HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) today announced that most Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores across the commonwealth will open for extended hours during the upcoming holiday season, to provide customers additional shopping opportunities and convenience.
Through December, Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores will adjust their hours to accommodate customer demand. Many will open earlier and remain open later. Stores in rural communities will open on days they may typically be closed.
People are encouraged to check the hours of local stores by visiting www.FineWineAndGoodSpirits.com, which will be updated daily, or downloading the Fine Wine & Good Spirits apps for iPhones and Android phones.
Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores will be open on Christmas Eve (Sunday, Dec. 24), with all stores closing by 6 p.m. On New Year's Eve (Sunday, Dec. 31), most stores will be open from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.
All Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day 2018.
The PLCB regulates the distribution of beverage alcohol in Pennsylvania, operates more than 600 wine and spirits stores statewide, and licenses 20,000 alcohol producers, retailers, and handlers. The PLCB also works to reduce and prevent dangerous and underage drinking through partnerships with schools, community groups, and licensees. Taxes and store profits – totaling $15.8 billion since the agency's inception – are returned to Pennsylvania's General Fund, which finances Pennsylvania's schools, health and human services programs, law enforcement, and public safety initiatives, among other important public services. The PLCB also provides financial support for the Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement, the Department of Drug and Alcohol Programs, other state agencies, and local municipalities across the state. For more information about the PLCB, visit www.lcb.pa.gov.
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SOURCE Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board