Owned by brother and sister Paul and Jessica Ghaie, Blackhearts & Sparrows is a favourite amongst locals all over the city. Though they deal in top quality drops and boutique craft offerings, you won't find any wine snobbery in any of their five stores around Melbourne. Instead, Blackhearts & Sparrows is all about accessibility and knowledge sharing. After selecting all the stock themselves, staff are more than willing to help you, and the store is always full of new tastings and events. Mark an end to your goon-swilling days by picking up a bottle you can be proud of.
As well as their Brunswick East location, Blackhearts and Sparrows can be found in Fitzroy, Fitzroy North, St Kilda East, Kensington. Richmond and Windsor. For more information, visit their website.