VINsider Benefits

Become a Tablas Creek VINsider!

The VINsider wine club is a unique opportunity to become a part of the Tablas Creek family. Members receive a twice-yearly selection of wines, including new vintages before they are released to the public and exclusive members-only wines... all at a 20% discount off the list prices. Members also receive priority invitation to and discounts on seminars, tastings, and events at the winery and around the country.

Tablas Creek VINsider Membership Details

  • Tablas Creek VINsider Club members receive a six-bottle selection of wine chosen by our winemakers, each fall and spring
  • We offer our classic mix of red and white wines (and the occasional dry rosé) as well as (new fall 2014) red-only and white-only shipment options
  • Shipments include pre-release items, special cuvées, and members-only releases. We have a list of the contents of previous shipments
  • Many of these wines are produced in very limited quantities and are available only to VINsiders. You can view the online order form to see the current VINsider exclusives
  • Cost of each shipment reflects a 20% discount off the list price of each bottle, and typically ranges between $170 and $210, plus applicable sales tax and shipping
  • Membership is free and may be cancelled at any time 30 days prior to the shipment date
  • Members receive email notice of upcoming shipments six weeks and two weeks in advance, as well as a tracking number when their package ships from the warehouse
  • Wines are shipped next-day ground (CA) or second-day air (other states), limiting the exposure of the wines to heat and vibration
  • Shipment is made in sturdy, insulated recyclable pulp packing containers, ensuring that your wine arrives in top condition
  • Wine Club is available for shipment to the following states: AK, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IA, KS, ME, MD, MI, MN, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OR, SC, TN, TX, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY. For more information on whether your state is coming soon, visit our page on direct shipping policies

Additional VINsider Benefits

  • Invitations to our semi-annual shipment tasting parties, where we open the wines in the most recent shipment for members to try, paired with food.
  • An invitation to our annual early-December futures tasting, where members can taste the recent vintage and reserve futures on our highly allocated Esprit de Beaucastel and Panoplie wines
  • Priority notice of limited-seating winemaker dinners, seminars, and tastings
  • Complimentary travel concierge service to assist them in planning their travels to France or the Central Coast.
  • Free tasting for you and your guests (up to 6) when you visit the Tablas Creek tasting room
  • A 20% discount (25% on orders of 12 bottles or more) on all additional orders of Tablas Creek wines, whether ordering in person, online, or by phone
  • A 20% discount on Tablas Creek merchandise
  • A $15.00 gift certificate for you for each new VINsider you refer  who signs up.
  • A free copy of the Tablas Creek VINformer Newsletter, containing exclusive stories about the estate, tasting notes, and harvest information

Become a Wine Club Member

  • Please fill out the form online
  • Shipments are all sent via UPS Ground (CA) and UPS or FedEx 2nd Day Air (other states). Shipping for California is $20/shipment. Shipping for Colorado, Idaho, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and Wyoming is $30/shipment. Shipping for Alaska, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ohio, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, Washington DC, Wisconsin and West Virginia is $35/shipment.
  • Delivery occurs between 9AM and 5PM Monday-Friday; we recommend using a business address if you are away from home during the day.
  • An adult signature is required at delivery. Shippers cannot leave packages (which is why we recommend using a business address).
  • By signing up, you acknowledge that your semi-annual shipments will be charged to your credit card.
  • Membership is free.

Email vinsider@tablascreek.com with any questions

Update Member Information

Need to update your membership information on file for the VINsider Wine Club? Please fill out the update form by selecting “Update my membership information”, along with your VINsider member number, and update any information that may have changed.

Events

En Primeur Tasting and Futures Offering

On December 6th, all VINsiders are invited to join Tablas Creek's owners and winemakers for our 10th annual En Primeur Tasting and Futures Offering. Taste the 2013 Esprit de Tablas and 2013 Panoplie, discuss the vintage, and enjoy a seasonal dish created to pair with the wines. The $30 cost to attend the event is refundable on any en primeur purchase. Register for one of two sessions (10:30am or 1:30pm)  More information »


Tablas Creek News

Antonio Galloni 8/14: 30 Wines 90+

We were thrilled to receive such good reviews from this notoriously tough grader, including 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 »

Montana opens to direct shipping

We have received our direct shipping license for the great state of Montana. Residents are now eligible to order wine or sign up for one of our wine clubs. Up next? Massachusetts, where shipping licenses will be issued starting January 1st! More direct shipping news »


On the Tablas Blog

Autumn Vineyard Photo Essay

October 27, 2014
The grapes are all off the vines. The days are shorter, with a lower sun angle....on Saturday, we actually got a few sprinkles. Next weekend we're forecast to see measurable precipitation. It's all hopeful for a vineyard (and a region) struggling under three years of drought. Read More »