Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Premium, limited-supply wines at exceptional values; strict selection process; previous wine selections publicly archived on website; great, responsive customer service; flexible membership; great discounts on reorders; excellent discounts on reordering (up to 35%); referral bonus; gifts are beautifully packaged; if you request red-only shipments, you'll still get 2 different kinds of red wine
organic/biodynamic wines and unusual grape varietals and regions; 10% discount on reorders; free shipping on first order
Doesn't offer instant email notification for gift recipients
only one person selects wines; only offers monthly shipping; doesn't offer e-cards; need to confirm with them whether they can ship to your state
No ($20/month flat rate)
Red or Combination
Red, White, or Combination
Domestic and/or International
Domestic and International
Premium, hard-to-find California wines that have received at least a 90-point rating from a national wine publication and won multiple medals at major wine competitions.
An eclectic selection of organic, biodynamic, and limited-production wines produced in some of the best boutique wineries around the world.
Monthly, Bimonthly or Quarterly
First shipment will arrive within 7 - 10 days of placing your order. Subsequent shipments will arrive sometime after the 15th of the month depending where you live.
All shipments are sent out on the 1st Monday of each month. If it should fall on a national holiday, shipments will be sent out the following day.
Offers a free gift card that you can customize and include in your 1st shipment. The bottles are beautifully wrapped and packaged in gift box that features specially commissioned artwork of wine country on the outside.
Includes a customized gift card in the first shipment but does not offer email notification.
Offers the PLUS! Program that allows current members to add an extra bottle of high quality wine to each shipment for an additional $35 - $45 (or $39 if you pre-pay).
Free shipping on first delivery ($20 value).
No satisfaction guarantee, but they will replace any bottles you receive that are corked/damaged at no additional charge. They will refund you for any returned unopened bottles unless they are unable to restock the wine back into inventory for any reason. You can cancel your membership at any time without incurring cancellation fees.
No satisfaction guarrantee and all sales are final. If you receive any bottles that are physically damaged, you have 72 hours to report it to Plonk and request an exchange. if you want to cancel your membership, you must do so 7 days before the next shipment is scheduled to be sent out otherwise it will not take effect until the following month.