Depending on your location and job, you may find yourself inside more than usual these days. So it's understandable if you need a crisp brew, smooth wine or tasty cocktail to help you unwind.
Sure, alcohol isn't an essential grocery, especially by the strict definitions of stay-at-home orders that are sweeping the country. But by looser, more freewheeling what-am-I-gonna-do-all-day standards? Well, a restock may be in order.
It goes without saying that customers must be 21 or older to order. And be sure to double check the laws in your area about alcohol delivery, as well as the details on following sites.
Here are nine places to order beer, wine and liquor for delivery during the coronavirus pandemic.
Drizly is a great resource if you need to restock on drinks fast. The company works with local stores to serve your beer, wine and liquor needs. Enter your address to see if they delivery in your area. The company has also introduced a new delivery process to help maintain the safety of customers and drivers during coronavirus — shoppers can now designate an outside location, hold up their IDs for no-contact scanning and forego the customer signature part.
Wine time? What better destination than a place that owns the domain. The site dubs itself the "world's largest wine store." Find out for yourself by searching their selection on time. Save some money too — new customers can use the code NEW2020 to get $20 off orders of $100 or more.
Why not plan ahead for your drink fix with Winc, a subscription service that sends four bottles to your door every month based on your tastes. After filling out a brief survey upon signup, choose from bottles that start at $13 each and cancel whenever you'd like. Self-made wine connoisseurs can even build their own package, and you can even select more or less than four (if you go less, shipping is a flat $9. Find out more at their website.
Craftshack is a beer lover's haven, delivery fine craft brews to customers in every state except AK, AR, KY, MN, and UT. The company connects shoppers with smaller brick-and-mortar shops, bringing small-batch beers to your door so you don't have to go far for specialty selections. If you're in a one-stop shop kind of mood, Craftshack also sells beer, liquor, cider, wine, and seltzer galore. See the impressive selections at www.craftshack.com.
Keep the deliveries on tap with Tavour, a beer subscription service that lets you curate plenty of brew varieties. Download the app to browse hard-to-find, independent craft beers from all over the country. Pick your own or let the service select for you based on your preferences and the highest rated items. On March 22, the company announced a portion of proceeds will go to craft guilds all over the country to make selling beer online easier during COVID19. Visit them at their website.
If you're a draft die-hard, Hopsy is what you need. Sign up to use the service, and Hopsy will send you an at-home tap that can be fitted to its 67-ounce mini kegs (which can hold just about a six-pack of beer). The company partners with microbreweries so you can choose from a diverse rotation of new beers to try. Learn more at www.hopsy.beer.
In a booze pinch? Saucey is here to bring alcohol to your door in 30 minutes between 8 a.m. and 2 a.m. The best part? There's no delivery fee. Saucey currently serves Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York City, Orange County, San Francisco, Sacramento, San Jose, and Washington D.C. If it's not an emergency, it also offers two-day shipping to New York and California. Get $5 off your first order with code INSTA5. Learn more at www.saucey.com.
With a selection of wines narrowed down from more than 20,000 that its team tastes every year, Wine Access wants its shoppers to try the best of the best. The site is currently offering $30 off your first purchase of $100 or more. Discover and access your faves at www.wineaccess.com.
Reserve Bar was originally established as a gifting platform for shoppers. But why should your family and friends have all the fun? Now, Reserve Bar offers a wide selection of premium spirits. If you really want to treat yourself, they also offer custom-engraved bottles to celebrate any occasion. Visit their site at www.reservebar.com.