Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Wine Clubs: Compare


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Pros
affordable, flexible membership; up to 42% off winery direct prices; great discounts on reorders; previous selections archived on website; referral bonuses
100% satisfaction guarrantee; affordable, flexible membership; 40-50% off retail price when you reorder; thorough selection process; archives all previous selections on website; awesome newsletter; family-owned/operated since 1972
100% satisfaction guarantee; affordable, flexible membership; thorough selection process; archives all previous selections on website; Design Your Own Club™ program; environmentally-conscious company
Cons
limited to California wines; red-only and white-only shipments will be same bottles; $2 surcharge on red-only shipments
cannot ship to numerous states
basically none
Shipping Included
No
No
No
Cost per Bottle (Est.)
$17.50 or $15.75
$11
$15
Membership Minimum
No
No
Yes (2 shipments)
Wine Options
Red, White, or Combination
Red, White, or Combination
Red, White, or Combination
Domestic and/or International
Domestic (California)
Domestic and International
Domestic and International
Selection
California wines that have been produced in limited quantities from some of the best family-owned and operated wineries in the state.
Variety of unique wines that have been produced in limited quantities from some of the best boutique wineries in the US and around the world.
Estate-bottled, limited production wines from boutique wineries in some of the world's most renowned wine producing regions.
Newsletter
Yes
Yes
Yes
Shipping Options
Monthly, Bimonthly or Quarterly
Monthly, Bimonthly or Quarterly
Monthly, Bimonthly or Quarterly
Shipping Details
First shipment will arrive within 7 - 10 days of placing your order. Subsequent shipments will arrive sometime after the 15th of the month depending where you live.
Processes and ships orders during normal business hours, so you won't have to wait weeks to receive your wine.
Shipments arrive on the 3rd or 4th week of each month.
Gift Information
Offers free gift cards to notify gift recipients. Also sells gift baskets and wine accessories that you can add to your order.
Offers free e-cards and also sends the first wine shipment in a beautiful linen burgundy box with a personalized gift card for free.
Offers free e-cards and free printable gift cards to notify gift recipients.
Extras
Offers the PLUS! Program that allows current members to add an extra bottle of high quality wine to each shipment for an additional $18 -$22.
Free Electric Blue Push Button Stainless Steel Corkscrew included with your order.
Offers the Design Your Own Club™ program in which you can customize your membership and combine it with any of their other clubs (beer, cigars, cheese, chocolate, cigar or flowers).
Satisfaction Guarantee
No satisfaction guarantee, but they will replace any bottles you receive that are corked/damaged at no additional charge. They will refund you for any returned unopened bottles unless they are unable to restock the wine back into inventory for any reason. You can cancel your membership at any time without incurring cancellation fees.
Yes, Wine of the Month Club offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee! They are happy to reimburse or replace any wine you don't like or any corked or broken bottles you may receive. You can also cancel your membership at any time without incurring any cancellation fees.
Yes, MonthlyClubs.com offers a 100% satisfaction guarantee! If you are unhappy with any item you receive, MonthlyClubs.com will replace it or refund your money. You can also cancel your membership at any time without incurring any cancellation fees.
 
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