Total Wine & More is quickly expanding into Austin. After debuting the first store in Sunset Valley this past May, the liquor store chain is about to open another location in Cedar Park.
The new 31,000 sq. ft. space — the tenth one in Texas — is welcoming thirsty shoppers for grand opening sales on Sept. 17, when Total Wine will feature live music; wine, beer and spirits tastings; giveaways and more.
The first few weeks the store will be open is a good time to visit because like last time, Total Wine is planning to donate 10 percent of beer and wine sales to various nonprofits. From Sept. 17 through Sept. 19, Art Alliance Austin is receiving the donations; from Sept. 24 through Sept. 26, Keep Austin Beautiful is getting them.
This second Total Wine is located in Lakeline Plaza, 11066 Pecan Park Blvd, Ste. 117.
Across town, the funky cidery Argus Cidery is about to reopen after almost a year hiatus. The Dripping Springs beverage producer will open its tasting room doors on weekends starting Saturday from 1 to 6 p.m.
“Since we closed the tasting room nearly a year a go to make space for production, our fans have consistently asked about the space’s reopening,” owner Wes Mickel said in a press release.
Every Saturday afternoon, they’ll now be able to sip on a rotating selection of Argus hard cider, either by glass or by the bottle, in Argus’ gorgeous bar area. Current options include the 2013 and 2014 Perennial ciders, Tepache Especial and the Argus Fermentables Ciderkin and Ginger Perry. For more information, visit www.arguscidery.com.