Are you over the age of 18?

It's against the law to sell liquor to customers under 18 years old. It's our policy in store to ask customers who appear to be 25 years or under to show ID so please don't be offended if we ask you.

Are you over the age of 18?

yes no

Frequently Asked Questions

For a quick answer to your question please go through our most commonly asked questions below and their appropriate answers. If you think your question is not anwered below then please email us at info@bigbarrel.co.nz or browse through our contact us page for other methods of contacting us.

Can I make some special delivery arrangements?

Yes definitely, you can send us an e-mail at sales@bigbarrel.co.nz and we will assist you with that.

Can I purchase products from you and get you to send it overseas?

No, sorry. We don't provide an international shipping service.

Can I shop safely on this site?  

Totally. All Visa, Mastercard credit and debit card transactions for orders placed on this site are processed online using Direct Payment Solution's (DPS) Payment Express Secure Online payments system. This means your credit card details are never transferred anywhere. For more info on Payment Express click here.
Remember we never save your credit card details on our website. There will be no risk of credit card details lost with Big Barrel Online. So shop with confidence.

   
Do I have to open an account to shop here?  

To shop online with  us, yes you do have to create an account. Creating an account allows us to recognise you when you return, store your order information and simplify the buying process for you.

How do I open an account?

You'll automatically be asked to either Log In or Create a new account when you click the checkout button on on your first time ordering with us. But, if you'd like to open an account before then simply click the 'Register' tab and fill out the simple form.
You can view and update your account details at any time by clicking the 'My account' button on right hand corner of the page.

What does Logging In mean?  

If you have already opened an account with us, it's best to sign in each time you visit our site. This process is called Logging In and it will make your shopping experience faster and you can access your orders history and details.

How do I Log In?  

Simply Verify your age that you are over 18 and enter your username and password and click login or click register if you don't have account with us.

Do I have to log in to use the site?

You can browse the site without logging on, but you do need to log in to Place an Order, Add to your Favourites. View Past orders and amend any of your account details.

What do I do if I forget my password?

Don't panic. Just fill in the email address you used to register in the 'Forgotten your password' section of the Log In page and your password will be emailed to you.

How do I search for a particular Products or browse a range of Products ?

If you know the name of the product you're searching for then just type it into keyword search box at the top left of the page.
If you'd like to browse a certain type of product the easiest way to do this by using the Category search fields. You can search by category and sub-category and the results can be refined each time you select a catergory option so you can drill right down to find the products you're after. You don't need to select all the categories,  just select one, hit the Search button to see your results and you can use the remaining categories to refine your results further.

How do I find tasting notes for each product?

Easy. Just click on "More Info" button displayed on the product box and it will take you to full tasting notes of the product and to see a larger photograph and a tasting note.
 
Is there a minimum order?

No. There is no minimum order.You may order one bottle if you wish - but orders of less than one mixed case still attract the case freight fee applicable.

Do I get case pricing on a mixed case?

No. The case price is for a whole case of the same product.

Can I send someone a Gift?

It’s easy. Just put the items you want to gift in your shopping cart and then fill out the shipping address where you want the gift to be sent and billing address as where you want the invoice to be sent. Then all you have to do is just send us an email with your order number on sales@bigbarrel.co.nz and your gift wrapping requirements and let us know if you need a card and message.

Are gifts sent with an invoice?

No. An invoice will NOT be sent with your gift. If you want a copy of the invoice posted to you please send us an email with your order no. at sales@bigbarrel.co.nz and we will either post or email it you.  

Are there any Freight charges?

Yes. Freight charges are shown when you go to the checkout. Please check our freight and delivery page for more details.

Can I pay by cheque?

No. Sorry but we don't accept cheques for web orders.

Can I view my past orders?

You sure can. Make sure your logged in and Click the My Account tab and then click on the Orders tab to get full info of your previous orders. If you are viewing a past order and the price has changed the current price for that product will be displayed, and you will be charged at the current price. If the product is no longer available it will be deleted . If you would like a copy of a previous invoice please email us.

How do I change my Personal Details or Delivery Address?

Just click on the My Account button in the bottom of the shopping Cart and edit your details.

How long do the advertised specials last?

We run two promotions, Monthly and weekly. Monthly promotions normally runs for the month but may overlap few days into the following month. weekly ads runs from wednesday to Monday everyweek.

What do I do if I get faulty or damaged Stock?  

Contact us immediately by email us at sales@bigbarrel.co.nz or 0800 BARREL and we will arrange for you to get replacement stock asap. For further details click on 'Purchase Guarantees' link .

Do I get all the instore deals at the website and vice versa?

Although most our deals will be transparent in stores as well as on website but there will be few products from time to time that may get only promoted instores or on the web depending on customers and product availability. We cannot guarantee that all the instore deals or online deals will be similar.

When will my Order be delivered?

All orders placed during working days will be delivered with in 2-3 days. After hours, weekend, or orders for rural areas may take upto 2-5 Working Days.Saturday deliveries can be arranged by contacting us via email or phone.

What if I forgot my password?

Its simple and easy to recover your password.When you are on the first page of website Simple click forgot password and it will ask you to enter new password and confirmed password and as soon as you click recover It will change your password to the new one that you entered.

What if I want to change my newsletter subscription email address?

You can simply login and click my account and edit your email address to the new one that you wish to receive our weekly mailers on and that same email adress will become your username for logging in.