Winter gets us in her death grip and absolutely won’t let go. Fortunately, when it is too cold and dull to even consider venturing from the home, there are ways to bring your favorite wine for you. Whether you are arranging a dinner party or simply craving a glass of Merlot to sip fireside, these provide quality wine delivery in Shanghai from all around the world directly to your doorstep.
It is as simple as “App. Tap. Sip!” at BottlesXO; having a focus on affordability and speed, the support boasts a one-hour shipping time and costs which seldom go above RMB250 each bottle. Download the nifty app and purchase between 2pm and 12am (12pm-12am on Saturday and Sunday) track your delivery via GPS and get a bottle of nice European wine in 60 minutes.
This service provides an extensive, varied catalog of wines selected by experts and accepted by ASI’s 2007 Best Sommelier of the World, Andreas Larsson. Orders are sent in one or two times, and shipping prices RMB11 (free for orders over RMB588). The website also conducts regular flash revenue that provides generous discounts on pick bottles.
The key to Lao-wines’ amazing costs is its capacity to import in bulk straight from the wineries, with more than two million bottles imported in 2013. Delivery is free for six bottles or more (RMB20 for fewer than that). Order before 3pm for next-day shipping or cover RMB150 for same-day support. With approximately 80 wines available and costs as low as RMB37, it is among the best alternatives for funding bulk orders.
Launched by global wineries Torres and Rothschild’s Everwines imports over 400 quality wines from family owned wineries to discuss with China’s wine lovers. Deliveries are ensured over 36 hours, and cost vary from under RMB100 to approximately RMB6,000 per bottle. A useful “Wine Knowledge” section breaks down subjects from grape types to perfect serving temperatures.
With a large selection of top-quality classic choices all highly rated by wine critics initial cellars offers three shipping time slots and free delivery for orders over RMB300 differently, shipping fees are calculated based on weight. Together with the numerous bottles available, a Presents section includes things such as wine glasses and a cork-shaped computer flash drive available.
Founded by self-described “French wine geeks,” Fancy Cellar helps you find the perfect wine delivery in Shanghai for your tastes, budget or occasion. Wines are imported from all over the world and sent to your door within 24 hours (though weekend deliveries must be placed by 4pm on Friday). Delivery is RMB10 and free for orders over RMB500. The site also offers a range of deals, from flash sales to packages.
Boasting a selection of 800 wines, Pudao Wines offers free delivery within 24-48 hours for orders of RMB500 and up. Bottle prices run the gamut from RMB50 to RMB12,000. Wine club members (RMB300 for membership) also receive 10% off in-store purchases at the Ferguson Lane shop, plus exclusive VIP invites and access to store tasting machines, where up to 20 wines can be sampled daily between 12-9pm.
The French Cellar
This service offers fine French wines for delivery within three working days, but true connoisseurs might prefer The French Cellar’s unique membership program, which surprises you with two bottles each month, expertly selected by legendary sommelier Nicolas Rebut. Choose from three membership types (from RMB394-RMB1,645) available in one-, three- and six-month packages.