Overview: It's easy to get attached to the king of grapes, Cabernet Sauvignon, but there are so many interesting alternatives that there's no reason to limit yourself. This club features one Cab and one similarly-styled red wine each month.
What We Love: Plonk took their winning model for finding and delivering interesting wines at exceptional value, and then figured out how to make it even better with a mix of familiar and adventure in every box.
Could Be Better: We'd love to see a buy-more-save-more option and even a 4-bottle version for customers who just can't get enough of their killer curation.
Overview: Cab is still King, and you can get all the Cab you ever wanted. Prefer some regions to others? Customize your club to only send your favorites! You'll always pay less-than-retail prices and you can change your shipment options any time.
What We Love: No other wine club has ever, and probably will ever, deliver this level of customization. You want it? You got it. It's perfect for any oenophile.
Could Be Better: We'd love to see Invino extend the inClub value even further by offering a case club.
Overview: There's a bit of a trend developing among wine collectors where aged wine has become a major theme. This Aged Cabernet wine club is unusual and ought to satisfy Cali Cab lovers everywhere.
What We Love: We like that they bring you a variety of aged Cabernets, at different levels of quality from exceptional to rarified. While your monthly shipment price will vary, so will the different terroirs and winemaker expression of the king of all varietals.
Could Be Better: While we get the sense that you'll always pay a fair price for the wines you're being sent, the price range offered and lack of clear proclamation of that fact makes just a teeny bit nervous.
Overview: This is an entry-level Cabernet club for people who love Cabernet Sauvignon but can't afford Napa Cab prices
What We Love: Cabernet is a great everyday wine when it's affordable, so these prices make us want to drink Cab every day
Could Be Better: We'd always like to know which wines have been in recent shipments. Their transparency could be better.
Overview: A rare wine club focusing only on Cabernet Sauvignon. If you are or know a Cabernet Sauvignon lover who doesn't love Napa prices, this is a no-brainer decision.
What We Love: Like custom-fit sports-equipment, a Cabernet Sauvignon wine club just feels right. It's always worthwhile to explore such an amazing grape through unique regional expressions of its potential.
Could Be Better: We'd like them to publish what wines they've shipped to customers in the past and we'd like it if the website were more user-friendly.
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