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In wine, what you like is always the best wine to buy. While much of the US goes gaga for California wine, International wine regions are super popular, too. For wine lovers who prefer wine produced overseas, an International wine club is the best way to discover new wine regions and styles in a low-risk way (most come with a satisfaction guarantee).

The wine clubs we've picked as the best International wine of the month clubs not only showcase high-quality International wines, they're also great wine clubs offering terrific value, and usually great gift options. Some of these monthly wine clubs focus on one region in each shipment, others just send a selection of two (or more) great bottles of wine from different wine regions.

One thing to keep in mind, these aren't specifically "European" wine clubs and you shouldn't expect just France, Italy, and Spain. Wonderful wines are coming out of Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, and South American countries like Chile and Argentina. Also, some of these wine clubs also include wines from the US, so they're more "global" than "international."

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This list was last updated on September 15, 2021

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#1 Michelin Wine Subscription

Why it’s #1 | Full Review

Michelin Wine Subscription

#2 International Series

Why it’s #2 | Full Review

International Series

#3 SomMailier Wine Club

Why it’s #3 | Full Review

SomMailier Wine Club

#4 Italian Wine Club

Why it’s #4 | Full Review

Italian Wine Club

#5 Plonk Wine Club

Why it’s #5 | Full Review

Plonk Wine Club

#6 Picked by

Why it’s #6 | Full Review

Picked by

#7 International Selections

Why it’s #7 | Full Review

International Selections

#8 International Premier Club

Why it’s #8 | Full Review

International Premier Club

#9 Naked Wines

Why it’s #9 | Full Review

Naked Wines

#10 90+ Wine Club

Why it’s #10 | Full Review

90+ Wine Club

#11 World of Wine

Why it’s #11 | Full Review

World of Wine

Why They’re On This List

1. Michelin Wine Subscription

by Wine Access

Good satisfaction guarantee

Good wine club gift

#1 Best International / #3 Best Premium

Michelin Wine Subscription

For You Save $25 on your first two shipments of any Wine Access wine club. Click for This Deal.

Wine Access leveraged their status as the official wine provider of the MICHELIN® Guide and created a wine subscription featuring world-class restaurants and the wines that pair best with their cuisine.

As I don’t get a chance to frequent Michelin-starred restaurants, I love that this subscription offers a window into that world of fine dining and wine pairing.

Michelin Wine Subscription

2. International Series

by Gold Medal Wine Club

Good wine club gift

#2 Best International

International Series

For Gifts Give a wine club gift of 4 shipments and save 5%. Click for This Deal.

This international wine of the month club is delivered quarterly and features wineries you can't buy from any other company in the U.S. Each shipment features a new winery and wine region.

Whether you choose just the wine or you upgrade to include the regional gourmet treats with the Adventure Package, this quarterly wine club will take you on your own wine-drinking adventure around the world. Extensive regional and winery information goes out with each shipment, chock full of photos that help you feel like you've gone wine tasting in a far away land.

With elegant gift packaging as an upgrade option, you can make any wine subscription gift really stand out. Send a personalized greeting card ahead or ship it to yourself to present on the big day. When the wine arrives, the first shipment's bottles are wrapped in organza and presented in a beautiful artist-designed gift box.

International Series

3. SomMailier Wine Club

by SomMailier

Good wine club gift

#3 Best International / #5 Best Quarterly / #6 Best Wine Clubs

SomMailier Wine Club

A rare French wine club featuring affordable selections from a variety of wine regions within France. They tend to work with smaller producers offering either exceptional value or something unusual.

Everything you want in a wine club, especially if you love French wine. Their wine program is created by a multi-generational wine family from Bordeaux with great connections and taste in wine. Unlike some other specialty wine clubs, this one is priced perfectly.

SomMailier Wine Club

4. Italian Wine Club

by Roscioli

Good wine club gift

#4 Best International / #5 Best Premium / #7 Best Red

Italian Wine Club

For You Get 25€ (roughly $25) off your first payment when you join Roscioli Wine Club. Use code WCR25 at checkout.

An Italian wine club (based in Italy!) offering four different levels of Italian (and French) wine ranging from delightful everyday wine to legends meant for long-term cellaring. This is not an ordinary wine club.

This is a unique wine club who braves the hurdles of US wine importation to bring wonderful examples of Italian wine to their loyal members. They want all of us to enjoy Italian wine as much as they do, and it shows in every aspect of their wine club.

Italian Wine Club

5. Plonk Wine Club

Good wine club gift

#1 Best White / #2 Best Quarterly / #3 Best Gifts

Plonk Wine Club

For You Save $10 and get free shipping on your first wine shipment. Use code SUBSCRIBE10 at checkout.

The Plonk wine club has always been among our favorites because of the proprietor's preference for quirky but delectable wines. Etty Klein sources interesting wines made from grapes and regions you've never heard of (and some you have). Whether you choose four, six, or twelve bottle shipments you'll be glad you picked Plonk.

Lately I've come to think of Plonk as the "Somm club" that isn't run by a sommelier. With a focus on wines under $30 that will delight any curious wine drinker, I think the value is top notch. Also, unlike most wine clubs, if you're thinking of going red-only or white-only, you'll actually get four or six different selections (2 of each if you upgrade to 12 bottles).

Plonk Wine Club

6. Picked by

Good satisfaction guarantee

#2 Best White / #4 Best Affordable / #4 Best Premium

Picked by

For You Join today and save $50 on your first box of wine personalized by you and picked by a sommelier. Use code PICK50 at checkout.

A personalized wine club where your wines are individually chosen for you by a sommelier who gets to know your preferences. Your selections are chosen from the largest inventory of online wine available in the United States at

This is a great wine club for anyone who knows anything about the wine they already love or are interested in exploring. You can be as detailed and specific as you want to be, you can change your preferences as you go, and your sommelier sees your feedback about every bottle.

Picked by

7. International Selections

by The California Wine Club

Good satisfaction guarantee

Good wine club gift

#7 Best International

International Selections

Exclusive Deal For You Save 50% on your first shipment. Until Dec 31. Use code WCRHALF at checkout.

For Gifts Save 10% on wine club gifts. Until Jul 31. Use code YES10 at checkout.

This wine subscription focuses on high-end, limited-production wines from small family wineries outside the US. It is perfect to give as a gift or to join yourself.

They only work with small family wineries, so nearly every wine they ship typically wouldn’t be distributed inside the US.

The International Series is the perfect wine gift splurge for a wine lover who likes to explore new wines. For an extra $18 you order a pre-wine gift package announcing the gift. Send it to yourself to present in person on the big day or send it directly to your wine lover so they know the wine is coming.

International Selections

8. International Premier Club

by International Wine of the Month Club

Good satisfaction guarantee

Good wine club gift

#5 Best White / #7 Best Wine Clubs / #8 Best International

International Premier Club

For Gifts Save $10 when you give a 4-month wine club gift. Use code SAVE10 at checkout.

For Gifts Save $15 when you give a 6-month wine club gift. Use code SAVE15 at checkout.

For Gifts Save $30 when you give a year of wine gift. Use code SAVE30 at checkout.

An old-school wine of the month club that has every detail buttoned down tight. If you want to discover affordable wines from around the world, and you want a reliable service to deliver them, the International Wine of the Month Club’s Premier Series is a great place to start.

When I recommend a wine club gift (which is frequently), I often recommend this club. It’s a great mix of value and discovery, showcasing grapes and regions not typically found on the shelves at wine stores (and definitely not at big box stores).

Wine club gifting is an area that this company excels at. They give you the most options of any two-bottle wine club, from when you pay for each shipment, to all of the standard customizations, gift notice options, etc. The first shipment of all gifts includes organza-wrapped bottles for an extra touch.

International Premier Club

9. Naked Wines


Good satisfaction guarantee

Good wine club gift

#1 Best Wine Clubs / #1 Best Red / #1 Best Quarterly

Naked Wines

For You Save $100 on your first 6-bottle case, just $39.99. Shipping included. Then save another $20 on your second order. Click for This Deal.

Exclusive Deal For You Save $100 on your first 12-bottle case, just $69.99 — shipping included. Then save another $20 on your second order. Click for This Deal.

Naked Wines isn’t really a wine club the way you might think of one — it’s a personalized wine buying service that you pay into every month and then use those funds to purchase wines when you want to. It’s perfect for a wide variety of wine drinkers.

The list of things I love about Naked Wines is long, but here are some of my favorite bits: the wines we tried are generally good and priced well; the winemakers interact with customers on a regular basis; and it’s super flexible to adapt to your needs.

10. 90+ Wine Club

by Wired For Wine ®

#7 Best White / #9 Best Quarterly / #10 Best International

90+ Wine Club

Among all of the case clubs (12 bottles, typically shipped quarterly), this 90+ International wine club is among the best two deals. The other focuses only on California wine, but this one takes you on a journey around the world. Enjoy eclectic wines at the best prices you'll find.

It's so easy to get into a wine rut and stick with what you know. Wired For Wine ® helps you break out of that rut in a low-cost, satisfaction guaranteed way so you can find new wines to love. Also, when compared with similarly-priced case clubs, this one stands out for wine quality in a big way.

90+ Wine Club

11. World of Wine

by Vinesse

Good satisfaction guarantee

Good wine club gift

#11 Best International

World of Wine

Each shipment of this wine club includes a selection of wine from a single wine region. Sometimes that region is defined narrowly, like Southern France, and sometimes it’s more broad, like South America.

This is a fun way to discover wine regions around the world in an affordable way. Vinesse’s wine tasting notes all include cellaring information, which I find lacking in most other subscriptions’ educational materials.

World of Wine

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