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Vinesse offers 9 different wine clubs

  1. American Cellars (ACWC)
    A wine club with a checkered past that is working its way toward redemption, American Cellars Wine Club offers monthly 6-bottle shipments of white or red wine, or a mix. Each shipment allows you to swap out any of the six bottles and order more of the others (at member prices), or upgrade your shipment by selecting any wine in their inventory (at regular prices).
  2. Elevant Society Wine Club
    The premium-level wine club from Vinesse where over the years we've seen the quality-to-price ratio go from incredible to disappointing and everywhere in between. If you want a wine of the month club that delivers better quality wines that you can't easily find, but want the protection of a rock-solid satisfaction guarantee, this is a good choice.
  3. California Treasures
    California produces some of the best wines in the world, with stunning wines to sip from up and down the extra large state, but this is not the wine club to buy them from. California Treasures ships wine at $15-17 a bottle, plus shipping, but this isn't a price-point where California wine excels. It's better in the mass-produced sub-$15 price range, and at $25+.
  4. Light & Sweet Wine Club
    One of our favorite wine of the month clubs, this Light & Sweet club is the perfect choice for so many wine drinkers who prefer fruity and sweeter wines to drier styles. If you are someone, or know someone, who loves wines like Moscato, Riesling and Gewurztraminer, sign up for this wine club because it's the only one like it out there in the wine club universe.
  5. 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.
  6. Sparkling Wine Club
    A three-bottle sparkling wine club that makes it easy to always have bubbly on hand for a special occasion or just because bubbly wine is fun to drink. This is one of the better value wine clubs from Vinesse and we always think it makes for a great wine subscription.
  7. Pinot Noir Wine Club
    We recently received several shipments from Vinesse, including the Pinot Noir club, and they've really stepped up their wine buying. If you're interested in more than just California Pinot Noir and you don't want to spend a ton of money on it, we really recommend this Pinot Noir wine club. Plus, you get Vinesse's rock solid satisfaction guarantee for every bottle, taking all of the risk out of joining a wine club.
  8. Cabernet Wine Club
    We recently received several shipments from Vinesse, including the Cabernet Sauvignon club, and they've really stepped up their wine buying. If you're interested in more than just California Cabernet and you don't want to spend a ton of money on it, we really recommend this Cabernet wine club. Plus, you get Vinesse's rock solid satisfaction guarantee for every bottle, taking all of the risk out of joining a wine club.
  9. Chardonnay Wine Club
    We recently received several shipments from Vinesse, including the Chardonnay club, and they've really stepped up their wine buying. If Chardonnay is your thing and that's all you want to drink, now you can get monthly deliveries of your favorite fruit juice. Plus, you get Vinesse's rock solid satisfaction guarantee for every bottle, taking all of the risk out of joining a wine club.

Vinesse ships wine to

Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Washington D.C., Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming,

Vinesse Reviews

American Cellars Wine Club Review

American Cellars Wine Club Review

We received this shipment from American Cellars in June 2018.

Something has been happening to cheap wine in the U.S. It's been getting worse! We used to be able to happily find great daily-drinkers at the grocery store for under $15. Now we have to spend up to $22 for the same wines and HOPE they'll be as good as earlier vintages.

Updated Review: After many conversations with Vinesse about how utterly disappointing both the American Cellars Wine Club was and also their customer service, we're pleased to be able to say they're finally improving!

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Élevant Society Review

Élevant Society Review

We received this shipment from the Élevant Society in February 2015.

With lofty goals of delivering pure bliss to your door, we think the Élevant Society wine club is falling short of that mark, but still delivering great value. With this club we’ve received premium Napa Valley Cabernets and prestigious Pinot Noir from the Sonoma County appellation Russian River Valley... as well as other great surprises like Epiphany Cellars Petit Sirah and Chronicle Old Vine Zinfandel (recently this winery was featured at the highly-acclaimed wine store

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California Treasures Review

Weve now tasted many bottles of wine from the California Treasures Wine Club and were generally very impressed. Whether or not you like the taste of a wine is very subjective and if you have a very picky or discerning palate there are few wine clubs youll be satisfied with. If you like good quality wine, which is not subjective, and a great price, this wine club is an excellent opportunity for you!

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Light & Sweet Wine Club Review

In this review · Overview · Wine Review · Membership Benefits · Gift Review

Light & Sweet Wine Review

We received this shipment from American Cellars in June 2018.

If you or someone you know prefers sweeter wine, this is the best wine club to join or gift. There are only two other wine of the month clubs where you could even get sweeter wines in the shipments, but they require a bit more effort and knowledge to make that happen. This Light & Sweet club from Vinesse makes it effortless to get the wines you really love.

What's fantastic about this wine club, beyond delivering a special selection of sweeter wines that many wine clubs don't offer, is that it comes in response to Vinesse's loyal customers' requests for this wine club. Few companies are so responsive to their customers' wants and we think that sets Vinesse apart as a wine club provider.

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The World of Wine Review

In this review · Overview · Wine Review · Membership Benefits · Who Should Join? · Gift Review

The World of Wine Review

We received this shipment from The World of Wine in June, 2014.

Vinesse, established more than 20 years ago, has in the past offered a huge range of wine clubs. Now, in an effort to focus more on quality and value, they publicly offer only one wine club, The Vinesse Wine Club.

After you sign up for the Vinesse Wine Club, you are able to add on specialized subscriptions, if you have favorite grapes or wine styles. Unless you’re a reader of our website, in which case you can sign up for any of their specialized subscriptions directly. The World of Wine is one of these specialty wine clubs.

The World of Wine has always been one of our favorite Vinesse wine clubs. The adventure of discovering new wine regions in an affordable and approachable way is especially attractive to first-timer wine club members and younger wine drinkers.

The World of Wine Club Options

Unlike other International wine clubs which focus on small family wineries, Vinesse tends to source wine from medium- to large-scale wineries. This lets them sell you the wine at a better value per bottle. There are many ways to customize your membership:

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Vinesse Sparkling Wine Club Review

In this review · What is Vinesse? · About the Sparkling Wine Club · Wine Review · Membership Benefits · Who Should Join? · Gift Review

Sparkling Wine Club Review

We received this shipment of sparkling wine from Vinesse in November, 2020.

Vinesse is an online wine club best known for providing their self-branded Vinesse Wine Club to various travel-industry partners like American Airlines and Touring & Tasting magazine.

About the Sparkling Wine Club

Normally you can only join the Vinesse Wine Club through their website. We’ve worked with Vinesse for a very long time, so they’ve allowed our readers to join some of their specialty wine clubs — typically Vinesse Wine Club members-only — like the Sparkling Wine Club.

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Pinot Noir Club Review

Pinot Noir Wine Club Review

We received this shipment of Pinot Noir from Vinesse in November, 2016.

Ah, Pinot Noir. Undeniably the darling of the consumer wine world for the last, well, how many years has it been since Sideways hit the big screen? As picky as Pinot Noir drinkers are about where their precious juice flows from, they don't hold a candle to how finicky the grapes themselves are... and finicky grapes means expensive wine!

How do we improve the value we get out of drinking Pinot Noir? Pinot Noir wine clubs, of course! You may have noticed that none of the Pinot Noir wine clubs get particularly high ratings on our site. This is largely because we don't think Pinot Noir is a good value in wine... we know, that's sacrilege and blasphemy, and probably some other bad things, too. But, well, it's what we believe after tasting varietals and blends from around the world and in every price range.

However, as Pinot clubs go, the Pinot Noir Wine Club from Vinesse is a pretty good value... especially if you're not used to high-end, cherrytastic fruit-bomb Pinot Noir from places like New Zealand's Central Otago, Oregon's Willamette Valley, and California's Russian River Valley. In this club you'll find lesser known Pinot Noirs from regions not famous for their Pinot, but that's how you get such a great price on the Prince of Picky-Grapes (yes, I just made that up).

This club isn't really for experienced or high-end Pinotfiles, but if you like Pinot and want to learn more about it, give the Pinot Noir Wine Club from Vinesse a go.

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Cabernet Sauvignon Club Review

Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Club Review

We received this shipment of Pinot Noir from Vinesse in November, 2016.

Arguably the King of Red Grapes, Cabernet Sauvignon holds the crown. A favorite of wine drinkers around the world, grown in nearly every wine region, and by far the most-produced red grape in the U.S., Cab has captured our hearts.

The best way to get your fix? Cabernet Sauvignon wine clubs, of course! There are so many ways to make Cabernet, the only way you know you'll sample them all is by joining a wine club that specializes in it.

The Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Club from Vinesse is a good value... if you're accustomed to drinking wines in the $12-15 range. This club isn't really for experienced or high-end Cab lovers, but if you like Cabernet (or even just Red wine in general) give the Cabernet Sauvignon Wine Club from Vinesse a go.

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Chardonnay Club Review

Did you know that Chardonnay is the most planted grape in California? And did you know that Chardonnay is also known as White Burgundy? Well, now you do. And trivia time is over... on to information about this Chardonnay wine club!

There are so many expressions of Chardonnay—the latest trend is toward a bright and light unoaked (or sometimes called naked) winemaking style. Chardonnay is also a grape that shows its terroir well... when not bombarded with oak and butter (no, they don't put butter in the wine to get it to taste like that). It takes a wine club like this one to get to know them all... or a wine trip around the world, but we're pretty sure this wine club is cheaper.

The best way to discover them all? Join a Chardonnay wine club, of course! And we highly recommend starting with this Chardonnay Wine Club from Vinesse. The prices are great, the wines are solid, and this is a really great value. We always love the Chardonnays included in Vinesse's The World of Wine club so we expect great things from this club.

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Jessyca Frederick

Review by: Jessyca Frederick

After 12+ years trying 1000s of bottles from 100+ different wine clubs, Jessyca knows what it means to be a wine club worth joining. Her reviews can help you find a great wine club for you (or to give as a gift) at any budget and for any wine preference.