From independent wine shops stocking exceptional bottles to online wine stores delivering straight to your home, here is our comprehensive round-up of where to buy wine in Jakarta.
Whether you’re hosting a dinner party or just want to enjoy a glass of vino during your weekend Netflix marathon, it’s wise to stock up the ol’ wine cellar with a few bottles of vintage. Don’t just be satisfied with the most affordable supermarket brand though – indulge in proper quality bottles from one of the city’s wine merchants, or better yet, head online. So polish that wine glass and gather your friends – here are the best places to shop wine in Jakarta.
Independent Wine Shops in Jakarta
1. Red and White
With many outlets throughout the city (including an express location) you will have no trouble getting your hands on Red and White’s impressive wine selection. Grab a bottle on the way home, or call for home delivery if don’t want to have to make the drive.
Red and White, multiple locations, check website for details.
Vin+ carries over 1,000 international wine labels and has multiple branches around Jakarta. Two of their exclusive wine brands, Concha Y Toro and M. Chapoutier, was voted “The Most Admired Wine Brand in the World” this year by International wine experts.
Vin+, Jl. Kemang Raya No. 45B, Jakarta, p. +62 21 7179 2577
3. Kemang Duty Free
If you’re a foreign passport holder (or know one who is), Kemang Duty Free is your go-to place for an impressive collection of wines tax-free!
Kemang Duty Free, Jl. Kemang Raya No. 8B, South Jakarta, p. +62 21 719 9289
Restaurants and Wine Shops in Jakarta
1. Cork and Screw
Cork and Screw is a top-notch dining destination and one of our favourite sophisticated casual eateries in town. As its name suggests, Cork and Screw offers a fine selection of wines to take home from all around the world. With over 300 labels and approximately 6,000 bottles from France, Australia, Italy, Chile, Argentina, Germany, South Africa, America, New Zealand, Spain, Portugal, and Canada, wine-lovers will be bound to find their favourite bottle here.
Cork and Screw, multiple locations, check website for details.
2. Social House
Social House is a cozy Central Jakarta hotspot with stunning views that overlook the Welcome to Jakarta roundabout. But what we love the most about this restaurant is their impressive wine post that boasts over 300 labels of international wines. Take a bottle home, or come for one of the many happy hours or special wine dinners.
Social House, Grand Indonesia, East Wing, First Floor, p. +62 21 2358 1818, follow @social.house on Instagram.
Online Wine Shops in Jakarta
1. Vines Indonesia
This online cellar has wines from all over the globe. Payments are accepted in Rupiah and there’s always a deal to be had here. And if you like to pair a night on the wine with spirits and beers, they stock those too!
2. Rumah Wine
Rumah Wine’s online cellar has a huge selection of French wines. Heat up the oven, get those Escargots ready and indulge with a glass of white. Salute!
3. Jakarta Wines
Is there a grape that this online wine shop doesn’t sell? We think not! Jakarta Wines does exactly what it says ion the tin, with a fine selection of wines and Champagnes at a bargain, from all over the globe. We recommend stocking up!