NEAT Bottle Shop and Tasting Room is a Unique Spot in Alys Beach

January 5, 2016 by SoWal Staff

When you walk into NEAT Bottle Shop in Alys Beach, you are struck by orderly arrangement, the crispness, and the upscale nature of the place. But it is the comfort of the space that makes it special. Right away you feel at home.

NEAT is now open at Alys Beach on Scenic 30A, right next to George's Restaurant. The bottle shop and tasting room offers two distinct experiences under one roof, while bringing a thoughtfully curated selection of artisan spirits, wines, craft beers, handcrafted cocktails and barware to SoWal. So whether you're on the hunt for artisan beverages and bar tools to enhance your at-home bar, or a place to sample and learn about rare products, head over to NEAT. 



“We look forward to introducing small batch producers, locally crafted items, and refined and interesting bar wares to our guests,” says Alys Beach Food and Beverage Director Michael Cappitelli. “Our passionate and educated team of industry professionals will inspire guests to explore the vast world of top rated wine varietals, artisan spirits, craft beers, and craft cocktails.”



In the bottle shop, Neat's assortment of high-quality spirits, wines, beers, bar tools, mixers, glassware, and books allow you to easily mix craft cocktails at home. Expect fine beverages and goods from purveyors such as Heitz Cellar, Sea Smoke Vineyard, Jordan Vineyard & Winery, Founders Brewing Company, Old Medley Bourbon, Fords Gin, and Art in the Age Spirits, Bittermilk, Bittermans, Hella Bitters, David Rasmussen Designs, Viski, Twine, Acme, Sempli, and Zestt.



The tasting room, connected to the bottle shop, is a great way to discover new favorites. Tastings include select bottles and handcrafted beverages that complement offerings in the bottle shop, along with a selection of draft beers, wines by the glass, and rotating specialty cocktails. The tasting room will also host regular events featuring a variety of wineries, breweries, and distilleries.

NEAT is open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Saturday. A grand opening celebration is scheduled for January 15, 2016. More details regarding the event will be announced at a later date. For more information, please visit NEAT’s website or connect on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Offering an unrivaled sense of escape, Alys Beach is an emerging community nestled along Scenic Highway 30A. Alys Beach’s stark white walls and private courtyard homes create a harmonious, urban environment characterized by calmness and simplicity. When complete, a short walk through town will take one from the gorgeous white sand along the Gulf coast, through a thriving town center filled with a variety of shops and restaurants, along pathways lined with neighborhood parks, pools, and event spaces, culminating on a 20-acre nature preserve to the north with trails and boardwalks winding through cypress wetlands. For more information, please visit


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