What ‘s not to love about shopping for wine online? Think speedy deliveries , friendly vino notes and peer reviews to help you snag the right bottle. Cheers to that!
Founded in May 2014 by wine enthusiast Alexis Lhoyer, wanderwine wants to be your oenophile best friend. The wines are a personal reflection of the tastes of three local sommeliers (called tastemakers), Gerald Lu, Fazil and Stephanie Rigourd, who make personal recommendations for everyone from casual drinkers to connoisseurs.
Not sure what to look for? The personal sommelier generates a list of choices based on your answers to six simple questions.
Can’t find anything you like? Contact them directly with your request and the sommeliers will be happy to assist.
Delivery fee: Free delivery over $75, otherwise $16 for delivery. Ships to locations all over Singapore.
How fast? Next day delivery if you order before 12am.
Delivery hours: Four timeslots: 10am-1pm, 12-3pm, 3-6pm and 6-10pm.
An online marketplace that hosts multiple vendors who sell directly to the consumers. Also, with an integrated social platform, Grapevine provides an enhanced buying and consuming experience–basically to have fun!
Not sure what to look for? Just answer four simple questions, and get a list of wines according to your input selections and preferences.
Delivery fee: Free for any mix of over six bottles of wines, otherwise $15 delivery charge. If you purchase less than three bottles from one merchant, a small fee will be charged to cover costs per merchant collection. One bottle per merchant is charged at $6 and two bottles per
merchant at $4.
How fast? Express deliveries on the same day when you order before 12pm. Orders after 12pm are delivered the
next day, except Sunday and public holidays.
Delivery hours: Wed and Sat, 2-6pm and 6-10pm.
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* Wanderwine and Wine Family will be merging into one platform by the end of 2016
A collaboration between Alfa International (1974) and ewineasia.com (2004). They are one of Asia’s leading wholesalers and online spirits and fine wine stores.
Wine selection: Meticulously categorised by country, type, spirit and mixed cases. For an easier user experience, shop by producer, style, grape variety, vintage, price and region or a combination of any of these attributes.
Delivery fee: Free delivery above $200. Standard delivery $15; night, Sat and express delivery $30. Express delivery gets sent out the next day after order is approved before 11.30am. You’re able to track your order too!
How fast? Delivered two working days after order confirmation for standard, night (after 6pm) and Sat delivery.
Delivery hours: (standard and express deliveries) Mon-Fri 9am-6pm, (night and Sat deliveries) after 6pm.
Individually picked out by the staff, each bottle is a commitment to quality. Wines start from as cheap as $15 for a 750ml bottle of Italian red or white wine.
Wine selection: From 11 countries, 32 regions, 43 grape types and in 13 styles.
Delivery fee: Free delivery with purchase above $75, or else $6 delivery charge.
How fast? Within a day or by the next working day.
Delivery hours: Mon-Fri 10am-5.30pm. Specific delivery timings can be arranged with advance notice of 72 hours.
A wine app that doubles as your handy notebook. The wine community platform was developed by Clement Hochart and friends, and launched in Singapore in 2014. Jot down and remember tasting notes on wines, and follow friends or people of interest like bloggers or experts. It’s more about trust and word of mouth than the ratings.
Delivery fee: Free delivery above $50, or else $6 delivery charge.
How fast? Same day delivery for most of their products if ordered before 12pm.
Delivery hours: 10am-1pm, 2-4pm, 4-7pm, 7-10pm.
P.S.: Get easy access to your past reviews with just a scan of the bottle label.
BottlesXO combines the best of new technology and Old World wine enjoyment. The three tech-savvy, wineloving founders have done the groundwork on picking 31 European wineries purchased directly from the producers that meet their required quality and good ethics, which
is then available to the market via an application with an easy user-interface, which aims to be your mobile sommelier.
Delivery fee: Free delivery with no minimum order. Operating in four cities including Singapore (Shanghai, Suzhou and Hong Kong).
How fast? Aims to deliver under 60 mins
Delivery hours: Mon-Fri 2-10.30pm, Sat-Sun 10.30am-10.30pm.