Explore Our Locally Owned Stores and Gathering Places

Shops at The Winston includes six retail spaces featuring sweets, shoes, beer, and wine.
Friends enjoying eating outdoors

Beard Papa’s

The world's best cream puff

Since 1999, Beard Papa’s has been baking the world’s best cream puffs. They began in Japan and have expanded to over 450 stores in 15 countries and territories, serving a double-layered puff–choux on the inside, and pie crust on the outside, filled with a mixture of whipped and vanilla custard cream. The Shops at the Winston location of Beard Papa's is locally owned.

Pouting beer on tap

Bulldog Taproom

Taproom & Social Bar

Bulldog will open this Fall at Shops at the Winston, relocating from within South End to this prime location at Shops at the Winston. Bulldog's 4,000 square foot space includes a brewery and taproom for Bulldog's beers brewed on-site, as well as a vast selection of beer from local and regional breweries. Grab a table in the taproom or enjoy drinks on the outdoor patio.

Friends at a tasting room

The Coterie Concept

Curated wine & champagne tasting room

An innovative retail boutique that specializes in providing high-quality wine and fine champagne. The Coterie Concept features a tasting room where visitors can select their wine by the bottle, and enjoy their libations with friends, in an intimate, stylish setting. The expansive menu features a unique wine list from the NC region, and all over the world.

Making custom shoes

The Shoedio

Charlotte's only custom shoe store

The Shoedio is like paint and sip meets "build a bear," providing a fun and inspiring environment that promotes creativity and self expression through the art and creation of custom sneakers. Sign up for a workshop to customize your own pair or visit the store to design a pair to order.

Friends enjoying ice cream

Come Be Our Neighbor

Interested in Being a Part of The Shops at The Winston?

The Shops at The Winston is in a highly desirable and walkable South End neighborhood, with retail availability on the ground floor of The Winston Apartments. We are one block from the East-West LYNX light rail station, steps from 150,000 square feet of occupied office space, and adjacent to Wilmore Centennial Park. Reach out to Thrift CRES for more information and current availability.