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To imbibe (im·bibe /imˈbīb/) means to drink, to absorb or assimilate, to consume, particularly alcohol.  Wine, beer and liquor have been the miracle drinks that have brought people together throughout human history. We want to help you imbibe with the highest quality wine, beer and spirits in the nation. Here at Imbibe, if there is one thing we value, it’s good drinks with good company. We pride ourselves not only on the excellence of our products but the service we give to our valued customers, our friends. We have been serving Bakersfield for over a decade, providing our friends with the gift of imbibe. Using our expertise to bring them the best wines, beer, and spirits at the best prices.


From the Chateaus of Rhone to the vineyards of Napa Valley, our knowledge and experience of these fantastic wines have been bringing people together for a glass for years. Whether the thirst has been for a chilled West Coast IPA or a German Pilsner. If it’s a Kentucky Bourbon on the rocks or a neat Islay Scotch. We are here to help you imbibe.


We are celebrating 11 amazing years in the beautiful city of Bakersfield, California! Since the beginning we have been committed to providing the best service, fantastic selections and premier knowledge for our customers. Throughout the struggle that 2020 has brought to so many, we have recommitted to our goal of helping our guests imbibe with the best quality products at the best prices.  We want to thank you for all the love and support that you have given to our store! We couldn’t have gotten through this year without the support of our amazing loyal customers!

Here's What Our Fans Are Saying...

"Outstanding selection of wine, beer and spirits. Friendly, knowledgeable staff and a fun vibe. I refer to Imbibe as 'Disneyland for big kids.' "

Scott Garrison

"Great atmosphere and excellent staff"

Gilbert Pacheco Jr.

"I'm a bourbon lover and they have the best selection in town with the highest probability of carrying some hard to find bottles. They're also knowledgeable and willing to help you find the spirit with the taste/palate you're looking for."

Tony Alteparmakian

Meet The Team


Meet the owner, and founder of Imbibe Wine & Spirits. David Dobbs, has been in the wine business for over 40 years. He brings a wealth of experience, and expertise to his business. He opened this state of the art facility in 2009 after being in the retail wine business for 30 years.


Robert Tapia, David's former employee of 10 years at Red Carpet Wine in Glendale, CA, relocated his family from L.A. to the area to join David's team as the general manager of Imbibe.