Those Mbombelans who like to drink the odd glass of wine or cold beer (or a lot of both), are always on the lookout for a good bargain. Fortunately, the city has no shortage of liquor stores. Here are five of the best places in Mbombela to buy your much-loved wine and beer.
• If you are looking for excellent value, there is no better place than Checkers at Riverside Mall. They stock over 100 fine wines produced by some of the top South African wine estates at cellar prices. Their well-known Odd Bins label carries a range of top South African wines in limited quantities and at a fraction of the price. Checkers at Riverside has an especially wide range, considering there is no LiquorShop on site.
• Rooikat Liquors is a household name in the Lowveld. Whether you are buying in bulk or on a small scale, this bottle store has it all. Located on the corner of Kiepersol Street and Stinkhout Crescent, you will be sure to find a good deal any day that you pop in. It is a beer and wine heaven.
•Liquor City at the Crossing Centre has an incredibly wide range of well, everything. The wine selection is nothing short of impressive and you will be sure to find a special to surprise you. As for the range of beers, it will not disappoint either.
• Makro is your place for bulk shopping. If you are looking to stock up for the season, head to this store with your boot empty and your wallet full. Buying in bigger quantities is sure to save you at least a few pennies at the end of the day, especially when it come to stocking your vino rack and filling the fridge with your favourite brew.
• TOPS at SPAR and Pick ‘n Pay’s liquor stores are convenient to say the least. It is easy to pop in before or after doing your grocery shopping. Pick up a bottle of good red wine to pair with your meal, or grab an ice-cold six-pack to put in the fridge.
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