Best Quarterly Case Wine Clubs

Best Quarterly Case Wine Clubs

The Top 5 quarterly case wine of the month clubs

Last updated: September 1, 2015

Sussing out the best quarterly case wine club isn’t the easiest job in the world. There’s a lot of noise from the company that brought this type of wine club to the US market (Laithwaites) and there are many imitators trying to get in on the action. We love Quarterly Case Clubs because they are the most cost-effective way, as a consumer, to receive wine in the mail and because fewer shipments is more friendly to the environment (less fuel used on deliveries and less packaging).

We’ve located the signal among the noise—the best case clubs—and recommend these quarterly wine clubs, each offering an option to buy a case of wine every 3 months, and have it conveniently delivered to your door. We definitely emphasize quality and consistency in these selections, so stock your cellar and enjoy wine more often without breaking the bank.

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#1

Curated Wine Club
by Plonk Wine Club
All-Around Rating:

Limited Time Offer
Get a FREE double-hinged corkscrew with your first shipment. If you've never used one, you'll see why it's the best way to open a bottle of wine!

Overview: Tired of ho-hum wines but not sure where to start? Try this wine club! The Plonk wine clubs have always been among our favorites because of the proprietor's preference for quirky but delectable wines made from grapes and regions you've never heard of (and some you have). Whether you choose two, four, or twelve bottles you'll be glad you picked Plonk. Also, if you're thinking of going red-only or white-only, you'll actually get (two or four) different selections.

What We Love: This is a truly unique wine club with a bonus bottle on sign-up and a focus on Natural Wine (organic/biodynamic) that travels the world hunting for your next wine deal.

Could Be Better: Nothing. We're pretty stoked about these guys.

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#2

Tasting Room by Lot18
by Lot18
All-Around Rating:

Limited Time Offer
Get a $40 tasting kit for just $6.95 when you sign up today. No coupon needed.

Overview: This is a 12-bottle case wine club which gets to know your palate first through a sampler tasting kit and then through your wine ratings. The first couple of shipments tend to be mediocre fits, but if you keep rating your wines, they figure out exactly what you like. One of their best features is total control of your account online without having to contact customer service — change your shipment size, have your next shipment sent exactly when you want it, or even cancel online.

What We Love: Everything? No seriously, we love that they found a way to distinguish themselves from the other "personalized wine clubs" out there. We love the pricing, we love the delivery model, and we're pretty sure we're going to love the wines... since they're picked just for us.

Could Be Better: Make a gift option! We used to love to give the sampler + two bottle Tasting Room gift and would happily give this program instead.

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#3

inClub Premium
by Invino
All-Around Rating:

Overview: inClub is a totally customizable wine club where you choose everything or let them choose for you. Their upscale selections deliver amazing quality-price-ratio due to clever buying strategies, but the magic is in focusing the wine club on your favorite regions, styles, and varietals. This is the perfect wine club gift for a very picky or knowledgable wine drinker.

What We Love: No other wine club has ever, and probably will ever, deliver this level of customization. You want it? You got it. It's perfect for any oenophile.

Could Be Better: We'd love to see a ton more pre-made "personality profiles" to make sign-up at any price a breeze. Also, the ability to buy a case at a time would be fabulous.

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#4

Limited Time Offer
Introductory offer: $69.99 for 12 bottles of wine! Also choose between free bonus gifts: 3 bottles of wine or a deluxe, lever-action corkscrew.

Overview: The WSJWine club was one of the first 12-bottle case clubs offered up as a way to get your quarterly wine fix at value-focused prices. Over the years we've gone back and forth one whether or not they deliver a good value, but for some time we've thought their $12 wine selections really can't be beat for value, especially as prices keep rising at the grocery store. Take advantage of their introductory offer of just $69.99 for a case, but be warned, you are signing up for recurring shipments at a much higher price.

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

Could Be Better: A more customized selection geared toward the Wall Street Journal's specific audience.

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#5

Laithwaites Wine Club
by Laithwaites Wine
All-Around Rating:

Limited Time Offer
Introductory offer: $69.99 for 15 bottles of wine!

Overview: The Laithwaites Wine club was one of the first 12-bottle case clubs offered up as a way to get your quarterly wine fix at value-focused prices. Over the years we've gone back and forth one whether or not they deliver a good value, but for some time we've thought their $12 wine selections really can't be beat for value, especially as prices keep rising at the grocery store. Take advantage of their introductory offer of just $69.99 for a case, but be warned, you are signing up for recurring shipments at a much higher price.

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

Could Be Better: No recommendations for improvement here. We think they're offering a solid wine club.

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