebook, Twitter, and the BevMo! Blog, BevMo! Thirsty Times.