Elevate your evenings (and afternoons or brunch-hour mornings) with delightful pours from these 14 wine shops - without even having to leave your home.
Nowadays, it feels like time stands endlessly still and the world's come to a dreary halt - but that doesn't mean the vino has to stop pouring. By now, you’ve probably found your favourite take-out joints. But have you found the perfect bottle to go with it? Explore the wonderful world of wine and have your picks delivered to your doorstep with these 14 wine shops.
1. Cork Wine Bar & Shop
Located in The Fort, Cork is a stunning wine shop, enclosed in glass, with towering ceilings, and sophisticated interiors by Casanova Interior. It is known to house top shelf labels from esteemed vineyards, and proudly works towards their dream of elevating wine culture in the Philippines. Not only do they serve exquisite pours but Cork is also a prime dining destination too.
2. Wine Story
Wine Story brings wine lovers to the enthralling world of fine wine. They are a luxury wine retailer in the Philippines, founded in 2010 with the vision of making wine culture a part of people's everyday lives. While browsing through Wine Story's roster of whites, reds and roses you will find only the finest wines that money can buy. They have an impressive and extensive collection of French wines, sourced from vineyards in Bordeaux, Burgundy, and Champagne. Education is important to the brand and their goal of making wine more a part of people's worlds. They have articles and guides on their website that teach readers about pairings, wine history, vineyards, and the very basics of wine.
3. Premium Wine Exchange (PWX)
Whether you’re a casual wine enthusiast or an experienced restaurateur operating the country’s finest establishments, you're likely familiar with Premium Wine Exchange (PWX). For AMI Tastemaker Jojo Madrid, who co-founded the enterprise, it’s all about putting the customer first. “We guarantee that every customer is absolutely satisfied with the product he or she purchased from our store”, says the 2021Tastemaker, proudly sharing that the entire PWX staff is either “WSET certified or undergoing certification”. Rest assured you’ll be well taken care of at PWX.
Shop PWX here.
Winery.ph has one of the largest collections of wine in the country, representing the globe’s most well-known wine regions and their most sought-after varieties. Apart from the broad selection of wine - as well as the liquors, pantry staples, and bar essentials also available on their website, shopping from Winery.ph has the added benefit of attractive, competitive prices.
Shop Winery.ph here.
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5. Wine Drop
The best wines come from passionate, knowledgeable wine connoisseurs, and the team behind Wine Drop certainly fit the bill. After establishing AWC Philippines - a local importer and distributor specialising in family-owned wineries from around the globe - these winos set on a mission to “share [their] passion for wine and food with [us], while guaranteeing that the wine [we] are about to take a sip of was curated especially for [us]”.
Tatler Tip: need a bit of wine wisdom before you order? Browse through their blog for the lowdown on pizza pairings, wines for the summer, and more educational tidbits, or contact them directly for some expert assistance.
Shop Wine Drop here.
6. Ralph’s Wine and Spirits
With a shop around every corner, Ralph’s has undeniably become a go-to spot for picking up wine and spirits throughout the metro and beyond. Thankfully, the reliable retailer also offers delivery services, making a haul from Ralph’s that much easier - simply visit their website and browse through their bountiful collection to have your next sip delivered to your door.
Shop Ralph's Wine and Spirits here.
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