Show Greenwich independent retailers some love on May 1 through 8 with the Greenwich Virtual Sip and Shop event! Spearheaded by personal stylist Nancy Carr and realtor Roseann Sarica Benedict, this special week of promotions and events is just in time for graduations, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day — and because — we all need a reason to celebrate!

Here’s how it works:

SIP: Participating local wine and liquor stores have everything needed for a perfect at-home virtual cocktail party. Offering curbside pickup and delivery, they will curate a virtual wine tour, tequila tasting, bourbon flight or just a few of your favorite  beverages. Participating are Putnam & Vine Wines and Spirits in Greenwich, Sam’s Wines, Liquors and Beer in Old Greenwich, Post Wines and Spirits in Cos Cob, and more. To place an order, see contact information at sipandshopgreenwich.com.

SHOP: Favorite independent retailers Diane’s Books, Claudette, Fred, HabitatGreenwich, Pinky, Sophia’s and SPLURGE are just a few of the retailers who have signed up to participate. Offering the latest fashions, accessories, books and even face coverings to help keep you safe, local retailers are open, stocked and happy to wrap and deliver purchases or have them ready for curb-side pick-up. As a special offering, featured retailers participating in the Greenwich Virtual Sip and Shop are offering a chance to win a $50 gift certificate. To enter daily, Follow the featured retailer on Instagram and Facebook, tag a friend, post why you love that retailer, and include the hashtag #SipAndShopGreenwich! To learn more, visit sipandshopgreenwich.com.

A different participating retailer will be featured on SipandShopGreenwich.com each day from May 1 through May 8.

“As a personal stylist, many of my clients have asked for help during these unusual times to help curate gifts, find comfortable work-from-home clothes and find items for their home and home offices,” said Nancy Carr, who is a stylist with J.Hilburn custom menswear and has organized numerous Sip and Shop events for Swim Across America Fairfield County. “Roseann and I were looking for a way to support our struggling retailers during this time and help showcase the amazing services and products that our many local independent retailers offer and decided to expand upon the popular Sip and Shop concept, and do it virtually. The wine and liquor stores and the local retailers loved it and were more than happy to come on board.”

Retailers interested in participating in the Greenwich Virtual Sip and Shop should contact Nancy Carr at sipandshopgreenwich@gmail.com or at 203-940-2724. Greenwich Virtual Sip and Shop Greenwich is in partnership with The Local Moms Network/Greenwich Moms and the Greenwich Chamber of Commerce.

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