Westside Wine & Spirits opens in St. Louis Park

December 21, 2022 | In the News

A gourmet market has opened at Westside Wine & Spirits in Texa-Tonka Shopping Center in St. Louis Park, with its liquor store scheduled to open Dec. 21.

The store features specialty products on one side, including a tasting bar area, and a gourmet market on the other side that includes pre-packaged cheese, charcuterie fixings and ready-to-go menu items.

Co-owners Alex and Tom Schoenberger, a wife and husband duo and St. Louis Park locals for the past 12 years, met while working at McCormick & Schmick’s in the early 2000s. A restauranteur and industry veteran, Tom Schoenberger has worked for the Golden Valley Country Club as the director of food and beverage and has been general manager for Herbie’s on the Park and City Works. He has worked as a multi-unit manager for Parasole Restaurant Holdings, Inc., working closely with Chino Latino, Libertine, Uptown Cafeteria, Il Gatto and others. He received his sommelier certification while at Wild Ginger in Seattle earlier in his career.