Kettering Wine

JUST IN: Kettering to get new state liquor store & wine shop

Owners of Springboro Wine &  Spirits to open new location near Stroop & Marshall roads in the spring

A new, large-scale state agency liquor store and wine and beer shop called Kettering Wine &  Spirits is scheduled to open this spring in the Fairmont Plaza Shopping Center in Kettering.

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The owner of Springboro Wine & Spirits, G.B. Bhatara, will be the owner of Kettering Wine & Spirits, located at 1218 East Stroop Road at Marshall Road, right next door to the Elsa’s Mexican Restaurant &  Sports Bar.

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Renovations are already underway in the 8,200-square-foot space that previously housed Run Around Fun Town.

“We are shooting to open the first or second week of April,” Bhatara told this news outlet this morning.

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Bhatara said he has been operating the  Springboro state agency liquor store for more than 10  years and wanted to expand. 

A spokeswoman for the Ohio Division of Liquor Control confirmed this afternoon, Dec. 21, that the division has awarded a state liquor store agency at the Stroop Road address.

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The new wine and spirits shop will employ nine or 10, Bhatara said. 

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