It's Election Day eve—a good time to start thinking about whether you have enough wine to see you through the next days or, gulp, weeks.
To help you get started, here's a list of Harlem's top wines stores, each with their own specially-curated selections and knowledgeable staff. And, yes, all of them deliver.
From south to north, they are:
257 W 116th St between Frederick Douglass and Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvds
Specializing in artisanal wines that won't break the bank (most are under $25) as well as sake. Local delivery is $5 or free for orders $200 and up; discounts are available on larger purchases.
2067 Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd between 123rd and 124th Sts
This Black-owned store stands out with its unique Black winemakers category. Black Girl Magic Red Blend, anyone? Delivery is available from Wednesday to Sunday.
311 W 127th St at St. Nicholas Ave
Across the street from its sister business, French bistro Maison Harlem, this large, well-stocked shop has an especially strong selection of French wines, but plenty from all your other favorite regions. There's no minimum purchase for free delivery, available by calling the store or downloading the app.
420 Malcolm X Blvd at 131st St
This charming wine store with small-town vibes carries a nice selection of natural wines and ciders. Download the app or call directly for delivery.
1536 Amsterdam Ave between 135th and 136th Sts
Be prepared to try something new at this modern, year-old shop where the owner is often around to describe any wine on the shelf. Free local delivery on orders of $30 and more.
2714 Frederick Douglass Blvd between 144th and 145th Sts
A friendly neighborhood spot with wine that's affordable and "natural as possible." Free one-hour delivery between 125th and 165th Streets via the online app.