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Wine Clubs—Under $30 Per Bottle

Use our wine club ratings to find the best wine clubs where bottles cost less than $30

There are so many wine clubs available today that choosing a monthly wine membership may seem overwhelming. That's why we're here! This curated list of wine clubs features wines that cost less than $30 per bottle. Our ratings system looks at quality-to-price ratio, shipping costs, uniqueness, and custom features. Wherever possible, prices include shipping costs, but rarely include sales tax. Be sure to select the state you're shipping to, as not all wine clubs can ship to all states.

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WINC Wine Club
by WINC
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Overview: Winc (formerly known as Club W) set out to change the wine industry and for their customers, they've achieved it. By delivering unprecedented value at $13 a bottle and personalized selections geared for every palate, Winc is a standout wine of the month club. If you're ready for more sophisticated wines, you can upgrade to Winc Select. Either way, you can save even more money by participating in their myriad rewards programs.

What We Love: We love how they go above and beyond to reward loyal customers with substantial savings and invitations to a premium level program. No other wine club offers this level of loyalty rewards, or this much fun!

Could Be Better: Winc works so hard to make their service great that it's hard for us to think of something they should do to make it even better.

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Overview: If you or some you know loves California wine, this is the perfect wine club to join (or send as a gift). Each month you'll get two bottles of hand-picked wines from some of California's best boutique wineries (small production wineries that usually don't have widespread distribution). You'll discover the hidden corners of California's wine country and enjoy gems from prominent regions, too.

What We Love: When it comes to places to find deals on wine, we often look to The California Wine Club. Not only do they start with great prices on their Premier Series wines, but they also have fantastic discounts after the shipments have gone out.

Could Be Better: The California Wine Club now regularly offers introductory discounts, and that makes this wine club a better value while still delivering fantastic quality. It's now as perfect as it's going to be!

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Winecrasher Club
by Winecrasher
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Overview: This is a brand new wine club where every wine they ship is rated 89 points or better by one of four trusted critics (Robert Parker's Wine Advocate, Wine Spectator, Antonio Galloni's Vinous Media and Burghound). They aim to please, so don't be afraid to call 'em up for more information or customizations.

What We Love: Their "Best Price" program ensures they've priced their wines at the best price on the Internet by using Wine-Searcher.com Pro to check all available prices (they check when they add the wine to their site).

Could Be Better: They're new and this is somewhere in the pipeline, but we'd like to see pre-paid gift subscriptions as well as options for bi-monthly and quarterly deliveries, too.

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Italian Wine Club
by Invino
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Overview: Italian wine lovers need to join an Italian wine club. There are 350 official Italian grape varietals and you will never discover them all if you don't have help. Find the best examples of Italian wine, and customize the club to suit your palate. inClub is a totally customizable wine club where you choose everything or let them choose for you. The best part? If you change your mind later, they have every kind of wine you can think of and you can completely customize your shipments.

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.

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French Wine Club
by Invino
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Overview: The wine regions of France produce such different styles of wine that you could find something to love in each. This French wine club highlights the centuries-old techniques of wine making in France. inClub is a totally customizable wine club where you choose everything or let them choose for you. The best part? If you change your mind later, they have every kind of wine you can think of and you can completely customize your shipments.

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.

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Gold Series Club
by Gold Medal Wine Club
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Overview: California is home to some of the world's best wine regions and wineries, many of which are boutique wineries (wine jargon for small wineries with little-to-no distribution). This wine of the month club is a great way to get introduced to what California wine has to offer at reasonable prices. This wine club makes an excellent gift.

What We Love: Consistency. We've been receiving their shipments for months and we've never had a wine we didn't like. You can't really ask for more than that from a wine club.

Could Be Better: We don't have any suggestions for what to improve within the Gold Series wine club. Yay!

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Red Wine Club
by GrapeSeed Wine
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Overview: Grapeseed Wine started out as a way to have customers help fund one-time wine productions by acclaimed winemakers, but now it's a red wine club, too. Get preferred pricing on all of their new releases and enjoy helping stellar winemakers stretch their winemaking creativity.

What We Love: We're big fans of any group that has exclusive wines because they produced them (as opposed to buying out a full production of someone else's wine)

Could Be Better: We'd like to see more options available, particularly for gifting, but also for delivery frequency. We're looking forward to the next release of Grapeseed wines to augment the selection.

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Discovery Wine Club
by WineTasting.com
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Overview: The Wine Tasting Network offers two entry-level wine clubs, this is the one that's delivered quarterly. For better-quality wines from a wine club which rewards you with better savings the more you spend, this is a great wine club to join.

What We Love: We love when wine clubs really reward their members with additional value, and this club is chock full of it. In particular, they have excellent "buy more save more" pricing, and free shipping on all club shipments.

Could Be Better: Greater transparency around how the wines are sourced would be helpful. We'd also like to see a history of past shipments online.

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The Premier Series
by MonthlyClubs.com
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Buy More, Save More! Save $10 on any 4-shipment order with code SAVE10. Save $15 on any 6-shipment pre-paid order with code SAVE15. Save $25 on any 12-shipment pre-paid order with code SAVE25.

Overview: This is the entry-level wine club offered by Monthly Clubs and it features interesting selections from regions in France, Italy, South America, Australia, and more. We've received dozens of shipments from this wine club and the selections are consistently good quality and palate-friendly. This is a great wine club to give as a gift to someone who's just starting to learn about wine or could use a treat from you every month.

What We Love: Unprecedentedly fantastic flexibility in billing, shipping, customization, and what type of goodies to get.

Could Be Better: The wine club? It's great. The website? A little hard to use. If you're heading over there, please be patient. The effort is worth it!

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Introductory offer: $69.99 for 12 bottles of wine! Also choose between free bonus gifts: 3 bottles of wine or a deluxe, lever-action corkscrew.

Overview: The WSJWine club was one of the first 12-bottle case clubs offered up as a way to get your quarterly wine fix at value-focused prices. Over the years we've gone back and forth one whether or not they deliver a good value, but for some time we've thought their $12 wine selections really can't be beat for value, especially as prices keep rising at the grocery store. Take advantage of their introductory offer of just $69.99 for a case, but be warned, you are signing up for recurring shipments at a much higher price.

What We Love: They have one of the best line-ups of introductory offers for wine clubs we've seen.

Could Be Better: A more customized selection geared toward the Wall Street Journal's specific audience.

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