Anyone that wants to learn about where to buy wine, liquor, and beer in Athens has definitely come to the right place. Our alcohol guide will try to cover the topic in as detailed of a way as we possibly can so that you can make the right decision on how to proceed.
A list of the best local liquor stores and wine shops in town will get us going. Anyone that is ready to go pick up a bottle of vodka, tequila, wine, or a case of beer will get their info quick and be ready to head out the door.
Up next we will dive into the best breweries and beer bars near you, and a list of Athens wine bars will follow that up. Wineries and vineyards in your area will get a shout out, and we will wrap this up by mentioning some of the best happy hours where you can buy cheap alcoholic drinks after your work day ends.
Towards the end you will find an alcohol map for the area with all of the various venues we are mentioning pinned on it. And everyone is welcome to read some of our other blogs about where to grab a drink in this part of the world.
Best Liquor Stores & Wine Shops In Athens
Whether you want to buy a case of beer, some vodka, tequila, wine, or just about any other alcoholic drink you should be able to get them at any of these best liquor stores and wine shops in Athens;
- Alfa Sigma Wine & Liquor Stores at Filellinon 14
- Cellier Syntagma Wine – Spirits – Gifts at Kriezotou 1d
- En Fiali at Veikou 36
- Cava Anthidis at Patriarchou Ioakim 45
- Cava Nektar at Ermou 121
- Oinotypo at Char. Trikoupi 98
- Cava Canava at Efroniou 63
- Wine Kingdom at Leof. El. Venizelou 199
- Wine Story at Nikis 21
- Mr. Vertigo at Pl. Filikis Eterias 15
- Wine Station at Apostolou Pavlou 27
- Okka Wine Shop at Agiou Fanouriou 41
- Greece and Grapes at Likourgou 20
Alfa Sigma Wine & Liquor Stores sells gift vouchers and accessories in addition to a wide choice of wines, beverages, extracts, beers, mixers, delicatessen, tobacco products, and cigars. For nearly 80 years Cellier Syntagma Wine – Spirits – Gifts has provided you with over 1,000 labels of local and foreign wines, selected spirits from throughout the world, wine accessories, snacks, and more. They are well-known for their high-quality beverages, gourmet suggestions, and outstanding service.
For a huge assortment of wines, cocktails, beers, groceries, and non-alcoholic drinks Cava Anthidis is a terrific option. There is a broad range of soft drinks, beers, wines, spirits, and whiskey at Cava Nektar and gift boxes are available as well.
Discover more than 1,500 labels of bottled wines from vineyards in your area and international choices from all over the world, beers, spirits, cigars, accessories, and gift boxes at Oinotypo. There is a plethora of incredibly rare and exotic whiskeys to choose from. Since 1999 Cava Canava has carried a diverse selection of wines, spirits, food, and one-of-a-kind items for any occasion like business, holiday, or wedding gifts.
Visit the Wine Kingdom to find a vast assortment of amazing spirits, beers, and cocktails. There are accessories and gifts for any occasion plus free shipping throughout the region with a minimum purchase of over €30.
Whether you want to buy an array of delicious wines, extracts, drinks, beers, snacks, or gifts Wine Story is a fantastic alternative. They are open from 9am to 10pm Monday through Saturday and 10:30am to 8:30pm on Sunday.
Free delivery within the city on orders above €50 is eligible at Mr. Vertigo and becoming a club member entitles you to numerous privileges and discounts. Cash on delivery and a 10% discount with the purchase of six identical bottles are possible. You may buy wines online or by phone at Wine Station and get free shipping on orders over €39 within the city and over €49 outside the area.
Okka Wine Shop stocks fine wines, spirits, and more from all over Greece in small quantities that are constantly renewed to ensure the freshness of the products. You can try and choose what suits your taste from a variety of wines that will satisfy any palate.
Greece and Grapes has one of the largest online stores of local wines and spirits near you with more than 1,000 products from excellent producers that deserve your choice. Wine accessories and delicatessen are also obtainable.
Breweries & Beer Bars In Your Area
When you want to go sample some new suds or just watch the game with some pals these local breweries and beer bars are a great option:
- Strange Brew Taproom & Bottleshop at Falirou 86
- Noctua Brewery at Pireos 124
- Blame The Sun Athens Taproom at Veikou 60
- Tales of Ales at Miltiadou 19
- Brew Str – Athens Beer Shop at Nikis 50Α
- Barley Cargo at Kolokotroni 6
- The Local Pub at Chaimanta 25
Strange Brew Taproom & Bottleshop frequently presents the works of artists and creators of various crafts in addition to bringing you a selection of amazing beers with Jasmine IPA as their flagship. They have two core lines and special projects augmented by frequent collaborations.
Noctua Brewery produces craft beers with attitude, taste, and wonderful aromas. Their beer is distinguished by its smells, magical hop combinations, and freshness.
More than 30 beer brands and an equally wide range of European beers all accompanied by good music and a warm atmosphere are available at Tales of Ales. If you spend €60 or more you can get free shipping to the neighborhood area and outside of the city with a minimum order of €80. Brew Str – Athens Beer Shop is an excellent choice for huge varieties of beers from around the world and they are always happy to suggest the one that suits your taste.
Wine Bars In Athens
Wine bars in your area are a great place for a date, a business meeting, or to hang out with a big group of friends:
- Vintage Wine Bar & Bistro at Mitropoleos 66
- Cinque Wine & Deli Bar at Agatharchou 15
- Oinoscent at Voulis 45-47
- Wine O’clock at Lempesi 10
- By the Glass Athens at Souri 3
- Winepoint at Porinou 2
- Bobo Wine Bar at Anastasiou Zinni 36
- Warehouse at Valtetsiou 21
- King’s Theater Wine Bar at Karaiskaki 26
The Vintage Wine Bar & Bistro features a large collection of wines from both domestic and international vineyards. There are over 1,200 brands and a total inventory of over 23,000 bottles including some ancient and rare vintages that combine perfectly with delectable Mediterranean dishes.
Cinque Wine & Deli Bar is one of the best wine and deli bars in your area. Whether you want to sip on drinks among a selection of over 30 labels accompanied by scrumptious plateau combos stuffed with every form of charcuterie and cheese or prefer to take any of the wine bottles and delicacies for takeout they have it all.
As the first wine bar in town that debuted in December 2008 Oinoscent quickly became a destination for wine enthusiasts. They mix all kinds of ingredients to make a Mediterranean-inspired menu with Asian touches creating a perfect sensation of food and wine pairing.
If you are looking for rare old Greek vintages, premium imported fine wines, champagnes, sparklings, distillates, and dessert wines head to By the Glass Athens. Corporate functions and private dining are also possible.
You will find a broad choice of wines, deli cuisine, and other items at Bobo Wine Bar. Their drinks are entirely from the region and all of their goods are made with natural ingredients.
Wineries & Vineyards Near You
While these wineries and vineyards may not be right in town they are worth the drive:
The Papagiannakos Winery has over a century of expertise in creating award-winning wines and is a pioneer in exploring all the characteristics of the Savatiano variety from estate-grown grapes in bioclimatic facilities. Their winery and cellars can accommodate any business or private events designed to introduce you to the enchantment of wine.
Gikas Winery is open to the public every weekday and by appointment on weekends for anyone who wants to sample or buy their wines. The wine-tasting hall will enchant you with various tastes, aromas, and palates in the property’s garden which is tucked away in the stone-built annex.
Best Local Happy Hours
These happy hours in Athens can be a great option to buy cheaper alcoholic drinks after work when you need to unwind:
- Athens Sports Bar at Veikou 3a
- Efcharis Restaurant at Adrianou 49A
Every day from 7pm to 8pm head to Athens Sports Bar to take advantage of one of the best happy hours near you. They also host a karaoke night on Thursdays and a pub quiz on Mondays.
You can read our:
- Istanbul Local Happy Hour Guide
- Sofia Local Happy Hour Guide
- Bucharest Local Happy Hour Guide
- Belgrade Local Happy Hour Guide
Enjoy Drinking Wine, Liquor, & Beer In Athens
For the time being that is all we have to share but check back in because we will do our best to keep this page updated. After reading about all of those local liquor stores, wine shops, breweries, beer bars, wine bars, wineries, vineyards, and happy hours near you we think you are ready to accomplish your goal.
Do us a favor and mention if we got anything incorrect or if any of the above places have closed down in the comments so we can keep the lists up to date. Now have fun drinking wine, liquor, or beer in Athens.