The Best Wine & Cocktail Delivery Services So You Can Enjoy A Drop During Lockdown
Planning a virtual happy hour? These businesses bring the drinks to you
Staying in doesn't have to mean the end of parties. Book in after-work drinks with your partner or housemates (or video-call your friends for virtual happy hour) with these businesses delivering wine and cocktails straight to your door. And remember: stay at home, drink responsibly.
Wine Diamonds partner retailer Everyday Wine offers an exciting variety of natural plonk with character — think funky Pet Nat to juicy reds — from local and overseas small-batch growers with bargain bottles under $30.
FOLEY WINE CLUB
Wine brands Te Kairanga, Martinborough Vineyard, Grove Mill, Vavasour and Mt Difficulty, and more, are available for home delivery.
Quarantini hour just got better with the retailer's large online range of liqueurs and mixers, plus cocktail equipment.
Order from a large wine selection featuring imported European tipples, along with spirits, whiskey, and liqueurs.
The same extensive range of wine (and more booze) as you'd find in store for online orders and home delivery.
Lockdown with a stock up from Soho, with a good deal going when ordering 6-12 of their tipples.
Cider fans are in luck with free delivery on the Hawkes Bay brand's cans and flagoons purchased online.
An interesting and unusual mix of natural, and low intervention wines, from all over NZ and around the world. Wines are categorized with short descriptions to clue taste, for example: Smashable, MindF**k Alert, Classic, and Future Classic.
Keep up G&T hour with the brand's range of dry gins and pre-made mixers available for home delivery.
THE HUNTING LODGE
Award-winning drops from the West-Auckland is available for delivery during lockdown, as well as their apple cider and Blush Crush. Free contactless delivery within 48 hours available for local Auckland customers for orders over $70 (40km radius of THL). Otherwise, it's 1-3 days delivery if outside of Auckland $5 for North Island and $15 for South Island.
CAHN & FINLAY
Unique and expertly sourced wine and spirits from Aotearoa and around the world. They offer by the bottle, the box, or as a subscription service.
A new online wine offering from the Celeste team, they have a succinct but irresistable range.
The chic Ponsonby bar now sells a range of their wine online.
High-end Parnell restaurant Pasture is now giving Aucklanders the chance to enjoy their famed fare at home. Customers can purchase takeaway options from both Pasture and brother-bar Boxer next-door, including ready-to-drink cocktails, wines and Boxer’s own spirits, as well as moreish food like pork fat pretzels, smoked salmon, butter and (of course) the eatery’s famous sourdough bread.
With a name that's rather apt right now, this Wellington-based wine store specialises in natural, organic and vegan wine from family-owned businesses. They deliver nationwide.
A comprehensive wine range that focuses on low-fi, small batch and natural wine. They ship nationwide, have mystery packs, and even offer Wednesday night specials.
Delivering nationwide, La Fuente have a variety of enticing wine boxes and mezcal available to enjoy at home, as well as offering bespoke orders.
One for the beer-lovers out there, this online beer store offers delivery and click-and-collect. Locally owned and operated, Beer Jerk has a large range of craft beer from Aotearoa and around the world. Gift cards are also available, which is a nice way to brighten someone's day.
• Companies are delivering at time of publishing, but with delays expected. Check websites for updates.