In a Nutshell
- Money-back guarantee
- Skip or cancel orders anytime
- Customize selections based on the wines you like
- Limited selection
- Not available in Alabama, Delaware, Hawaii, Mississippi, or Utah
Laithwaites at a Glance
Price Range: $49.99 for introductory offer, $159.99 thereafter
Best For: Wine lovers looking for large variety of wines
Order Frequency: Every 3 months
Bottles per Shipment: 12 (plus any free gifts for new subscribers or Unlimited members)
Wine Types and Quality
With Laithwaites, you get access to over 600 types of wines from around the world. Countries featured in its selection include the USA, France, Italy, Spain, Portugal, Argentina, Australia, South Africa, and New Zealand. In addition to red and white wines, it offers rosés, sparkling wines, champagne, dessert wines, and ciders. Laithwaites provides food-pairing suggestions with most of its wines, along with taste descriptions so you can find the right wine for your palate. Along with widely available, commercial wines, Laithwaites carries artisanal and award-winning wines. It offers numerous 90-point wines, as well as a few 99-point wines, which rank among the best vintages in the world.
Laithwaites Wine Club members get 12 bottles of wine every 3 months for $159.99 plus $19.99 shipping and handling. However, new members receive an enticing introductory offer and pay only $49.99 for 6 bottles of wine. In addition, Laithwaites will send you two free 99-point reds and complimentary stemless glasses.
For an additional payment of $89 annually, you can upgrade to Laithwaites unlimited shipping plan and get free shipping on all your orders. All members get to choose customization options so that future orders contain more of the bottles you like and fewer of the bottles you don’t.
Through its website, Laithwaites allows shoppers to buy wine by the bottle or the case. Single bottles start at $9.99 and cost as much as $1,249.00 per bottle. It offers numerous wine packages, ranging from $121.88 to $233.88 for 12 bottles. New members of its Wine Club get 6 bottles for $49.99, with each subsequent shipment of 12 bottles costing $159.99 plus shipping and handling. Alternatively, you can become an Unlimited member for $89 per year and earn free shipping on each order.
Wine Club (1st order)
Wine Club (subsequent orders)
12 (every 3 months)
12 (every 3 months)
$159.99 (plus $89 annual fee)
1. The Inaugural R Collection by Raymond Vineyards (red)
$21.99 per bottle
Goes great with steak, leg of lamb, or beef stew.
2. Villa Broglia Gavi di Gavi 2019 (white)
$22.99 per bottle
Goes great with fresh seafood, pasta, or risotto.
3. Moulin de Pontfract Rosé 2020 (rosé)
$19.99 per bottle
Goes great with roasted white meats or crisp salads.
Giving the Gift of Wine
Laithwaites features several gift options to impress your friends, family, or colleagues. In addition to gift cards for store credit, you can order a gift box with a curated selection of wines. For example, its Lux Reds for Very Good Friends box includes an award-winning Margaux, 94-point Brunello, and vintage Napa Cabernet for $149.99. Alternatively, if you’re looking to get the party started, you can try its Six Rich Reds to Spread Holiday Cheer box. This gift box contains a gold-medal Bordeaux, 90-point Malbec, a best-selling California Cabernet, and 3 other reds for $99.99.
Customer support is available via phone from 8am-11pm ET, Monday-Friday, or 8am-8pm ET, Saturday and Sunday. If you prefer to contact Laithwaites via email, you can submit questions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Laithwaites offers over 600 curated wines including red, white, rosé, dessert, and sparkling wines, champagne, and ciders. With its Wine Club, you get 12 bottles every 3 months for $159.99 plus shipping and handling. However, for their 1st order, new members get 6 bottles for $49.99 and no shipping costs, along with 2 extra bottles and 2 wine glasses. If you upgrade to an Unlimited membership, your $89 annual fee earns you free shipping on all orders, plus access to exclusive deals. You can customize your preferences to include more wines you like in future orders, and cancel or skip your subscription at any time. In the event you aren’t satisfied with a bottle, Laithwaite will issue you a full refund.