The best places to try or buy wine, liquor, and beer in Memphis will be broken down in full detail for you today. Our only real goal is to cover as much as we can in this local drinking 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 breweries and beer bars, and a list of Memphis 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 where to drink around this part of the country.
Best Liquor Stores & Wine Shops In Memphis
Our favorite liquor stores and wine shops in Memphis to buy vodka, tequila, a case of beer, or a bottle of wine would be:
- Buster’s Liquors & Wines at 191 S Highland St
- Leno’s Liquor at 1664 Sycamore View Rd #101
- Liquor & Wine Depot at 756 Mt Moriah Rd
- Crown Liquor Store at 2530 N Watkins St
- Great Wines & Spirits at 6150 Poplar Ave #124
- Kirby Wines & Liquors at 2865 Kirby Rd
- 901 Wine & Spirits Market at 4734 Spottswood Ave
- Joe’s Wines & Liquor at 1681 Poplar Ave
- D Vine Wines & Spirits at 577 Goodman Rd E #7, Southaven
- Poplar Wine & Spirits at 2136 W Poplar Ave #111, Collierville
- Village Wine at 7730 Poplar Ave #5, Germantown
Kirby Wines & Liquors stocks a diverse selection of wines, beers, spirits, gifts, and accessories in their spacious store. For the past two decades Joe’s Wines & Liquor has been one of the most forward-thinking and cutting-edge liquor shops in your area featuring more than 30 different beers and wines complete with plenty of goodies to take home. They also release new, innovative, and limited-edition products on a regular basis.
You will find a wide range of beers and whiskeys at D Vine Wines & Spirits and there are also tastings and wholesale discounts available. Poplar Wine & Spirits sells a vast assortment of beers, liquor mixers, and other items at reasonable prices in a welcoming environment
Breweries & Beer Bars Near You
There are some nice breweries and beer bars in your area like:
- Ghost River Brewery & Taproom at 827 S Main St
- Grind City Brewing at 76 Waterworks Ave
- Wiseacre Brewing at 2783 Broad Ave
- High Cotton Brewing at 598 Monroe Ave
- Highlander Scottish Pub at 78 N Main St, Collierville
- Wolf River Brisket at 9947 Wolf River Blvd #101, Germantown
Grind City Brewing produces a broad range of delectable craft beers while sticking to a method that ensures quality and goodness from beginning to end. In addition they host a variety of live events that can be enjoyed with their amazing drinks.
Highlander Scottish Pub is proud of its food options which range from three-course gourmet meals in the dining room to gastro pub flare at their warm and inviting bar. Their menu satiated your craving for a wonderful appetizer to go with a glass of wine, specialty cocktail, or ice-cold draft.
Enjoy some contemporary spins on Southern classics and house-smoked meats like a signature prime beef brisket, chicken, and salmon at Wolf River Brisket. It is a fantastic place to go for a wide variety of drinks like an expertly balanced cocktail or a local beer on tap.
Wine Bars In Memphis
Memphis wine bars are a great place to relax with friends as well as being good options for a date night:
- Knifebird Wine Bar at 2155 Central Ave
- Flight Restaurant and Wine Bar at 39 S Main St
- Hen House Wine Bar at 679 S Mendenhall Rd
- Maximo’s on Broad at 2617 Broad Ave
Knifebird Wine Bar is a local wine bar that serves charcuterie boards, sandwiches, salads, and snacks to the midtown community. They have some great happy hours near you from 4pm to 6pm Monday through Saturday.
Flight Restaurant and Wine Bar carries multiple menu options for you to savor in a single dining experience. The booths and small tables on the balcony level some of which overlook the main street give more privacy for business or a romantic date night.
You may taste some artisanal dishes that will suit any palate along with local beers on tap, creative cocktails, and a festive wine list at Maximo’s on Broad. There is also an outdoor patio for al fresco dining with a relaxing atmosphere.
Wineries & Vineyards In Your Area
Head to one of these wineries or vineyards near you to see how the sausage gets made:
Old Millington Winery is a family-owned boutique-style winery in your downtown area that produces a selection of award-winning wines. Case orders of 12 bottles or more will receive a 10% discount while orders of 6 to 11 bottles will get a 5% discount.
Wine tastings are available throughout the day at Delta Blues Winery with each sample consisting of four wines. Tours are also conducted with reservations for groups of 10 or more.
Best Local Happy Hours
You can buy cheaper alcoholic drinks if you know when and where the best Memphis happy hours are:
- Alchemy Memphis at 940 Cooper St
- Bardog Tavern at 73 Monroe Ave
- Swanky’s Taco Shop at 4770 Poplar Ave #102
- Firebirds Wood Fired Grill at 4600 Merchants Circle, Collierville
- Stoney River Steakhouse & Grill at 7515 Poplar Ave #101, Germantown
The happy hours at Alchemy Memphis are from 4pm to 6pm Monday through Friday. Bardog Tavern is a neighborhood bar and restaurant in the heart of downtown that offers great food, a late-night kitchen, and a lot of fun all while being fueled by a hot jukebox, cold drinks, awesome bartenders, and cool people. Visit for one of the best happy hours near you from 5pm to 7pm Monday through Friday.
Swanky’s Taco Shop brings you TN-Mex cuisine made from fresh ingredients and has happy hours Monday through Friday from 2pm to 6pm. You may try specialty crafted cocktails and a broad selection of wines complemented by hand-cut aged steaks and fresh seafood in a welcoming atmosphere at Firebirds Wood Fired Grill.
There are happy hours Monday through Friday from 4pm to 7pm and don’t miss out on Knifebird Wine Bar’s happy hour from our local wine bars list either.
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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 local 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 Memphis.