For when you don’t want to head to the liquor store
There’s nothing worse than having a great time with friends and suddenly getting a shock of reality because you’ve just emptied that last bottle of wine. Luckily, because HK is the most convenient city on earth, you don’t have to fret for very long. There are a variety of online sites and local shops that will deliver your fave cocktail mix, wine, spirit or beer, but finding them takes more legwork than you want to deal with. And because we’re Sassy, you know we’re here to help. Here’s a list of our favourite places that will deliver what you want, when you want it, to where you need it…
As the largest importer of New Zealand wine in Hong Kong, with plenty of options from the likes of Australia and South Africa also available, Wine N Things is the place to come for your vino fix. Although specialising in New World wines, the online retailer also stocks a selection of world renowned offerings, along with a range of craft beers, ciders and spirits. Spanning a range of countries, styles and prices (starting as low as $100!), Wine ‘N’ Things is simple to use, enabling you to get what you want, when you want it.
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Wine ‘N’ Things, 2873 5733, [email protected], www.winenthingshk.com
Looking for something a little special when deciding what to drink? Then be sure to check out Cuvees.com. Its selection of unique wine, sake, whisky, water and keg drinks will turn any gathering into the party of the year. Featuring speciality items such as Braida “Vigna Senza Nome” Moscato D’Asti DOCG 2014 from Piedmont, Italy (750ml), its inventory is both exceptional and exciting. Normally $158, Sassy readers can enjoy this special wine for just $70 a bottle (while stocks last)! And because it manages its own waterhouse, delivery is a snap. No waiting for ages when you want your drinks ASAP!
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Not just a wine drinker? Not a problem! HK Liquor Store has everything you want to make a fabulous cocktail and more. Featuring the largest selection of gin, tequila, mezcal, vodka,
rum and whisky in Hong Kong, you’ll easily find your spirit of choice here. And if you’re just trying to get your home bar setup, HK Liquor Store will help you find what you desire. It has access to the best and the newest products, and stocks more than 2000 products (and growing!). Be sure to check out its Facebook page for alerts on promotions, deals and discounts!
Sassy perk: Starting today, Sassy readers who use the code “SASSYHK” will receive $80 off all orders over $1,000
HK Liquor Store Office/Showroom, Room 1010, 10/F, Peninsula Centre, 67 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong, 3543 0039
HK Liquor Store, G/F, 91 High Street, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong, 2780-8366
HK Liquor Store, G/F, 6 Yik Yam Street, Happy Valley, Hong Kong, 2681 1119, www.hkliquorstore.com
Are you looking for easy and convenient access to a huge range of wines? Founded by some of Asia’s most prominent wine collectors, experts, and sommeliers, Bidvino offers an exclusive and extensive range of wines online. Ranging from great value pours for everyday (starting from as little as $40 a bottle!), to some of the most sought after wines for special occasions, the easy to use site has it all. The best part about using Bidvino is its “Buy Now, Ship Later” offer. Perfect for the Hong Kong home, the deal allows you to make the most of sales and current promotions, but not have to worry about storing them at home! Simply order and pay now, and Bidvino will keep your wines safe and sound in its warehouse for up to 6 months.
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Bidvino, 18/F, The Sun’s Group Centre, 200 Gloucester Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, 5803 3054, [email protected], www.bidvino.com
As a one-stop-beverage-shop for high-quality drinks at affordable prices, The Bottle Shop is one of our go-to store for our favourite drinks in Hong Kong. As one of the founding members of the Craft Beer Association of Hong Kong, it stocks a huge selection of local and international craft beers, along with a wide selection of gin, whisky, rum, tequila and wine. Additionally, The Bottle Shop will be launching its brand new website in November, with a larger offering of beverages and gift sets. With free delivery for purchases over $480 (or $50 delivery fee on orders less than this), get your favourite drinks delivered straight to your door within four days and get set for that next gathering!
We all like a nice glass of wine, but many of us don’t know the difference between an exquisite bottle and a box of red. That’s where the online store Cellarmaster Wines comes in. With more than 20 year’s experience in Australian online wine sales, Cellarmaster Wines is home to everything from boutique producers to fine, rare and aged classics. On a budget? Not a problem! Wines at Cellarmaster Wines range from $60 a bottle upward, so you can get a fabulous vintage without having to spend a fortune. It features wines from every region, and has a wide selection of price points to choose from, so you’ll never worry about not getting something you need. And if you would like to treat someone to a lovely present, Cellarmaster Wines will create personalised gifts and deliver them straight to their doorstep. So when you’re planning your next private party, corporate tasting or even casual get-together with friends, order ahead at Cellarasters because the deals are incredible. Imagine getting Veuve Clicquot for just $297 per bottle, delivered to your door (with a six bottle purchase)!
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Wish you could have a private sommelier at your fingertips? Or maybe just someone who can provide the right wine, spirit or beer for the moment you’re in? With WINE MOMENTS, you’ll get what you want when you need it. It doesn’t matter if you’re drinking a Chardonnay, a cocktail or even a refreshing Apple Cider, you can find what you need to match the moment you’re in at its online store. With its vast selection of packages for every occasion, you’ll have what you need on the day you need it! Unsure of what package to get? Get to know WINE MOMENTS with its WM-Starter Pack combining three of its best-selling wines, coming complete with its own FREE gift box with FREE delivery!
Need more personal assistance? No problem! Call the experts at WINE MOMENTS and ask about its hand-selected packages. Just call 2111 9291 or send an email to [email protected] and you’ll get the answers you need.
Best of all, there is no delivery charge on orders over $500 with delivery across all of Hong Kong!
Sassy Perk: Starting today, Sassy readers can use the code “SASSY10” for 10% off all first purchases.
Having a party or last-minute get together and have forgotten the booze? Online store BottlesXO have you covered with its super-fast delivery service, which will get your order to you (chilled!) within 60-minutes. Offering a large selection of fine wines and craft beers, it’s sure to have something to suit your tastes.
This company sells small-batch, artisanal drinks to Hong Kong restaurants and also has an online store where you can choose from a wide selection of beverages. It also has specialty packs, including a junk pack (a cask of 24 made different types of beers) and its inventory comes from Australia, England, Japan, Scotland, Singapore, and the United States. There is even a good selection of ciders for the alternative drinkers out there (some of the Sassy gals!). If you’re having a party, it can deliver kegs, bottles and more. Online orders are delivered within three days.
Home to the largest selection of craft beers in town, HK Brewcraft will have you feeling like a kid ina candy store. Not only does the online store have a huge selection of local and worldwide beers available for delivery, if you’re a a real beer junkie, it even has a selection of beer books, along with the equipment and ingredients needed to brew your very own beer!
Looking for a down-to-earth and personal approach to wine? FOB may just be the answer with its selection of natural, organic, and biodynamic wines! Currently with just a small and cosy space in Sai Ying Pun, we hear that it’s soon to be launching an online store, so you’ll be able to get its curated selection of small batch and indie wine straight to your door.
Known as one of the brewhouses that kickstarted the craft beer scene in Hong Kong, Young Master Ales is now the largest craft brewery in Hong Kong. Head down to the Wong Chuk Hang brewery to sample and buy some top-rated beers, or get them delivered direct to you in a handy chilled cooler bag. We recommened the Cha Chaan Teng Goose, a salty limey and refreshing antidote to humid days!
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