Thanks for checking out this post on where to buy wine, liquor, and beer in Florence. Our alcohol guide will try to cover the topic in as detailed of a way as we possibly can.
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 Florence 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 local happy hours where you can buy cheap alcoholic drinks after your work day ends.
Towards the end you will find an alcohol map with all of the various venues we are mentioning pinned on it. And everyone is welcome to read some of our other posts on wine, liquor, and beer around Italy.
Best Liquor Stores & Wine Shops In Florence
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 Florence:
- Alessi Wine Shop at Via delle Oche, 27
- Italian Wine Shop at Via dei Renai, 23R
- Borgovino at Borgo S. Lorenzo, 20r
- Wine Shop & Wine Bar at Via Giuseppe Verdi, 53/r
- Enoteca Pontevecchio at Corso dei Tintori, 21
- Wine to Wine at Borgo Ognissanti, 70R
The Italian Wine Shop offers a diverse selection of amazing drinks at affordable prices from producers who create unique and wonderful local wines. They also collaborate on the production of great organic Tuscan extra virgin olive oil which you can pre-order and receive in November.
Borgovino has been a family-owned business since 1990 supplying a broad array of Italian wines and national products. Delivery is an option and the cost will vary depending on the size, weight, and destination of your chosen items.
Visit the Wine Shop & Wine Bar to purchase or sample some delectable wines starting as early as 10:30am. Wine to Wine is an excellent place to go for great beverages with more than 300 collections of wines from both local and international terroirs.
Breweries & Beer Bars Near You
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:
- Archea Brewery at Via dei Serragli, 44R
- Point of View at Borgo Tegolaio, 17 / r
- Brewery Art 17 at Borgo la Croce, 64 r
- Diorama at Via Pisana, 78r
- Mosto Dolce at Via Nazionale, 114 / R
If you love to have superb beers combined with delectable meals in a relaxed ambiance head to Point of View from 12pm to 10pm Wednesday through Sunday. It is an excellent location for a private function as well.
Brewery Art 17 carries a wide range of craft beers on tap and in bottles including some of the best brands in the heart of the city. Stop for a moment from 5pm to 2am Monday through Saturday and you’ll find yourself in a world of malt and hops complete with live music.
Wine Bars In Florence
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:
- The Santino at Via Santo Spirito, 60 / R
- Pitti Gola Wine Shop & Cellar at Piazza de ‘Pitti, 16
- The Foxes & The Grapes at Piazza dei Rossi, 1R
- Casa Del Vino at Via dell’Ariento, 16r
- Note de Vino at Borgo dei Greci, 4
- Enoteca Obsequium Wine Shop Bistrot at Borgo S. Jacopo, 17
Pitti Gola Wine Shop and Cellar sells a vast assortment of high-end and limited-production wines from all around Italy that are available by the glass. If you join their club you will have access to the exclusive shelves of the private cantina which have been hand-picked and closely guarded by the proprietors.
They can even deliver the refreshments to your door. If you want to enjoy tastings in your area Enoteca Obsequium Wine Shop Bistrot is an excellent choice.
Wineries & Vineyards In Your Area
While these wineries and vineyards may not be right in town they are worth the drive:
- Chianti Trambusti at Via Pistoiese, 151
- Tuscany in a Bottle at Via dei Renai, 23R
- Ruffino Estates at Via Poggio al Mandorlo, 1
- Luiano Winery at Via di Luiano, 32
- Poggio La Noce at Via Ontignano, 64
- Antinori in the Chianti Classico at Via Cassia per Siena, 133
You can go to Chianti Trambusti Monday to Friday from 8:30am to 5:30pm. Aside from outstanding wines Tuscany in a Bottle also produces excellent organic extra virgin olive oil. Both group and private wine tours can be arranged.
Poggio La Noce is a modest estate in the hills of Fiesole that makes exquisite hand-crafted wines near you using organic and non-chemical ingredients. They have a tasting area with large sliding windows where guests may visit and experience tastings while admiring the stunning views of the valley. Explore Antinori in the Chianti Classico for guided tours.
Best Local Happy Hours
These happy hours in Florence can be a great option to buy cheaper alcoholic drinks after work when you need to unwind:
- Colle Bereto at Piazza degli Strozzi, 5
- I’Margaritaio Cantina at Via dell’Anguillara, 70 rosso
- Rooftop Bar at Piazza Ognissanti, 3
- Soul Kitchen at Via de’ Benci, 34R
- Hard Rock Cafe at Via dei Brunelleschi, 1
- Nab Firenze at Via Ventisette Aprile, 28 Red
From traditional to continental breakfasts and classy to inviting yet relaxed lunch breaks Colle Bereto has everything and is suitable for leisure or business meetings. Their dishes change depending on the availability of seasonal products and they also have the flexibility to make adjustments to the menu for vegetarian guests, those with allergies, or restrictions.
You will find more than 20 flavors of margaritas and mojitos as well as over 30 flavors of shots, nachos, ribs, and wings at I’Margaritaio Cantina. They even have some of the best happy hours in your area every day from 5:30pm to 8:30pm along with cocktails for only €4.50.
The Rooftop Bar is an iconic spot overlooking the city serving delightful cocktail creations and exclusive wines paired with an amazing aperitif. Enjoy one drink and a selection of gourmet finger foods for €30 per person every day from 6pm to 9pm.
If you are looking for a terrific place to have a lunch or an afternoon coffee head to Soul Kitchen. In the evening it features rich buffet aperitifs, DJ sets, and events all accompanied by a good glass of wine or a cocktail expertly crafted by professional bartenders.
Everything from business lunches and birthday celebrations to engagement parties and family reunions may be accommodated at the Hard Rock Cafe. They host local happy hours Sunday to Friday from 5pm to 7pm with €4 off on draft beer, a special choice of red or white wine, and other deals.
You can read more of our posts on:
- Everything About Liquor & Beer in Venice
- Everything About Liquor & Beer in Rome
- Everything About Liquor & Beer in Milan
- Everything About Liquor & Beer in Geneva
Enjoy Drinking Wine, Liquor, & Beer In Florence
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 Florence.