Wine Clubs & Buying Wine Online

Wine is confusing enough. Check out our guides for buying and giving wine.

All About Wine Clubs

Are Wine Clubs a Good Deal?

Are Wine Clubs Worth It?

How to tell if it's worth it, how to maximize your value, and how to avoid bad wine clubs.
Why we think wine clubs are worth it
How to get more value from a club
Clubs that are NOT a good deal

Curated Wine Clubs

Curated Wine Clubs

Prior to the invention of “personalized” wine clubs, all clubs were “curated” and we didn’t need to add the word curated as a descriptor. Then the era of the algorithm emerged.

Personalized Wine Clubs

Personalized Wine Clubs

A personalized wine club generally uses a palate quiz (for your first shipment) and your opinions of their wine (subsequent shipments) to determine which wines they’ll send to you.

Wine clubs that ship to the UK

UK Wine Clubs

These wine clubs are based in the UK and can deliver wine to the UK. We're not located in the UK so we can't provide our full reviews (we can't receive the shipments), but we've created this page to help shoppers weigh their options, especially if you're giving someone in the UK a wine club gift.

Wine Gift Guides & Ideas

Pre Black Friday Deals for Wine

Early Holiday Wine Deals: 2020 Edition

Tip: This year many companies are already running deals and some of them are the best offers of the season — especially on wine clubs from The California Wine Club & Gold Medal Wine Club.

Deal Categories:
Wine Clubs & Subscriptions & Gifts
Wine Gift Baskets
Wine Bottles & Wine Samplers
Wine Accessories

Black Friday Sale for Wine

Black Friday Wine Deals: 2020 Edition

Black Friday 2020 is November 27: We'll post deals as soon as we're allowed to. We expect to start seeing them as early as November 15.

Deal Categories:
Wine Clubs & Subscriptions & Gifts
Wine Gift Baskets
Wine Bottles & Wine Samplers
Wine Accessories

Cyber Monday Sale for Wine

Cyber Monday Wine Deals: 2020 Edition

Cyber Week 2020 starts November 28: We'll post deals as soon as we're allowed to. We expect to start seeing them as early as November 15.

Deal Categories:
Wine Clubs & Subscriptions & Gifts
Wine Gift Baskets
Wine Bottles & Wine Samplers
Wine Accessories

Valentine's Day Wine Gift Ideas

Valentine's Day Wine Gift Guide

Tip: These wine gift ideas are also great for anniversaries and birthdays!

In this guide:
How Long You’ve Been Together
Popular Wine Gift Themes

Mother's Day Wine Gift Ideas

Mother's Day Wine Gift Guide

Tip: These wine gift ideas for her are good for any occasion, but the deals may have expired if Mother's Day has come and gone.

In this guide:
Best wine subscriptions to give Mom
For moms who drink one glass at a time
For moms who love rosé
For moms who want to learn about wine
For moms you want to pamper with Champagne
For moms who love to snack

Father's Dady Wine Gift Ideas

Father's Day Wine Gift Guide

Tip: These wine gift ideas for him are good for any occasion, but the deals may have expired if Father's Day has come and gone.

In this guide:
Best wine subscriptions to give Dad
Big Bold Red Wines
Aged Cabernet Sauvignon
Hard-to-find Red Wine
For dads who bring wine wherever they go
Give Dad a stunning selection of wine
For dads who want to learn about wine

Buying Wine Online

The Wine Journey

The Wine Journey

Beginners, Enthusiasts & Connoisseurs

There are many different paths through the world of wine, but the most common limiting factors are often price and access — how much are you willing to spend on a bottle and what kinds of wine stores do you like to shop at?

How much does it cost to ship wine?

How Much Does it Cost to Ship Wine?

Many factors come into play when figuring out how much it costs to ship wine, but on average, it costs a business $40-60 to ship a case of wine from coast to coast in the United States. We anwer: Is it legal to ship wine myself? And we explain: Contributions to high cost of wine shipping.