Yes, we're open! 2018

Yes, we're here our regular hours, 10am to 9pm, Monday through Saturday.

You may have heard that the store is up for sale, and it's true! See the business listing at Cris Campbell Realty if you're interested. (You've always wished you could buy every bottle in the store, and here's your chance!)

It's still business as usual here. Come in and see us any time. We'll be happy to help you with a recommendation from our best selections, or we'll special order just the right item for you.


Easy Thanksgiving wine recommendations 2017

The trick with Thanksgiving dinner is the wide range of flavors and tastes. You'll have turkey or ham, savory side dishes, lots of cooking spices and tons of flavor.

That's too much for a super light or sweet wine like moscato to stand up to. It just can't compete. When the wine has too little flavor compared to the food, you'll only taste the alcohol, without getting any flavor with it. Suddenly your favorite light and tasty moscato will taste blah, barely there.

Moscato is a social wine. Serve it before dinner while everyone is gathering.

During dinner, bring out a lighter red, like a pinot noir, that nearly everyone can enjoy and that can also stand up next to the flavor onslaught of Thanksgiving dinner.

Good pinot noir brand choices include Route Stock, Estancia, Cupcake, Little Penguin, and Naked Grape Project. If you'll have a houseful of folks, you might like the Corbett Canyon Pinot Noir, which is excellent and comes in a 3L box. That's 20 glasses of wine, or enough for about 10 people at dinner.

How many bottles of wine will you need for Thanksgiving Dinner? 

When planning how many bottle of wine for dinner, plan two glasses per person. Servings may be a little less than 5 oz at dinner, closer to 4 oz, so there is a little variance.

  • 4 people = 2 bottles of wine for dinner
  • 6 people = 2-3 bottles of wine for dinner
  • 8 people =  3-4 bottles of wine for dinner
  • 10 people = 4-5 bottles of wine for dinner
  • 12 people = 5 bottles of wine for dinner
  • 20 people = 8 bottles of wine for dinner


Welcome to Allen's Liquor Store! Making it easier to find and buy from the best selection of wine, liquor and beer in Alva, Oklahoma.

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