As Christmas approaches, it's a good time to make sure that you're equipped with all the necessities for a holiday party. Egg nog, the classic creamy Christmas beverage, is often enjoyed by adults with a splash of rum for some bite. However, egg nog isn't for everyone. Here are ten places in the Port Jefferson area that can be your one stop shop for rum, wine, and other spirits.
Port Jefferson Grapes and Grains
This store features fine wines and spirits and has been in business for more than 20 years. The staff is very knowledgeable, especially when it comes to wine selection. Port Jefferson Grapes and Grains is located at 514 Jefferson Plaza, Port Jefferson.
E-Z Wine and Liquors
E-Z Wine and Liquors is located conveniently on Route 112. The staff is knowledgable and there are many discount selections.
Mar-Kays Wine and Liquor
This store, located on Route 347, has been in business for over 30 years. In addition to the regular selection of wine and spirits, this store has a temperature controlled room for their more high end wine offerings.
Pindar Wine Store
Hard liquor is not sold at this particular store, but it is home to a huge selection of locally produced wines. Two brands are available; Pindar and Duck Walk, both of which are produced from vineyards on the north fork of Long island.
Bottle Blowout Wine and Liquor
This store is located just outside of Port Jefferson in East Setauket. It features a large selection of discounted wines and spirits and is one of the largest liquor stores in the Port Jefferson area.
Carry-All wines and Liquors is located next-door in Mt. Sinai, only one mile east of Route 112. It features very similar pricing and selection to Bottle Blowout Wine and Liquor store and is opened 7 days a week.
Hamlet Wines and Liquors
Located about 2 miles west of Port Jefferson on Route 25A, Hamlet Wines and Liquors is a small discount liquor store.
Stony Brook Wine and Liquor
This store, located about 4 miles west of Port Jefferson in nearby Stony Brook on Route 347, has been in business for more than 30 years. A huge selection is packed tightly into this small store.
Mora's Fine Wine and Spirits
This store features an extremely knowledgeable staff that can help you with whatever needs you may have. Mora's offers wine tasting on Saturdays and is located on Main Street in East Setauket.
De Ma Liquors
De Ma Liquors has a wide selection of spirits and wine. There are frequent wine tastings as well. It is opened late, until 9 p.m., from Monday to Saturday.
Vine 2 Wine
Vine 2 Wine is a locally owned boutique wine shop that carries small production hand-crafted wines. It also hosts wine tastings and events.
Our Holiday guides will show you where to shop, where to eat, and where to be merry this holiday season.