Southampton has many liquor stores that offer wine from around the world, and from as close as Bridgehampton, Water Mill and Sagaponack. You could also head straight to the wineries yourself to pick up a bottle to impress your guests at a holiday party, or to give as a gift. Here are 10 local picks for picking up wine for the holidays, in no particular order:
1. in Sag Harbor prepares gift baskets and offers free East End delivery. Case discounts are also available.
2. sells more than 150 varieties of liquors and more than 100 types of wine. Visit Zani's on County Road 39.
3. The classic local Main Street shop for all your wine and liquor needs is in Southampton Village. And it's never too early to pick up a fantastic French bubbly in preparation for New Year's.
4. Head over to and offer yourself a delight for the senses at this beautiful Sagaponack winery while you choose that special gift in their wine store. Select from "Just the right touch of Red" or "Remembering the Hamptons Sunshine," just two of their gift collections, or a multitude of other wines and accessories.
5. offers free East End delivery, 15 percent off all cases of wine and wine tastings every Saturday from 3 to 6 p.m. What better way to select a wine that pleases your taste buds?
6. At in Water Mill and , you'll find an exciting collection of their wines, perfect for gift giving, from "Everyday Reds" to their own "Duck Walk Brut" sparkling wine. Whether for an intimate get together or a big holiday bash, you are sure to find the wine to please.
7. on North Sea Road has a wide selection of wine and spirits from around the globe. You are sure to find something to impress your guests.
8. Located in the Bridgehampton Commons, is an enthusiastic promoter of local wines.
9. Another local vineyard, in Bridgehampton offers a tasteful choice of whites and reds. Select the one that pleases your palate in their tasting room, open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday through Tuesday in the winter months.
10. on Jagger Lane in Southampton is conveniently located right across from . Pick up fixings for dinner and then match it with the perfect wine.