Australia's best cocktail, wine and beer deliveries

Myffy Rigby
Make your first act during isolation an Act of Wine.
Make your first act during isolation an Act of Wine.  Photo: Supplied

Updated: 2 April

Not everyone wants to make their own drinks when they're relaxing at home, and why not support small businesses where you can? NSW Government recently lifted licensing restrictions to allow small bars to do home deliveries which will potentially go some distance to save a few owner-operators. This is just a small selection of the operators we love. We'll continue to update this list, so check back regularly for more juice. 

Act of Wine
Melbourne

No need to panic-buy, when deliveries of rare-breed wines have been amped up to four days a week, free within Melbourne metro.

Bar Americano
Melbourne

The OG take-home cocktail choice for booze-fiends is available online. Award-winning bartender Matt Bax is offering Americanos, Brooklyns, Negronis, specialised glassware and more.

Independent wine store Blackhearts & Sparrows is opening in Canberra. Owners siblings Paul and Jessica Ghaie. Support independent owner-operators such as Blackhearts and Sparrows. Photo: Peter Tarasiuk

Blackhearts and Sparrows Wine Store
Melbourne

Missing the cocktails from Byrdi? You can buy them online along with local and boutique spirits and more wine than you'll ever need to become a high (or low) functioning alcoholic.

Bibo Wine Bar
Sydney
Missing your dose of this Double Bay local? Bibo has teamed up with Enoteca Sydney to offer a mixed dozen of the wines you've come to know and love, chosen by the bar's sommelier. 

The Borough Box
Sydney and Melbourne

Sommeliers James Audas (Noma and Silvereye) and Tom Sheer (Love Tilly Devine and Oscillate Wildly) have launched a new monthly natural wine subscription, delivering to both.

Continental Deli Bar Bistro, Newtown. Photo: Hollie Adams Continental Deli's Mar-tinny

Continental Deli's Mar-tinny. Photo: Hollie Adams

Continental Deli
Sydney

Cans! Cans! Cans! The bar and deli behind the mar-tinny and the can-hattan are delivering these as well as a series of very delicious looking tinned soups.

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Craft Cartel
Australia-wide

With an ongoing series of craft beer offers, suds fans will never get bored - even when they're drinking in quarantine.  Every pack comes with glass suggestions and tasting notes, just so you can feel that little bit more human.

DRNKS
Australia-wide

This Sydney-based online wine shop is getting the out-of-work hospitality community on the road, delivering a world of wine, sake, beer, merch, and pantry goods with same day service for some areas of Sydney. 

 
DRNKS delivery service shot by Nikki To

DRNKS delivering the juice door to door, Australia-wide. Photo: Nikki To

Dulcies
Sydney

Good news, inner easties - you can get your favourite cocktails from this Kings Cross small bar delivered straight to your door. Each cocktail comes with drinking and serving instructions as well as a coaster to maker cocktail hour feel a little less ooky.

Fix St James
Sydney

This pioneer CBD wine bar is offering wine packs hand-picked by owner-sommelier Stuart Knox as well as meal packs from the Fix kitchen and produce boxes from Nicholson and Saville.

Four Pillars
Australia-wide

Everything you could possibly need to make a gin-based party at home from merch to barware, glassware, jams, pre-batched cocktails and, of course, gin in its many guises.

Fun Wines
Sydney and Melbourne 

Australian-Italian sommelier (121BC, Cafe Paci), Giorgio de Maria is delivering Italian juice with free shipping on orders over $150. 

Wine list, corks and corkscrew at Marion, Fitzroy. For Good Food story on how to read a wine list.

Marion's eternally sexy wine list. Photo: Kristoffer Paulsen

Gauge x Maker
Brisbane

This well-loved Brisbane one hatter has teamed up with ace cocktail bar Maker to provide everything you need to feel a little less cooped and a little more sauced. Order an apple, honey and fennel gin sour with your jerk chicken, and level out. 

Handpicked Wines
Sydney

Nothing is more welcoming when you're stuck at home by yourself than a couple of wedges of good cheese, some prosciutto and a bottle of pinot noir from the Handpicked cellar door. It's like someone saying 'I see you, I hope this helps' through the language of dairy and booze. And if you live within 25km of Chippendale, they offer same day delivery.

Heritage Wine Bar
Perth

While their restaurant doors are closed, their online shop is backed with plenty of treats including lots of wine and plenty of snacks. And delivery is free!

Jetty Road Brewing Mornington Peninsula

Jetty Road Brewing, Mornington Peninsula. Photo: Supplied

Jetty Road Brewery
Australia-wide

You may not be able to drink on site right now at this picturesque Mornington Peninsula brewery, but there's silver in that lining - they're delivering tinnies across the nation, with same day delivery if you're a local.

Marion
Melbourne 

Order the Deadman's Dozen - staff picks from one of Melbourne's most beloved wine bars. They also offer a six month wine subscription that includes free delivery within Melbourne metro.

Heartbreaker: Keeps it simple with tap beers, whisky shots, and four pre-mixed cocktails bottled like perfumes.

Pour one out at home for Australian hospitality. Photo: Kristoffer Paulsen

Made in the Shade
Melbourne

The Melbourne based cocktail company from the team behind The Everleigh, Heartbreaker and Bar Margaux ship their award winning cocktails straight to your door. Their motto is "people before drinks" and offer free delivery with Melbourne metro.

Mane Liquor
Perth

The door to door craft beer service you need, for refreshment in times of trouble. 

Oak Barrel
Australia-wide

One of Sydney's best bottle shops delivers their incredible range of spirits and hard-to-find wines. 

Prince of York
Sydney

Order bottled cocktails, and wine from this Sydney small bar, as well as their full menu and they'll deliver it straight to your door, contactless styles. Party for one!

P&V
Australia-wide

Sydney-based wine shop specialising in all things crafty, funky and fizzing as well as rare spirits, sake, beer, glassware and snacks. Check out their subscription packs, too.

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Hard-to-find organic and biodynamic natural wine is the main game for Sydney-based P&V, which also retails local craft beers, spirits and ciders. https://pnvmerchants.com.
Hard-to-find organic and biodynamic natural wine, delivered from P&V.  Photo: Supplied

Supernatural Cellars
Northern Rivers, NSW

Everyone's favourite natural wine bar might have temporarily shut up shop but they'll still deliver wine straight to your door if you're a local.

The Roosevelt
Darlinghurst and Potts Point, NSW

The classic cocktail bar famous for its nitro martinis now delivers bottled cocktails and will even loan out a cocktail kit for a $20 deposit if you don't have one of your own. 

Samuel Pepys boutique bottle shop, from the team behind Bomba.

Once upon a time we were allowed to browse in wine shops like Samuel Pepys for hours. Photo: Supplied

Samuel Pepys
Sydney and Melbourne

Live and very much local, this cult Melbourne favourite specialises in all things organic, crunchy and natural as well as some rare-breed internationals.

Upstairs Wine
Australia-wide

A small Central Coast-based operation delivering reasonably priced, idiosyncratic wines from around the world straight to your door.

Young Henrys
Australia-wide

Their motto is "beer for the people" and that's exactly what they're bringing, with free delivery of all their beers, plus merch to keep you cozy during COVID.

Young Henrys.

Young Henrys' latest creation. Photo: Supplied

The Weekly Drop
Australia-wide

One white, one red, chosen by sommelier Josh Renshaw, delivered to your door each week. If you like a particular wine, order more. Or throw caution to the wind and get a new 'chosen two' the next week. Each  delivery is 100% carbon neutral and for every subscription purchased, they'll plant a tree in partnership with Greenfleet. 

Yulli's Brews
Sydney

If there was ever a time to support your favourite local craft brewery, now is that time. Stock up, and keep those brewers in business.