State Line Growler Board in Wilmington, DE
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Wine of the Week

Chateau Les Valentines

2016 Cotes de Provence Rouge

Club Card Price – $18.99

Regular Price – $24.99

A scant three miles from the Mediterranean the Pons-Massenot family farms the absurdly beautiful vineyards of Château Les Valentines.

Located due east of Bandol, Les Valentines is home to organically farmed vineyards, some of which were planted in the early 1900s. They make their Cotes de Provence Rouge out of equal proportions of 60+ year old vine Mourvedre, Cabernet Sauvignon, Grenache, Syrah, and Carignan.

After time aging partially in 8000L barrels and partially in old Burgundy barrels, the wine is bottled and held at the winery until release.

Tinted by classic Provincial aromas of rosemary, dried herbs, lavender, red fruits, and earth this wine is to be enjoyed now or over the next 5+ years.

-Joe Buchter, Import Wine Buyer


Hours of Operation

Curbside orders may be placed beginning at 9am (800) 446-9463

The store will be open to the public between 9am and 8pm.

Hours could change with little to no notice. Please call for the most accurate hours.




Updates to Policy & Services

Covid-19 is obviously a matter of concern for each and every one of us. We at State Line Liquors want to keep you aware of the steps that we are taking to ensure a safer shopping experience for you and a safer environment for our employees.

We have taken steps to increase the amount of times per day that we are sanitizing common surfaces, shopping carts, and door knobs / handles. Our employees are encouraged to take increased opportunity to wash their hands throughout the day and be cognizant of how to improve sanitary conditions.

We are referring to, and encouraging adherence of, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus or any other illness. Those guidelines can be found on their website here:

We plan to stock all of your favorite products, but it is possible that there will be logistical interruptions in the supply of some of these items. If this occurs then we would certainly be happy to work with you and to help you find a suitable alternative as needed.

We’ll be happy to accommodate any of our customers who would prefer, or need, to isolate themselves by offering curbside pickup. Call in with your name and phone number, a credit card number, and we’ll bring out your order and receipt to your car as staffing and inventory allows. Please have your ID handy.


Hours of operation are subject to change at anytime with short notice.

Though this new situation is certainly concerning, we’re approaching it with rational caution. Any changes to normal operation or existing events will be posted in the store, on our website, and will also come to you via email.

Thank you for all of your patronage and support.

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The $5 Growler is back!

Check out the Growler Board for some $5 Growlers. That’s right, the $5 Growler (the 64oz size) fills are back! So as long as we can fill those taps with quality beer, we’re going to keep them flowing. Thanks for visiting!

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State Line Liquors Rated #3 Bottle Shop in the WORLD!

Max's Taphouse (J.M. Giordano / February 14, 2015)

Max’s Taphouse (J.M. Giordano / February 14, 2015)

Feb. 17, 2015 –By Steve Fogelman, City Paper. “Last month, just two establishments in Maryland were honored as “Top Places to Have a Beer in the World” by the crowd-sourced annual survey. Max’s Taphouse in Baltimore and State Line Liquors in Elkton made the cut, which makes sense, as both are hallowed Free State beer grounds for aficionados. I caught up with the owners of both businesses by phone while they were coincidentally on separate and simultaneous vacations in Florida earlier this month. The traits these businesses share, such as family and dedication to the craft scene, are the underpinnings of their success… READ the FULL ARTICLE at:

(Baltimore) City Paper, News, Arts, Culture, Events, Marketplace

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Check out our Growler Board for 35 taps of delicious beer offerings for samples, growlers, and crowlers.

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Beer Events

Looking to try something new? Check out one of our many beer events! We host tastings from free samplings to tap takeovers. Click here for our schedule of upcoming events.

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New Arrivals/Features/Specials/Events

Maker’s Mark Single Barrel Stave Select $69.99

This was one of the most interesting bourbon selections we have ever done, as we picked ten staves from four different flavors to finish a barrel of Maker’s Mark Cask Strength in. It was aged eleven weeks with the staves before bottling and we are very pleased with the results, a truly unique bourbon bottled at 111.3 proof with no water added. This is quite different from a normal wheated bourbon with a nice sweet caramel flavor up front with spicy char notes on the finish.

The Presidential Dram

Bourbon Barrel Pick

Mashbill – 75% corn, 21% rye and 4% malted barley
Bottled at cask strength 113.16 proof Non-Chill Filtered

$49.99 / 750ml

We jumped at the opportunity to pick a barrel from Proof & Wood, a name which may not mean much to some of you. They bottle a line of bourbons called the DC Collection (The Senator, The Ambassador, The Justice, Etc.) that are sourced from MGP in Lawrenceburg, Indiana; the distiller for many iconic brands.

This barrel was distilled on May 13th, 2015 and bottled in late January of this year, making it nearly five years in barrel.

The initial flavor is caramel and graham cracker that evolves into tobacco, cinnamon and nutmeg; with a pleasant balanced finish. We hope you enjoy this as much as we do!

Kilchoman Slightly Peated Sherry Single Hogshead $134.99

Kilchoman Slightly Peated Bourbon Single Hogshead $134.99

These two casks were selected by the iconic Jack Rose Dining Saloon in Washington, D.C., a stop that should be on every whisk(e)y drinkers list. They were kind enough to allow us to buy some for our customers and we are thrilled to offer them, as Kilchoman is our favorite farm to bottle Islay distillery!