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Quaff are an award winning independent wine and craft beer merchant and have two shops in Brighton and Hove. The aim at Quaff is to supply their customers with wines which are mostly from small producers which they wouldn’t find in other shops. Quaff have an online shop where you can purchase a wide range of wines and also a selection of beer and spirits with free same day delivery. If you’re not sure what you want and fancy some suggestions, you can call 01273553353
Rathfinny is located on a south facing slope of the South Downs National Park and produce some of the most amazing Sussex sparkling wine. The location of Rathfinny is perfect for growing their own Pinot Noir, Chardonnay and Pinot Meunier grapes. Mixed cases Sussex sparkling and still wines and Seven Sisters spirits can all be ordered online
Ten Green Bottles is located just off the North Laine and offers a hand picked selection of delicious wines which are hard to find anywhere else. You can currently shop over 130 bottles of wine through the Ten Green Bottles online shop. Whether you prefer white, red or rose, £10 and under wines or £30+ wines, organic or vegan – there is a perfect choice for everyone.
Butler’s Wine Cellar, located on Queens Park Road, is into its fourth decade and can therefore claim the title of Brighton’s oldest independent wine retailer. Butler’s Wine Cellar offers reasonably priced wines which are carefully selected. Visit their online shop to view the wide range of wines which can be delivered to your door. Also included in their online shop are plenty of delicious beers and spirits.
The Brighton Wine Co is an online shop who have an aim to deliver a unique experience and to ensure every one of their customers are made happy by drinking amazing wine. On the website, you can discover a huge selection of wines meaning there is defiantly the perfect bottle for everyone. The Brighton Wine Co is also offering free local delivery to anyone within a 5 mile radius of BN1
Oastbrook Estate is an English vineyard which is located in the Sussex countryside in the south of England. Oastbrook Estate’s online wine shop allows you to discover and purchase award winning English wine which can be brought as single bottles, or in mixed tasting cases. In addition, you can now sign up to Oastbrook’s wine club where you will receive quarterly cases of still and sparkling wines, all at exclusive discounted prices.
Seven Cellars Wine merchant has been delivering wines, beers and spirits to Brighton, Hove and the South Coast since 2015. An an importer, wholesaler and retailer they have focussed their operation on home delivery in the local area with free delivery on orders over £50. The price range covers every budget with many organic, low intervention and vegan wines available.
Beer and Cider
The Independent Pub in Hanover is one of Brighton’s most popular free houses and is visited from all over the city for their amazing craft beer and great food. The Independent pub are currently offering takeaway and delivery services on alcohol. They have plenty of beer and wine to offer, as well as a selection of tap beer which is available in take out glasses. The pub is open for collection during the day, taking social distancing precautions and running on one in one out guidelines, deliveries are done in the evening. Orders are taken via text / Whatsapp on 07876547819 or email email@example.com
Ascension Cider has been a popular choice for the Sussex cider drinker since opening, entering our pubs and festivals in 2017. In response to the lockdown measures imposed in spring 2020, Ascension made their cider available direct to their customers by adding canning production. Four flavours were initially launched, including the most popular, and original Pilot. The canned ciders are all also slightly sparkling.
You can get free shipping on orders of 24 cans with code CIDERNAUT.
Harvey’s brewery is the oldest brewery in Sussex and is renowned for their best bitter which you can find in many pubs around the South East. Even though you cannot currently enjoy a delicious cold pint of Harvey’s at the pub, their online shop continues to run allowing you to get a range of Harvey’s beers including the Sussex Best Bitter, Georgian Dragon and the Old Ale delivered to your door. Stock will be added to the website as and when it comes available, keep an eye out on the Harvey’s Instagram to see when the online store has been replenished.
Famed for its seafood, The Urchin pub is a favourite both locally and nationally. What is less well known is that The Urchin has its own microbrewery in the basement, producing Larrikin beers. If Willy Wonka made beer this is probably what his set up would be like, experimental and fun mixed with a commitment to making the very best beers in small batches. Larrikin is now available for home delivery via The Urchin online shop, together with some of their signature seafood dishes.
Loud Shirt Brewing Co. have a 10 barrel brewery operating out of Brighton concocting 6,000 pints of vibrant and delicious ales and beers every week. While the taproom and brewery are closed to visitors you can order for collection or delivery at a flat £10 fee via their web shop. Options include 16 pint draft beer boxes (that’s £2.81 a pint!)
Spirits and Cocktails
Each bottle of Brighton Gin is lovingly hand filled, labelled and waxed in their distillery which is only a stones throw away from Brighton Seafront. You can buy a range of different Brighton Gin products on their online shop including their standard 700ml gin bottle, Brighton Gin minis, tonics and even hand sanitiser. The hand sanitiser is made from a 75% ABV essence of Brighton Gin and purchasing one of these hand sanitisers allows Brighton Gin to donate as many bottles as they can to organisations in desperate need, such as the NHS, food banks and hospices. and is available in a hand sized bottle and a refill economy bottle to top up with.
Having run a very successful cocktail delivery service during the lockdown period of spring 2020, The Golden Pineapple have continued to offer a collection service, available Monday – Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. Order by 3 pm for same day collection and keep an eye on their socials for updates and specials
Pick Your Poison has teamed up with Madame Jennifer Distillery to bring the lovely people of Brighton cocktails which can be delivered straight to your door. With a range of six different cocktails to choose from, using spirits which are distilled in the heart of Hove, these cocktails are the perfect treat. All cocktails are hand made to order and if ordered before 2pm, will be delivered to your door the same day.
Madame Jennifer Distillery is a small urban distillery located in the heart of Hove. They distill, macerate and vapour infuse botanicals in different ways to carefully hand craft premium spirits. Madame Jennifer Distillery offer free delivery on their range of spirits including three different types of gin, a vodka, a coffee liqueur and a limoncello. Each bottle is made, filled and hand labelled in Poets Corner in Hove.