Over the next few minutes you will be going on a deep dive into where you can buy wine, liquor, and beer in San Antonio. Our only real goal is to cover as much as we can in this local 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 San Antonio 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 there if you like.
Best Liquor Stores & Wine Shops In San Antonio
Our favorite liquor stores and wine shops in San Antonio to buy vodka, tequila, a case of beer, or a bottle of wine would be:
- Discount Liquor at 6829 San Pedro Ave
- Alamo City Liquor at 1311 N Alamo St
- Skip’s Beer, Wine & Liquor at 1174 TX-337 Loop #110, New Braunfels
- Twin Liquors at 102 Wonder World Dr #403, San Marcos
- Joe Saglimbeni’s Fine Wines at 638 W Rhapsody Dr # 1 s
- Total Wine & More at 125 Northwest Loop 410 #260
- Gabriel’s Wine & Spirits at 837 W Hildebrand Ave
Twin liquor is known for having impeccable team members, exceptional customer service, conveniently located stores, an extensive selection of fine wines, and premium spirits from around the world. They are pleased to assist you in preparing drinks for your wedding, shower, or party. In-store pick-up and home delivery are available Monday to Saturday from 11am to 8pm.
Total Wine & More is one of the largest independent retailers of quality wine in the country. You can get amazing deals on world-class wines and spirits that are hand-picked by their experts each month.
Gabriel’s Wine & Spirits is a one-stop shop for all of your favorite brands of wines, beers, cigars, rums, vodkas, tequilas, whiskeys, and other spirits. They prioritize competitive prices, outstanding service, and incredible experiences with over a dozen outlets conveniently placed throughout the region.
Breweries & Beer Bars Near You
There are some nice breweries and beer bars in town like:
- Roadmap Brewing at 723 N Alamo St
- Freetail Brewing at 2000 S Presa St
- Back Unturned Brewing at 516 Brooklyn Ave
- Ranger Creek Brewing & Distilling at 4834 Whirlwind Dr
- Dos Sirenos Brewing at 231 E Cevallos St
- Guadalupe Brewing at 1586 Wald Rd, New Braunfels
- Roughhouse Brewing at 680 Oakwood Loop, San Marcos
Back Unturned Brewing boasts fantastic craft beer on tap and to-go all of which are produced on-site at their brewpub. They have one of the best pizzas in town as well as shareable appetizers, salads, and desserts to complement it.
You can enjoy a wide range of beers and tasty meals with both indoor and outdoor seating at Dos Sirenos Brewing along with happy hours on Wednesday and Friday from 4pm to 6pm and Thursday all day. There is also live music on Friday and Saturday nights.
Roughhouse Brewing is a family-owned brewery that specializes in refreshing American farmhouse beer that complements the Texas countryside. Their yeast-centric ales are fermented entirely in big oak barrels using their house culture which includes yeast from the Pasternak Ranch.
Wine Bars In San Antonio
San Antonio wine bars are a great place to relax with friends as well as being good options for a date night:
- Copa Wine Bar & Tasting Room at 9141 Stone Oak Pkwy #704
- High Street Wine at 302 Pearl Pkwy #104
- Senoritas Wine Bar at 5514 Lone Star Pkwy #109
- Little Death at 2327 N St Mary’s St
- Soho Wine & Martini Bar at 214 W Crockett St
- Cheese Bread & Wine at 27 S Alamo St
- Stave Beer and Wine House at 540 S Castell Ave, New Braunfels
- Dolcetto Patio at 322 Cheatham St, San Marcos
The Copa Wine Bar & Tasting Room has an impressive collection of European, domestic, and sparkling wines ranging from rare brands to vintages. While conversing with the many intriguing folks who frequent the bar you can try a variety of fruity, dry, red, blush, and white wines with a side of cheese.
If you want to enjoy a carefully curated selection of wines, beers, and ciders from across the world in an environment focused on comfort and hospitality head to High Street Wine. Cigars, accessories, wines, champagnes, and beers can be found at Cheese Bread & Wine. You can order food or cocktails and relax on their patio while admiring a stunning view of the Tower of the Americas.
Stave Beer and Wine House is a neighborhood craft beer and wine bar featuring a covered back patio, a shady beer garden in front, and plenty of indoor seating. Local cheeses, charcuterie platters, and light snacks are available for you and your friends to enjoy.
Wineries & Vineyards In Your Area
Head to one of these wineries or vineyards near you to see how the sausage gets made:
- Helotes Creek Winery at 14359 Old Bandera Rd
- Dry Comal Creek Winery & Vineyards at 1741 Herbelin Rd
- Water 2 Wine at 185 S Seguin Ave
- Kai-Simone Winery at 7590 Old Spring Branch Rd
All of the wines at Water 2 Wine are blended, oaked, and fermented on-site using grapes sourced from vineyards all over the world to bring you a wonderful collection of wines. With over 50 different types to choose from they surely have something to suit your tastes.
Kai-Simone Winery serves up an extraordinary blend of some of the best wines in the region with something for every taste from a touch of sweetness and sparkling to mature and dry reds at affordable prices. You can experience a fantastic tasting, purchase a glass or bottle, and unwind in the tranquil hill country setting.
Best Local Happy Hours
You can buy cheaper alcoholic drinks if you know when and where the best San Antonio happy hours are:
- Sanchos Cantina & Cocina at 628 Jackson St
- Barbaro at 2720 McCullough Ave
- Sangria on the Burg at 5115 Fredericksburg Rd
- George’s Keep at 17803 La Cantera Terrace
- The Esquire Tavern at 155 E Commerce St
- Sidecar at 295 E San Antonio St, New Braunfels
- Grins Restaurant at 802 N LBJ Dr, San Marcos
Sanchos Cantina & Cocina has a full bar where you can get award-winning margaritas and Mexican beers. They provide made-from-scratch cuisine in a festive setting with daily happy hours from 5pm to 7pm and live music.
Signature sangria flavors, handcrafted margaritas, and local craft beers are available at Sangria on the Burg. Dine-in happy hour is accessible Monday through Thursday from 3pm to 6pm, Friday and Saturday from 9pm to 10pm, and Sunday from 3pm to 9pm.
George’s Keep specializes in skillfully crafted cocktails that are diverse enough to appeal a wide range of tastes. Their bar is approachable with a variety of cocktails ranging from an absinthe frappe and a twist on the pisco sour to an expertly mixed old-fashioned. They offer happy hours from 4pm to 8pm Tuesday through Saturday and all day on Sunday and Monday.
You can visit The Esquire Tavern for their happy hour from 2pm to 5pm. Sidecar is a dimly lit underground sanctuary where both casual and professional connoisseurs can unwind and sip on delicious cocktails at incredible prices. Each drink is made with fresh seasonal ingredients and traditional spirits. Visit them during happy hour Tuesday through Friday from 4pm to 6pm.
Grins Restaurant can accommodate more than 200 customers and has a diverse menu that includes nachos, burgers, and draft beers. They have happy hours Monday to Friday from 3pm to 7pm. Don’t miss the happy hour near you at Dos Sirenos Brewing from our best breweries and beer bars list.
You can also read more of our posts on:
- Best Liquor Stores In Austin
- Best Liquor Stores In Houston
- Best Liquor Stores In Dallas & Ft Worth
- Best Liquor Stores In El Paso
Enjoy Drinking Wine, Liquor, & Beer In San Antonio
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 San Antonio.