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    Wine of the month club

    Inspired by another thread I've decided to get my wife a subscription to a wine of the month club for mothers day. Does anyone else have one of these? Which one do you recommend?



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    Re: Wine of the month club

    We have one through Mill Creek Vinyards. The only problems is that there has to be someone 21 at home to sign for the wine or they won't deliver and we are rarely home when UPS comes. We are debating joining at WineStyles in West Glen too.



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    Re: Wine of the month club

    Clark: "its a one-year membership to the jelly of the month club"
    Eddie: "thats the gift that keeps on giving the whole year round"


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    Re: Wine of the month club

    This is one I did a while back.

    Beer Of The Month Club and Wine of the Month Club - Monthly Gift Clubs - Flower, Cigar, and more

    Nice tasting notes and pairing suggestions with the wines and I liked everything I got through them. I liked that you could chose 2 reds, 2 whites or one of each. They have cigar, beer, chocolate and a bunch of other "of the month clubs".



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    Re: Wine of the month club

    we go to WineStyles in West Glen. They have a monthly club that gives you a red and a white every month, plus discounts on everything in the store. Somewhere around $38 a month.



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    Re: Wine of the month club

    Quote Originally Posted by Wx4Cy View Post
    we go to WineStyles in West Glen. They have a monthly club that gives you a red and a white every month, plus discounts on everything in the store. Somewhere around $38 a month.
    I don't live in D.M. and it appears their website is down



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    Re: Wine of the month club

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    I don't live in D.M. and it appears their website is down
    WineStyles is a chain and they have locations nationwide...



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    Re: Wine of the month club

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    WineStyles is a chain and they have locations nationwide...
    Not in Marshalltown



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    Re: Wine of the month club

    Quote Originally Posted by Wx4Cy View Post
    we go to WineStyles in West Glen. They have a monthly club that gives you a red and a white every month, plus discounts on everything in the store. Somewhere around $38 a month.
    I've been thinking about doing this....do they have a website I can go to?



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    Re: Wine of the month club

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    I've been thinking about doing this....do they have a website I can go to?
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    Re: Wine of the month club

    Quote Originally Posted by cybsball20 View Post
    We have one through Mill Creek Vinyards. The only problems is that there has to be someone 21 at home to sign for the wine or they won't deliver and we are rarely home when UPS comes. We are debating joining at WineStyles in West Glen too.
    The GF was a member of American Cellars Wine Club and was happy with it until the rules changed and UPS could not leave the delivery on the doorstep if you weren't there. That eventually put an end it as it was a big pain to run to the UPS warehouse every month to get your wine. Wine Club | Online Wine Store | Wine Gift Set, Basket, Glasses – Vinesse Clubs

    I don't recall if she ever got a bottle she didn't like and was often pleasantly surprised. Occassionally she ordered more when she found one she particularly liked. I didn't help her drink much of it, so eventually she would get behind the curve and the wine stock would get fairly large.

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    Re: Wine of the month club

    Iowa City has an excellent winery. On the 1st of the month for a mere $5, you can get a block of gov't cheese and the monthly selection of the finest bottle of Boone's Farm.


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    Re: Wine of the month club

    My wife and I just got back from Napa last week and visited a number of great wineries all of which have wine clubs. Most of them are smaller and don't sell their wines anywhere but at the winery and through internet/wine clubs. The wine clubs can be a good deal and they treat you like royalty if you ever visit the winery. These were my two favorites and we're trying to decide which club to join.

    Solid Cabernet and good Reieslings at V. Sattui. If you like Port, they have a great 1999 vintage port. The Sattui Family Red is a great blended table wine that tastes much more expensive than it is.

    http://www.vsattui.com/

    The wine castle is pretty cool, they have a great Chardonnay and Merlot. My wife particularly enjoyed their desert wines.

    Castello di Amorosa Winery - A Castle In Beautiful Napa Valley - Castle Wine Tour and Tastings of Cabernets, Red Wine and White Wine in Napa, CA

    Then again, there's always Beringer White Zinfandel, 48 bucks a case.



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    Re: Wine of the month club

    I don't use Silverlake Wine's club, but I regularly visit the store. I'm consistently surprised at the price/quality ratio of the recommended wines. I had never encountered so many AMAZING whites for less than $12 and reds for less than $25.

    We used to use napa and sonoma wine clubs but found that for us the value and quality at Silverlake Wines was better.

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    Re: Wine of the month club

    Quote Originally Posted by josier View Post
    My wife and I just got back from Napa last week and visited a number of great wineries all of which have wine clubs. Most of them are smaller and don't sell their wines anywhere but at the winery and through internet/wine clubs. The wine clubs can be a good deal and they treat you like royalty if you ever visit the winery. These were my two favorites and we're trying to decide which club to join.

    Solid Cabernet and good Reieslings at V. Sattui. If you like Port, they have a great 1999 vintage port. The Sattui Family Red is a great blended table wine that tastes much more expensive than it is.

    http://www.vsattui.com/

    The wine castle is pretty cool, they have a great Chardonnay and Merlot. My wife particularly enjoyed their desert wines.

    Castello di Amorosa Winery - A Castle In Beautiful Napa Valley - Castle Wine Tour and Tastings of Cabernets, Red Wine and White Wine in Napa, CA

    Then again, there's always Beringer White Zinfandel, 48 bucks a case.
    V. Sattui is one of my favoites from Napa. My former boss was a member of like 4 vineyards as they lived just south of Napa. When we went there it was very nice being treated like royalty!


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