Premium.com is owned and operated by Thomas & Ann Baral who have been in
retail for over 25 years operating two retail Liquor Stores in Windsor,
Connecticut. We are excited about our new venture, Cigars.
awarded Retailer of the year in 1994 and again in 2001 and recognized in those
same years by National Retail Liquor Stores Association.
He also worked on the Governors task force to stop underage drinking and
lobbied Legislators at the State Capitol to shape the laws affecting the retail
Liquor industry. Thomas served on the Board of Directors for the Connecticut
Package Store Association for 12 years and from 1996 to 2000 as the association
President. He also served on the National board of Directors for two years,
before moving to Florida.
Thomas and Ann
were also members of the Connecticut Lottery’s advisory board and were in the
top 10 for retails sales for over 10 years, with sales in excess of 2 million
dollars a year. Tom and Ann worked with the Connecticut Lottery to produce a
retailer training video addressing compulsive gambling and employee theft
issues. They were respected throughout the retail liquor trade for being
innovators and trendsetters.
Thomas and Ann
were involved with the local Police and Fire departments in various fundraising
events to help purchase life saving equipment, rebuild condemned playgrounds and
improve the overall quality of life in town.
Having said all
that, Tom and Ann believe their knowledge of wines, ports and cognacs are a
prefect marriage to cigars. So that brings us to SMOKIN PREMIUMS.COM a retail
tobacco shop, with premium cigars and pipe tobacco.
Smoke nights are held the second Thursday of
the month; bringing you the cigar enthusiasts and industry reps together for a
fun night of cigars, food, wine, beer and prizes. Join use for the fun.
Premiums.com is expanding the website for on-line sales and will soon be
applying for a wine license allowing Fine Wines Sales.
Historic Downtown Stuart please stop by and visit. Enjoy a cigar, in our lounge
while watching television or surfing the web at the computer station.