Born raised and educated in Connecticut, was a Dental Technician for 25 years. Avid gardener, canned, and prepared, home grown fruits, and vegetables, and participated in the Durham Fair with canned goods, and flowers, for 13 years. Took the opportunity of business ownership and is learning new things about the business every day. Smiles and having fun while working is a must with all the hours spent at DWS. Her creativity shows in basket making, and special touches through out the store.


Born in Caiazzo Italy near Naples, John grew up on a vineyard surrounded by fields of olive trees. He learned early in life the family tradition of wine making and bringing the olives to the refinery be ground for olive oil. His love of the outdoors, nature, and gardening make him extremely knowledgeable for the sale of wine. John was the first person to enter wine at the Durham Fair starting a new category. His keen wit and personality make him the perfect choice for helping customers. He’s worked as a meat cutter for 30 years, speaks fluent Italian, and also is the owner of John’s Lawn Service.


Former employee of Reene’s Package Store, he made the transition to DWS. He had retired after 35 years of service from Dichello as a delivery driver of Budweiser products. His friendly nature, his long time relationships with locals, along with his knowledge of beer varieties make him a very special part of our staff here at DWS.


Featured in the DWS TV commercial is a smiling favorite among our customers. Her willingness to be helpful wherever needed and her eagerness to help customers will certainly lend its self to a career in nursing when she completes her degree. Not only is she an employee she is part of our extended family.


Robin joined our staff when a friend of hers was in shopping and inquired if we needed any help. Her experience of working in her father’s liquor store made her an obvious choice for the job. Her experience working with customers and product knowledge, along with her kind, thoughtful personality made her a perfect fit for DWS.


Linsey is the newest member to our staff. She is a graduate of Southern Connecticut State University. Her smile, laugh, and fun personality make customers feel happy too! Whether you find her at the register or stocking shelves she has a great knowledge of the store and can assist you at finding what you need.


Featured in our TV commercial, Christine is ready to help you find what you need fast and with a friendly smile. Working at the register she is in charge of restocking the shelves and the refrigerator with pints, halves, and nips. She is a student at Southern Connecticut State University and is a pleasure to have at DWS when her schedule permits.


Liz manages the inventory and ordering for Durham Wine and Spirits. You’ll find her knowledge of the store will help you find what you need quickly, easily, and always with a smile. She’s on her way to being a future leader here at DWS.


Johnathan can be found at DWS on weekends, holidays, and school vacations. He is a student at Hofstra University majoring in Business. He stocks shelves, works in the cooler or behind the register. His age along with his strength will always assist you with those heavy purchases to your car.

Durham Wine and Spirits
6D Main Street DurhamCT06422 USA 
 • 860.349.5646