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, AZ, CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OR, PA, 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

2007 Horizontal Tasting

February 11th, 2016
At this horizontal tasting (horizontal referring to tasting several wines from a single estate made in a single year, as opposed to vertical, which would imply a tasting of the same wine across several vintages) you can join us as we look back at 2007 with the perspective of ten years’ time. The cost is $45 for wine club members and $60 for guests and non-members. This event is sure to fill up early. To reserve, email events@tablascreek.com or call 805.237.1231 x36.


Tablas Creek News

We can now ship to AZ!

We are excited that we have received our shipping permit for the great state of Arizona. Arizonans can now order wine or join our wine clubMore shipping news »

Vinous: 28 Wines 90+ Points

In Antonio Galloni's Vinous (Sept. 2016) 28 Tablas wines topped 90 points, including 2014 Esprit Blanc (93), 2013 Panoplie (95), 2014 Patelin de Tablas (91) and 2014 En Gobelet (93). Read the review » More press »

Tablas Creek wins 2016 California Green Medal for Sustainability

The CA Sustainable Winegrowing Alliance awarded Tablas Creek one of four 2016 Green Medals for leadership in sustainability. Our practices »

January Feature: 2014 Roussanne

Each month we offer one item at a 10% discount. January's feature is our 2014 Roussanne, rich, bright, and honeyed! Details »


On the Tablas Blog

A Horizontal Retrospective: 2007 at Age Ten

January 20, 2017
In 2014 we began the tradition of looking back each year at the vintage from ten years before. Part of this is simple interest in seeing how a wide range of our wines -- many of which we don't taste regularly -- have evolved, but we also have a specific purpose: choosing ten or so of the most compelling and interesting wines from this vintage to show at the public retrospective tasting we hold each year (this year's is February 11th). Ten years is enough time that the wines have become something different and started to pick up some secondary and tertiary flavors, but not so long that most wines are at the end of their drink windows. And, in fact, most of the 2007 reds are just entering their mature peak. Read More »