Shipping Policy

Shipping-included on 6+ bottle orders of Esprit de Beaucastel/Esprit de Tablas.

We know that shipping wine can be expensive. As a small reward for purchasing our flagship wines, we will be shipping at no charge any orders that include six or more bottles of Esprit or Esprit Blanc (feel free to mix and match vintages and colors). The shipping will be zeroed automatically, and will be visible on the order confirmation screen.

Shipping & Handling 1–2 Bottles 3–6 Bottles 7–12 Bottles
CA $10.00 $20.00 $30.00
CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, OR, WA, WY $15.00 $30.00 $40.00
AK, DC, FL, GA, HI, IL, IA, KS, MA, ME, MD, MI, MN, MO, NC, ND, NE, NH, NY, OH, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV $20.00 $35.00 $45.00

For orders of more than one case, shipping cost is the number of cases ordered times twelve bottle charge.

Due to federal and state laws that restrict the interstate sale and transportation of wines, we are permitted to ship to addresses in the following states only: AK, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IA, KS, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OR, SC, TN, TX, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY.

An adult must be present at delivery to sign for the wines. A business address is highly recommended if you are not at home on weekdays to receive your wine.
Shippers are not permitted to leave packages without obtaining an adult signature.

Sorry, we cannot accept international orders at this time.

By placing this order you certify that you are at least 21 years of age and the product ordered is for your personal use only and not for resale or trade.

Identification showing proof of age is required for delivery.

We reserve the right to limit quantities and to correct pricing errors.

GOVERNMENT WARNING: Drinking distilled spirits, wine, beer and other alcoholic beverages may increase your risk of cancer and cause birth defects during pregnancy.

Events

En Gobelet Vertical Tasting and Dry Farming Exploration

Since 2007, we have made our En Gobelet exclusively from dry-farmed, head-trained vineyard blocks. The results have been so compelling that we're planning to plant our entire new parcel -- all 55 acres -- in this style over the coming decade. Join us for this vertical tasting of every vintage of En Gobelet, from the 2007 to the newly-blended 2014. We'll also offer, before the tasting, an optional hike led by Viticulturist Levi Glenn through the rugged Scruffy Hill block from which we source most of the wine, and finish with a picnic lunch on our patio. $60 for wine club members and $75 for guests. Reservations are essential; we expect this to sell out. To reserve, email us at events@tablascreek.com or call us at 805.237.1231 ext 30.  Details & More Events »


Tablas Creek News

MA Shipping Permit Received!

We are thrilled to announce that we've received our shipping permit from the great state of Massachusetts. Residents of the Bay State can now order wine or become VINsider Wine Club members.  More shipping news »

Antonio Galloni 8/14: 30 Wines 90+

In August, Antonio Galloni published the results of his annual visit to Tablas Creek, and we were excited to receive such good reviews from this notoriously tough grader. Notes included the 2012 Esprit de Tablas Blanc (92 points; “impeccably refined”), 2011 Panoplie (94 points; "pure elegance"), 2012 Patelin de Tablas (90 points; “a gorgeous wine and a fabulous value”), and the 2012 Esprit de Tablas (93-95 points; "a fascinating Esprit to follow over the coming years"). Read the complete review » More recent press »


On the Tablas Blog

Dry Farming in California's Drought, Part 3: How We Got Here (and Where We Go Next)

May 26, 2015
I was struck by a quote from Tegan Passalaqua, the winemaker at Turley, in a recent article on JancisRobinson.com. In an interview with Alder Yarrow, Tegan said "In a Mediterranean climate like we have, vertical shoot positioning and 3 by 6 vineyard spacing is basically farming hydroponically".

Hydroponic farming, with its overtones of bland supermarket tomatoes, seems an unlikely candidate to provide the intensity and ripeness that a winemaker would expect from California. But in its essence, that the farmer is providing everything that a plant needs to bear fruit, I don't think he's far off. It's worth taking a few moments to understand how grapevines came to be so widely irrigated in California. Read More »