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Rest assured though, the wine clubs we recommend, whether they be the California Wine Club or Cellars Wine Club or another wine club have all been pre-screened and received rave wine club reviews from not only us, but from other wine club members that have also enjoyed their wine club membership and the wines they've received.
Meet The #1 Best Wine Club of 2014
Congratulations to the Laithwaites Wine Club for being our #1 Best Wine Club for 2014. We love this wine club and we think you will too. Check out our full Laithwaites Wine Club Review packed with photos of what you'll receive when you sign up or give it as a gift.
Watch our video review of the Laithwaites Wine Club and see what you get with your purchase.
The deals from California Wine Club just keep getting better and better! This month they’re offering a 10% off coupon code that also gives you shipping for only $1! You just can’t beat deals like this!
Being a member of the California Wine Club (read my review of it here), I get 2 bottles of amazing wine sent to me every month and have discovered 3 that are so delicious that I wish I had 4 cases of each of them Offers like these from the California Wine Club make stocking up on them so easy. But like all of the offers from the California Wine Club, this one won’t last forever, so get in on it while it’s still working.
Here’s the coupon code you’ll need…
CALIFORNIA WINE CLUB COUPON CODE: 10% Off + $1 SHIPPING
Use this coupon code to get your discount: 10EXTRA14
NOTE: The California Wine Club Coupon Codes for 2014 tend to work for a while after their stated deadline, so even if you’re reading this post month’s from when I publish it, please try the coupon code because you just never know
Thanks to being a member of the Laithwaite’s Wine Club, I receive instant notification every time they have a special sale or promotion going on. This month, Laithwaites is offering 12 bottles of Chardonnay from their newly arrived collection for only $12.50 a bottle. As you can see below, these are not the types of Chardonnays you’ll find at your local grocery store. Nope! These are exclusive wines that Laithwaites has secured JUST for their wine club members – and members of the public that are reading my blog here
Glory-Vintage Napa Exclusive
This exciting, tiny-production white comes from
a top Napa grower and stellar 2012. It’s sure to impress with its rich tropical fruit and vanilla notes.
Los Cincuenta 2012, Napa Valley
Barrel-Aged Washington Exclusive
A ripe-fruited, oak-aged white crafted by the talented Jessica Munnell using prime sites in the Sagemoor and Zephyr Ridge vineyards.
Mercer 2011, Columbia Valley
Small-Batch Languedoc Release
Didier Brenac is a big name in sunny, southern France. His lightly oaked Chardonnay is filled with pure citrus flavors. Ideal with roast chicken.
Domaine Brenac 2012, Pays d’Oc
Top Burgundy Duo’s Southern Gem
Christian Collovray and Jean-Luc Terrier send this peachy beauty from their new vineyard high in southern France’s premium Aude Valley.
Collovray & Terrier 2013, Pays d’Oc
Unique White Burgundy
Made by four great winemakers with fruit from top villages (including Meursault and Puligny- Montrachet), this is great value. Especially today.
La Barrique de Bourgogne Blanc NV, Burgundy
Mouthwatering NEW Italian Find
Italian maestro Giuseppe Secchi can’t wait for you
to try his zingy new offering from the Alto Adige (home to many of Italy’s finest whites).
Il Pino 2013, Trentino
Luscious Chilean Reserva
Viña Tarapacá is one of Chile’s oldest estates.
Their rich Reserva is packed with flavors of lemon and toasty oak, and is lovely with pork.
Gran Tarapacá Reserva 2012, Casablanca
Blockbuster Sonoma Discovery
A seriously classy cuvée courtesy of Rodney
Strong, Wine Enthusiast’s 2013 American Winery
of the Year. A tasty, citrus-laced aperitif.
Sonoma Vineyards 2012, Sonoma
This 12 bottle special offer from Laithwaites Wine usually costs $199.88, but for a limited time will only set you back $149.99. BUT HURRY, because these special offers don’t last long. Get in on it now!
Hey everyone, I just came across an awesome offer from the Wall Street Journal Wine Club I just had to share.
The WSJ Wine Club has some serious buying power behind them thanks to their great name brand recognition and that’s showing up in this month’s special offer: Get in on the Raymond Winery 2012 Cabernet Sauvignon from Napa Valley for just $40!
You heard right, just $40! People clamber over others just to get access to these types of wine and here we are bringing it right to your door That’s what we do here at the Wine Club Directory…always bring the greatest wine deals to your attention.
Here’s how it works: The $40 reserves your 6 bottles and when the wine is ready for delivery in September, the Wall Street Journal Wine Club will notify you and charge you the balance of $199.94, plus $19.99 for shipping and any applicable tax. You’ll have paid just $39.99 a bottle for a highly collectible Napa Cab. Act fast though because this offer expires on Sunday July 13, 2014 at Midnight and is only available while supplies last!
And don’t forget to sign up for the WSJ Wine Club right here!
The California Wine Club is at it again with this SPECIAL OFFER for July 2014.
Here’s how it works: simply sign up for any of the California Wine Clubs wine clubs and you’ll enjoy $95 in bonus gifts with your first shipment: 2 bonus wines, a set of beautiful wine country note cards and a $25 wine credit to use on any future order. And don’t forget to use ones of our special coupon codes to get an extra 10% off. Get it here>>
These types of special offers don’t last forever though, so be sure to get in on it while you can
The Wine of the Month Club has done it again! They’ve come out with a killer Father’s Day Special that I just had to share. Now you can sign your dad up for the Wine of the Month Club for just $37 a month for their Classic Series Membership. It’s the first one of their wine clubs that I signed up for and I still love it.
Here’s the best part of their Father’s Day Special…every membership gift gets a FREE wine accessory, such as one of their high-end wine bottle openers. See the email below to see the different types of wine accessories they offer.
Now, before you sign up for their Father’s Day Special, be sure to head over to our Wine of The Month Club Review pageHERE and get a coupon code that will save you an additional $10 off your order.
The Wall Street Journal Wine Club just announced a great new offer that saves you $71 off 12 bottles of beautifully aged spanish red wines. These offers from the WSJ Wine Club don’t last long though, so be sure to take advantage of it while it still lasts. Here are the specifics: When you ores 12 bottles of these aged red wines, you get them for $149.99 instead of the usual price of $221.88. I’ve been a member of the Wall Street Journal Wine Club and I can tell you this…this is an awesome deal!
To take advantage of this deal, when you make your purchase, be sure to use the following coupon code: 5205001
Here’s what the WSJ Wine Cellar Director, Adrian Bentham, had to say about this special offer:
“Hands down, our ‘Mature Spain’ collections are some of our biggest sellers. These barrel-aged finds really are the country’s great specialty, requiring painstaking care from the vineyard to the winery. You’ll taste that dedication to quality with every bottle in today’s Reserva & Gran Reserva Showcase — all for JUST $12.50 a bottle.
Let’s start with the Reservas. You have two from 2006: Xavier Domecq’s old-vine Tempranillo is filled with spicy raspberry and Pamela Geddes’ silky take is laced with vanilla and strawberry flavor. Javier Murúa’s boutique Rioja comes courtesy of the officially “very good” 2007 vintage.
Next up: the Gran Reservas. This is the granddaddy of Spanish reds — and you’re in for a real treat. Not only do you have an 11-year-old, gold-medal Cab/Garnacha and a smooth 2005 from one of the county’s oldest cellars, but you’ll also enjoy two bottles of Selección Especial Numerada 2001 (an exciting, hush-hush find from one of Rioja’s most important bodegas).
Very few cases — hurry to secure your share and SAVE over 30%.”
Just wanted to make a quick blog update to let everyone know that we updated our Uncorked Ventures wine club review page to include some great new pictures of what you get when you sign up for one of their wine clubs.
Uncorked Ventures Coupon Code Update
We also updated the page to include the new coupon code that will save you up to $351 when you sign up for a one-year subscription or give one as a gift. Here’s how the coupon saves you so much:
+ Save $72 off a one-year membership to the Wine Explorations Club
+ Save $171 off a one-year membership to the Special Selections Club
+ Save $351 off a one-year membership to the Reserve Selections Club
Here’s what the savings looks like on the Uncorked Ventures website:
We even included a step bus yep tutorial on how to use the coupon code in JUST THE RIGHT WAY to save you the most money. Check it out here and feel free to ask me any questions you might have.
New Pictures of the Uncorked Ventures Wine Club
I think you’ll also like the new pictures we uploaded of our 1st shipment from Uncorked Ventures. I don’t want to post them all here, but I will include one as a teaser:
To see all the pictures, read our updated 2014 wine club review of Uncorked Ventures and save 15% on your next one-year subscription, head over to our Uncorked Ventures Review page and bask in the wealth of information we’ve created there for you.
The Virgin Wine Club has been one of our favorite wine clubs for over 5 years now thanks to Coupon Codes like the one we are bringing to you today. With the Virgin Wine Club, all the wines are hand selected by their incredibly picky wine buyers, and from what we hear, personally tasted by Virgin owner, Richard Branson.
As you can read in our Virgin Wine Club Review, these are premium international wines that will never appear in your local grocery store. Just like everything Mr. Branson does, the Virgin Wine Club provides a superior product at a great price with impeccable customer service.
But enough about that, let’s get on with the $50 off coupon code!
Virgin Wine Club Coupon – $50 Off Coupon Code
Save $50 today by using the following Virgin Wines Coupon Code: 5257001
Here’s a new offer they just came out with that you can use this coupon code for:
Save $50 on 12 bottles of Portuguese Wine
Pay only $126.99 for 12 bottles instead of the usual price of $177.98!
Portugal is historically famed for its many seafaring explorers. But these days it’s wine lovers who should be sailing their ships all the way to Portugal, as the country’s best value dry reds are making big headlines. “For the next big thing, look to Portugal,” states The New York Times and expect a “beautiful jumble of unheralded grapes,” says The San Francisco Chronicle.
Now you can SAVE $50 on the Virgin Wines fantastic new Portugal collection and discover what all the fuss is about. Enjoy a full taste of those “beautiful” native grapes, along with international stars like Syrah and Cabernet. Along the way you’ll meet the country’s best winemakers too, such as international Wine Challenge Trophy winner José Neiva. Mr. Neiva is “better than anyone at delivering ripe, New World flavors from traditional grapes” says Tim Atkin of MW. ANother star, Jaime Quendera, won the 2008 ‘Best Wine in the World’ at Vinalies. In addition, José Maria Soares used to make Barca Velha, “Portugal’s seminal cult wine”, according to Wine Spectator. And the Mundus Vini winner you’ll receive (from the gorgeous Duoro region of Portugal shown above) usually costs $24.99 a bottle. You’ll enjoy all of these flavor-packed finds for just $10.58 a bottle thanks to the featured Virgin Wine Club Coupon Code.
The Wall Street Journal Wine Club just sent me one of their best offers of the year and I just had to share it! From now until Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 12 midnight you can get one of their highly sought after Mystery Cases for just $119.99. That’s only $8.34 a bottle! And if you’re a member of the Wall Street Journal Wine Club, you know how great the wines they send out really are.
Here’s what they have to say in their email offer: Our fastest-selling SALE mixes are always the hugely popular Mystery Cases. Rarely offered and each randomly picked with the final bottles of delicious wines. With a bit of luck, you could receive bottles worth upwards of $50. Yet you’ll pay as little as $8.34. This is your last chance to order a New Year Mystery Case. Don’t delay.
To sweeten the deal even more, they even offer you an additional $20 savings if you add another mystery case. So, instead of the next case costing $119.99 (like the first case did), you get the second case for JUST $99.99!
So, be sure to take advantage of this great offer from the Wall Street Journal Wine Club before it expires!
if you are asked for it, use the following Wall Street Journal Offer Code: 5203001
Last night I decided to open up the Fattoria La Striscia 2012 Chianti I had received in my February 2014 shipment from the Wine of the Month Club and boy was I happily impressed. The magenta color and the earthy, licorice and tart cherry nose provided an elegant and engaging cherry and earth finish that I won’t soon forget. The palate was of leather with mixed cherries, which may seem odd to some, but was exquisite on the tongue.
For those of you that are unfamiliar with the Wine of the Month Club, you can read our Wine of the Month Club Review to see why we love this wine club as much as we do for as many years as we have. I’m a huge fan and active member of both their Limited and
Vinters Series and highly recommend both, but be sure to use one of our COUPON CODES to ensure you save when you sign up.
One of the reasons why I like the Wine of the Month Club as much as I do is because of the amount of education you receive on each and every bottle you receive. For example, here’s some of what I learned about the La Strisca 2012 Chianti (Sangiovese) by being a member of the Wine of the Month Club: The Fattoria La Striscia winery boasts deep roots that go all the way back to the Italian Renaissance! In fact, in 1800, during the reign of Grand Duke Leopolde II of Tuscany, the well known Count Giovan Battista Occhini acquired the Tenuta di Villa La Striscia with his favorite brother Pietro. Driven by a strong love for the traditions of this well known area, Occhini developed the estate with strong focus on the vineyards. Where else are you going to get such an amazing depth of information on a bottle of wine?! Nothing beats the Wine of the Month Club for value and education.
If you are not already a member, now is your chance to get in at a discounted rate thanks to our Wine of the Month Club Coupon Code. Sign up today and start enjoying amazing finds like this one.