Gold Medal Wine Club

Gold Medal Wine Club Review

Gold Medal Wine Club

Diamond Wine Club Review

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Diamond Wine Club Review

We received this shipment of the Diamond Wine Club in November, 2014.

The Diamond Series by Gold Medal is their ultra-premium option and at this price-point, Gold Medal brings its customers the finest California wines, ready to drink or to take a nap in the cellar. Every wine in this luxury wine subscription is rated 93 points or higher and membership is limited to 500. Each quarterly wine club shipment (Feb, May, Aug, and Nov) features two noteworthy wines and their full-color tasting sheets giving you all of the info you need and want about the wines.

In 10+ years of reviewing Gold Medal Wine Club, we're sure they offer one of the best Ultra-Premium wine clubs. They constantly strive to wow their customers — and their customers' lucky gift recipients.

The Diamond Wine Club comes with several options:

  • The standard quarterly subscription is two bottles, pick Mostly Red or Always Red wine.
  • Upgrade to the four-bottle version double your fun.
  • Upgrade to the Plus Program which features wine of the same caliber as the regular membership, but there aren't enough to go around. The Diamond Plus Program members get these ultra-rare gems all to themselves.
  • Choose anywhere from 1-6 shipments, or an ongoing subscription until you cancel.
  • And of course, like any proper wine club, there are no sign-up fees and you can cancel any time.

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Gold Wine Club Review

In this review · About the Gold Wine Club · Gold Club Wine Review · Membership Benefits · Who Should Join? · Gift Review

Gold Wine Club Review

We received this shipment of the Gold Wine Club in October, 2018.

In 10+ years of reviewing Gold Medal Wine Club, we're sure they offer one of the best two-bottle wine clubs out there. They constantly strive to wow their customers — and their customers' lucky gift recipients. With a tight focus on small California wine producers, you always get hard-to-find wine of premium quality. Regular club shipments are up to 40% below winery retail.

The Gold Wine Club comes with several options:

  • The standard subscription is two bottles, one each of red and white wine.
  • Upgrade to four bottles per shipment and save 10% on the wine and around 40% on the shipping cost.
  • You can choose red wine only or white wine only. In two-bottle shipments you’ll get two bottles of the same wine. In four-bottle shipments you’ll get four bottles of the same wine.
  • Choose anywhere from 1-12 shipments, or an ongoing subscription until you cancel.
  • Choose monthly, every other month, or quarterly deliveries.
  • Optional bonus bottle in each shipment for an additional $19-22 per shipment. These are very hard-to-find wines with limited inventory.
  • And of course, like any proper wine club, there are no sign-up fees and you can cancel any time.

Being a member of a Gold Medal Wine Club is like being a member of every winery wine club in California. Gold Medal wine club members get very similar pricing to the winery's own wine club members (sometimes better). Of course you do miss out on those fun wine-club pick-up parties, but then again, you get the wine shipped right to your door and don't have to lug it home!

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International Wine Club Review

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International Wine Club Review

In 10+ years of reviewing Gold Medal Wine Club, we're sure they offer one of the better curated International wine clubs. They constantly strive to wow their customers — and their customers' lucky gift recipients.

The International Wine Club comes with several options:

  • The standard quarterly subscription is three bottles, two red wines and one white wine (or rosé).
  • Upgrade to the Gourmet Adventure Package to experience foodstuffs local to the region the wine hails from.
  • You can choose red wine only, two will be the same.
  • Choose anywhere from 1-12 shipments, or an ongoing subscription until you cancel.
  • And of course, like any proper wine club, there are no sign-up fees and you can cancel any time.

Being a member of a Gold Medal Wine Club is like being a member of every winery wine club in California. Gold Medal wine club members get very similar pricing to the winery's own wine club members (sometimes better). Of course you do miss out on those fun wine-club pick-up parties, but then again, you get the wine shipped right to your door and don't have to lug it home!

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

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Pinot Noir Wine Club Review

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Pinot Noir Club Review

We received this shipment of the Pinot Noir Wine Club in September, 2019.

The Pinot Noir Club by Gold Medal is one of their premium-level clubs and at this price-point, Gold Medal brings its customers impressive California wines, ready to drink now or to rest a bit in the cellar. Each shipment contains two noteworthy Pinot Noir wines and their full-color tasting sheets giving you all of the info you need and want about the wines.

In 10+ years of reviewing Gold Medal Wine Club, we find they constantly strive to wow their customers — and their customers' lucky gift recipients.

The Pinot Noir Wine Club comes with several options:

  • The standard subscription is two bottles. You can upgrade to four bottles (2 of each).
  • Get delivery monthly, every other month, or quarterly.
  • Choose anywhere from 1-12 shipments, or an ongoing subscription until you cancel.
  • And of course, like any proper wine club, there are no sign-up fees and you can cancel any time.

For Gifts Give a wine club gift of 12 shipments and save 5%. Click for This Deal.

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Platinum Wine Club Review

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Platinum Wine Club Review

We received this shipment of the Platinum Wine Club in November, 2014.

The Platinum Series by Gold Medal is one of their premium-level clubs and at this price-point, Gold Medal brings its customers impressive California wines, ready to drink now or to rest a bit in the cellar. Every wine in this high-end wine subscription is rated 90 points or higher. Each shipment contains two noteworthy wines and their full-color tasting sheets giving you all of the info you need and want about the wines.

In 10+ years of reviewing Gold Medal Wine Club, we're sure they offer one of the better Premium wine clubs. They constantly strive to wow their customers — and their customers' lucky gift recipients.

Being a member of a Gold Medal Wine Club is like being a member of every winery wine club in California. Gold Medal wine club members get very similar pricing to the winery's own wine club members (sometimes better). Of course you do miss out on those fun wine-club pick-up parties, but then again, you get the wine shipped right to your door and don't have to lug it home!

The Platinum Wine Club comes with several options:

  • The standard subscription is two bottles, pick Mostly Red or Always Red wine.
  • Upgrade to the four-bottle version double your fun — save 5%.
  • Upgrade to the Plus Program which features wine of the same caliber as the regular membership, but there aren't enough to go around. The Platinum Plus Program members get these ultra-rare gems all to themselves.
  • Get delivery monthly, every other month, or quarterly.
  • Choose anywhere from 1-12 shipments, or an ongoing subscription until you cancel.
  • And of course, like any proper wine club, there are no sign-up fees and you can cancel any time.

For Gifts Give a wine club gift of 12 shipments and save 5%. Click for This Deal.

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Garagiste Wine Club Review

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Garagiste Wine Club Review

We received this shipment of the Garagiste Wine Club in January, 2017.

The Garagiste Series by Gold Medal is one of their premium-level clubs and at this price-point, Gold Medal brings its customers impressive California wines, ready to drink now or to rest a bit in the cellar. Every wine in this high-end wine subscription is produced by a microwinery — their entire annual production is less than 1,500 cases. Each shipment contains two noteworthy wines and their full-color tasting sheets giving you all of the info you need and want about the wines.

In 10+ years of reviewing Gold Medal Wine Club, we're sure they offer one of the best wine clubs featuring craft wine from tiny productions. They constantly strive to wow their customers — and their customers' lucky gift recipients.

Being a member of the Garagiste Wine Club is a unique experience enhanced by Gold Medal Wine Club's unique winery relationships and access to up-and-coming wineries. In almost all instances, you wouldn't be able to buy these wines anywhere else. The wineries typically don't have websites or tasting rooms or distribution beyond a few local restaurants. You have to know someone to get access to these wines. That is special.

When it comes to the Garagiste Wine Club, we kinda get gushy. It's not because every wine is the finest ever made, or because every one hits our sweetspot for favorite styles and grapes. It's because the up-and-coming winemakers of the world are constantly pushing the boundaries of what we expect from wine. Especially in California where the "new school" of winemaking has the winemakers in the fields watching every growth stage of the crop, managing harvest, finessing each barrel, and fretting over when to release each bottling. These are the unsung heros of the wine world and are often tomorrow's megastar cult winemakers.

The Garagiste Wine Club comes with several options:

  • The standard subscription is two bottles, pick Mostly Red or Always Red wine.
  • Upgrade to the four-bottle version double your fun — save 5%.
  • Get delivery monthly, every other month, or quarterly.
  • Choose anywhere from 1-12 shipments, or an ongoing subscription until you cancel.
  • And of course, like any proper wine club, there are no sign-up fees and you can cancel any time.

For Gifts Give a wine club gift of 12 shipments and save 5%. Click for This Deal.

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Recommended Wine Gifts from Gold Medal Wine Club

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International Wine & Food / Year of Wine

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Six Bottles of Artisanal Wine from Napa Valley

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Six Bottles of 90+ Red Wine from California

Six Bottles of 90+ Red Wine from California

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Six Bottles of Artisanal Wine from California

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Six Bottles of Artisanal Pinot Noir from California

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Platinum / 3-Month Wine Club Gift

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Six Bottle Collection of Artisanal Red & White Wine from California

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Six Bottles of California Chardonnay

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Pinot Noir / 3-Month Wine Club Gift

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Diamond / Year of Wine Gift

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Gold / 3-Month Wine Club Gift

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