Over the next few minutes you will be going on a deep dive into where you can buy wine, liquor, and beer in Fresno. Our only real goal is to cover as much as we can in this alcohol guide.
Kicking this off will be a list of the best liquor stores and wine shops in your area. Those that are ready to go pick up a bottle of vodka, tequila, wine, or a case of beer will be filled in first so they can get the party started soon.
Once the stores are out of the way we will get into the best local breweries and beer bars, and a list of Fresno wine bars will follow that up. Wineries and vineyards will get a shout out, and we will round this all out by mentioning some of the best happy hours near you to buy cheap alcoholic drinks after your work day ends.
Towards the end you will find an alcohol map for your area with all of the various venues we are mentioning pinned on it. You are all welcome to check out some of our other blogs on other cities in this part of the world right here if you like.
Best Liquor Stores & Wine Shops In Fresno
Our favorite liquor stores and wine shops in Fresno to buy vodka, tequila, a case of beer, or a bottle of wine would be:
- Redwave Liquor at 2633 E Shaw Ave #105
- Fig Tree Liquors at 1731 W Bullard Ave #102
- G & G Liquor Store at 1306 W Shields Ave
- Save-On Liquor at 4988 N Fresno St
- Sunnyside Liquor at 5627 E Kings Canyon Rd #111
If you want to purchase a vast assortment of wines, artisan beers, and spirits in your area Redwave Liquor and Fig Tree Liquors are excellent choices. For a wide range of liquors, wines, and beers at affordable prices along with outstanding service head to G & G Liquor Store.
Save-On Liquor carries a large selection of spirits and has been in business for over 20 years selling only high-quality products to the community so they’ll have something to satisfy your specific preferences. Don’t miss out on Sunnyside Liquor as your destination to get your favorite beverages and they are open until midnight every day.
Breweries & Beer Bars Near You
There are some nice breweries and beer bars in town like:
- Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company at 745 Fulton St
- Out of the Barrel at 722 W Shaw Ave
- Barrel House Brewing at 145 E Paseo Del Centro
- Pine & Palm Brewing at 352 W Bedford Ave #102
- Sequoia Brewing at 777 E Olive Ave
Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company is a local microbrewery with a laid-back taproom and beer garden where food trucks frequently park. You can visit them from 3pm to 8pm Monday through Thursday, from noon to 11pm on Friday and Saturday, and until 8pm on Sunday.
Out of the Barrel brings you an array of beers from multiple small independent craft breweries at the same time to highlight what certain producers do well. They have over 30 beers on tap, a broad choice of bottles and cans for on-site or to-go refreshment, wines, ciders, kombuchas, and pre-packaged munchies.
With a large outdoor patio, live music, delicious food prepared all day every day, and a huge collection of delicious craft beers Barrel House Brewing is a great option to visit. Their operating hours are from 2pm to 10pm Monday through Thursday, from 11am to midnight on Friday and Saturday, and until 9pm on Sunday.
Pine & Palm Brewing is well-known for its IPAs, blonde ales, and rich porters. You can get a pint, some tasters, and crowlers from 5pm to 10pm Wednesday through Friday and from 2pm to 10pm on Saturday.
Enjoy a variety of housemade and seasonal beers both indoors and outdoors at Sequoia Brewing. There is live music every weekend from 8pm to 11pm with limited space so reservations are recommended.
Wine Bars In Fresno
Fresno wine bars are a great place to relax with friends as well as being good options for a date night:
- Beyond the Wine at 7775 N Palm Ave #105
- Vintage Reserve Wine at 1552 E Champlain Dr #109
- Tap & Cellar at 101 317 W Bedford Ave
- Lucy’s Lounge at 733 E Olive Ave
- Elliott’s Bar at 1560 E Nees Ave
Sip on amazing cocktails near you at Beyond the Wine from 4pm to 11pm Tuesday through Thursday, until midnight on Friday and Saturday, and from 3pm to 9pm on Sunday. You can experience wine tastings Tuesday through Saturday during normal business hours at Vintage Reserve Wine. Tastings are $15 per person and are scheduled from 3pm to 5:30pm on Friday and from 1pm to 3:30pm on Saturday.
Wine tasting and case sales are available from noon to 4pm every Sunday at Tap & Cellar for $20 on five wines. If you want to drink outstanding wines and craft cocktails in a sophisticated atmosphere with great live music head to Lucy’s Lounge who operates from 11am to 1:30am every day. Elliott’s Bar is a fantastic spot to catch up with friends while sampling more than ten draft taps, superb wines, and spirits.
Wineries & Vineyards In Your Area
Head to one of these wineries or vineyards near you to see how the sausage gets made:
- Toca Madera Winery at 36140 Ave 9
- LoMac Winery at 2674 N Westlawn Ave
- Birdstone Winery at 9400 Rd 36
Toca Madera Winery organizes tastings in your area from 12pm to 5pm on Saturday and Sunday with a reservation. For a crisp chardonnay or rosé, a light Moscato, a silky cabernet and merlot, or even a pinot noir you have to stop by LoMac Winery to sample one of the best in the Valley. Curbside pickup is possible every day.
Birdstone Winery strives to obtain top-quality fruit in order to make exceptional wine and provide its customers with one of the most memorable experiences possible in the region. It’s a wonderful place to hold a meeting, a party, or a special occasion.
Obviously both Napa and Sonoma have some of the best vineyards in the world but they aren’t exactly in the city. We don’t have the space to do a full breakdown of them in this post but you can read more about both at those links.
Best Local Happy Hours
You can buy cheaper alcoholic drinks if you know when and where the best Fresno happy hours are:
- The Point Patio Bar & Bistro at 2940 E Nees Ave #107
- BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse at 715 E Shaw Ave
- Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar at 7965 N Blackstone Ave
- Papi’s Mex Grill at 1560 E Champlain Dr #101
- Eureka at 7775 N Palm Ave
The Point Patio Bar & Bistro boasts a spacious patio with a seasonal menu of American dishes. Monday through Thursday from 2pm to 6pm you can try one of the best happy hours near you with deals on food, wine, beer, and cocktails.
You may savor delectable traditional pub fare alongside an extensive selection of house brews at BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse. Monday through Thursday they present all day brewhouse deals.
Lazy Dog Restaurant & Bar is a casual lodge-chic establishment that delivers global comfort food such stir-fries, pot roast, and pasta. Take advantage of their local happy hours from 3pm to 6pm Monday through Friday and from 9pm until midnight on Sunday through Thursday.
Whether you want to unwind after a long day of work or have a good time while sipping on delicious margaritas paired with scrumptious meals Papi’s Mex Grill is a fantastic option. Visit them between 3pm and 6pm Tuesday through Saturday and all day on Sunday and Monday to enjoy their happy hours.
Eureka prepares gourmet burgers and classic comfort food with a modern twist accompanied by a rotating craft beer and beverage menu that you must try. They feature produce from the region, small-batch whiskey, good music, rustic decor, and some of the best happy hours in Fresno from 3pm to 6pm Monday through Friday.
You can read more of our posts on:
- Bakersfield Local Alcohol Guide
- Modesto & Stockton Local Alcohol Guide
- Sacramento Local Alcohol Guide
- Los Angeles Local Alcohol Guide
Enjoy Drinking Wine, Liquor, & Beer In Fresno
We wish we had more to share but we will try to keep this page as up to date as we can. Hopefully you learned at least a little something about all of the liquor stores, wine shops, breweries, beer bars, wine bars, wineries, vineyards, and happy hours in your area.
Don’t be afraid to let us know if you found anything incorrect on this page in the comments, we want to keep this info as accurate as we can. Now go have fun drinking wine, liquor, or beer in Fresno.