Aviary saw its genesis in 2006 when lovebirds and world traveling wine enthusiasts, Marco Fiorilo and Shanna Eldridge, opened Aviary Shop & Lounge – a décor shop selling unique treasures and furniture pieces acquired from their travels abroad.
Though the beloved décor shop enjoyed much acclaim for its trendsetting ways, internet shopping (Amazon/Overstock.com – we’re looking at you) reared its ugly head and it became clear that Aviary’s true purpose should be dedicated to wining and
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