Anyone that wants to learn about where to buy wine, liquor, and beer in Zurich has definitely come to the right place. Our alcohol guide will try to cover the topic in as detailed of a way as we possibly can so that you can make the right decision on how to proceed.
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 Zurich 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 local happy hours where you can buy cheap alcoholic drinks after your work day ends.
Towards the end you will find an alcohol map for the area with all of the various venues we are mentioning pinned on it. And everyone is welcome to read some of our other blogs about wine, liquor, and beer around Europe.
Best Liquor Stores & Wine Shops In Zurich
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 Zurich:
- J.B.Labat at Brauerstrasse 51
- Ramseyer’s Whisky Connection at General-Wille-Strasse 8
- Drinks of the World at Bahnhofspassage
- Hofer Wines & Spirits at Zeltweg 26
- Baur au Lac Vins at Bahnhofplatz 1 ShopVille HB
J.B.Labat is one of the best liquor stores near you and is open from 11:30am to 6pm Tuesday through Friday and 11am to 5pm on Saturday. Ramseyer’s Whisky Connection excels at providing premium independent bottles from 4pm to 7pm Tuesday through Thursday and 12pm to 5pm on Saturday. Drinks of the World features a variety of new and trendy beers, liquors, wines, ciders, and soft drinks from around the globe on weekdays from 9am to 5pm.
Over 2,000 wines and spirits can be found at Hofer Monday through Saturday. Since 1844 Baur au Lac Vins has been offering premium wines and tastings in Zurich on weekdays from 7:30am to 6:30pm and 9am to 4pm on Saturday.
Breweries & Beer Bars In Your Area
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:
- Beer Lab at Grüngasse 7
- Brain Brew at Käferholzstrasse 10
- The International Beer Bar at Luisenstrasse 7
- Brewery Oerlikon at Schärenmoosstrasse 105
- Dr Brauwolf at Räffelstrasse 26
You can watch football games while ordering international beverages at Beer Lab from 5pm to 12am Tuesday through Friday, from 2pm on Saturday, and until 8pm on Sunday. Brain Brew provides an exclusive selection of lager beers from 5pm to 8pm.
Brewery Oerlikon is open on Tuesday and Wednesday from 1pm to 11pm and until 12am on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. A fine selection of fresh local craft beers as well as brewery tours are available at Dr Brauwolf.
Wine Bars In Zurich
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:
- Mövenpick Wine Bar at Nüschelerstrasse 1
- Züri Bar at Niederdorfstrasse 24
- D-Wine at Schützengasse 12
- Gamper Bar at Dienerstrasse 75
- 169 West at Weststrasse 169
Mövenpick Wine Bar sells 500 different old and new world wines near you on weekdays from 8am to 6pm. There are fine servings of Italian aperitifs, fine wines, and antipasti at Züri Bar Monday through Saturday.
A diverse selection of wines from around the world including red, white, rose, and sparkling are offered at D-Wine Monday through Saturday. Gamper opens at 4pm Tuesday through Saturday but isn’t open on Sunday or Monday. Wines and coffees are offered at 169 West every day except for Monday when they are closed.
Wineries & Vineyards Near You
Diederik Winery at Obere Heslibachstrasse 90 sells fine wines on weekdays and offers tastings on Saturday from 11am to 5pm. Don’t forget about the tastings offered at Baur au Lac Vins from our wine shops list.
Best Local Happy Hours
These happy hours in Zurich can be a great option to buy cheaper alcoholic drinks in your area after work when you need to unwind:
- Aubrey at Schiffbaustrasse 10
- Nelson Pub at Beatengasse 11
Aubrey serves modern international delicacies including Caprese salad with burrata mozzarella, chicken wings, the tender beef tartar, burgers, lasagnas, and spaghetti on weekdays and even has some of the best happy hours in Zurich every day from 5pm to 6pm. Beers, cocktails, and food as well as local happy hours from 5pm to 8pm are offered at Nelson Pub.
You can also read more of our posts on:
- Everything About Alcohol In Geneva
- Everything About Alcohol In Milan
- Everything About Alcohol In Munich
- Everything About Alcohol In Paris
Enjoy Drinking Wine, Liquor, & Beer In Zurich
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 Zurich.