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Total Wine & More

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Total Wine & MoreTotal Wine & More
BA SCORE
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very good

21 Ratings
Ratings: 21
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 12.2%
[ Store ]

1125 Woodruff Rd
Ste 300
Greenville, South Carolina, 29607-4165
United States
phone: (864) 288-4575

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @totalwine

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(Place added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-29-2005)
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Photo of mikesgroove
3.4/5  rDev -9.8%

Have made several visits here so I have finally decided to type up my review. This place is huge, a friggin warehouse full of alcohol. Like most it is divided up into the spirits side and the beer/wine side. Upon entering it is clearly obvious this is catered more towards wine then beer. Aisle upon aisle of wine. Walking past all this gets you to the the last two aisles which are beer. Very nice selection of six packs from most of the major brweries available in South Carolina due to 6% cap and distribution. Pretty much all the locals, Terrapin, Palmetto, Thomas Creek, No Duck Rabbit??, probably just out. Have the Sierra Nevadas, sam adams, sam smith's, etc. The real bread and butter about this is the singles rack, which is quite extensive. Pretty much everything in a six pack is here as a single, and warm too, which makes traveling much easier. Mixed six pacls are great. They have every Rogue available in SC, which is also a plus. Cold fridges are well stocked with singles as well as six packs. Import selection is also very nice in the german styles, no belgians, but that is deifficult under the cap here. Some things that I can only find there which shows they are seeking out. Seems to get a better selection each time I go. Service is non existent unless you want wine. I ried to order a case of Rogue, but they never called me back. Prices are pretty reasonable compared to some other local outlets. Overall decent place, a bit too commercial though and they should get in some knowledgable beer staff.

mikesgroove, Feb 23, 2007
Photo of glid02
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Stopped by here after finding Green's is closed on Sundays.

Quality is good. As with every other Total Wine I've been to the beer is in the back away from the light. I question the rotation of the beer as I picked up two from the Charleston Brewery, both of which are apparently retired on here, however they didn't taste terribly old.

Service was good. Friendly as always, though I didn't ask anything specific so I can't say whether or not he knew what he was talking about.

Selection is good. I found a few that I was especially happy with, including Smuttynose Really Old Brown Dog, though for the most part there was nothing out of the ordinary. I picked up Moylan's, Hoppin' Frog, and a bunch of singles that I've been curious about but didn't want to pull the trigger on an entire six pack (no singles in GA).

Value was good - I picked up a solid 12 beers including a few bombers for right around $40.

Overall this place follows the trend of TW - lots of stuff but don't expect anything really special.

glid02, Apr 29, 2009
Photo of beer2day
3.7/5  rDev -1.9%

Located in the very back of a large big box shoping area. Near World Market and DSW Shoes.

Nice selection of locals, all the Thomas Creeks and most of the Highlands. Good selection of Southern Tier. RJ Rockers from Spartanburg.

Most desirable feature is the large selection of singles available. Selection is larger than most TW's I've been too. Most are priced at 1.99 and six pack holders are readily available.

Combine this stop with the WF across Woodruff road for a nice 1-2 punch. Prices can be slightly better here than at other locations in town.

beer2day, Apr 30, 2009
Photo of DrMindbender
3.21/5  rDev -14.9%

The old stand by spot in town to pick up a few descent craft brews. Their growler fills are more than reasonably priced and their rotating selection of quality craft beers keeps me dropping by from time to time. Had an issue once with a growler that was only filled 2/3 of the way and the manager was quick to correct the mistake and apologized. Maybe not the friendliness and atmosphere of Community Tap, but by and far better than putting up with the fray boys at the Beer Exchange!

DrMindbender, Jul 29, 2014
Photo of jophish17
3/5  rDev -20.4%

Visited March 08

I admit I only went to Total Wine because Green's did not have Hop Rod Rye in stock, and it was fairly close and easy to find.

The store is a Total Wine.. SC style with the split of course.

The beer is ok. Lots of typical stuff available in the state, nothing hard to come by and nothing that isn't generally available down the road. They did have Hop Rod and I was able to pick up a few bombers. As is the norm with Total Wine, singles were available, so I was able to pick up a couple bottles of beers that I like but don't' necessarily feel are worth the money for a six pack (ie, Old Horizontal). The pricing was pretty fair overall too.

Service wise... god I HATE their <22 policy. Either I'm 21 or I'm not 21, I shouldn't have to go through some bullshit declaration form. It is just as difficult for me to buy beer at Total Wine as it is to get a passport. Other than that, the staff didn't go out of their way to help, they are just there, which is pretty normal for stores.

This Total Wine was just like the others, except with the SC offerings which are not as good as those in neighboring states. I don't intend to return but would do so if necessary.

jophish17, Mar 29, 2008
Photo of thagr81us
3.65/5  rDev -3.2%

I usually visit this location at least once a week (sometimes more) to see if anything new has come in. It is safe to say that they probably have the best selection of beers here in Greenville as far as quantity. I just wish they were able to stock a lot more harder to find beers as well. Even though they do get quite a few limited releases in stock quite often. If you are looking for any of the local breweries (RJ Rockers & Thomas Creek) beer this is the place to go to pick it up. They offer just about all the breweries have to offer in either an individual or in the 6-pack variety.

thagr81us, May 07, 2010
Photo of Cyberkedi
4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

This is very much like the Total Wine stores I have visited in the Atlanta area. Beer selection is very impressive - I found quite a few craft brews that I have yet to spot in Atlanta. Some of the bottles are a bit spendy, but I am sure they are worth it. I stocked up on quite a few and merrily brought them home. Their personnel are well-trained, friendly and helpful - one of them helped me retrieve my oh-so-important beer notebook when it got separated from me. I do recommend this place, so if ever you visit Greenville, they are right off of I-85 and quite easy to find.

Cyberkedi, May 03, 2010
Photo of AngusOg
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

AngusOg, Jul 23, 2014
Photo of jaswilson2
4/5  rDev +6.1%

jaswilson2, May 21, 2014
Photo of scottyshades
4/5  rDev +6.1%

Made the trip after dropping a friend off at GSP airport, and it was well worth it. A little hard to find, nestled in the back of a plaza.

The selection was pretty impressive (compared to South Florida and Clemson, SC), I picked up the following:
The Bruery Two Turtle Doves/Saison de Lente
Sweetwater Dank Tank
Ballast Point Big Eye IPA
Weyerbacher Insanity
Bell's Third Coast Old Ale

They have a good selection from the following breweries:
Sweetwater, Souther Tier, I think 3 different Bruery offerings, Weyerbacher, Founders, Bell's, and much more.

They were out of Rochefort 10's (which was a bummer) and I did not see Life & Limb or Depth Charge, but still worth the 2 hour commute from Clemson (traffic) and the hour I spent in the store.

The staff was predominantly wine guru's, and the "beer guy" had some good knowledge but didn't really know what was in stock or out. Friendly nonetheless.

Prices were fair, most singles range from $1.xx-$4, bombers were $5-$11. I paid $6 for Dank Tank and $10.xx for each Bruery bomber.

UPDATE: This Total Wine now fills growlers...I believe it was around $9. They had 90 Minute and 2 or 3 others.

scottyshades, Mar 13, 2010
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Total Wine & More in Greenville, SC
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