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The Oak Barrel, nestled in the heart of Sydney, Australia, offers a rich historical experience for aficionados of fine wines, beers, whiskies and spirits.

Founded in 1956, we have carved a niche in the industry with our dedication to sourcing and sharing exceptional drinks from around the globe. This has led to us being honoured with a number of prestigious awards, including being named the ALIA Bottle Store Of The Year three times.

Whether you’re looking to expand your collection with unique vintages from some of the world’s most renowned brewers and distillers or treat yourself and a loved one to an event sure to create many cherished memories, explore all the possibilities at The Oak Barrel — your trusted online alcohol shop.

Discover a wide yet meticulously selected range

Whether you're a seasoned connoisseur or a curious newcomer, there’s sure to be an option in our online alcohol shop that’s perfect for you:

  • Wine — Our collection is a testament to the beauty and diversity of wine, spanning from venerable vineyards to innovative winemakers. From reds like the Hewitson Old Garden Mourvedre 2005 to whites like the Jeff Carrel 'Morillon' Blanc 2022, each bottle is a story of terroir, tradition and craftsmanship waiting to unfold.
  • Whisky and spirits — Whether you’re looking for noviciate-friendly options like the GlenDronach 15-Year-Old Revival Single Malt Whisky or something to serve as the jewel of your collection like the Yamazaki Tsukuriwake Cask Series 2022, we invite you to explore a world-class assortment of whisky and spirits.
  • Beer and cider — Dive into our carefully curated range of craft beers and artisanal ciders. From the fun flavour of the Bridge Road Pass-O-Guava Sour to the sophisticated flavours of Verhaeghe Duchesse De Bourgogne Sour, explore our showcase of the best of local and international brews, each with its distinct character and taste.
  • Sake and shochu — Our sake and shochu array invites you to experience the depth and elegance of Japan’s most cherished beverages. With options like the beloved Suntory and the sought-after selections by Dassai, our range is perfect for both connoisseurs and those looking to explore new taste horizons.

Enjoy truly memorable experiences

Beyond buying alcohol online, immerse yourself in The Oak Barrel's curated events, where whisky, wine and fine spirits enthusiasts gather to celebrate, taste and explore.

Each event elevates your sensory experience, from intimate masterclasses to grand tastings. Engage directly with world-renowned winemakers, distillers and artisans.

Find new favourites, learn the intricate stories behind each bottle, and connect with a community that shares your passion. Whether you're a seasoned collector or a curious newcomer, The Oak Barrel's events promise unforgettable moments and deep dives into the art of fine beverages.

Buy alcohol online or book your spot at one of our events

At The Oak Barrel, community and expertise blend seamlessly. It's a place where the love for great drinks and the joy of discovery unite, inviting patrons into a world of refined taste and unparalleled service.

When you shop at our user-friendly website, do so with ease, knowing that your order will be delivered right to your door. For orders above $200, you can also save with free shipping to certain locations.

If you have any questions or would like to book a spot at one of our upcoming events, feel free to contact us, and our dedicated customer service team will be happy to help.