• Local Wines & Spirits

    Local Wines & Spirits

    We support several local wine and spirits producers and are always on the lookout for more. Check out our selection of small independent Brooklyn distillers to see what’s happening in New York’s favorite Borough!

  • Gowanus Wine Merchants

    Apertifs, Digestifs and Specialized Spirits

    Whether you enjoy an Armagnac, Grappa, handmade Vermouth or a rare liqueur such as Allspice Dram we’ve got you covered.

  • Amaro, traditional Italian herbal liqueur at Gowanus Wine Merchants

    Amaro: Bittersweet Classic Now on Everyone’s Lips

    Bitter is a good thing. Amaro is a classic herbal Italian liqueur — some from age-old family recipes, some made right here in Brooklyn — that has been steadily gaining in popularity among our customers. We’ve reconfigured the shop to fit more of these delicious sippers on our shelves. Long[…]

  • red and white wines for winter

    Winter Wines: Tom’s Picks for Reds and Whites

    These dark, damp, chilly post-holiday winter weeks make for the perfect time to try wines — both red and white — that may be outside your usual selections but stand up beautifully to the season. Tom is here to offer his personal picks to fit that bill. Edi Keber Collio[…]

  • Gowanus Wine Merchants

    Aperitifs & Digestifs

    including some hard-to-find items

  • Gowanus Wine Merchants

  • Gowanus Wine Merchants

  • Gowanus Wine Merchants

We’re thrilled to be included in this Gowanus round up from The Guardian!

From the article: "Gowanus Wine Merchants After years without a proper liquor store to call its own, the entire neighbourhood rejoiced when Gowanus Wine Merchants opened in late 2012. The cosy corner shop, which offers free tastings every Friday from 6-8pm, pays homage to its surroundings in both name and product: spirits by local distilleries Widow Jane and Breuckelen Distilling, maker of Glorious Gin (the latter is headquartered eight blocks away) sit alongside affordable bottles of selected European wine."

Guardian UK Gowanus

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Amaro, traditional Italian herbal liqueur at Gowanus Wine Merchants

Amaro, Italy, Local

Amaro: Bittersweet Classic Now on Everyone’s Lips

Bitter is a good thing. Amaro is a classic herbal Italian liqueur — some from age-old family recipes, some made right here in Brooklyn — that has been steadily gaining in popularity among our customers. We’ve reconfigured the shop to fit more of these delicious sippers on our shelves. Long[…]

Events, Newsletter, Wine Tastings

Weekly Wine Tasting Email – 06/05/14

We have some great warmer weather wines for you this weekend.  Tastings are 6-8PM and wines poured are 10% off.   Friday, Mike returns from Savio Soares Selections. He’ll be pouring some beautiful, old-world European wines:   Thiery-Weber Grüner Veltliner Kremser Sandgrube 2012 – From the sandy soils of the Kremser Sandgrube[…]