Decanted Wine Review

Taste of California Wine Club Review


All-Around Wine Club Rating: This wine club is unrated


Each quarter you'll get six wines from a new California wine region. And better still, you can pick your own mix of red and white wines in your shipments each quarter. Get ready to discover all of California's killer wine!

What We Like

Fantastic California wines delivered on a quarterly basis. Each quarter features a different region of California, ensuring you learn the state as if you lived here.


An introductory offer would make this the most killer wine club we've seen recently.


This is no ordinary wine club. And it's not really for beginning wine drinkers. Decanted Wine has wine and beer clubs for more serious wine drinkers.

So many wine clubs are made to be somewhat inexpensive gifts (2 bottles a month, under $45, etc.). The Decanted Wine clubs are designed to please the sophisticate and the connoisseur. Decanted Wine wants to give you a wine club for you rather than a wine club that will please a general audience. This means you get special wines with nuance and that are characteristic of their varietal instead of merely "fruity, light, or dry."

Decanted Wine assumes you have some level of wine knowledge and what you'd like to spend each month (the maximum for the Grand Cru is $150 and the maximum for the Premier Cru is $300, but you could spend less if you choose to). This is pretty unique in the wine club business.

The 2011-2012 Schedule for the Taste of California Wine Clubs is:

  • July 2011: Napa County
  • October 2011: Sonoma County
  • January 2012: Mendocino
  • April 2012: Central Coast

The Taste of California wine clubs have recently featured wines from these wineries:

  • Duckhorn
  • Foley
  • Darioush
  • Rombauer
  • Turley

This wine club gives you something you can't get easily anywhere else... high-quality wines you are likely to love and probably never could have found or purchased on your own.

We give Decanted Wine an enthusiastic thumbs up!

Last Updated: 6/30/2011

Jessyca Frederick

Things to know

  • Shipping is included
  • Wine club wines are automatically discounted at least 15%
  • Rare and boutique wines from established producers and rising superstars (most not available in stores)
  • 20% off full cases, 15% off full 6-pack purchases of any club wine

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All-Around Wine Club Rating: This wine club is unrated

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