Best of Long Island Spotlight: Top Liquor, Beer Shops


New Year’s Eve is a time to pop a bottle of champagne and celebrate, but where is the best place to buy bubbly, whether staying in or going out for the holiday?

Press readers voted Wheatley Hills Discount Wine & Spirits the Best Liquor Store on Long Island in the 2017 Best of Long Island contest. For those looking to celebrate with brews instead, Long Islanders named Hicksville Beer & Soda the Best Beer Distributor on Long Island in that competition. Or, for those  going out  to ring in the New Year, check out the best bars on Long Island listed in the contest’s Nightlife & Spirits category.

Great selection, great prices and great service — that special blend makes Wheatley Hills Discount Wine & Spirits stand out from all the rest. The recipe for success sounds simple, but the result is not easy to attain. Here, they get it right time after time, because, once again, this well-stocked, family run venue in the heart of downtown Westbury has won Long Islanders’ adoration as the Best Liquor Store on Long Island! That’s no small achievement, considering the spirited competition. So, no matter the occasion, they’ll have the perfect bottle ready and waiting for you!

And with a huge selection, competitive prices and great service, Hicksville Beer & Soda has garnered the honors as the Best Beer Distributor on Long Island. One of the premier members of the Big Beverage retail chain, the Hicksville venue serves the best beers, ales and soft drinks around. They also offer ice by the bag or by the block, as well as kegs, taps, barrels, growlers, snacks and party supplies to make sure that their customers have the best beverage-shopping experience imaginable. Whether it’s Bud or Coors or micro-brews you’ve never heard of, you’re in good hands when you come to Hicksville Beer & Soda.

To find all the other Best of Long Island contest winners, visit bestoflongisland.com Nominate your favorite businesses and people in the 2019 Best of Long Island program starting Jan. 1.

Wheatley Hills Discount Wine & Spirits is located at 193 Post Ave. in Westbury. They can be reached at 516-333-1110 or wheatleywineandspirits.com

Hicksville Beer & Soda is located at 70 Woodbury Rd. in Hicksville. They can be reached at 516-931-3040 or facebook.com/HicksvilleBeer