A Toast to Globalization

Liquor from Around the World

This map shows the source of all the liquor sold at the Virginia ABC Store in Oakton, VA.  Nearly 40 countries in all.  They are (in no particular order):

  1. US
  2. Ireland
  3. Canada
  4. Italy
  5. France
  6. Mexico
  7. Germany
  8. Croatia
  9. Peru
  10. Russia
  11. Poland
  12. Iceland
  13. Sweden
  14. Nicaragua
  15. Finland
  16. Guyana
  17. Haiti
  18. Barbados
  19. Jamaica
  20. Venezuela
  21. Dominican Republic
  22. Guatemala
  23. Brazil
  24. Trinidad & Tobago
  25. Scotland
  26. England
  27. Japan
  28. Korea
  29. Spain
  30. South Africa
  31. Turkey
  32. Greece
  33. Austria
  34. Lebanon
  35. Netherlands
  36. China
  37. India
  38. Taiwan

What’s more: these countries are represented in a relatively small area: the retail front is not much more than 1500 square feet.

So, let’s raise a glass to globalization, which allows us to enjoy these beverages from around the world!

Update: Two more countries: Belgium and Latvia.  Map not updated

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