Tell us about your business:
We are a European feel, stay-cation gourmet food center for you to shop, dine, and relax. We are Alabama’s largest cheese shop with over 100 cheeses daily, over 400 wines to choose from, and we are the sole carrier of Leonidas chocolates in Alabama. Belgium’s number one gourmet chocolate since the 1910 world’s fair.
What services/products do you provide?
We offer a daily four-cheese plate selection to encourage trying new cheeses from around the world. We offer a new wine list weekly to encourage trying new wines from around the world. We offer on and off-premise consumption of wine by the glass or by the bottle. We also offer weekly charcuterie and fromagerie boards. Or you can choose your own adventure and have us build a board from the groceries you purchase in our store. Plus, we offer a revolving Leonidas chocolates selection at by-the-pound prices.
How long have you been in business?
We opened our doors in January 2021.
Describe your business’ primary goals:
Fun always. We treat every person who enters our doors as a friend.
We promote our community. We strive to keep the food and wine adventure alive.
Is there something your business is known for?
Our unique feel inside of the revived Fain Movie Theater. Our knowledge and passion for our products. Our relaxed, no rush environment. Plus, we offer private venue reservations for parties up to 70 people to rent the entire place and have their own private movie, dining, wine, and beer experiences.
Tell us what you like most about being located in Elmore County:
The people and the community. Wetumpka is the best place to live and work. We have never seen so much love and support from so many.
Any interesting projects/jobs your business has done or been involved in?
In August we kicked off the first-ever Tim Burton week. Which celebrated all of Tim Burton’s movies and art. Coming up, we are working on starting monthly/annual cheese and wine memberships.
We are active in supporting the new downtown entertainment district. Bringing on more bands for evening events, planning for the Wetumpka Advent Calendar, The Dicken’s Christmas weekend, and providing a German Christmas feel to the holiday season.
Anything else you’d like to share:
We are two recently retired military families, family-owned and operated, and we are invested in being a positive contributor to Wetumpka and Elmore County.