The Wine & Cheese Place

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The Wine & Cheese PlaceThe Wine & Cheese Place
PLACE INFO

Type: Store

7435 Forsyth Blvd
Clayton, Missouri, 63105-2103
United States

(314) 727-8788 | map
wineandcheeseplace.com

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PLACE STATS
Score:
97
Reviews:
58
Ratings:
91
Avg:
4.44
pDev:
6.98%
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Reviews: 58 | Ratings: 91
Reviews by Realale:
Photo of Realale
4.15/5  rDev -6.5%

Time to rereview this store as there have been significant improvements over the course of the past year.

The selection has increased dramatically, with the Belgian and U.S. craft beer choices ballooning. They have to have just about every Belgian available in Missouri here, as well as the full lines of Bell's, Rogue, Odell, Schlafly, New Belgium, and a whole lot more. This is usually a great spot to pick up La Folie as, despite my best efforts, it seems to linger longer here than at other stores. There have always been an above-average range of interesting selections from the UK, Germany, and the former Soviet states.

The majority of the beers are kept on warm shelving, but in the darker room off the main store. The number of coolers continues to grow, and a nice selection is maintained in there as well.

Prices are a bit erratic, but have been trending down, Cantillon 750mls for about $11-$13 and 5l minikegs of Mönchshof for $16.99, for example. They are doing a really good job of rotating the selections with the seasons, and moving seasonals out at discounted prices rather than leaving them to rot. All of the beers I've purchased over the years have not shown signs of poor storage.

Wine & Cheese Place has transformed itself from a place to check out the beer selection if you were in the neighborhood, to a destination worth seeking out. Well done, and I hope they get the support needed to sustain the effort.

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Photo of DraughtJunkie82
4.86/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

I love this place! I visit this store at least once a week. They have everything you could possibly ever want in beer, wine, and liquor along with all the gourmet foods they stock. If there is an off chance they don't have what you're looking for they will go out of there way to find it for you. The staff is extremely knowledgeable and will help in any way they can. If you're in St. Louis and looking for a favorite beer, wine, bourbon, scotch or you would just like a nice brie and some prosciutto stop by TWCP.

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Photo of t2grogan
4.11/5  rDev -7.4%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4

Photo of FBarber
4.33/5  rDev -2.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 5 | service: 3.25 | selection: 5

Thorough selection of beer (and wine, bourbon and cheese) - lots of local craft beer available. They also have a great selection of imported beers if you're looking for that. Staff isn't the most helpful - unless you're one of the regulars they know. Still, a great place to go for good craft beer

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Photo of boilermakerbrew
4.91/5  rDev +10.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

This is easily the best beer, wine, whiskey, and gourmet food store in St. Louis. If you are looking for a well curated selection of beer, wine, scotch, bourbon, spirits, candy, cheese, dips, or other gourmet snacks and small foods, this is your destination. The staff is very helpful and knowledgeable as well.

Specifically talking about beer, they have a tremendous selection of local craft, national craft, international, and macro brands. Basically, if the distro is available, they have it. They also have a rewards club, the BRC, which is free to join and how they allocate limited products.

Overall, this is pretty much the only beer and liquor store you need to know in St. Louis. Sure, other stores have quality and selection as well, but this store has something for everyone in the most literal sense possible.

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Photo of jhestand
4.73/5  rDev +6.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of bennyman12
4.89/5  rDev +10.1%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

The selection and the people make this the greatest bottle shop I know. Paul, who runs the shop, cares deeply about beer and his customers. He does his best to create fair systems to distribute allocated beers, and his barrel-aging partnership with our excellent local breweries is a genius innovation that has turned out some fantastic beers. Plus, the shelf selection alone should please anyone. And they host Friday afternoon tastings to boot! The only thing I'd realistically hope to see them add would be some music (why not?)--and ideally some kind of bottle share series in their nice tasting room. Really a great shop!

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4.25/5  rDev -4.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25

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4.61/5  rDev +3.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.75

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4.58/5  rDev +3.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75

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3.69/5  rDev -16.9%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 2.25 | selection: 4.75

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4.41/5  rDev -0.7%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75

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3.9/5  rDev -12.2%
vibe: 3 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5

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