Lori Brown · Oct 9, 2018 · 1 min read
There are many restaurants downtown in which you can order fantastic wine, cheese and charcuterie to eat in-house, but where downtown can you go buy specialty wines, cheese and charcuterie to make and serve at home? Nowhere, until now. Come mid-December Bacchus (named after the Roman god of wine), a European inspired specialty market, will open at 124 2nd Ave NE next to Cassis.
The market, to be opened by Christophe Guillot and Philippe Challeau, will have more of a french influence but will also feature other European wines and specialty products that we are currently not available for retail purchase downtown. Some of the items include pastas, foie gras, escargot, wines, cheeses, beer and other exotic items that they are able to keep fresh.
What makes this market so different is that you will be able to try many of the wine, cheese and charcuterie items on premises. There will be limited tables and seating available for purchased tastings both inside and out. The store is being outfitted with custom made shelving, large coolers, freezers and a tasting bar and tables.
Below are two custom made wood table tops which will be a part of the inside decor.
The vision for Bacchus is a place to purchase select wines, cheeses and speciality items that you can choose to consume at the market in a social setting or take it home and prepare and consume it in your own home. Bacchus will definitely fill an empty niche in downtown St Petersburg.
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- European Specialty Foods, Wine & Cheese, Gourmet Foods
- 124 2nd Ave NE, St Petersburg, FL 33701, USA
Bacchus is an international market set to open in downtown St Petersburg mid December 2018. Carrying select hard to get imported cheeses, wines and specialty products.