Looking to score beer, wine and spirits?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top beer, wine and spirits spots in Durham, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're in the market for beer, wine and spirits.
November is one of the top months of the year for consumer spending at food and beverage shops across the Durham area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a provider of CRM for small business and business health for small businesses. Daily spending at Durham-area food and beverage shops rose to $555 per business in November of last year, second only to October with an average of $567, and 11% higher than the average for the rest of the year.
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1. Cost Plus World Market
Topping the list is a member of the Cost Plus World Market chain. Located at 6807 Fayetteville Road, Suite #114, the furniture store, which offers home decor, beer, wine and spirits and more, is the highest-rated beer, wine and spirits spot in Durham, boasting 4.5 stars out of 34 reviews on Yelp.
2. Bar Brunello
Next up is Bar Brunello, situated at 117 E. Main St. With five stars out of 43 reviews on Yelp, the wine bar, which offers tapas, beer, wine and spirits and more, has proven to be a local favorite.
3. Bull City Homebrew
Bull City Homebrew, located at 5410 NC Highway 55, Suite AF, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the do-it-yourself food spot, which offers beer, wine and spirits and brewing supplies, five stars out of 31 reviews.
4. Growler Grlz
Growler Grlz, a spot to score beer, wine and spirits and more, is another much-loved go-to, with 4.5 stars out of 60 Yelp reviews. Head over to 4810 Hope Valley Road, Suite #110, to see for yourself.
5. Wine Authorities
Check out Wine Authorities, which has earned 4.5 stars out of 39 reviews on Yelp. You can find the spot to score beer, wine and spirits and more at 2501 University Drive.