Shop Local: Flora Fine Wines in West Hampstead delighted to reopen and keep an eye on the community
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The family-run Flora Fine Wines shop and bar in West Hampstead was delighted to reopen when the second lockdown ended – with its owner explaining how important it was to look out for vulnerable in the community.
The shop - originally Moreno wines - was set up in 1968 by Manuel Moreno and his wife, who migrated to England after the Second World War.
Current owner Abbi Moreno, 49, told the Ham&High that reopening was vital READ MORE: The Ham&High’s Shop Local campaign“We have an elderly lady who lives on our street […] She’s been working from home she can’t go out,” she said. “So having us there that she can just come and have a glass of wine with us is really important for the people who are a bit more vulnerable in our community.”
Four generations of her family have been involved in the shop, and Abbi said
Soon, Flora will be launching a zero-waste scheme whereby customers can bring back their empty bottles, which will be refilled, and receive 50p off their next order. It’s also offering a special “Christmas box” of wine to customers who fancy a festive tipple.