Wine Clubs That Break the Mold - Independent Reviews & Ratings from WineClubReviews.net
We've hand-selected these wine clubs for you because: They exceed our expectations as compared to similar wine clubs; They offer better value or a better selection of wines than similar wine of the month clubs; Our readers prefer these to similar clubs.
The best red wine clubs are a mix of two things: the best wine clubs overall, and getting the most value on red wine (which can be expensive for the good stuff). We sifted through our independent wine club reviews to figure out which wine clubs are really the best red wine clubs. These red wine clubs are sure to delight.
Not surprisingly, there are a number of amazing values in white wine clubs. Since white wine is often cheaper than red for similar quality, we went even further with our best white wine clubs list, looking for the clubs that offer you interesting whites, not just good whites. Use our reviews to further refine your selection.
Love wine but can’t really afford to drink the pricey stuff? No sweat. We know how value matters when you want to stretch your wine budget as far as it can go, and we lean our ratings heavily toward the ultimate measure of value in wine clubs—quality-to-price ratio (a.k.a. QPR).
Looking for the best affordable wine clubs? Our editors have carefully scrutinized budget-oriented wine clubs to help you extract the most value and enjoyment out of your wine-club dollars.
There are many “standard” two-bottle of the month wine clubs out there—one white, one red, virtually (and often literally) guaranteed not offend anyone. But if you’re intrigued by the unusual, distinctive, or boutique wines of the world, we suggest you take a look at this list of Most Interesting wine clubs.
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Most wine of the month clubs out there fit a certain pattern... they’re an easy and affordable way to get wines delivered, sometimes in regions where there aren’t good places buy wine in person, and discover new things you might not try on your own. These wine clubs typically ship two bottles on a monthly basis and are most often given as gifts.
Lately we’re seeing wine clubs which improve your value by sending larger shipments—3 bottles, 4 bottles, 6 bottles, and most commonly 12 bottles per shipment. These are designed for people who drink wine more frequently than “occasionally” and are a great way to keep your wine fridge full.
But some companies aren’t content with what everyone else is doing, and they’re aiming to create unique wine experiences for wine enthusiasts and those with bigger wine or gift budgets. As wine enthusiasts ourselves, we LOVE these wine clubs... but they’re not for everyone and they’re typically not for the budget-conscious.
Here are our picks for wine clubs that break the mold...
Dean & DeLuca is a purveyor of Gourmet Foods, Gifts, Wine & Spirits. Their typical clientele is affluent and is probably not reading this website. In the spirit of “the best there is” they’ve created a series of wine clubs unlike most others.
Highlights of the Dean & DeLuca wine clubs include:
Decanted Wines is a family owned and operated liquor store in Naples, Florida. Yes, Florida. Founded in 2009, it’s mission is to become a premier fine and boutique wine retailer, focused on customer service, experience, and education.
Highlights of the Decanted Wine Clubs include: