Need booze in a hurry? Discover the best places to score beer, wine and spirits delivered to your door.
We don’t need to remind you that the world is a pretty crazy place at the moment. And for many of us, staying indoors is a wise move. But, that doesn’t have to mean forgoing our favourite local beers, wines and spirits. To help you show your support for businesses across the city (and beyond), check out our guide to where to order booze online in Sydney.
Founded by Alex Gale, Andy Williamson and Mark Woollcott, Boozebud is a tech company transforming the way Australians purchase alcohol. Using a smart tech and a disruptive business model, Booze Bud is described not as a retailer, but rather an online marketplace. Producers both big and small can list their products for sale, and at present, there are over 400+ brands and 2,500 products listed on the website. They deliver everything from craft beer, wine, spirits and mixers directly to your door. Booze Bud We deliver Australia-wide and all items are generally shipped the next business day. Find out more here.
Craft Cartel Liquor
Make social distancing a little bit easier with delicious drinks from Australia’s leading specialty craft beer and liquor merchant, Craft Cartel Liquor. The team has over 700 curated beers online, with a stack of awesome new offers and promotions available. Score up to 43% off craft beers every Tuesday thanks to their ‘Happy Hour’ offer, take advantage of their ‘Brewery Series’ featuring packs of seasonal releases and one-off specials from independent craft breweries across AUS and NZ plus join their Craft Beer Club, which gives you unique beers delivered to your door each month or quarter. To explore Craft Cartel Liquor’s full range and to order online, click here.
As far as local bottle shops go, Chippendale Cellars is one of the best. And now, the team is offering punters the chance to score their delicious selection of drinks delivered to their door (free of charge to the locals in Chippendale). To place your order, simply call the bottle shop (9699 2757) or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org. The team will then email you a copy of the store pricing list, you email back your order and it’ll be delivered to your door within an hour. To find out more, click here.
Since launching in 2013, Drnks has been offering same-day booze delivery to Sydneysiders. Specialising in sustainably made wine, beer, cider, spirits and saké, Drnks’ online store has gained a passionate following, connecting drinkers with niche booze producers across the country (and beyond). And with more of us looking for online delivery than ever before, these guys have you covered for all drinks fun, funky and oh-so-flavorsome. Since starting with a focus on natural and biodynamic wines, Drnks has expanded its offering to now include spirits, beer, cider and even merch (like tees and tote bags). The best bit? Orders placed before 2pm within their Sydney radius will be shipped that day, Monday through to Friday. Plus, if you’re looking to stock up and buy a couple of bottles, score 10% discount when you order 6+ bottles of wine. To browse Drnks’ full range of boozy options, click here.
Good Pair Days
On a mission to ditch winemaking jargon and help everyone discover their favourite drop, Good Pair Days is an innovative start-up helping connect Aussie drinkers with great drops. This online wine subscription platform is led by a three-time Aussie sommelier of the year, giving subscribers a monthly delivery of new and exciting bottles. To get started, you’ll have to take a quick quiz to help the team figure out your vino preferences. Once you choose your subscription package, the team will then deliver a pack of bottles to your door. The best bit? Each box comes packed with recipe cards paired to each wine to help you learn the art of pairing food and wine. Genius. To find out more about Good Pair Days, click here.
If you’ve ever been caught out without a bottle of vino in the fridge on Friday night, you’d probably be familiar with Jimmy Brings. In fact, we’d hedge our bets that you’ve probably seen one of these iconic vans driving through the city. Jimmy Brings is one of Australia’s most iconic booze delivery services, with punters in the Inner West, Northern Beaches, the Lower North Shore, Eastern Suburbs, and The Shire able to receive booze delivered to their door within 30 minutes. With a stellar selection of beers, wines and spirits on offer, it’s no wonder these guys are so popular. To explore Jimmy Brings’ range and to order online, click here.
Naked Wines Australia is a wine company with a difference. Launched back in 2012, the concept behind this particular delivery service is that they don’t simply sell wine, they help make the process happen by funding talented independent and startup Australian winemakers. This is a unique customer-funded business model with wine enthusiasts investing a small price per month for exclusive access to fine wines, at wholesale prices. You can select a premixed case or create your own combination of wines, with cases being offered in quantities of 6, 12 or 15. This company is passionate about sharing the wine experience, with the option to gift a bottle or case to someone else. To find out more, click here.
Native Drops, Bondi & Surry Hills
Bringing natural wine, craft beer and artisan spirits to Bondi and more recently Surry Hills, the team from Native Drops cellar door is now offering delivery across the Eastern Suburbs and city. The team can deliver packs of wine curated for you along with sets designed by the team. To place your order, simply call or text the team on (02) 93492971 or (02) 91302706, send them a DM on Instagram or email email@example.com, with same or next-day delivery guaranteed. To find out more, click here.
Qantas epiQure specialise in quality Australian wine and spirits, along with a range of more than 200 artisan food products from different wine-growing regions. Keen vino enthusiasts can sign up for a wine plan subscription, which has no lock in fees and gives you direct access to some great drops. Wines are available in cases of 6 or 12 and you can even earn Qantas points with each order. They deliver around Australia, with free delivery if you spend $300 or more. The other advantage is that you can earn Qantas Bonus Points with every case you buy – up to 10,000 per case – to put towards your next holiday (or case of wine!). Find out more here.
The Gin Society
Booze delivery services have come a long way since the days of a stock-standard case of wine. Insert The Gin Society, the innovative gin subscription service designed for gin lovers nationwide. For becoming a member, you’ll be treated to your very own goodie box every two months. Their current member’s box includes a box of boutique gin, a gin journal and special offers for new subscribers. Find out more here.
The Local Drop
The Local Drop is on a mission to provide its customers top-shelf wines, all of which are carefully curated by your very own wine expert. You can opt to join the club and have six wines delivered every month to your door, or alternatively opt for a tasting box. At $175 a pop, a wine concierge will call you and find out what wines suit your tastes, and then send you a selection of drops. Find out more here.
Since early 2018, Tipple has been a key player in Sydney’s booze delivery scene. Positioning themselves as a ‘bottle shop in your pocket’, Tipple works connect independent bottle shops with drinkers across Sydney. With a huge range of stock (covering hundreds of booze types and brands), you’re bound to find something you’ll love on the platform. Tipple’s online store is open 24/7 with deliveries available daily between midday and 10pm (with delivering fees $7.95 with a minimum order of $30). To explore Tipple’s full range of stock, click here.
Vinomofo is an alcohol delivery company for the social network generation. Launched in Adelaide in 2011, Founders Justin Dry and Andre Eikmeier applied clever strategies to market their concept on Facebook and Twitter. Vinomofo work directly with the finest wine producers in the world and follow a company ethos of ‘if they don’t love it, they don’t sell it’. Vinomofo delivery to Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney, with shipping taking between 2 and 4 working days.
P&V Wine + Liquor Merchants
Enmore and Paddington’s Friday afternoon drinking spot is now offering delivery. Browse a selection of natty wines, unusual craft beers and a selection of spirits online and have them all delivered to your door. All the usual drinks are available and at the Paddington venue, snacks including charcuterie and cheese packs to go. Order online here