Rhode Island Wine Delivery

Things to know about wine delivery in Rhode Island

Can you ship wine to Rhode Island?

Generally, no, you cannot get wine shipped to Rhode Island. Limited options exist for wine delivery from retailers to RI residents.

In Rhode Island, there is a statutory provision that allows for some form of limited direct shipment of wine to consumers, but does not require the winery to hold a permit. — Source: WineInstitute.org

In Rhode Island, outdated wine shipping laws going back to Prohibition are still in place, impeding or outright preventing interstate shipping of alcohol from retailers directly to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 Since you are affected by these outdated laws, we recommend communicating with your state legislature through the action form at Free The Grapes!

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.

How to get wine delivered in Rhode Island

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 RI 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 RI: 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 RI residents). There are other legal ways to ship wine to Rhode Island 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 Rhode Island

Wine Stores: In Rhode Island, outdated wine shipping laws going back to Prohibition are still in place, impeding or outright preventing interstate shipping of alcohol from retailers directly to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 Since you are affected by these outdated laws, we recommend communicating with your state legislature through the action form at Free The Grapes!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 Rhode Island

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 Rhode Island

Same-Day Wine Delivery: Same-day wine delivery is available in Rhode Island. A limited number of services offer same-day wine delivery statewide. See locations for same-day wine delivery in Rhode Island

Wineries: In Rhode Island, there is a statutory provision that allows for some form of limited direct shipment of wine to consumers, but does not require the winery to hold a permit. — Source: WineInstitute.org

Individual wineries decide whether they ship to Rhode Island so you’ll need to check winery websites for shipping for their shipping policy.

What wine companies ship to Rhode Island?

Why waste time finding the perfect wine only to find out you can’t get it shipped to Rhode Island? The good news is, some wine stores, wine subscriptions, and wine gift services deliver wine to Rhode Island. Start your shopping with our verified list of wine sellers who offer delivery to Rhode Island. This is not a complete list.

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Wine subscriptions with delivery wine to Rhode Island

Companies who deliver Wine gifts to Rhode Island

Wine stores who deliver wine to Rhode Island

Wine Delivery via FedEx or UPS

Same-Day Wine Delivery

Drizly and Instacart offer same-day wine delivery in Rhode Island