Thursday, August 16, 2018

Wine Clubs: Compare


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Pros
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
Premium, limited-supply Pinot Noirs at great values; excellent reordering discounts (up to 35%) and easy online reordering system; great customer service; all previously featured wines publicly archived on website; referral bonus; gift shipments are beautifully wrapped
Cons
cannot ship to numerous states
basically none
Bimonthly shipping is only option; doesn't offer instant gift notification by email; domestic Pinot Noirs only produced in California wineries (none from Oregon)
Shipping Included
No
No
No
Cost per Bottle (Est.)
$11
$15
$34.50 - $44.50
Membership Minimum
No
Yes (2 shipments)
No
Wine Options
Red, White, or Combination
Red, White, or Combination
Red
Domestic and/or International
Domestic and International
Domestic and International
Domestic (California) and International
Selection
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.
Premium Pinot Noirs from boutique wineries in California and around the world that have (mostly) received 90+ ratings from a national wine publication and may have also been awarded a Gold Medal at a major wine competition.
Newsletter
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Yes
Shipping Options
Monthly, Bimonthly or Quarterly
Monthly, Bimonthly or Quarterly
Bimonthly (February, April, June, August, October and December)
Shipping Details
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.
Shipments will arrive sometime after the 15th of the month depending on how far away you live from California.
Gift Information
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.
Complimentary and customizable gift card is included with gift purchase. Bottles in gift shipments are each wrapped in colorful tissue paper, placed in gift bags and stored securely in a beautifully illustrated gift box.
Extras
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).
None
Satisfaction Guarantee
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.
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.
 
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