Defining an alcohol delivery service

Have you ever run out of alcohol in the middle of a party? Was there a time when you invited friends over and realized you were out of beer? Can you remember a time when you came home from a long day at work and were out of wine? 

Luckily, you no longer need to worry!  With an alcohol delivery service, you can order beer, wine, and liquor straight to your door. These services provide a website or a mobile application where you can enter your address, shop for products, checkout, and have the products delivered with ease. Typically, alcohol delivery services offer on-demand delivery (delivery in as little as 30-60 minutes), scheduled deliveries (delivered at a specific time up to two weeks an advance), and shipping (delivered in 2-3 business days).

How does alcohol delivery work?

Depending on where you’re located, there are several ways to get wine, liquor, and beer delivered right to your door. Since each state, city, and sometimes county, have different laws and regulations around alcohol, delivery services may differ area to area. 

Over the last few years, on-demand alcohol delivery services have gained popularity. Before these companies originated, alcohol purchasing lacked convenience. For example, if you needed a few bottles of wine for the evening, you would typically have to travel to a liquor store or order ahead of time. 

Today, you can have alcohol delivered right to your door in as little as 30-60 minutes. On-demand alcohol delivery services like Minibar Delivery offer customers access to wine, liquor, and beer at their fingertips. For those interested in wine sourced directly from vineyards, Minibar Delivery offers a 2-3 business days shipping service. 

Most on-demand alcohol delivery services work with local liquor stores in your area.  For example, each website displays a selection of alcohol based on your current location or desired delivery destination. In some areas, you can even purchase barware, flowers, ice, and mixers. Fortunately, these services are now a one-stop-shop for all things related to alcohol and gifting.

Where can I get alcohol delivered?

There are several alcohol delivery services in the United States including Minibar Delivery. Minibar Delivery offers on-demand delivery to major US cities including New York City, Dallas, San Francisco, Washington D.C, Chicago, and Los Angeles. A full list of cities where Minibar Delivery offers on-demand delivery can be found here.

Additionally, Minibar Delivery offers 2-3 day shipping of wine and liquor to customers in California, Connecticut, Florida, Illinois, and New York.

Also, Minibar Delivery has a service called Vineyard Select. Customers in 42 states can have wine shipped to their homes within 2-3 business days from smaller vineyards in the United States. Typically, these vineyards do not mass-produce or mass-distribute. Through Vineyard Select, customers can shop from more than 15 vineyards including Chateau Bu-De Winery, Gruet Winery, and Vampire Vineyards.

When should I use an alcohol delivery service?

Hosting a happy hour

You can buy alcohol online and our partners will deliver it right to your office. Take the stress out of shopping for a happy hour! Save time with delivery right to your doorstep! Buy the necessary alcohol, mixers, and ice online and schedule it for delivery up to two weeks in advance. Throwing a last-minute event? Order everything you need and have it delivered in as little as 30-60 minutes!

Sending a gift

Wouldn’t you rather receive a bottle of champagne instead of a box of chocolate? Alcohol delivery services like Minibar Delivery offer on-demand delivery to more than 60 cities in the United States, meaning you can send a last-minute gift to any friends, coworkers, or clients. 

Throwing a party

Minibar Delivery offers a party planning tool to help you calculate exactly what to order and in what quantity. Just enter the expected number of guests, the time of  the event, and what products you’re looking to purchase. You can even book a bartender to set up for the event, serve and mix drinks, and clean up after.


Whether you need a bottle of wine that night or you’re having an impromptu get together, use an alcohol delivery service, like Minibar Delivery to get everything you need delivered right to your door.

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