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Folk Bottle opens in Penn Yan

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The Yates County Chamber of Commerce marked the opening of Folk Bottle in Penn Yan a new establishment that introduces an artisanal selection of wines and spirits to the local and visiting clientele. The ribbon-cutting ceremony on March 27 celebrated the launch of Folk Bottle, co-owned by Lucy Stork and Tony Glanzman, offering a distinctive shopping experience for craft beverage enthusiasts and casual browsers alike. Set in the heart of Penn Yan, Folk Bottle aims to enrich the community’s diverse business landscape with its modern approach to the traditional liquor store model.


Transforming a space formerly occupied by a local liquor store, the Folk Bottle team has revitalized the venue with a fresh identity while committing to a philosophy that highlights the narratives of winemakers and distillers. The store’s selection, focusing on products from New York State as well as global offerings, invites patrons to explore and engage with the world of wines and spirits in a welcoming environment. Through personal attention and tasting opportunities, Folk Bottle aspires to become a cornerstone for wine and spirit discovery in Penn Yan.

With its doors now open at 2491 State Route 54A, Folk Bottle has received a warm welcome from the community, promising an exciting future filled with fine beverages, educational experiences, and community engagement. The owners express their enthusiasm for contributing to Penn Yan’s vibrant summer season and beyond, inviting locals and tourists to partake in the storytelling journey that each bottle offers. Operating hours and social media channels provide further information for those interested in visiting.