Winc Review

Top10.com Staff

In a Nutshell

“Wine is one of life’s simple pleasures,” according to the folks at Winc, a wine club that helps you discover your wine preferences and get wine sent directly to your front door that matches your unique tastes. The team at Winc creates and curates hundreds of wines, from reds to whites to sparkling, cider, and vegan. You test out some fine wines, learn what you’re into, and step by step, you discover your inner sommelier.

pros

  • Learns your preferences and sends personalized wine selections
  • Affordably priced and satisfaction guaranteed
  • Skip a month or cancel at any time

cons

  • Does not deliver to all 50 states
  • Doesn’t offer liquor

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Winc at a Glance

Price Range
3 bottles for $39, each additional bottle is $13. Shipping is $9 per order. Wine can be purchased separately without membership as well
Best for
Learning about new wines and sampling fun new wines each month for an easy price
Order Frequency
Monthly
Bottles per Shipment
3-6, can order more bottles if desired 

Wine Types and Quality

Winc offers red, white, rosé, sparkling wines, and ciders, in addition to vegan wines. The wines come from California wine country, but also from France, Argentina, Portugal, and beyond. The company focuses on small batch wines “with distinct character” and partners directly with wine producers in order to get as close to the winemaking process as possible. Alongside each wine you’ll see the rating and also the per bottle price if you’re buying a la carte. Also, on the Winc website you can find recipes that call for wine, including entrees, appetizers, veggie meals, and dessert (keep in mind that as long as you’re drinking when you’re cooking, then you’re cooking with wine).

Winc wine club brings its own handcrafted wines directly to your front door

Membership Options

When you start out with Winc, the site will ask you a series of questions in order to learn your preferences. These include questions like “how do you like your coffee?” and “how do you feel about salt?” to name a couple. You can then select how you’d like your wine box to look, how many whites and how many reds, and you’re then taken to an order page, where you can purchase 4 bottles, for around $55, shipping included. You can sign up for the monthly newsletter, invitations to regular events, including wine tastings and parties, get updated about new products, and receive recipes and special offers. 

The membership itself is free, and a monthly Winc membership order starts at 3 bottles per month for $39 plus a $9 flat shipping rate and tax. If you order 4 or more bottles, shipping is free. You can also add as many bottles you want at $13 a piece.

Pricing

Plan
Price
Price per bottle
Shipping
Total
3 bottles per month
$39
$13
$9
$48 + tax
Additional bottles

$13


Featured Wines

1. 2017 Restless Earth Cabernet Sauvignon

A full-bodied, fruity vegan red wine from southern California, where restless earth might not always have the best connotation. Do not fear though! This is just a high-rated Cabernet Sauvignon that makes for nice sipping on a cool autumn night. 

Cost per bottle: $18 a la carte 

Goes great with: hearty beef stew, ribs with all the fixins, a big chunk of dark chocolate or some sharp cheese. 

2. 2017 Pretty Young Thing Sauvignon Blanc

This fruity, sparkling Sauvignon Blanc is a favorite for Winc club members, and don’t let the label fool you: it’s for all ages, and besides, age is just a number, especially after you’re about halfway through a bottle of sparkling wine. 

Cost per bottle: $23 a la carte

Goes great with: Sushi, poke bowls, fish tacos, a summer day at the beach 

3. 2017 Endgame Chardonnay

Not to read too much into the name of this wine but if 2019 is the beginning of the end, then you might as well go down drinking a rich, fruity chardonnay with hints of apple, vanilla, and butterscotch. 

Cost per bottle: $28 a la carte

Goes great with: creamy pasta, grilled fish, stocking your fridge for the apocalypse.

Giving the Gift of Wine

It’s very easy to buy a wine club gift card on Winc, which allows you to purchase gift cards in sums ranging from $60-$600 directly on the company website. You can also get a custom gift by contacting the company, a good option for people purchasing gifts or discounts in volume. 

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Customer Service

If you want to contact Winc customer service there is a query form on the company website, as well as a spot to send a text. You can also try the live chat widget, or contact them by phone during regular office hours 7 days a week. 

Bottom Line

Few human inventions are as cherished or timeless as wine, though if you’re not a big wine enthusiast, sometimes it can be hard to know where to start. Winc understands this, and has crafted a wine club that helps you learn more about wine, while also sending you recommendations that are tailor-made to fit your preferences. All that at a price point that’s friendlier than a lot of the competition. 

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Candace, FL
10 months ago

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I love skipping the store and having wine shipped right to my door. Every bottle has been outstanding.

Annette, VA
a year ago

Winc's website is easy to use. I've had to call to speak with a customer service rep in the past and she was very helpful. The wines I've received were good. The questionnaire to discover new wines was fun. I had no problems receiving my wines.

Erica, WA
10 months ago

Awesome customer service. Wide variety to have at your disposal. Good value for the what you receive.

Rachelle, PA
10 months ago

I have a Winc wine subscription. I am happy with the wines I received. I don't have any real problems with it.

Yael, OR
7 months ago

Easy to use, price is good, tried some very good wines. You can reorder wines that you liked.

Samantha, AZ
8 months ago

I do really like Winc. Its very easy to use and easy to understand the service. I haven't had any issues so far. I would recommend this brand to others.

Linda, NH
7 months ago

I loved being part of the wine club and experimenting with different wines. However, I could not afford to keep up with the monthly payments

Deborah, MD
10 months ago

Seems to have good customer service so far. Delivered when promised. Wine choices are good.

Bonnie, FL
9 months ago

Their introductory offers are fabulous, their wines delicious, and their service superb. The service is very easy to use, and I have been very satisfied with my choice.

Blake, WA
8 months ago

Winc is awesome. I love wine. And having the ability to order it online and shop the variety is awesome.

Dee, NY
9 months ago

They have a great selection of wine. It's easy to use. There is a monthly subscription--which is great

Kay, FL
a year ago

It can definitely be better, but overall it's very competent. I like the variety of wines provided with the subscription.

Heather, FL
a year ago

It's easy to use the wine subscription service. The staff is always friendly any time there's an issue; they help with ease.

Sue, MN
9 months ago

Great value for wine....great selection and free shipping makes it a great value. Also, I like that it is educational, as well as the large variety of wine and a variety of places that they are produced.

PV, MD
a year ago

It was convenient to order online from them, decent selection. It was difficult to receive the product, there needs to be an adult here, which was difficult at times.

Avery, IL
7 months ago

It was nice and helped me figure out my preferences, but once I found wines I liked, I no longer needed the service compared to other things in my budget.

Abby, FL
8 months ago

I'm new to the club so to early to dislike. The price is fair to high. Wince provides the ability to choose different varieties..

Hoff, IL
a year ago

I find Winc fine. Their delivery always on time for wines that I purchased. Enjoyed the customized quiz.

DG, NC
8 months ago

I enjoyed getting new wines once a month, but some of the wines that we got weren't great tasting.

James, PA
9 months ago

I liked them, but when I went on to skip shipments there was no option. It annoyed me and I spoke to a customer rep in regards to cancelling and they made the process quite difficult.

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