By this point, you’ve probably made your way through the wine you hoarded in early March and are starting to wonder how you’ll replenish your supplies. Luckily, many local shops, restaurants, bars, and other providers have set up ways for you to get wine delivery or pick-ups with minimal contact.
Echo Park natural wine specialist Bar Bandini is offering pick up service with a special emphasis on safety. Only one customer will be admitted to a special entrance at a time and all items will be sealed and packaged according to CDC guidelines. Wine options for the week posted on Tuesday; pick up time slots available Thursday to Sunday. Order via Toast.
Indie, female-winemaker-focused shop Vinovore has multiple ways to keep you stocked, including contactless curbside pick-ups, local hand-delivery, Caviar, and shipments. In addition to all the great wines you expect, they’re also offering special Cento Pasta Bar dishes and meal kits. Visit vino-vore.com for menus and delivery options.
Flask & Field at Platform Drive-Through
Culver City’s Platform shopping complex has become “Platform Drive-Through” allowing customers to create orders from multiple shops and restaurants and have them all prepped for quick pick-up. Among the participants is bottle shop Flask & Field, offering singles and curated packs. Order at platformdrivethrough.com
Booze-specific delivery platform Drizly offers a wide array of wines and other potent potables you can shop from home. They then send messengers to pick those items up from local shops, many of them small, independant businesses. Order on drizly.com or Drizly app.
South Coast Winery
This Temecula winery has seen a surge in online orders in recent days, and decided to go a bit above and beyond: half of all web sales will go to supporting furloughed hospitality industry workers. Order at southcoastwinery.com
Santa Monica food hall SocialEats at The Gallery is offering drive-through takeout and delivery (free within SaMo) options from a number of vendors, including a robust selection of wines–all of them currently offered at half off retail prices. Order at ordersocialeats.com
The Nice Guy
This trendy Italian restaurant is offering “date night packages” which includes a pre-set meal for two plus a bottle of wine for just $50, in addition to a full menu of food and wine (and beer, spirit, and pantry item) offerings. Order on Postmates.
Can’t live without access to Spago’s luxe wine list? Don’t fret. Wolfgang Puck’s signature resto is opening its cellar for online orders. Book a day and time, select your bottles, and either drive up for curbside takeout or have your picks delivered. Meals, farm baskets, and other items also available. Order on Tock.
Silver Lake Wine and Highland Park Wine
These sister shops are open for pick up and local delivery in their respective neighborhoods. Call your local store up, talk to the helpful people about what types of wines you’re interested in and what your budget is, and they’ll pick out the perfect bottles. Order by phone or email. For Silver Lake: 323-662-9024 or info@silverlakewine. For Highland Park: 323-545-3535 or email@example.com. More information at silverlakewine.com and highlandparkwine.com