About HWC

Purveyors of Fine Wine, Craft Beer, & Rare Spirits.

Service, Selection, & Tradition, Since 1965.

Welcome to Holiday Wine Cellar, where every day is a holiday!  Our Escondido, California landmark store, located in North County San Diego, has been family-owned and operated since its conception in 1965 - specializing in import & domestic wines, craft beers, and spirits from around the world.  Since 2009, we have made our extensive selection of fine wines, craft beers, and exceptional spirits  available online.  Customers receive the same white-glove service, selection, & tradition whether visiting our landmark store in-person or from the comfort of a computer, tablet, or phone.  

In addition to our extensive inventory, for those that are able to visit our landmark store, we have a 24-bottle self-serve wine bar in San Diego County's only authentic underground wine cellar, with a speakeasy-esque events room attached and available for rental.  We host weekly wine & beer tasting events & offer FREE sips while you shop at our weekly educational spirits tasting events in the upstairs tasting bar.  Sign-up for our newsletter & check out our events calendar for all upcoming events, or host your own event inside our Beverage Bunker.

Holiday Wine Cellar's wine experts are knowledgeable in collectible Napa Valley wine, French wine, vintage Port wine, champagnesparkling wine, 90+ wines, and so much more.  Our craft beer selection is so vast that we've built a dedicated walk-in Beer Cave to house our large selection of IPA’ssour beers, local San Diego craft beer, West Coast craft beer, and other domestic, and imported beers.   Our specialty in spirits include, but are not limited to: Tequila, Mezcal, American Bourbon, Whiskey, Scotch Whisky, Cognacs, and Liqueurs.    

Our online catalog is easy to navigate, so you can find the Red Wine, IPA, Scotch Whisky, and/or Tequila you are looking for instantly.  We package every order up in our special beer shippers, wine shippers and spirit shippers using our custom made 6-pack shippers and 12-pack shippers.  Once you have added the wine, beer, and/or spirits you want to your cart, it is easy to complete your order online through our secure server. We process orders as soon as they are received so your order will arrive on time and in excellent condition.  Local? Save time & buy online!  Select in-store pick-up at checkout.   

If you need assistance with your order, please contact our customer service department.  You will find answers to the most commonly asked questions in our Frequently Asked Questions section for fast answers to your inquiry.  We are also available by telephone or email to answer your questions or assist you in placing your order. 

Host Your Next Party Inside HWC's Beverage Bunker

Looking for the right location in North County San Diego for your upcoming event?  Would you enjoy a place where people can meet, drink a bit, and have fun?  The Beverage Bunker, inside Holiday Wine Cellar, in Escondido, California, provides the perfect space to meet and enjoy wine and beer with your friends, plan your special occasion party, and host a corporate event or meeting. Beverage Bunker was explicitly created to have the type of space that can entertain a variety of events. Whether you are looking to host a business meeting, a birthday party, a rehearsal dinner, a baby shower, or any other special event or occasion – Beverage Bunker, inside Holiday Wine Cellar, is the perfect space for your next event or gathering! Contact Beverage Bunker to plan your event with our Libation Experts!