WSJWine from The Wall Street Journal helps you get started in a quarterly case wine club and makes a great gift.
Although we may receive free samples or commissions on some sales, our opinions are always our own.
- Select reds, whites, or mixed
- Low initial price ($69.99)
- Reorder wines anytime
- Nice gifts with purchase
- Discovery Club great for those new to wine clubs
- Only option is a quarterly case club
- Additional $19.99 shipping charge
Review of WSJwine
WSJWine from The Wall Street Journal is different from most wine clubs in that it only offers wine by the case. Every three months your delivery will include 12 bottles of wine: all white, all red, or mixed.
For a limited time, you can save $170 on 15 bottles of red wine rather than the regular 12 bottles plus free gift.
The starting price is $69.99, which ends up being
$5.84 for every bottle of wine in the initial shipment. Unlike some groups, delivery isn't included - be ready to spend an extra $19.99 with each delivery.
It is possible to stop anytime (yes, even after your first order!) and even skip a delivery or change your wine choice.
Like the majority of wine clubs, tasting notes for each included bottle come with your order. Your first delivery also comes with a binder to hold your tasting notes in order as well as an introductory gift of a wine corking set. The more clubs that I join, the more that I like this tasting notes binder because it's a nice way to keep track of which wines I liked as well as what I should pair them with.
The white wine case features a Riesling from Washington State, a Spanish lime & peach Aperitif, and other white wines from New Zealand, France, Italy and Napa Valley. The red wine case includes California Cabernet and Pinot Noir, an Argentinean Malbec, and Bordeaux from France. The mixed case includes 4 different whites and 4 different reds, some doubled up, for a total of 12 bottles.
Savings of at least 20% off normal wine prices with every case delivery.I ordered the WSJWine Club for myself, but you could certainly order it as a gift. A couple of considerations are that the box is very heavy with 12 bottles in it, there is no opportunity to include a gift message, and you cannot schedule the delivery date. Deliveries are made through a special local delivery service and although you may not have access to tracking information online, you are called 24 in advance of the delivery.
One of the perks of the WSJWine Club is that when you like a wine in your wine club, you may buy more of it direct from WSJWine. The prices are reasonable, and you will already have the tasting notes to go along with the wine. Shipping is every 3 months, and future shipments are charged at $139.99 ($11.67/bottle).
Visit wsjwine.com & read the full review, including some of the specific bottles of wine and my free gift with purchase (which was a corkscrew set this time).
Reviewed by Tricia Meyer on October 9, 2013
Photos of WSJ Wine - WSJwine
WSJ Wine ship their WSJwine to: Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
Related Blog Posts
Groupon is currently running an offer for 6 or 12 bottles of red, white, or mixed wine for $35 (for the 6 bottles) or $75 (for the 12 bottle option). The deal also comes with a waiter’s key, which is my favorite corkscrew because it’s just soRead more By Eric Nagel on November 27, 2013 / Wine Club Research / Leave a comment
Having reviewed dozens of wine clubs, we’re often asked, “which wine club is best?” Well: it depends. First, you want to make sure the wine club ships to your state. Because of various state laws, not all clubs can ship to all states. We’ve listed the clubs thatRead more By Eric Nagel on October 10, 2013 / Wine Club Research / Leave a comment
WSJ Wine Club from The Wall Street Journal has two different offers 12 bottles with free gift 15 bottles So what’s the difference? Let’s compare them: Feature 12-Bottle Offer 15-Bottle Offer Bottles of Wine 12 15 Types of Wine RedWhiteMixed RedWhiteMixed Value $189.99 $239.99 Initial Cost $69.99 $69.99 Savings $120.00 $170.00 Initial Cost / Bottle $5.83 $4.67 Free gift Lever-action corkscrew set None Ongoing cost $149.99 $149.99 Ongoing bottles 12 12 Ongoing cost / bottle $12.50 $12.50 As you can see, the difference inRead more By Tricia Meyer on October 2, 2013 / Wine Club Research / 3 Comments
WSJ Wine Club Discovery Club I’ve ordered monthly wine clubs before, but I was interested in trying a quarterly case club because they seem like such good deals. After checking out a few different wine clubs, I settled on the WSJwine from the Wall Street Journal Discovery Club.Read more By Tricia Meyer on May 20, 2013 / Wine Club Research / Leave a comment
Last Saturday my husband and I went to Coopers Hawk Winery to catch up on our wine club subscription. We get a bottle a month through the club but because we have to pick them up, we usually end up behind 2 or 3 months (one goodRead more By Eric Nagel on March 1, 2013 / Wine and Food / Leave a comment
We’ve reviewed dozens of wine clubs, including a few case clubs (Cellar’s Wine Club Quarterly Case Club, Laithwaites, Virgin, WSJ or Zagat Wines, and Windsor’s “The Collector”). Many of these clubs are great for keeping your wine cellar stocked. But they can also be used to hostRead more By Eric Nagel on December 12, 2012 / Wine Specials and Promotions / Leave a comment
WSJ Wine has extended a special offer which takes their usual case of 12-bottles for $69.99 and adds in an additional 3 bottles of wine – get 15 bottles for just $69.99! Special Offer: 15 bottles for $69.99 – Save $160 While the image shows only reds, you canRead more By Tricia Meyer on November 26, 2012 / Wine Club Research / Leave a comment
Are you looking for a wine club that will ship to your state? Or perhaps one that will ship to a state where you need to send a gift? Wine delivery laws are extremely confusing, but I am going to try to help you find the rightRead more By Tricia Meyer on November 9, 2012 / Wine and Food / 1 Comment
I’ve been looking for the perfect chocolate cupcake recipe to pair with red wine and after testing and combining a few different recipes, I finally came up with one that I love. Behold the Dark Chocolate Red Wine Cupcakes! (If you don’t print the recipe today, beRead more By Tricia Meyer on September 17, 2012 / Wine Specials and Promotions / Leave a comment
A few months ago I did my first WSJ Wine Club review and the free gift that I received with my purchase was a Deluxe Corkscrew set plus tasting notes and binder. Although that offer is still available, the Wall Street Journal Wine Club also has aRead more