Bob's Liquor & Wine was founded in 1970 by Robert Gilbertson, and has served the East Tennessee area continuously from our present location since 1972.

Thanks to all of our friends and customers, Bob's has grown to become Knoxville's Fine Wine & Spirits Leader, East Tennessee's Volume Leader and the third largest store in Tennessee. We offer East Tennessee the widest selection of fine wines and spirits, with over 3200 wines and over 1700 spirits.

East Tennessee's Best, Readers Poll
2000 - 2013

Metro Pulse
Voted "Best of Knoxville" thirteen times.

Market Watch (Sister Company of Wine Spectator)
Market Watch Leader - Retail Liquor Dealer's Hall of Fame, 2002 Robert M. Gilbertson has been honored as a Market Watch Leader. Over the past 20 years only a select group of individuals have received this honor.

An East Tennessee destination for over forty years!

Bob Gilbertson, Owner Bob@BobsWine.com

Bob Gilbertson, Owner


With over 150 years of combined experience in the Beverage Industry, Bob's is dedicated to having the largest and most knowledgeable customer service team of any Wine & Spirits retailer in East Tennessee. At Bob's you can visit our store at any hour and be assured of personalized service regarding your wine and spirits selection. 

Whether you are planning a large party, looking for a wine to pair with your very special dinner, seeking advice on wines to add to your collection or simply looking to find a great everyday wine, Bob's staff is here to assist you. Thank you for your business.

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Vice President & COO
Jim McCoy

Wine Buyer
Brittany Baxter

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Connor Coffey
House Sommelier 

Sales Associate sarah@bobswine.com

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Sales Associate  

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Sales Associate

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Sales Associate


Lynn                            Sales Associate


Ashley                          Sales Associate


Lauren                           Sales Associate





Bob's Liquor & Wine is a proud supporter of the Knoxville, Tennessee community and several non-profit organizations. The list below includes several charities that we support.

  • Actors Coop
  • All Saints Catholic Church
  • American Business Woman's Assocation
  • American Heart Association
  • Appalachian Arts
  • Breakthrough Corp. for Autism
  • Camp Koinonia
  • Child Advocacy Center
  • Child Help USA
  • City Animal Shelter
  • Clarence Brown Theater Society
  • Cystic Fibrosis
  • Dogwood Arts Festival
  • Episcopal School of Knoxville
  • Fairfield Glade Optimist Club
  • Fairfield Glade Rotary
  • Farragut Lions Club
  • Florence Crittenton Agency
  • Friends of Literacy
  • Friends of the Smokies
  • Garden Club of Knoxville
  • Helen Ross McNabb Center
  • Heska Amuna
  • Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
  • Hospice of Cumberland City
  • Humane Society
  • Immaculate Conception Catholic Church
  • Junior Achievement
  • Junior League
  • Juvenile Diabetes
  • Knox Heritage
  • Knoxville Academy of Medicine
  • Knoxville Museum of Art
  • Knoxville Opera Company
  • Knoxville Opera Guild
  • Knoxville Symphony League
  • Knoxville Zoo
  • Make A Wish Foundation
  • March of Dimes
  • Mission of Hope
  • Muscular Distrophy Assocation
  • National Kidney Foundation
  • Oak Ridge Rotary
  • Pellissippi State
  • Ramsey House
  • Sacred Heart Catholic Church
  • Sequoyah Foundation
  • Sevier County Humane Society
  • St. Thomas Catholic Church
  • Temple Beth El
  • Tennessee Childrens' Dance Ensemble
  • UT School of Music
  • Weimaraner Rescue
  • West Knox Sertoma Animal Center
  • Young Williams Animal Center

Have a question or comment? Give us a call at 865.693.2483 or send us a message below.

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