Virtual wine tastings + 6 local spots to pick up your next bottle curbside

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Raise your hand if you could use a bottle that big right now…just kidding…but actually? Photo via Classic Wine Co. on Facebook.

You know that tired joke that’s like, “I only drink on days that end in —y?” That’s my life now. But hey, at least I’m keeping it classy by supporting local business and checking out these virtual wine tastings around Birmingham. Don’t forget to snag a bottle curbside at the local bars and wineries.

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But first, I think we can all relate:

1. Southern Roots Wines

We can’t go to Cali, so why not bring its wine to us? Southern Roots Wines is Birmingham-owned Napa Valley wine you can buy online or find at various locations around the city.

  • Website | Instagram | Facebook | Discount Code ANTICOVID for 25% off retail and free shipping of 12 or more bottles of Napa Valley wine

2. Classic Wine Co.

Pop in on Friday Night Tastings through Zoom meetings at Classic Wine Co. When you pick up a bottle curbside prior to the tasting, they’ll give you the access info to join the meeting so you can taste alongside their leading wine expert.

  • Location: 1831 28th Ave S #110, Birmingham, AL 35209
  • Hours: Monday—Wednesday + Saturday 10AM-6PM | Thursday +Friday 10AM-8PM
  • Website | Call | Instagram | Facebook

3. Golden Age Wine

Missing happy hours at Golden Age Wine? They have you covered with virtual happy hours so you can taste along from your couch—check their Facebook to see when the next one is! Your living room may not be as beautiful as their space,
but the wine is amazing no matter where you drink it.

4. Vino & Gallery Bar

Pro tip: if you want to impress your significant other during your next quarantine date night or special celebration order an amazing meal from Vino & Gallery Bar and ask them to pair one of their wines with it. *Chef’s kiss*

  • Location: 1930 Cahaba Rd, Mountain Brook, AL 35223
  • Hours: Monday—Thursday, 4-9PM | Friday + Saturday 4-10PM
  • Website | Call | Instagram| Facebook | Free delivery offered within 3 miles of the restaurant on order $45+

5. The Louis Bar

This is a little hard for me to write as the Bham Now team pretty much considers The Louis a second office, and I sure do miss everyone working from home. Even though we can’t head down there after work, we can get half-price bottles of wine plug into a Facetime happy hour.

  • Location: 1821 Second Avenue North Birmingham, Alabama 35203
  • Hours: Monday-Wednesday, 11AM-9PM | Thursday-Saturday,11AM – 10PM | Sunday, 11 AM-7PM
  • Website | Call | Instagram | Facebook

6. Piggly Wiggly

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A nice view if you ask me. Photo via Bham Now.

I have to include the Pig, because have you SEEN their wine selection? Beautiful. While you can’t pick it up curbside, on your next essential grocery run ask wine experts at your local store and ask them to recommend something perfect for you.

  • Location: 3000 Independence Dr Homewood| 41 Church Street Mountain Brook | 3800 River Run Dr Birmingham | 1324 Dunnavant Valley Rd Birmingham | 3314 Clairmont Ave Birmingham |  770 Shades Mountain Plaza Birmingham
  • Hours: Check with local store for varying hours
  • Website | Facebook

Many of these businesses are pulled from our mighty database featuring nearly 400 local businessesSign up your Birmingham business and be featured on Bham Now for FREE.

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