Union Merchant, a locally owned wine bistro and shop, opened in downtown Georgetown earlier this summer. The shop offers a variety of wines, beer and proper food pairings such as meats, cheese and other snacks. Union Merchant is open Wednesday and Thursday from noon-8 p.m., Friday and Saturday from noon-9 p.m., and Sunday from noon-6 p.m. at 224 E. Eighth St., Georgetown. 512-379-8379. www.unionmerchantgtx.com