Store Hours

  • Monday - Friday: 10am - 7pm
  • Saturday: 10am - 6pm
  • Sunday: 12pm - 5pm

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Ongoing Weekly Events

Friday Night
Wine Down

Friday Nights

Join us for a free sampling every week. This casual, free event includes wine samples from the current email features along with other goodies. No reservations necessary, just show up and have a good time!

Free Saturday Sampling

Saturdays | Open - Close

This is a great chance to learn what you like and why. On Saturdays, we like to open our weekly email featured wine selections and showcase some of our latest best buys. No reservations necessary, so come on by!

Free Sunday Sampling

Sundays | 12:00pm - 4:30pm

Come visit JP and taste what he finds exciting from our latest discoveries. No reservations necessary, just drop in.

Upcoming Events

Due to COVID we have suspended all sit down, education programs through 2021. We hope to resume in January 2022. Please subscribe to our weekly newsletter to learn about those events when that time comes.

About the Store

Our original location opened in October 1995. It features a curated selection of over 1,300 imported and domestic wines, including a broad selection of rare wines from lesser-known places and grape varieties. You will also find an extensive selection of natural wines, Pet-Nats, fortified wines, Sake and aromatized wines from Vermouth to Americano. Each of our dedicated staff has completed the Wine and Spirits Education Trust (WSET) Level 3 to offer you an unparalleled level of expertise.

About the Store
Tim Varan

Tim Varan CWE

Tim grew up in Butler, Pennsylvania, leaving in 1985 to attend the University of Central Florida. While pursuing his finance degree at UCF, he worked many odd jobs until falling in love with wine and food while working for Pebbles in 1989. After graduation, Tim worked at the Wine Merchant of Altamonte Springs and ran Dexter’s wine shop before opening Tim’s Wine Market in 1995. When he’s not working, he loves to read, cook and grow his garden. He is often traveling with his wife, Susan, to visit their three children: Andrew, Katie and Olivia.

Lee Pancake

Lee Pancake CSWS

Lee was born and raised in Orlando, FL, where he graduated from the University of Central Florida with a business management degree. He has completed the Wine and Spirits Education Trust Level 3 Award in Wines “with distinction” – a difficult score to achieve at that level. Lee is also one of the youngest individuals ever to become an Approved Program Provider of certifications for the WSET. When he’s not working, Lee enjoys playing guitar, producing music, cooking and traveling the world with his wife, Madison.

J.P. Donnelly-Davis

J.P. Donnelly-Davis CSWS

J.P. grew up in Boston, Massachusetts and Washington, DC, eventually falling in love with wine while living with his parents in Naples, Italy. He has successfully attained the Wine and Spirits Education Trust Level 3 Award in Wines and is a certified Sherry Wine Specialist. J.P. is deeply passionate about natural and biodynamic wines and loves introducing clients to these traditional viticulture methods. When he’s not studying or working with wine, he enjoys exploring historic sites, punk rock and the works of Ernest Hemingway.

Christopher Alatriste

Christopher Alatriste

Born in New York and raised in Orlando, Chris fell in love with the hospitality industry. After working at various high-end restaurants throughout Orlando and traveling the world, Chris developed a passion for wine. Pursuing this passion, Chris started his career at Tim’s Wine Market in 2018 and completed the Wine and Spirits Education Trust level 3 certification. When Chris is not in the shop, He enjoys cooking, being outdoors and spending time with his family.

Dan Bleen

Dan Bleen

Dan spent his early career working in restaurants throughout New York and was a practicing restaurateur in New York’s Hudson Valley. He joined our sales team back in 2015 and has always found it rewarding to pair a customer with their perfect wine. Like the rest of our staff, Dan has completed the Wine and Spirits Education Trust level 3 certification. Dan loves cooking with his wife, Susan, and spends most of Sunday planning their afternoon meal after a bit of gardening.

Carl Bond

Carl Bond

Carl joined us after a rewarding four decades as a leader at Walt Disney World. He found his passion for wine while opening Disneyland Paris. Born in Nebraska, Carl lived in Idaho, Wyoming and South Carolina before moving to Orlando at a young age. He is a graduate of UCF and Rollins College. Carl and his wife, Mandy, love traveling the world and exploring local food and wine. Their daughter, Sara, and son, Luke, often join in while their boxers Alley and Bella stand guard at home. Carl is also an avid cyclist and enjoys cooking.