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, MA, 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

Blending Seiminar 5/2

Hundreds of you have joined us for one of our annual blending seminars over the years. If you haven’t yet, let this be the year. Partner Jason Haas and winemaker Neil Collins will lead a barrel tasting of the individual varietals (both reds and whites), and will discuss how we turn roughly one hundred components into the blends and varieties we make each year. Then, you will be set loose with graduated cylinders to produce your own blends. 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

Budbreak, 2015: Early, like 2014. Cue the frost alarms.

March 16, 2015
Please join me in welcoming the 2015 vintage to Tablas Creek. Budbreak is a hopeful thing: the beginning of a season of growth, and the beginning of our work that will come to define 2015 for us for years to come. But early budbreak is risky... Read More »