|By Marketwire .||
|September 28, 2012 03:00 PM EDT||
TUKWILA, WA -- (Marketwire) -- 09/28/12 -- To officially commemorate the opening of its 85th location at 300 Andover Park West in Tukwila, WA, Total Wine & More will hold a grand opening celebration on Thursday, October 4. The festivities will be complete with ribbon cutting ceremony, check presentation to a local charity, wine and beer tastings, giveaways for all attendees, and a grand giveaway of a Walla Walla Wine Country Weekend.
Starting at 6 p.m., Total Wine & More Co-owner David Trone along with Tukwila Mayor Jim Haggerton will hold an official ribbon cutting ceremony welcoming America's largest independent retailer of fine wine, spirits and beer to the community. Total Wine & More will present SeaTac-based Community Schools Collaboration with a $10,000 check in support of the local non-profit's efforts to provide children and youth with opportunities to succeed in school, develop high aspirations, and create a better world.
Following the ribbon cutting ceremony, attendees will be invited to partake in celebratory activities including wine tastings with Wagner Family of Wines, Betz Family Vineyards, Canoe Ridge Winery and Charles Smith Wines, beer tastings with Pike Brewing Company and Elysian Brewing Company, and custom engravings on bottle medallions from Patron Tequila. Everyone that attends the celebration will receive a complimentary Total Wine & More re-usable wine tote, corkscrew and additional giveaways.
One lucky attendee will win a "Walla Walla Wine Country Weekend" giveaway for two people. This all-inclusive getaway package includes two nights at Cameo Heights Mansion, one of the top 10 bed and breakfasts in the country, a private wine country limo tour with stops at some of the best wineries in the region, including Waterbrook Winery and Tasting Room, transportation costs to and from Walla Walla and meals. Attendees must complete an on-site entry form and be present to win. The winner of the giveaway will be announced at 6:30 p.m.
For more information on the Southcenter Total Wine & More and grand opening activities, visit the Total Wine & More website at www.totalwine.com.
About Total Wine & More
Total Wine & More operates 85 superstores in 13 states, with expansion reaching 14 states by year's end. The company's vast selection of products, combined with low everyday prices and expertly trained wine associates, brings a unique shopping experience to the consumer. Total Wine & More has the distinction of being Beverage Dynamic's 2008 Retailer of the Year, Market Watch's 2006 Retailer of the Year, and Wine Enthusiast's 2004 Retailer of the Year. Since opening its first store in 1991, Total Wine & More has been committed to being the premier wine retailer in every community that it serves. For more information and store locations, please visit www.totalwine.com.
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