Thanks for joining us for this break down of where to buy wine, liquor, and beer in Venice. 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 Venice 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 happy hours where you can buy cheap alcoholic drinks near you after your work day ends.
Towards the end you will find an alcohol map for your region 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 cities in Italy.
Best Liquor Stores & Wine Shops In Venice
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 Venice:
- Poli Grappa at Campiello Feltrina S. Marco, 2511B.
- Danilo Agricola Borga Wines & Sparkling Wines at Dorsoduro, 1614
- Millevini at Ramo del Fontego dei Tedeschi, 5362
- The Three Merchants at Calle al Ponte de la Guerra, 5364
- Wine Shop at Salizada S. Giustina, 2907/A
The Poli Grappa is open daily from 10am to 7pm and sells a wide range of liquors, cocktails, bespoke packages, and much more.
For a comprehensive assortment of Veneto wines from one of the region’s most authentic winery farms head to Danilo Agricola Borga Wines and Sparkling Wines. Millevini offers prominent wine labels, fermented and natural wines, bottles of balsamic vinegar, grappa, rums, whiskeys, gins, and other liqueurs from 10am to 1:30pm six days a week and Sunday from 11am to 7pm.
The Three Merchants provides bulk wines and a large range of bottles along with free shipping on purchases of $49.90 or more. The Wine Shop brings you a diverse selection of bottled wines in addition to quality bulk wines with distinct flavors and aromas sourced from local and international producers.
There are over a hundred different brands to choose from including sparkling wines, champagnes, and premium spirits.
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:
- Zanon Brewery at Fondamenta dei Ormesini
- Crak Brewery & Taproom at Via Pontarola, 9
- Basei Italian Craft Beer at Via Risorgimento, 6
- White Pony Pub & Shop at Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, 185
- Flea Craft Brewery at Via Fratelli Cairoli
Crak Brewery & Taproom is an independent craft brewery near you that has been supplying the community with outstanding beers since 2015. Basei Italian Craft Beer creates its beers based on years of experiments, research, and attempts. Every time you purchase over $80 you will be eligible for free delivery.
The White Pony Pub & Shop does delivery to numerous countries and you may visit their website if you can’t find their beers locally. Receive a 10% discount on your first order at Flea Craft Brewery and if you join their club you will be kept up to date on promotions, get special coupons, and obtain exclusive invitations to upcoming events.
Wine Bars In Venice
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:
- Vineria all’Amarone at Calle Sbianchesini, 1131
- Dolceamaro at Campo S. Canzian, 6051
- Wine Bar 5000 at Fondamenta S. Severo, 5000
- Rusteghi Wine Bar at Corte del Tentor, 5513
- Rétro Wine Bar at Calle drio la Chiesa, Cannaregio, 4541
- Bar Al Prosecco at Sestiere Santa Croce
Vineria all’Amarone carries an excellent selection of local wines with a focus on the spectacular Valpolicella area. Tastings are available by the glass, bottle, or as part of a sampling flight. They operate every day from 10am to 11pm except Wednesday and give free delivery with a minimum order of 3 bottles.
If you want to enjoy a broad choice of wines from white and red to sparkling accompanied by cheeses, cold cuts, and a variety of cicchetti in a calm atmosphere Wine Bar 5000 is a great option. There are also champagnes, franciacortas, beers, cocktails, and spritzers to choose from.
Rusteghi Wine Bar features more than 1,000 local and international wine labels, refined liqueurs, spirits, and limited-edition brews. Their hours of operation are from 11am to 6pm every day.
Rétro Wine Bar is a wonderful place to unwind while listening to classical jazz and sipping on a fine glass of wine or cocktail in an old-fashioned setting. They also serve beers, coffees, quality meats, cheeses, and artisan cakes.
Wineries & Vineyards In Your Area
While these wineries and vineyards may not be right in town they are worth the drive:
- Sutto Wine at Via Adriatico, 48
- By Stefani Wines at Via Luigi Cadorna, 92
Free shipping within the country is possible on orders above €150 at By Stefani Wines. However the amount that may be purchased for 750 ml bottles of wine must be a multiple of 6 and be mixed varieties.
Obviously there are also some incredible vineyards around Italy and that link covers some of the best.
Best Local Happy Hours
These happy hours in Venice can be a great option to buy cheaper alcoholic drinks after work when you need to unwind:
- Bacaro Jazz at S. Marco, 5546 t
- Taverna al Remer at Cannaregio, 5701
- Florida Restaurant at Fondamenta del, Riva del Vin
- Broken Bacaro at Calle Larga dei Bari, 1107 / A
- Hard Rock Cafe at Bacino Orseolo, San Marco 1192
You can taste a plethora of fabulous cocktails, wines, beers, and other drinks complemented by traditional and international cuisine at Bacaro Jazz. They are open daily from noon to 2am and host some of the best happy hours in your area from 4pm to 6pm.
Stop by Florida Restaurant for local happy hours around 5pm. Broken Bacaro is a traditional downtown bar and cicchetteria where you can enjoy a casual aperitif with friends or a romantic dinner in an intimate setting that has a daily happy hour from 6:30pm to 8pm.
The Hard Rock Cafe can accommodate private parties or gatherings and there are gift cards available. Take-out or delivery are both possible and they boast happy hours from 5pm to 7pm with €4 off draft beer and €6.25 off cocktails.
You can read more of our posts on:
- The Best Bars Near You In Florence
- The Best Bars Near You In Milan
- The Best Bars Near You In Rome
- The Best Bars Near You In Vienna
Enjoy Drinking Wine, Liquor, & Beer In Venice
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 Venice.