Have you ever found yourself returning to the same winery over and over again? Maybe you can’t get enough of a certain chardonnay, the sommeliers are particularly friendly or you’ve made friends in the tasting room.
Wine clubs offer oenophiles and casual sippers alike a special opportunity to join the community of their favorite wineries — and membership almost always includes fabulous special events, discounts and exclusive releases.
Here’s what you need to know about each of the wine clubs on Long Island to find the one — or two — that are perfect for you.
Bedell Cellars, Cutchogue
This wine club offers quarterly bottle shipments, 20% off wine purchases at both Bedell and Corey Creek Tap Room, exclusive access to rare and new releases, complimentary tasting flights for two on each visit and a discount on food sold in the tasting room.
Bridge Lane Wine, Mattituck
A membership in Bridge Lane Wine’s club includes three shipments a year, discounts on all purchases, a complimentary logo glass, one glass of wine per visit and members-only parties throughout the year.
Castello di Borghese, Cutchogue
This club offers members a choice of either one or two cases shipped over the course of the year. If you choose one case, you’ll get three bottles shipped quarterly, while two cases will get you six bottles quarterly. You’ll also get complimentary tastings, discounted admission to events and exclusive events for wine club members.
Channing Daughters Winery, Bridgehampton
Members receive shipments of two bottles six times a year, four complimentary tastings a month and a 10% discount on wines by the bottle.
Clovis Point Vineyard, Laurel
This wine club includes three annual shipments (or pickups) of four bottles each at a 20% discount, early access to new wines, free tastings for two, members-only events such as vineyard tours, wine dinners, winemaker talks and meet-and-greets with the owners, and discounted admission to all other events.
Coffee Pot Cellars, Cutchogue
Coffee Pot’s wine club provides members with quarterly shipments of three bottles each at 15% off retail. From the winemaker’s selections, members can choose reds only or whites only.
Croteaux Vineyards, Southold
The wine club at this rosé-only vineyard offers access to private tastings, discounts on purchases and a free glass of wine in the tasting room. You’ll also get access to private club events and early access to the newest vintage. Members can choose to receive of one case or three cases annually.
Harbes Vineyard, Mattituck
The “Hallock” membership offers six bottles per shipment, the “Sound” membership offers four and the “Peconic” membership offers two bottles. All tiers receive three shipments per year. Membership in all tiers includes access to library wines, discounted purchases, two free tastes for up to four guests each time you visit and six passes to Harbes Barnyard Adventure.
Jamesport Vineyards, Jamesport
Jamesport’s club offers wines from its East End and Estate selections. In addition to discounted purchases, you’ll get access to one dinner or lunch at the Milford T. Benjamin House, receive complimentary tastings, be invited to pickup parties, have access to the VIP section and more.
Kontokosta Winery, Greenport
The Bluff Road Club includes quarterly shipments of three bottles each, discounts on tastings and purchases, complimentary tastings, access to a VIP area and private events and priority access for reservations.
Lenz Winery, Peconic
Choose your selection of wines, get exclusive access to purchase Old Vines wines, receive a discount on purchases and get complimentary tastings.
Lieb Cellars, Cutchogue
Your annual membership features four seasonal selections, exclusive club events, including barrel tastings and pick-up parties, and a private tasting for you and six guests, plus discounts.
Macari Vineyards, Mattituck
Get quarterly shipments, complimentary tastings, private tours, an annual dinner in the vines and discounts.
Mattebella Vineyards, Southold
Enjoy a discount on all purchases, bacon or fig jam as a holiday gift, case delivery for Long Island, the five boroughs and Westchester, invitations to the pick and crush party, Easter egg hunt, summer cocktail party, holiday party and all release parties, as well as exclusive use of bocce courts.
The Old Field Vineyards, Southold
The Farm View includes three bottles of wine quarterly, while the Bay View includes six bottles quarterly. Both memberships allow indoor picnics, free tastings and members-only events.
Osprey’s Dominion, Peconic
The membership includes quarterly shipments, discounts on purchases, winemaker’s dinners and other event invitations.
Palmer Vineyards, Riverhead
The club includes a quarterly shipment of four bottles with a quarterly pick-up party, a 15% discount on all wines, 25% on cases, complimentary tastings for you and a guest, early access to new releases and discounts on winery events.
Paumanok Vineyards, Aquebogue
There are three clubs to choose from: Paumanok Wine Club (shipments of wine except Grand Vintage, Single Vineyard and Late Harvest), Paumanok Grand Vintage Club (shipments of Grand Vintage wines) and Paumanok Library Club (Single Vineyard and Late Harvest shipments). In addition to quarterly shipments, these clubs offer discounted access to event and complimentary barrel tastings.
Peconic Bay Vineyards, Cutchogue
The Founders Wine Club includes shipments of your choice of wine, discounts and more.
Pellegrini Vineyards, Cutchogue
Depending on which tier you choose, you will receive three or six wines shipped quarterly, access to the limited and rare library of sold-out wines, discounts, complimentary tastings, exclusive wine club lunches and recipe and pairing ideas.
Pindar Vineyards, Peconic
Get three bottles of pre-selected wines, shipped quarterly, at 10% off the retail price. Winemaker notes come with each shipment. You’ll also be entitled to complimentary tastings, discounts on regular purchases and events.
Pugliese Vineyards, Cutchogue
In addition to wine shipments, you’ll receive a VIP card giving you 20% off all purchases, complimentary tastings, special offers throughout the year and winemaker’s notes in each shipment.
Raphael Vineyard & Winery, Peconic
You’ll get quarterly shipments, discounts on all purchases, monthly club tastings, complimentary flights and access to club-only wines.
For $130 every three months, you’ll receive three wine bottles a quarter, two complimentary flights per visit, an annual private tasting with up to six people and 15% off merchandise, items and RGNY events.
Roanoke Vineyards, Riverhead
Members of the North Fork’s only private vineyard receive quarterly shipments of either three or four bottles. They can visit Wednesday through Monday and enjoy a specially priced glass of wine.
Rose Hill Vineyards, Mattituck
Get 15% off all wine purchases, exclusive access to new wine releases, early access to events and quarterly pick-up parties.
Sannino Vineyard, Cutchogue
The Nuovo membership includes quarterly shipments of two wines, eight complimentary tastings a year, no corkage fee onsite, picnicking access, discounts on purchases, pick-up parties and a discount on the annual Harvest Moon Dinner.
Sherwood House Vineyards, Jamesport
The Classic membership offers two bottles per shipment, while the Reserve includes six bottles. All members receive year-round exclusive programming, complimentary tastings and discounts.
Sparkling Pointe, Southold
The Prestige Wine Club includes four customizable shipments of six bottles, discounts on purchases and a special 25% discount on 12 bottles or more in a single purchase. The Bubbly Box is a bimonthly subscription box of two bottles shipped to your door.
Suhru Wines, Cutchogue
There are three tiers, with three, six and 12 wines selected quarterly by the winemaker. You’ll also get discounts on all purchases and complimentary tastings.
Terra Vite Winery & Vineyard, Jamesport
Get three bottles quarterly, a discount on all wine and food purchases, a complimentary tasting or glass of wine when you visit, early access to events and discounts on classes.
Wölffer Estate Vineyard, Sagaponack
Winemaker Roman Roth selects wines for each quarterly shipment. Members can sign up for different types of shipments, including those focusing rosé, reds, library wines and more.