It’s official, the ban on booze has been lifted and if you’re scrambling to find a way to get your drinks delivered to you without having to venture out, you’ve come to the right place.

Level 2 restrictions mean alcohol sales will commence again, with consumption allowed in the privacy of your home and at restaurants and bars. Stores are permitted to sell liquor from Monday to Thursday between 9am and 5pm only.

If you want to skip the lines, buy your dop and drink it too, wine not check out these establishments doing deliveries…

1. Wijn Bar

Wjin Bar is offering locals the chance to have their favourite bottle or bottles delivered to your doorstep. With a variety of bespoke and boutique wines to suit every pocket – and a super cool HomeWijn monthly subscription service offering six different wines every month, Wijin is  a great option for wine-lovers post ban.

Delivery is free for orders over R1850 and 15% discounts are available weekly on specific local wines.

2. New Harbour Distillery
If you’ve missed having a classic G&T in hand, New Harbour Distillery should be at the top of your shopping list. With a number of South African-inspired gins on the menu, from Spekboom to Rooibos, this proudly Capetonian establishment has a gin to suit your palate.
Bitters, syrups, hand sanitiser and tonic are on offer  too. Any order of over R4oo gets a free delivery.
3. Bar Keeper
If you simply cannot decide on one type of alcohol to stock up on, then Bar Keeper is for you. With a wide range of craft beers, gins, wines and even champagne imaginable, Bar Keeper has it all and then some. They deliver to Cape Town and surrounds for just R40. Bar Keeper is a great option and even has some bar essentials, glassware and other goodies to add to your order.
4. Pienaar & Son
Cape Town gin is the best, no doubts here. Grab yours, post ban, at Pienaar & Son. They have a wide variety of locally sourced gins, as well as a new “Ugly Gin” option that comes minus the pretty label and bottle to offer drinkers an affordable alternative during lockdown.
5. YuppieChef
Shop a wide selection of alcohol both local and international with Yuppiechef!
From gin to whiskey, Yuppiechef has it all and is waiting to delivery it to your door.
The great thing about the service is that you can have a number of other essentials delivery with your booze from kitchen ware much-loved foodie items.
6. Spier
Shop all your favourite Spier wines and then have them delivered to your house so you can enjoy them paired with the perfect meal.
Spier now delivers wines and even offers a combo deal, where you can enjoy one of your favourite blends alongside a ready made dish.
Free delivery is available to orders over R200.
7. Wine Cellar
Pick and choose from a wide range of local and international wines and skip the queue at the store near you.
Wine Cellar delivers the wines you’ve been waiting for and is prepped for priority delivery to South Africans.
In stock wines will be delivered sooner with those waiting to be delivered from suppliers expected to be delayed slightly.
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