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Best Wine Clubs for Collectors

The Top 5 wine of the month clubs for collectors

Last updated: July 11, 2016

This list of best wine clubs for collectors was very hard for us to assemble. Okay, not really. When it comes to super-luxe wine clubs, they're few and far between because there isn't that much of a market for it. That doesn't mean ther's no market for it, so lucky you, as you've got access to some special wines you probably couldn't purchase on your own without going to an auction.

Whether you join one of these collector clubs to keep some really spectacular wines on hand for special occasions, or because you're made of money and you drink this stuff every day, these wine clubs guarantee the collector experience you're expecting.

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#1

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Overview: For the wine connoisseur with a penchant for California wines, this wine of the month club is a sure thing. One of our most favorite wine clubs, the boutique gems delivered by The California Wine Club are ready to drink or can be cellared, but the real reason to join is the benefit of being a member of The California Wine Club — best-in-class customer service with your own personal wine consultant, a top-tier satisfaction guarantee, and discounts on reorders of your favorites (if they're still available).

What We Love: They reward volume purchasing! If you can afford it, by upgrading to the 4-bottle per shipment program you can save up to $13 per bottle.

Could Be Better: We have very little we feel The California Wine Club could do to improve. The prices sometimes feel a bit high, but when you factor in all of the benefits of membership, including a satisfaction guarantee, we still feel like you get what you pay for here.

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Diamond Series
by Gold Medal Wine Club
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Overview: A lot of wines (and wine clubs) call themselves "super premium," but most of them fail to live up to the hype. This quarterly wine club features true luxury wines rated 93+ and finds wines so exclusive that the club is limited to 500 members. This is collector-level access without the hassle of doing your own research.

What We Love: For a wine club that picks out such excellent wine, they don't need to be so customer-friendly on their extra features... but they are! We can't help but love their attention to detail.

Could Be Better: We don't have any suggestions for what to improve within the Diamond Series wine club. Yay!

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Overview: This wine club is perfect for Cabernet lovers who lack the patience to cellar wines, or for those who have come to love Cabernet Sauvignon more recently. Each shipment contains perfectly-cellared boutique California Cabernet Sauvignon that's ready to drink now.

What We Love: We like that they bring you a variety of aged Cabernets, at different levels of quality from exceptional to rarified. While your monthly shipment price will vary, so will the different terroirs and winemaker expression of the king of all varietals.

Could Be Better: We have very little we feel The California Wine Club could do to improve. The prices sometimes feel a bit high, but when you factor in all of the benefits of membership, including a satisfaction guarantee, we still feel like you get what you pay for here.

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Extreme Wine Club
by WineTasting.com
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Overview: This is the luxury-level wine of the month club from The Wine Tasting Network. Their focus is cellarworthy wines representing California's (usually Napa) finest red wines. This wine club features wines usually only available directly through the wineries themselves and that are produced in very small quantities.

What We Love: They have one of the best line-ups of introductory offers for wine clubs we've seen.

Could Be Better: We'd love to see an option for "drink now" wines that don't need to be laid down in the cellar for another 5-15 years. Maybe one of each in each shipment. Greater transparency around how the wines are sourced would also be helpful and we'd like to see a history of past shipments online.

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Reserve Selections
by Uncorked Ventures
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Overview: Uncorked Ventures focuses on California, Oregon, and Washington wines and delivers high-quality selections from small-production wineries. This is their highest level club featuring ultra-premium wines from the smallest productions. Whether you drink them now or hold them for later, you'll discover some of the best wine available from U.S. producers.

What We Love: We're quite impressed with most of the past selections from Uncorked Ventures, especially as they include some of our favorite California wineries.

Could Be Better: We'd love to see more content on their website to talk about their wine-selection process, some of the awesome stories from the road, and even their monthly newsletter.

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