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Grand Wine & Spirits II

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Type: Store

220 Route 12
Ste 2
Groton, Connecticut, 06340-3414
United States

(860) 445-1044 | map

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Added by robhunta on 03-21-2011

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Reviews: 3 | Ratings: 6
Reviews by Roguer:
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3.59/5  rDev +2.9%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3 | selection: 3.75

Extremely convenient and close to base; happens to be on the way home for me. With all that taken into account, they have a very large - yet eclectic - selection of American craft and imports.

They tend to stock the exact same items, with little variety; so if you find something rare that happens to be here (and possibly nowhere else), chances are that they will ALWAYS have it available. There is a particular brand of Dutch cherry wine that I have only, ever, anywhere (in any state) seen here, and yet I've never had a problem getting it here over a 13 year period.

Prices are reasonable, but not great. Atmosphere is clean and fine, but customer service could be friendlier. I have had no success in getting access to beers not already on the shelf (kind of a "you get what you see" mentality). That said, the selection is surprisingly good for a store that, due to its proximity to naval base, could probably get by just fine selling BMC and liquor.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Hobbbyist
3.12/5  rDev -10.6%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.5 | service: 2.5 | selection: 3

They had some good stuff. If they had a beer selection the same size as their wine selection, it would be very cool. I was surprised they have a separate cigar area. I don't smoke but I thought that was a good idea for a liquor store to offer. The worst part about it was the busy shopping plaza it's in. It's almost like trying to find a parking space at the mall.

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Photo of Sellen
3/5  rDev -14%

Photo of insearchofhops
3/5  rDev -14%

Photo of Geekydad79
3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

Photo of robhunta
3.14/5  rDev -10%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3 | service: 3 | selection: 3.5

Average package store atmosphere. A good sized store, clean and well stocked.

To be honest, I have never bought anything here, its not the most convenient to me, but just visited it for the first time the other day just to check it out. The service seemed average, but I did find some beers here that I hadn't seen in other stores in the area. Like most stores in the area, craft beer is not the largest part of their business, but they did have a good section devoted to craft beer. They do not carry any foods and the prices were average. If you are in the area I would give them a shot.

**edit - came back to edit my review after making a purchase here. I found it to be expensive.

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Grand Wine & Spirits II in Groton, CT
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.
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