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There are so many wine clubs available today that choosing a monthly wine membership may seem overwhelming. That's why we're here! We've reviewed the largest selection of wine of the month clubs and we're always adding more. We look at quality-to-price ratio, shipping costs, uniqueness, and custom features—awarding high ratings for great clubs.

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4 Seasons Wine Club
by 4 Seasons Wine
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Limited Time Offer
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: A 12-bottle "case club" delivering low-cost international wines on a quarterly basis. The 4Seasons wine club has been rebranded as the Laithwaites wine club.

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

Could Be Better: No recommendations for improvement here. We think they're offering a solid wine club.

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Virgin Wine Club
by Virgin Wines
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Limited Time Offer
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 Virgin Wines 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 Virgin's quirky and fun brand.

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Overview: From the wine sales partner for Wine Enthusiast magazine, this wine of the month club is perfect for Italian wine lovers. There aren't many Italian wine clubs out there, and the selection from WineExpress is solid. For a value-oriented approach to learning about Italian wine, this is a good bet.

What We Love: WineExpress is the retail arm of Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Who better to select the best wines for a wine of the month club than a company that rates wine?

Could Be Better: We'd like to see some updated "Previous Selections" on each of the wine clubs. The ones listed are a little out of date.

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Overview: From the wine sales partner for Wine Enthusiast magazine, this is WineExpress' value-oriented wine of the month club focusing on just white wines. Like their other wine clubs, we feel they delivery good-quality wines at fair prices, but the selections we've received are available at grocery stores, so joining this wine club is more about convenience than anything else.

What We Love: WineExpress is the retail arm of Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Who better to select the best wines for a wine of the month club than a company that rates wine?

Could Be Better: We'd like to see some updated "Previous Selections" on each of the wine clubs. The ones listed are a little out of date.

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Overview: From the wine sales partner for Wine Enthusiast magazine, this wine of the month club is perfect for the occasional wine drinker who's looking to step up from mid-range wines. We don't agree with the label "Connoisseur" for these $20ish wines, but like their other clubs, the wines of good quality and are priced fairly, but not generously.

What We Love: WineExpress is the retail arm of Wine Enthusiast Magazine. Who better to select the best wines for a wine of the month club than a company that rates wine?

Could Be Better: We'd like to see some updated "Previous Selections" on each of the wine clubs. The ones listed are a little out of date.

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Four Seasons Wine Club
by Vinesse
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Overview: While it's a misnomer to call this a Four Seasons wine club (because you actually get a fifth shipment just in time for the holidays, to bring to parties or to serve at your own), it's still a great value wine club. Designed to compete with other big name quarterly case clubs, the Vinesse Four/Five Seasons club is also tailored to the season, so you get lighter wines in the summer and heavier wines to help get you through the long winter.

What We Love: It's better to ship more wine less often, so we like the way they've compressed a normal 2-bottle monthly club

Could Be Better: Great value and a great track record are nothing to sneeze at, but we???d like to see a better understanding of where the wines will come from.

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Great Clubs Wine Club
by Clubs of America
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Overview: This is a company who sells many "of the month clubs" and their business model is to delivery fairly-priced gift of the month clubs while maintaining their excellent reputation for quality and customer service. That said, their wine of the month club isn't exactly pedigree-focused and most of the selections are from large-scale productions. It makes a great gift, especially for someone who loves wine but doesn't spend much on it.

What We Love: Very flexible in wine club options like wine color, shipping and billing frequency, and gift-giving.

Could Be Better: We'd like to see a slightly better quality of wine for this price-point.

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Overview: From the wine sales partner for Wine Enthusiast magazine, this wine of the month club is perfect for a California wine-lover on a budget who wants a no-hassle way to get new wines shipped to them. These California wines are of medium quality and are priced fairly, but not generously.

What We Love: It's a California wine club focusing on well-reviewed wines and wineries. What's not to love? We also love their flexible billing options.

Could Be Better: As with other WineExpress wine clubs, we'd really like to see them drop the prices to reflect the customer loyalty inherent in a wine club subscription.

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American Cellars (ACWC)
by Vinesse
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Limited Time Offer
For joining the American Cellars Wine Club today, you'll receive a 6-piece insulated wine tote include with your third wine club shipment as a token of our appreciation—a $37.95 value.

Overview: It's been a while since we've received a shipment of this wine club, and at last check we were thoroughly disappointed. We've received several other shipments from Vinesse lately and were pleasantly surprised with how far the quality has come since they brought in a new wine buyer. It might be time to give American Cellars Wine Club another try, but at this time we don't recommend it.

What We Love: You can decide exactly how much you wine you want to receive, unprecedented options on order size and frequency.

Could Be Better: We're all for cheap wine, but we really would prefer our cheap wine to actually be cheap. These prices are too steep for cheap.

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Reserve Selections
by Uncorked Ventures
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Limited Time Offer
15% off all new wine club subscriptions and gifts. Use coupon code FIFTEEN at checkout.

Overview: Uncorked Ventures focuses on California, Oregon, and Washington wines and delivers high-quality selections from small-production wineries. This is their highest level club featuring ultra-premium wines from the smallest productions. Whether you drink them now or hold them for later, you'll discover some of the best wine available from U.S. producers.

What We Love: We're quite impressed with most of the past selections from Uncorked Ventures, especially as they include some of our favorite California wineries.

Could Be Better: We'd love to see more content on their website to talk about their wine-selection process, some of the awesome stories from the road, and even their monthly newsletter.

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