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Terry Robards Wines & Spirits

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You can't buy wine just anywhere in New York

We wanted to buy a bottle of wine to enjoy in our hotel room in Lake Placid, but we couldn't find a... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2017
Santa Fe, New Mexico
Expert advice and fantastic selection

This store is owned and operated by The NY Times wine critic, Terry Robards and his wife, Julie... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2017
Lake Placid, New York
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24 Jun 2017
“You can't buy wine just anywhere in New York”
3 Mar 2017
“Expert advice and fantastic selection”
Terry Robards Wines & Spirits is located in the Placid Pond Plaza at 2047 Saranac Avenue in Lake Placid, NY. We offer FREE daily wine tastings and hold formal wine tasting events at least once a month. Visit our Facebook Fan Page, find us on Twitter...more
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2047 Saranac Ave, Placid Pond, Lake Placid, NY 12946-1176
+1 518-523-9072
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Reviewed 24 June 2017

We wanted to buy a bottle of wine to enjoy in our hotel room in Lake Placid, but we couldn't find a grocery store. Someone finally told us to go to Terry Robards, which had a very large selection of spirits and wine. A staff...More

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Reviewed 3 March 2017

This store is owned and operated by The NY Times wine critic, Terry Robards and his wife, Julie. They have the knowledge and first hand experience to assist you in any capacity, whether it is entertaining or bringing a wine or liquor to take on...More

1  Thank adkmts4me
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This was an excellent and highly informative class about global wines. The range was huge, the teacher, Julie Robards, was fantastic, the wine tasting was superb. These 10-week classes are free with optional contributions. You'll rarely find such an opportunity to learn about the history,...More

1  Thank Brigitte12946
Reviewed 11 May 2016

Great, clean place with plenty of selection. April is a fantastic person to chat with, especially with her almost encyclopedic knowledge of all products. Looking forward to seeing you again in a few weeks!

Thank Raj C
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Without a doubt the best wine and spirits selection in the region. Owned by the former wine critic for the NY Times, and his influence is clear. Great and knowledgeable staff. Don't waste your time at the other places in town.

Thank J-Ro-Boston
Reviewed 31 January 2016

I am a frequent visitor to this store. Everybody is very friendly, helpful and knowledgeable. Prices are reasonable for this area, and Tim is open to cutting you a deal if you are buying in bulk. If you're lucky, you will be greeted by a...More

Thank Chuck518
Reviewed 3 February 2015

Very nicely laid out store owned by wine writing legend Terry Robards, his wife Julie and Son Tim. The store is beautifully clean, warm and inviting. The selection was excellent, Julie knew every product they sold by heart and was more than glad to help...More

3  Thank Michael P
Reviewed 1 September 2014 via mobile

Tim and the rest of the friendly staff @ Terry Robards host regular wine tastings and pairings with local foods. The wines are always good and almost always leave with a new wine for the cellar.

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Reviewed 17 August 2013

You are warmly welcomed when you walk in the door, regardless of whether its your first visit or you are a regular. Everyone is knowledgeable, friendly and super helpful. The selection is great and prices are very fair. And if they don't have it, Tim...More

2  Thank Fritz A
Reviewed 13 August 2013

This is the best place to shop for wine in Lake Placid. Large store with the best selection in the area. And a few bottles open to sample if you need ideas for what to pick up, along with good advice on any wine you...More

1  Thank Mike K
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