Since wine and wine during the pandemic is still a big no for a majority of people, get the holiday goodness brought to your home this season. Download the best alcohol delivery apps in India to be the perfect host this holiday month.
Delivering in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, Thane, Palghar — Living Liquidz is now available for download on Google Play and the Apple App Store. They are offering international and local liquors via same-day delivery, along with a wealth of knowledge, like a Whiskeypedia, and Wine FAQ’s, as well as services like booking a bartender or sommelier, and shopping for home bar accessories. On the Living Liquidz app, one can purchase via alcohol type such as whiskeys are classified into Scotch, Irish, Bourbon, Tennessee, Rye, and so on.
Launched in 2015, HipBar claims to be India’s first legal alcohol home delivery service provider. It is currently operational in Cuttack and Kolkata only for now and is still under the process of collating liquor shops in these two cities. The app lists all the liquor shops in these areas, and let you pick one and purchase items from that shop, following which it delivers for a fee. You can select from premium options such as Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, The Singleton, Ketel One Vodka, Baileys, Ciroc, Captain Morgan, Glenkinchie, Black Dog, and more. It is available on Google Play and the Apple App Store.
Delivering alcohol in Bhubaneshwar, Kolkata, Ranchi, and Siliguri, Zomato recently started delivery in Jharkhand, Odissa, and West Bengal as well. The aggregator has a separate tab called Wine Shops in the cities where it is operating, and it promises delivery within 60 minutes. Zomato has a one-time verification process to ascertain the age of the customer. You must keep a valid ID proof handy before ordering.
The Android app is provided by Kerala State Beverages Corporation (BEVCO) to manage overcrowding at liquor stores. Users are required to add basic details like name, mobile number, and pin code, following which the app generates an e-token with a QR code. The e-token carries information such as the district, time slot, address, and QR code. Reportedly, a customer can buy liquor only once in four days in the state. Additionally, people residing in Red zones cannot purchase liquor or book a slot using BevQ app.
Swiggy is also delivering alcohol in the same regions as Zomato. There is a separate ‘Wine Shops’ category inside the Swiggy app for all its operational cities. Swiggy is giving access to a partner app to all its retail partners, and they can tweak item availability real-time through this app. Proper training is offered to retail partners, and only those with proper licensing and government required documents are taken on board the Swiggy alcohol delivery network. You must keep a valid ID proof handy before ordering.
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