We appreciate you taking the time to read this blog about where to buy wine, liquor, and beer in Modesto and Stockton. Our alcohol guide will attempt to cover the subject in as much depth as possible.
We’ll start with a list of the best local liquor stores and wine shops near you. Anyone who wants to buy a bottle of vodka, tequila, wine, or a case of beer will get their information quickly so they can go get what they desire soon.
Following that we’ll look into the top breweries and beer bars before sharing a list of excellent wine bars. Wineries and vineyards in your area will be mentioned, and we’ll finish up by discussing some of the top local happy hours where you can get cheap alcoholic drinks after work.
An alcohol map will be shared near the end that has all of the establishments we’ve mentioned linked to it. Posts on wine, liquor, and beer for cities around the region can be looked through at that link if interested.
Best Liquor Stores & Wine Shops In Modesto & Stockton
You will be able to buy a case of beer, a bottle of vodka, tequila, or wine, or just about any other alcoholic beverage at one of the best Modesto and Stockton liquor stores and wine shops:
- Corona Liquor at 1623 Crows Landing Rd
- Tracy Liquor Store at 18 E Eleventh St, Tracy
- Bev Mo at 3900 Sisk Rd #R
- J Liquor at 3436 W Hammer Ln #J, Stockton
Corona specializes in personalized tequila and liquors seven days a week. You can also buy liquor in your area at Tracy’s every day.
Bev Mo sells thousands of beverages including wines, spirits, craft beers, and plenty more as well as party supplies, glassware, barware, cigars, gifts, and gourmet snacks every day. J Liquor is open from 8am to 11pm Monday through Thursday and until 12am on Friday and Saturday.
Breweries & Beer Bars Near You
These local breweries and beer bars are fantastic places to go whether you want to sample new suds or just watch the game with some friends:
- Contentment Brewing at 208 Campus Way
- 18Seventy Brewing at 911 J St
- Persuasion Brewing at 500 7th St
- Taps Barrel House at 1924 Pacific Ave, Stockton
- Valley Brewing at 157 W Adams St, Stockton
- Idol Beer Works at 100 S Sacramento St, Stockton
- Five Window Beer at 9 W Locust St, Stockton
You can get discounts on all draft pints and enjoy live music at Contentment Brewing. One of a kind beers near you are available throughout the week at 18Seventy Brewing except for Monday and Tuesday when they are closed.
28 rotating handles of locally brewed craft beers are available at Taps Barrel House as well as delicious sandwiches, salads, dinner plates, appetizers, and plenty more. They also host tap takeovers, new release events, and rare beer tastings featuring unique drinks.
Wine Bars In Modesto & Stockton
Visit wine bars near you for a date night, a business meeting, or for a gather with friends:
- The Terrace by the Vault at 521 McHenry Ave
- Camp 4 Wine Café at 1508 10th St
- Mile Wine Restaurant at 2113 Pacific Ave, Stockton
- Wine Wizards at 2222 Grand Canal Blvd #3, Stockton
The Terrace by the Vault is a Modesto wine bar that is open from 3pm to 9pm Tuesday through Thursday, 11am to 10pm on Friday and Saturday, and until 3pm on Sunday. A large selection of international wines and beers as well as panini sandwiches, cheese and charcuterie, and fresh salads are served at Camp 4 Wine Café.
You can get artisan cheeses and charcuterie as well as local and international drinks at Mile Wine Restaurant from 4pm to 10pm Tuesday through Thursday, until 11pm on Friday and Saturday, and until 9pm on Sunday. There are fine servings of hand picked cheeses, freshly prepared soups, sandwiches, salads, and quiches as well as specialty teas, coffees, and fine wines at Wine Wizards Tuesday through Friday.
Wineries & Vineyards In Your Area
Although these wineries and vineyards might not be right in the city they are well worth the trip:
- McManis Family Vineyards at 18700 E River Rd
- Bronco Wine at 6342 Bystrum Rd
- Michael David Winery at 4580 CA-12
- Delicato Family Wines Tasting Room at 12001 CA-99
- Harney Lane Winery at 9010 E Harney Ln
- Oak Ridge Winery at 6100 E Victor Rd
- Jeremy Wine at 6 W Pine St
McLanis is a local family winery and vineyard growing a diverse range of grape varieties.
Bronco Wine is a family owned company that is dedicated to growing, producing, and selling some of the highest quality wines in your area at reasonable prices.
Since 1984 Michael David Winery has been offering tastings and currently they take place on weekdays from 9am to 5pm.
Delicato Family Wines Tasting Room is open daily from 9am to 5pm.
Award winning wines that are made from handpicked grapes are offered at Harney Lane Winery every day from 11am to 5pm.
Tastings are also available from 11am to 5pm at Oak Ridge Winery.
For a distinct selection of tasty wines near you head to Jeremy Wine Co on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 11am to 4pm.
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
When you need to unwind after work these happy hours in Modesto and Stockton are great places to buy cheaper alcoholic drinks:
- Fuzio Universal Bistro at 1020 10th St #100
- El Cazador Mexican Restaurant at 1501 Coffee Rd #I
- Chili’s at 3401 Dale Rd
- Fumi Sushi Restaurant at 2100 Standiford Ave
- Midgley’s Public House at 296 Lincoln Center, Stockton
- Octavio’s at 3201 W Benjamin Holt Dr #155, Stockton
- Garlic Brothers Restaurant & Bar at 6629 Embarcadero Dr, Stockton
Fuzio Universal Bistro has some of the best happy hours in Modesto from 3pm to 6pm and is best known for its cuisine, delectable cocktails, and outdoor dining. Lunch specials and delicious Mexican cuisine including parrillada, tableside guacamole, homemade corn tortillas, antojitos, fajitas, platillos tipicos, and many more traditional dishes are provided at El Cazador as well as tequilas, margaritas, and great local happy hours.
Fumi Sushi is a popular Japanese restaurant and bar serving both traditional and modern cuisine and offers happy hours every day from 4pm to 6pm. Happy hours are also offered at Midgley’s Public House on weekdays from 3pm to 6pm as well as American fusion cuisine paired with spirits and fine wines.
Octavio’s has a banquet room and patio as well as some of the best Stockton happy hours from 2:30pm to 5:30pm Tuesday through Friday. You can order gourmet pizza and wood fired entrees while listening to live music at Garlic Brothers Restaurant and Bar where they also have happy hours from 4pm to 6pm.
You can also read more of our posts on:
- Best Liquor Stores In Sacramento
- Best Liquor Stores In Oakland
- Best Liquor Stores In San Jose
- Best Liquor Stores In Fresno
Enjoy Drinking Wine, Liquor, & Beer In Modesto & Stockton
That’s all we have for now but keep checking back because we’ll try our best to keep this page updated. We know you are ready to achieve your goal after reading about all of the local liquor stores, wine shops, breweries, beer bars, wine bars, wineries, vineyards, and happy hours in your area.
Please let us know if we missed anything or if any of the above establishments have closed in the comments so we can keep the lists up to date. Now you can enjoy drinking wine, liquor, or beer in Modesto and Stockton.