Things to know about wine delivery in Georgia
The State of Georgia allows wineries outside of Georgia to deliver wine to Georgia households via Common Carrier (FedEx, UPS, etc.). Georgia does not permit out-of-state retailers to ship wine to Georgia residents, though there are some companies who will ship wine to Georgia.
Dry Communities: A dry community is one in which sales (or delivery) of alcoholic beverages are prohibited. A “dry” community is one in which sales (or delivery) of alcoholic beverages are prohibited. Georgia has no dry communities at present, at least as to wine; certain communities do restrict sales of distilled spirits.
The State of Georgia allows wineries outside of Georgia to deliver wine to Georgia households via Common Carrier (FedEx, UPS, etc.). These companies must obtain a Special Order Shipping License (among other requirements). There is an annual limit of 12 cases per producer per GA household. All direct-shipped wine is subject to a $0.40 per liter wine excise tax (a standard bottle of wine is 0.750L) in addition to any applicable sales taxes. Someone 21 years old or older must be available to sign for the package upon delivery.
Buyer beware. While we do our best to make it easy to find wine that can be delivered to your state, each winery and retailer is the final say in whether they will ship to consumers. Those that do so without a permit often disclose on their site in the Terms of Service, Legal, or Shipping pages that you are responsible for obeying the laws of your state, not the retailer.
Whether you are shipping to yourself, a friend, a colleague, or a family member, you must purchase alcohol and have it mailed by an entity with a valid liquor license. As a non-licensee it is never legal for you to ship alcohol yourself in the United States, much less to GA residents. Wine may be delivered via FedEx, UPS, or other private shippers, but the USPS does not permit the shipping of alcohol of any kind. These types of services deliver wine to GA: wine subscriptions, wine stores, same-day delivery, wine gift services, and wineries.
Wine Subscriptions: Some wine of the month clubs are both retailers and wineries (like Winc and Nakedwines.com), so they are able to ship wine as a producer (a better delivery experience for GA residents). There are other legal ways to ship wine to Georgia residents but we don’t check how each wine subscription service goes about doing it — companies who offer wine subscriptions are responsible for the legalities of their shipping policies. Wine clubs that ship to Georgia
Wine Stores: In Georgia, outdated wine shipping laws going back to Prohibition are still in place, impeding or outright preventing interstate shipping of alcohol from retailers directly to consumers. Since you are affected by these outdated laws, we recommend communicating with your state legislature through the action form at Free The Grapes! Wine stores that ship to Georgia
Wine Gift Delivery: Most of the time wine gift sellers are classified as retailers. Please see the Wine Stores shipping bullet above. Wine gifts that ship to Georgia
Same-Day Wine Delivery: Same-day wine delivery is available in Georgia. A limited number of services offer same-day wine delivery statewide. Some cities and regions have additional same-day wine delivery options. See locations for same-day wine delivery in Georgia
Wineries: Wine producers (wineries and vineyards) must be licensed by the Georgia Department of Revenue (Alcohol & Tobacco Tax Division) to ship wine directly to consumers. There is an annual limit of 12 cases per producer per GA household. Wines available can be ordered from wine producers and delivered to you.
Why waste time finding the perfect wine only to find out you can’t get it shipped to Georgia? The good news is, some wine stores, wine subscriptions, and wine gift services deliver wine to Georgia. Start your shopping with our verified list of wine sellers who offer delivery to Georgia. This is not a complete list.
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Drizly and Instacart offer same-day wine delivery in Georgia
Same-Day Delivery is available in these Georgia Cities:
Atlanta, GA: Instacart, Saucey