And while it’s understood that bottle shops are considered ‘essential’, no-one has officially clarified whether they will be included in the state-wide shut-downs.
The situation has seen thousands of panic buyers rush to bottle shops to stock up, with one saying that their locals store had done three weeks of trade in just two hours today.
Social media, meanwhile, is alive with speculation over whether bottle shops will close.
Said one: 'Urgent clarification required: are bottle shops considered an essential service?
Coles has reportedly been unable to confirm whether First Choice Liquor, Liquorland and Vintage Cellars will be open or closed, but it’s believed that home delivery options such as Jimmy Brings will still be in operation.