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No more disposable bags


New government rules banning the sale of disposable bags at checkouts will take effect July 1st. This applies to all disposable bags, including biodegradable ones.

Urgent recall of beer


ÁTVR is recalling the product The Brothers Brewery Sigla Humlafley Session IPA, which is a beer in a 330 ml aluminum can, since the product's packaging can swell and explode. The recall is only for cans with the best before date: 18.08.21.

A new Vínbúðin store by Lake Mývatn


A new Vínbúðin store has been opened by Lake Mývatn at Hraunvegur 8. The opening hours are Mondays-Thursdays 16-18, Fridays 13-18 and is closed on Saturdays. Welcome!

Press release from ÁTVR


Recently, online stores have opened in Iceland that sell alcohol in retail directly to consumers. These activities are directed against the exclusive right of ÁTVR (The State Alcohol and Tobacco Company of Iceland) to the retail sale of alcohol, which has been one of the cornerstones of Icelandic alcohol policy.

Closed on Ascension Day


All stores will be closed on the Ascension Day on Thursday 13 May. On Wednesday, May 12th, most our Vínbúðin stores will open as on Fridays. All stores in the capital area will therefore be open from 11-19, but our stores at Dalvegur, Skeifa and Skútuvogur are open from 10-20...

Closed on May 1st


Vinbudin stores are closed on Saturday, May 1st, for a public holiday, Labor day. 

Here you will find more detailed information regarding our opening hours.

Summer seasonal products


On May 3rd , the summer season will begin in Vínbúðin. There has been a growing interest in seasonal products, with the seasons being Þorri, Easter, summer, October and Christmas.

Closed on the first day of summer


All our stores will be closed on the first day of summer, Thursday April 22nd. We will have longer opening hours on Wednesday April 21st, but then most stores will be open as on Fridays. Here you can find further information regarding opening hours.

Shop early for Easter


All Vínbúðin stores will be closed on Holy Thursday (April 1st), Good Friday (April 2nd), Easter Sunday (April 4th) and Easter Monday (April 5th).

Holiday opening hours


In the capital area normal opening hours apply on Monday December 28th and Tuesday December 29th. Wednesday December 30th the stores in the capital area are open from 10-20 and from 9-14 on New Year's Eve.