Richmond, VA: Once Upon A Vine
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Once Upon A Vine
Excellent based on 45 ratings
Type: Beer Store

4009 MacArthur Avenue
Richmond, Virginia United States 23227 [ print map ]
804 726 9463

onceuponavine.us

Hours: Sun - Thurs 11A-9P, Fri - Sat 11A-11P


Mayor: obguthr (3) | Bottles: 350 approx


Once Upon A Vine

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Beer Available At Once Upon A Vine (arranged by most recent)
New Belgium / Cigar City Lips of Faith - Anaheim & Marash Chili Ale 79, New Belgium Hop Kitchen #3 - Fresh Hop 86, Scotch Silly 89, St. George Halfpenny , Lickinghole Creek Magic Beaver Belgian-Style Pale Ale 74
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45 reviews for Once Upon A Vine
 Ambiance  71%
 Service  80%
 Selection  86%
 Food  80%
 Value  74%
 Overall  83%
 Rating  93%
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86
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 9/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 16/20
kennydiaz  (29) Manahawkin, New Mexico | June 16, 2009
A very nice selection. The store is a little small but well organized and the staff new where everything I asked for was. They took me around the store and made suggestions. Nice selection of Bells. Founders, Southern tier and various Belgiums. When I was leaving the store the helped carry out my cases and gave me a hard time about accepting a tip. I will go back on my next southern road trip it was about a mile off 95 which is a plus.
90
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 18/20
zizzybalubba  (72) Elizabeth City, North Carolina | April 5, 2009
Not much in the way of ambiance but the selection easily makes up for it. Great beer store. Easily worthwhile.
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
Drake  (480) Free Union, Virginia | June 13, 2008| Updated June 8, 2009
In a sort of out of the way area of town, but worth it. Great beer selection, though it is a little pricy. Lots of foreign beers and the local and US stuff is well represented also. Cute dog running around. Helpful employees, though I hear the owner can be a bit rude. Nice glassware selection. Open parking lot in front of the store with lots of neighborhood folk around... I really like the vibe here.
86
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 18/20
hophead311  (3) | April 4, 2008
I felt like a kid in a candy store here. Iím not used to this type of selection back in Tidewater, at least not in a store. The people who worked there are very cool. There was a dog roaming around most of the time. Luckily, I went here first on my beer store tour. I canít wait to go back again and again.
70
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 15/20
Speedle  (6) Atlanta, Georgia | February 13, 2008
I try to stop here whenever Iím in Richmond .... A nice hidden gem... great selection, a little overpriced but who cares about paying an extra buck for something that sells out before you get there, somewhere else ....... no pressure, they will answer any question you have if you ask, but they leave you alone ..... this place has a nice hometown feel and is a must visit if youíre in Richmond
76
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
Butters  (180) Richmond, Virginia | February 9, 2008
This place definately has quite the selection. I too, like stegosaurus, have had to wait up to 5 minutes to get checked out before, but it is well worth the wait. But I actually LIKE the fact that the staff isnít constantly trying to íhelpí me. I enjoy it when a beer store just lets me scope out there selection in search of those not-so-common brews. I always feel better when I find a good rare beer myself than have a clerk try to shove bottles in my face just because he likes a particular style.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 16/20
bryandhargrave  (13) Richmond, Virginia | December 19, 2007
i went in, i bought A LOT of beer, like 160 bucks worth. i had a pile of beer on the counter and made several trips. they didnt care. cracked jokes with me and were very personable. cashier filled up boxes for me and helped me carry them to my car. much more beer than the typical small wine spot. dug it. will go back. lots.
98
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 19/20
adam7679  (3) Ringgold, Georgia | September 10, 2007
Stopped by while in town for the Richmond race. My only complaint was that I couldnít fit more beer in my suitcase. This is one of the best selections that I have ever seen. I e-mailed the store, and Emily put a 120 minute and a RR Tempation behind the counter waiting for me. Great Service. Bear Republic, Allagash, plenty of Unibroue, Dogfish Head, Russian River to name a few, but too many to list. A great beer store.
80
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 17/20
Braudog  (759) Traveling the USA, Missouri | August 26, 2007
Stopped for some take-homes after the Shockoe Craft Beer Festival and was heartily impressed. Even though my wife was hurrying me along, I walked out with a case of singles, mostly imports, but even some Rogue, Green Flash and Stone that I canít get in SE Virginia. And the proprieter gave me a 5% military discount. All the way nice.
64
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE N/A   OVERALL 13/20
stegosaurus  (34) Levittown, Pennsylvania | July 15, 2007
Stopped here while in Richmond Va for two days. Not a lot of beer, but still a nice selection. I picked up a Double Bastard ale, Bells oberon, and a Girardin Black Label while i was here. I also saw a large selection of Dogfish, Stone, russian river Damnation, a slew of belgians. Not a bad place at all. They were havin some type of wine tasting when i was there, so there was nobody there to ring me up for about 5 minutes, and i was never asked if i needed help, but i would go back if i was in the area.

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