How to ‘Wine Down’ during Quarantine

Elle The Foodie

I am a food and wine content creator sharing my journey of becoming a home cook through my blog, Millennial Meets Stove. Along with creating recipes, I design wine experiences for millennials throughout Detroit and cohost the outspoken wine podcast – “The Millennial Winedown”.

I have a LOVE for wine. Throughout quarantine, I have spent a lot of extra time studying wine, following wine experts through social media and online websites, and leave the house once a week for an essential wine run. Below are my top picks for wine experiences in Metro Detroit while social distancing.

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    FOLK Detroit

    FOLK Detroit - Trumbull Avenue, Detroit MI

    The local Detroit market and café offer online ordering of curbside pick-up for drinks, food, and grocery items. You can purchase by visiting their website Thursday through Sunday but only until 2 p.m.! Order wine, champagne, fresh veggies and so much more.

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    Marrow - Kercheval Avenue, Detroit MI

    Looking for a great dinner along with curbside wine? Marrow is offering restaurant cooking kits and fresh meats from their butcher by visiting their website.

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    HOUSE OF PURE VIN - Woodward Avenue, Detroit MI

    Known as a Black-owned wine shop, HOPV will be offering online purchases for delivery and wine club membership with pick up at their downtown Detroit store. Choose from an assortment of wines and check out their quarantine and wine series via Instagram live.

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    Ferndale Project

    Ferndale Project - Livernois, Ferndale MI

    Looking for IPAs, pasties, coffee, and dog treats? Visit Ferndale Project to order wine for curbside pickup or even delivery within a 25-mile radius. Along with canned beers and wine, you can find Detroit-style pizzas, frozen foods, and baked goods.

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    PizzaPlex - Vernor Highway, Detroit MI

    How about pizza and wine? Pizzaplex is offering same day pick up for all orders placed before 3 p.m. and the next day for all placed after the cut-off time. Order ready-to-bake pizza, Italian cheese, olive oil, flour (because everyone has decided to start baking) and of course beer, Italian wines, and ciders. Heads up, there’s a delivery minimum of $40 and a $10 delivery fee.

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    MotorCity Wine

    MotorCity Wine - Michigan Avenue, Detroit MI

    We all love Motor City Wine’s patio, so let’s help support our favorites by ordering wine for pick up, available Wednesday through Saturday. Although there is a six-bottle minimum, bottles can start off at $10-12 so it’ll definitely be worth the buy and I mean, what else do you have to do but drink wine? Text 313-483-7283 with your name and an MCW employee will call you as soon as possible to start your order.

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    The Royce Detroit

    The Royce Detroit - West Adams Avenue, Detroit MI

    Offering more than 500 different types of wine, The Royce will be offering curbside pick-ups and deliveries for wine and other small boutique wine novelties. Call their store at 313-481-2160 to place your order Tuesday through Sunday.

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    Detroit Vineyards

    Detroit Vineyards - Gratiot Avenue, Detroit MI

    Detroit’s local vineyard is offering pick up at their downtown location Wednesday through Saturday from only 2-6 p.m. The modern vineyard also offers to ship for one penny if you live outside of Detroit- can’t beat that! Just visit their website to order today.

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