Gary Fisch

gary_headshotGary Fisch’s passion for the wine & spirits industry has been the driving force for his 35 years of success. His dedication for providing extraordinary customer service, as well as inspiring and training his staff and fellow wine consumers, has been recognized by national and international media, including Fox Business News, CNN, CNBC, The New York Times, Market Watch, New Jersey Monthly magazine, The Star-Ledger, USA Today, Food & Wine Magazine, Wine Enthusiast and the Wall Street Journal.

Following the success of the original Gary’s Wine & Marketplace, which opened in Madison in 1987, Mr. Fisch launched the equally sophisticated and customer-focused Gary’s Wine & Marketplace of Bernardsville in 2001. As the market for wine, spirits, beer and gourmet foods continued to expand, so did Mr. Fisch’s enterprise. In April 2008, the flagship store opened in Wayne. In 2017, Mr. Fisch opened his fourth location in Closter, New Jersey. In 2019, the newest location opened in St. Helena, Napa Valley, California, offering Mr. Fisch’s signature retail experience—always in an inviting and customer-friendly atmosphere with his West coast expansion. serves as an extension of the ‘Gary’s experience,’ offering shipping throughout the country. 2022 marked the 35th year anniversary of Gary’s Wine & Marketplace.

Gary Fisch was named “Retailer of the Year 2014” by Market Watch. New Jersey Monthly readers voted Gary’s Wine & Marketplace “Best Wine Shop” in 2014. In 2015, Gary’s Wine & Marketplace was voted “Best Wine Shop” in the Wayne Magazine Reader’s Poll – for the seventh year in a row. Gary’s Wine & Marketplace was voted in the “The 10 Best Online Wine Shops” of 2021 and “Best Wine Delivery Services” of 2022 by Food & Wine Magazine. In 2021 and 2022 Gary’s Wine & Marketplace was named Retailer of the Year by Beverage Dynamics.