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Virgin Wine Club

Wine Club Review

Review Summary & Club Details

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Cost per Shipment *
Wine:
$139.99
Shipping:
$19.99
Total:
$159.98

Price per Bottle Delivered *
$13.33
Wine Club Deal!
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.
* Excludes applicable sales tax.
  Prices and offers subject to change.
  Shipping cost is sometimes an estimate.

All-Around Rating:


Summary of Virgin Wine Club

Great value on many different types of wines from around the world.

What We Love

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

What Could Be Better

A more customized selection geared toward Virgin's quirky and fun brand.


Shipment Options for Virgin Wine Club


States Virgin Wine Club Can Ship to

AZ CA CO CT DC FL ID IL IN IA LA MA MI MN MO NE NV NH NJ NM NY NC ND OH OR SC TX VA WA WV WI WY

Shipment Frequency

Quarterly

Payment Options

Ongoing
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Wine Club Deal!
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.

Virgin Wine Club Review

Okay, so here's the skinny on these big-name wine clubs! Virgin is a multinational conglomerate led by the charismatic Richard Branson. They don't have a liquor license, and they don't want to get into that business, so they've contracted with a third party to fulfill their wine club orders/shipments. The third party is a successful wine club provider in the UK that's been providing wines to a HUGE membership for many years.

They source wines from around the world, and then share their great finds with their club members, and their clients' club members, too.

It's important you know this! It's not a sign that the quality will be bad or that you shouldn't trust the Virgin Wine Club... Virgin trusts them with their reputation and we think you can trust them, too.

Now, onto normal Wine Club value-talk. The introductory offer is a great way for you to try-before-you-buy. You're getting 12 bottles of good-quality wine for under $6 per bottle, plus an electric corkscrew set, and free tasting notes.

After the introductory offer where you’ll receive a case (12 bottles) of wine every quarter for $139.99. Because of the way the private-label company works, there is some crossover between what's available for distribution to wine club members across their wine clubs, but that each wine club gets a few unique bottles to set it apart from the others. It's unclear whether or not the Virgin Wine Club has any wines picked by anyone at Virgin itself though, and we’re guessing Richard Branson isn’t the one doing the picking!.

We’ve broken down the pricing below so it’s easier to understand:

Introductory Offer Subsequent Shipments
# Bottles of Wine per shipment 12 12
Price $69.99 ($5.83 per bottle) $139.99 ($11.67 per bottle)
Shipping Price $19.99 $19.99
Total Price per Shipment $89.98 ($7.50 per bottle) $159.98 ($13.33 per bottle)

We like quarterly case-clubs because you save on shipping and it's better for the environment to send out fewer shipments each year.

Something we noticed: the Mixed case appears to be 8 reds and 4 whites. You can also choose Red-only and White-only if you want.

Last Updated: 3/26/2013

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All-Around Rating:


Wine Club Deal!
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.

Coupons, Deals, and Promo Codes for Virgin Wine Club

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.

Virgin Wine Club Buying Options

Ongoing Membership
from $139.99 per shipment

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Comment from ANTONIO zuniga at 2011-07-13 10:35:52
Actually they lie about the 2000 miles you earn for joining this club. I never got mine, called multiple times. Actually called today 7/13/11 and now they cant even find my account. Total rubbish company. When I asked for their company information to write a formal letter, the representative could not give me any information.

 

Response from WineClubReviews at 2011-08-07 12:14:52
We're not sure we'd call it lying, but thank you for pointing out that Virgin Wines has trouble fulfilling the mileage awards promised by the airline.