If you’re planning a getaway for the special wine lover in your life, look no further than Greenwich, CT. From red and white blends to sparkling and champagne varietals, you’ll find everything you’re looking for and more in this picturesque New England town. Simply visit one of these fantastic Greenwich wine shops and pick out your perfect bottle.
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7 of the Best Greenwich Wine Shops
Some of our favorite Greenwich wine shops are within walking distance of us in the downtown Greenwich, CT, shopping district.
1. Wine Wise
Named the “Best Wine Shop in Greenwich” two years in a row, Wine Wise is a go-to destination for all your wine needs. You’ll find dozens of varietals and countless blends from all over the world. They also have a great selection of craft beers and spirits. Stop in for a complimentary tasting every Friday and Saturday.
2. Putnam & Vine
Putnam & Vine is a Greenwich wine and spirits retail store that offers a diverse selection of high-quality wines and spirits. The store is dedicated to providing a one-of-a-kind shopping experience, including tastings and a section dedicated to Pacific Northwest wines. Putnam & Vine combines traditional retail with sophistication, offering a fresh take on old favorites and recommendations. The store is dedicated to providing excellent customer service and an accurate inventory selection. Putnam & Vine caters to the wine and spirit needs of the Greenwich community.
3. Horseneck Wine & Spirits
Horseneck Wine & Spirits is one of America’s true fine wine institutions. The Odiseos family founded the store in 1934, and it is now owned and managed by only the third owner in its history. Horseneck has helped numerous international winemakers establish themselves in the American market, as well as a number of domestic wineries establish their first sales on the East Coast. Today, they continue the tradition of discovering the world’s most exciting wines and winemakers and creating a shopping experience based on hospitality, grace, and trust.
4. Val’s Putnam Wines & Liquors
Val’s Putnam Wines is a family-owned wine shop that has been an intricate part of the Greenwich community since 1957. This store specializes in international and domestic wines, liquors, and craft beers. They conduct in-house wine tastings every Friday and Saturday and host free wine classes each month. Val’s is open Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
5. The Study Fine Wine and Spirits
Katherine Stepehsn owns this boutique wine store, a former sommelier and manager of a Michelin Star awarded restaurant in New York City. As a Certified Wine Specialist, Katherine brings her expertise to The Study and stocks unique spirits, beer, and artisanal wines from around the globe. Guests can browse a library of wine books to rival the collection at Greenwich Library and enjoy free wine tastings on Saturdays.
6. Old Greenwich Fine Wines & Cheese
Located on Sound Beach Avenue, Old Greenwich Fine Wines carries everything from name-brand favorites to exclusive, hard-to-find wines. Each bottle is hand selected and reasonably priced. They even have a temperature controlled vault that contains sought-after collectible bottles. Customers can taste and explore new wines during free daily wine tastings.
7. Continental Fine Wine & Spirits
Continental Fine Wine & Spirits is a neighborhood wine store that was established in Greenwich in 1963. They specialize in boutique wines from smaller producers as well as high-end, collectible wines. They even have free local delivery! Call ahead to place an order or stop by the store from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
Book Your Stay at the Stanton House Inn!
After you visit one of these fantastic Greenwich wine shops, head back to our bed and breakfast and open your bottle! Our beautiful rooms and suites have everything you need for a relaxing night in. Cozy up in front of the fireplace with a glass of red, or enjoy some champagne in a bubbling bathtub. No matter which wine you choose, we promise your trip to Greenwich will be one you’ll never forget. Cheers!
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Updated and republished: October 9, 2023