Chatham Wine & Liquor is a fine wine and liquor shop with a knowledgeable and friendly staff. Our broad selection of wines includes well-known labels, as well as a unique selection of wines from small vineyards around the world – all at reasonable prices to fit every budget.
Our large selection of spirits includes a special focus on locally produced small-batch, and our collection of aperitifs, digestifs, and amari (Italian digestifs) is unrivaled.
Karen Kaczmar - Owner
Karen has studied wine and taught wine tasting since l978. She is a recipient of a certificate from the American Sommelier Society and the Level 3 Award from The Wine & Spirits Education Trust.
Jonathan Anders - Manager
Jonathan’s has a fine palate for both wines and spirits, with a specialty in the flavor nuances of small batch bourbons and ryes. He is also a visual artist who works in graphite pencil.
Elisa Vega - Sales Assistant
Elisa is a wine enthusiast known for her kind and helpful manner. She is an ardent animal rights advocate, a pianist who has performed in rock and roll bands, and a photographer.
DeeAnn Veeder - Sales Assistant
DeeAnn is a painter and a writer, who is known for her wonderful intimate biographies of local residents posted on Meet the People of Columbia County. DeeAnn is also a knowledgeable aficionado of fine red wine.
Peter Cervi - Sales Assistant
Peter is a fabulous cook, specializing in Italian cuisine. He is also an animal lover who was the owner of Camp Canine in Manhattan for twenty years, a day camp for dogs of the city. He also loves people and will engage you with great warmth and conversation.
BrandyWine – Director, PR
BrandyWine performs in the windows at night and in the early mornings, and attracts passersby with her unique beauty, antics and personality. She was rescued from the road as a baby by Summer Brennan, Cat Rescuer in Chief of these parts. Summer nursed her and, with the help of AnimalKind in Hudson, put her back in good health and presented her to us.