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Andrew Facey- Expert Picks

Crystal Head Vodka – Expert Picks

Today I am speaking about an awesome product, made in the greatest of places, with the best of ingredients at the ideal time of year! Of course I am talking about Crystal Head vodka during Halloween! Crafted from 100% Canadian peaches and cream sweet corn, this ultra-smooth vodka has been distilled four times and then filtered seven times, with the final three filtrations taking place through Herkimer diamond crystals (it’s true, I have seen them with my own eyes!).

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A fall classic with a new twist!

Wow – so I have a new favourite Baileys! What appeared to be a limited edition a year ago, when it was first released, has finally made its way to Newfoundland and Labrador. Baileys, in partnership with Washington DC based Georgetown bakery, has given us the most aromatic and flavourful liqueur that I have ever tasted. As advertised, this elixir smells and tastes like freshly baked cupcakes, or more specifically Georgetown’s best-selling cupcake – Red Velvet.

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Andrew Facey -NLC

Thanksgiving – Expert Picks

Since Thanksgiving and turkey feasts are often larger affairs, I highly recommend that you serve two wines to each of your guests, as this will stimulate conversation and your guests can choose for themselves which style or colour of wine they prefer!

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Mask Mandate

Provincial Mask Mandate

August 27th, 2020

Per the Office of the Chief Medical Officer, please visit for direction on the Province’s mandate for Non-medical Mask Use in Indoor Spaces.

As noted, people 5 years of age or older, (with exceptions noted) must wear a mask that covers the nose and mouth in public indoor settings, including retail stores. We appreciate your understanding and respect for our employees and fellow customers at this time.

NLC Liquor Stores Reopened in accordance with Alert Level 3 provisions

NLC Liquor Stores Reopened in accordance with Alert Level 3 provisions

June 8th, 2020

NLC’s primary focus during the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency has consistently been on the health and safety of its employees and customers. With this priority in mind, NLC Liquor Stores have now reopened in accordance with the provisions outlined by the office of the Chief Medical Officer for Alert Level 3. NLC has taken the following measures to ensure your safety and that of its employees.
  • Limits are placed on the number of customers accessing our premises at any one time. The numbers will be based on store size – the average being approximately ten (10). These figures may be modified at NLC’s discretion based on store location and staffing. Please click here for details.

  • Physical distancing will be promoted and encouraged in-store.
  • Enhanced cleaning protocols have been implemented, ensuring all surfaces that are in contact with customers and staff are sanitized regularly.
  • Cross access doors to adjoining retail spaces (I.e. Sobeys and Dominion) will remain closed and we will continue with the use of security.
  • Satellite store locations now open at Lake Avenue and Newfoundland Drive in St. John’s, Centennial Square, Mount Pearl, Clarenville and Corner Brook.
  • Stores are taking cash once again as a method of payment at all locations.
  • NLC has discontinued phone orders, while online ordering will continue as part of our regular operations.

Covid-19 Update

The Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corporation (NLC) takes its responsibility for the health, safety and well-being of our customers and staff very seriously. In light of the COVID-19 virus, we have taken the following precautions:

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