If you need a little pick-me-up during the COVID-19 crisis, pick up a few bottles of your favorite local wine, whiskey, cider — you name it. There are a limited number of liquor stores across the state, including 21 in Allegheny County, taking phone orders and providing curbside pickup between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Mondays through Saturdays. Local wineries and distilleries are offering curbside service and delivery directly to your door. Stock your bar, support local businesses and raise your spirits.
Arsenal Cider House, 300 39th St., Lawrenceville
Pre-order your bottled cider by calling 412-682-7699. Curbside pickup is offered Thursday and Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from noon to 6 p.m. You can also fill a new growler and buy gift cards and t-shirts to show your support. A few select products are available for shipping to 39 states.
Courtyard Winery, 108 19th St., Strip District
The tasting room, located below the Pennsylvania Market, has takeout Thursday through Saturday. Wine also can be shipped directly to homes, with a special shipping offer of $8 on six bottles or $3 on a case of wine.
Lawrenceville Distilling, 5410 Harrison St., Lawrenceville
While there are no bottle sales out of the Harrison Street distillery, the company has an online bottle shop. Customers get free shipping when they buy at least two bottles of Parking Chair Vodka or Ginzer Gin.
Maggie’s Farm Rum, 3212A Smallman St., Strip District
Products must be purchased in advance online. These online orders can be placed for curbside pickup, local delivery (two bottle minimum) to Allegheny County addresses, or Fedex shipping to all other Pennsylvania addresses. The company is offering a $15 flat rate shipping to all Pennsylvania residents on FedEx deliveries for any size order. Gift certificates also are available on the website.
Boyd & Blair, 1101 William Flynn Hwy., Glenshaw
There are no on-site bottle sales, but the distillery is offering online sales and shipping.
Quantum Spirits, 230 E. Main St., Carnegie
Call the Carnegie distillery at 412-314-1853 or visit the website to place your order.
McLaughlin Distillery, 3799 Blackburn Rd., Sewickley
The distillery can ship anywhere within Pennsylvania and bottles are available for curbside pickup from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. when you order online.
Refucilo Winery, 907 Western Ave., North Side
Browse Refucilo’s selection online and send an email. Include your name, phone number and the best time to speak with you directly. A team member will contact you to finalize your order, credit card payment and pick-up time. Pick-up is on Saturdays. Call the winery at 412-251 -0231 from your car upon arrival and the order will be placed in the vestibule.
4Four6 Distillery, 703 Main St., Sharpsburg
The distillery is open for bottle sales Thursday and Friday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Saturday from 2 to 8 p.m. Visit the website to purchase gift cards.
Pittsburgh Winery, 2710 Penn Ave., Strip District
Pittsburgh Winery is offering curbside pickup Wednesday through Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5 p.m. Orders can be placed by calling 304-376-7081 or 412-566-1000 or going online. Can’t make it to the Strip? There is free, local delivery (same day if ordered by 2 p.m.) within the Greater Pittsburgh area for 12 or more bottles.
Hidden Harbor, 1708 Shady Ave., Squirrel Hill
Get Hidden Harbor’s just-add-rum mocktail mixes in individual portions and 32-ounce crowler cans that serve four. The to-go Tikis are available at Hidden Harbor’s sister business, The Independent, located right next door. While you’re there, you can get tropical takeout food and beer from The Independent and Lorelei menus.
Wigle Whiskey/Threadbare Ciderhouse & Meadery, 2401 Smallman St., Strip District
Order your favorite Wigle Whiskey and Threadbare products online and have them shipped or opt for curbside pickup from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday at the Strip District distillery. Wigle’s bottle shop at Ross Park Mall is now offering curbside pick-up Friday and Saturday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
R Wine Cellar, 2014 Smallman St., Strip District
Need some wine to unwind during the quarantine? Call R Wine Cellar at 412-562-9463 to schedule a curbside pick-up. The winery also offers free delivery to its Strip District neighbors.
Wines of America, 210 E. 7th Ave., Homestead
Wines of America is accepting online orders for shipment or pick up at its Homestead location. Pickup times are currently Wednesday 4 to 7 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. If you request a pickup please send a text message to 202-805-0918 or call the store number at 412-238-8528 and your order will be delivered to your car. Please have a valid ID.