SETTING THESAURUS

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HELPFUL TIP:

Settings should always be chosen with care. Consider the emotion you want your viewpoint character to feel and how setting choices, weather elements, and symbolism might build a specific mood in the scene, create tension and conflict, or even raise the stakes.
SIGHTS:
Barrels on display
Wood floors with mud mats
Whiteboards with specials written on them
Posters advertising liquor brands
Grocery baskets for carrying one’s purchases
Pricing signs
Trendy décor plaques (There’s always time for a glass of wine!)
Display cases holding bottles of liquor
Floor-to-ceiling racks filled with bottles (whiskey, bourbon, vodka, wine, beer, tequila, fruit mixers, rum, gin, port, cognac)
A sliding ladder for reaching the top shelves
A refrigerated case holding six-packs of beer
Open crates with liquor bottles in them
Boxes of wine stacked up as sale displays
Wine bottles arranged by certain criteria (brand, the location of the winery, types of wine)
A wall map of vineyards around the world
A wine tasting table (bottles of wine, a pail of ice, a corkscrew, glasses, an employee pouring samples, customers swirling wine and sniffing it)
A delivery area in the back
A checkout desk with accessories for sale (corkscrews, stoppers, shot glasses, pour spouts, tall gift bags, flashing freezable ice cubes and gel glassware)
Liquor-themed books for sale

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