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The Beijing nightlife scene becomes a little unstirred as everyone decides that staying home curled up under blankets and watching their favorite TV qualifies as a “wild party.” But why not put some pizzazz back into the weekend by setting up your own home bar? And, even more amazingly, why not do it from the comfort of said couch by using one of these fantastic online purveyors of beer, wine, and spirits that will deliver to your front door.


Who: CHEERS Imported Wine Wholesalers
What they offer: A comprehensive wine selection with some beer options available. Their website gives you a rundown on food pairing options, as well as a quirky events pairing option (you might be able to find that magical karaoke wine after all!)
Delivery timeframe: For same day services call their delivery hotline: 400 005 5500 between 10am-10- pm to place your order. Delivery hours are between 11am-9pm.
Delivery fee: Orders above RMB 300 will receive free delivery (bottles within the order that are priced RMB 50 or less will incur an additional RMB 5 delivery fee). Orders RMB 300 and below will incur a RMB 50 charge.
Delivery scope: Within the Fifth Ring Road.
Payment: Cash on delivery unless ordered through their Taobao store.


Who: The Wine Republic 
What they offer: An extensive wine catalog from seven nations including New Zealand, France, and Chile. Detailed tasting notes are provided on the website, as well as links directing you to their 40 wine producers.
Delivery timeframe: Next day delivery.
Delivery fee: Orders RMB 800 and over are free, orders under RMB 800 are subject to certain delivery fees.
Delivery scope: Within the Sixth Ring Road, and Shunyi.
Payment method: Cash on delivery and bank transfer.


Who: Shanghai9 
What they offer: One hundred percent guaranteed authentic products across almost every alcoholic category. The website features a beer/wine/whiskey showcase that rotates every month showing the best in savings, as well as a cocktail corner that shows you how to mix it up (cocktails, that is) in the comfort of your own home.
Delivery timeframe: Two to four days.
Delivery fee: RMB 16 up to 1kg. Additional RMB 4 up to 10kg. Additional RMB 3 for every 1kg over 10kg.
Delivery scope: All of Beijing.
Payment method: Cash on delivery, bank transfer (RMB only), Alipay, and Paypal.


Who: Drink Fans
What they offer: Boasting a dedicated tab for champagne selections, which will certainly get those in the crunking mood excited to shop, almost every other drop of grog can also be found for purchase here. An all-inclusive spread of articles under the Party Mixer tab will educate you in the perfect home bar essentials, ensuring you impress guests at your next soiree.
Delivery timeframe: Two to four days.
Delivery fee: RMB 18 for the first 1.5kg. Additional RMB 6 per bottle for orders over 1.5kg.
Delivery scope: All of Beijing.
Payment method: Cash on delivery, local credit or debit card services, and Alipay.


Who: TRB-Wine
What they offer: Freeing the world from the idea that wine is meant only for exclusive wine club members, TRB promises the best in customer service with a 90-minute delivery service (orders before 9pm within Fifth Ring Road) and a very healthy selection of affordable wine, beers, and spirits.
Delivery timeframe: Orders placed before 9pm can expect same day delivery within the Fifth Ring Road. Shunyi orders can expect delivery the next day.
Delivery fee: Free delivery with no minimum spend required.
Delivery scope: Within the Fifth Ring Road and Shunyi. For shipping outside of these locations contact their hospitality team.
Payment method: Cash on delivery and Alipay.
 

Who: Yihaodian 
What they offer: A wide range of the wondrous (and slightly terrifying) mouthful that is baijiu, can be bought as well as a select range of classy foreign spirits, wines, and beers for those who need something a little tamer in their alcohol cabinet.
Delivery timeframe: Orders placed before 11am can generally expect a same day delivery (timeframe may differ for areas outside the fifth ring road)
Delivery fee: Varies, calculable through their website with dropdown tabs for different districts.
Delivery scope: All of Beijing.
Payment method: Cash on delivery, select local credit and debit card services.


Who: Jingdong
What they offer: Packed to the digital brim with a huge selection of baijiu, wines, beers, and spirits, the front page is forever rotating with special promotions and sales data ensuring you can hunt down the most genuine of products to imbibe in.
Delivery timeframe: Orders placed before 11am can generally expect a same day delivery.
Delivery fee: Free for orders RMB 59 and above (select items may not apply at certain times to secure this offer). Third-party services selling through Jingdong are subject to separate delivery services and may incur additional fees.
Delivery scope: All of Beijing.
Payment method: Cash on delivery and select local credit and debit card services.

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