If you need a little pick-me-up during the Covid crisis, grab a few bottles of your favorite local wine, whiskey, cider — you name it. 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 and 2573 Brandt School Rd., Wexford
Pre-order your bottled cider by calling 412-682-7699 or visit the website. 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.
Courtyard Winery, 108 19th St., Strip District
The tasting room, located below the Pennsylvania Market, is open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. The Ross Park Mall location operates 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Wine also can be shipped directly to homes.
Lawrenceville Distilling, 5410 Harrison St., Lawrenceville
Pre-order cocktails for pickup at the distillery or have bottles of booze delivered through the online bottle shop.
Maggie’s Farm Rum, 3212A Smallman St., Strip District
Orders for both cocktails and bottles can be placed online for curbside pickup (call 412-709-6480 when you arrive) or walk up to the door and place an order. The company is offering $12 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
The Carnegie distillery is open for bottle sales and cocktails. Call 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 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. Stop by or place your 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 noon to 8 p.m. Visit the website to purchase gift cards.
Pittsburgh Winery, 2710 Penn Ave., Strip District
Pittsburgh Winery is open for curbside pick up and gift shop browsing. Bottles and merchandise may be purchased online as well. Hours are 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, noon to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday.
Call 412-566-1000 when you arrive. There is free, local delivery within the Greater Pittsburgh area for six or more bottles.
Hidden Harbor/The Independent Brewing Company, 1708 Shady Ave., Squirrel Hill
Beer, wine, cocktails and goodies from local artists are available daily from noon to 9 p.m. The kitchen is open from 4 to 9 p.m. for takeout or outdoor dining on the patio. Reservations are available, but not required.
Wigle Whiskey/Threadbare Ciderhouse & Meadery, 2401 Smallman St., Strip District
R Wine Cellar, 2014 Smallman St., Strip District
Need some wine to unwind during the quarantine? Order online or 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.
Engine House 25 Wines, 3339 Penn Ave., Lawrenceville
Pre-order Engine House 25 wine bottles by e-mailing email@example.com and schedule your curbside pickup at 3339 Penn Ave., and local delivery.
Liberty Pole Spirits, 68 West Maiden St., Washington
The Washington, Pa. distillery is doing bottle sales from its tasting room noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, noon to 6:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Liberty Pole also ships anywhere in Pennsylvania for a $10 flat rate.
Mary’s Vine, 211 Kenmawr Ave., Rankin
Mary’s Vine sells bottles of wine from around the world. The business is open for sales from noon to 3 p.m. on Saturday and by appointment-only the rest of the week. For more information or to get a copy of the wine list, please visit the website, send an email or call 412-351-8463.