Small Business Spotlight: Purple Corkscrew – Decaturish

Avondale Estates, GA — A local wine shop in Avondale Estates strives to make wine more accessible and creates a safe space for customers to ask questions. The shop encourages customers to come in and sip at their leisure. Steffini Bethea opened the Purple Corkscrew in 2012 while on her journey to try various wines.

The shop in Avondale is a cozy eclectic wine room that makes customers feel as if they were hanging out in their best friend’s den enjoying a glass of their favorite wine, according to the Purple Corkscrew website.

Purple Corkscrew grew out of Bethea’s enjoyment of wine and her travel experiences. In 2009, she took a trip to Spain where she tried different kinds of wine for the first time.

“When I came back that kind of motivated me to keep trying different wines and different varietals that I wasn’t familiar with or had never sought out before,” Bethea said.

Bethea found herself, like many others, sticking to…

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