TOWN 'N COUNTRY — A new ABC Fine Wine & Spirits location is coming to Tampa on W Hillsborough Avenue in the Bayport Commons shopping plaza.
Currently under construction, the 11,000 square foot building is slated to open in early September. The new location will replace the current building 4 miles away at 6843 W Hillsborough Ave.
"We're excited to open the doors to our new Tampa store and look forward to helping everyone in the neighborhood make all of life's celebrations special," CEO Charles Bailes III said.
Founded in 1936, the Orlando-based company is Florida's oldest and largest wine and spirits merchant, and is one of the largest independent retailers of wine and spirits in the United States.
The new ABC Fine Wine & Spirits features 5,000 wines, a 16-door beer cooler that is stocked with over 500 types of beers, including hundreds of craft beers.
Local Florida craft beers will be available. The store also will have 2,000 rare and popular spirits, 300 premium cigar selections, gourmet food, custom gift baskets and glassware.
The new location will feature a Brew Stop growler-filling station and two wine tasting stations with eight taps. There is also a walk-in humidor for fine cigars.
The address for the new location is 11615 W Hillsborough Ave. The store will be open seven days a week. For more information, visit abcfws.com.
'Depot' offers supplies, vet care
WESLEY CHAPEL — Pet owners have a new place to shop for their pets and get veterinary care in the same location: The Seven Oaks Pet Depot and Hospital are located side by side.
Seven Oaks Pet Hospital is a full-service veterinary hospital, with three veterinarians on staff. They offer a wide range of health services for small animals such as dogs and cats.
Wellness plans with different options are available for puppies and kittens, or adult canines and felines. The Wellness Plan for puppies and kittens includes all necessary examinations, vaccines, and diagnostic testing.
Other veterinary services include laparoscopic spays, anesthesia-free dentals, and holistic treatment such as acupuncture.
The Seven Oaks Pet Depot, which offers food and supplies for dogs, cats, small animals and fish. They carry a large variety of brands and food, including all-natural, raw, holistic, grain-free, and food for pets with special dietary needs.
"We have tons of options and samples," director of operations Caroline Kelly said. She said customers can take home a sample of food for their pet to try before purchasing an entire bag.
Full service grooming is available, and the store hosts pet adoptions. Customers can sign up for the free rewards program and get exclusive offers, deals, and coupons.
Seven Oaks Pet Hospital is at 27027 State Road 56. It is open 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday.
Call (813) 929-4100 or visit sevenoakspet.com for more information.
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