With some of the local wine educators offering wine for sale, I thought to myself are there better options for the Twin Cities Wine Consumer without having to leave their house. I thought for one second and yes, WTSO! I have been buying from them for over a decade and now that everyone is at home you can have the wine shipped right to your door.
This is not one of those gimmick wine clubs that ships small producers (what they mean is terrible producers no one wants to distribute) and ships in the middle of the summer which is sure to ruin your wine. This is also not a site that you have to buy certain wines even if you don’t want them. You pick what you want and if you buy the recommended amount you get free shipping.
You can pick and choose from their daily email offerings. Here are some highlights of WTSO:
- Free Shipping! (You would be amazed at the profit margins some places make on shipping).
- You select the wines you want.
- They will hold your wines until better shipping times.
- They post the ratings of the pros even if they get 89 points. Very honest.
- Great customer service. If you have a bad bottle you get a refund.
- The world of wine is covered. Champagne, Burgundy, Rioja, Tuscany, US, etc.
If you ever miss a wine during the day you can contact them to see if that wine is still available.
Here are some of the wines I would recommend if they pop up again!
N.V. Philippe Prié Champagne Tradition Brut (France, Champagne) $24.99
N.V. Nicolas Maillart Champagne Grand Cru Brut Rosé (France, Champagne, Champagne Grand Cru) $29.99
N.V. Baron-Fuenté Champagne Grande Réserve Brut (France, Champagne) $26.99
2018 Franck et Sylvain Godon Sancerre (France, Loire Valley, Upper Loire, Sancerre) $14.99
2016 Bernardus Winery Chardonnay Sierra Mar (USA, California, Central Coast, Santa Lucia Highlands) $19.99
2015 Cuvaison Chardonnay Carneros (USA, California, Napa / Sonoma, Carneros) $14.99
2018 Sojourn Pinot Noir Rosé (USA, California, Sonoma County, Sonoma Coast) $14.99
2014 Fort Ross Pinot Noir FRV Fort Ross Vineyard (USA, California, Sonoma County, Fort Ross – Seaview) $21.99 SUPER VALUE!!!
2011 Qupé Syrah Bien Nacido Hillside Estate (USA, California, Central Coast, Santa Maria Valley) $16.99
2015 Flaneur Pinot Noir Flanerie (USA, Oregon, Willamette Valley, Ribbon Ridge) $24.99
2017 Bernardus Winery Pinot Noir (USA, California, Central Coast, Santa Lucia Highlands) $19.99
2014 Fort Ross Pinot Noir Symposium Fort Ross Vineyard (USA, California, Sonoma County, Fort Ross – Seaview) $29.99
2018 Robert Storey Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve Oakville (USA, California, Napa Valley, Oakville) $24.99
2016 Château Haut-Gravet Chateau Grand Chemin (France, Bordeaux, Libournais, St. Émilion Grand Cru) $22.99
2015 Marchesi Mazzei Castello di Fonterutoli Concerto Toscana IGT (Italy, Tuscany, Toscana IGT) $44.99
2015 Tenuta Friggiali Brunello di Montalcino (Italy, Tuscany, Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino) $29.99
2013 Marchesi Mazzei Chianti Classico Castello di Fonterutoli Gran Selezione (Italy, Tuscany, Chianti, Chianti Classico DOCG) $32.99
2015 Attilio Ghisolfi Barolo Bussia (Italy, Piedmont, Langhe, Barolo) $32.99
2015 Tenuta Friggiali Brunello di Montalcino Donna Olga (Italy, Tuscany, Montalcino, Brunello di Montalcino) $32.99
2015 Bodegas Resalte de Peñafiel Ribera del Duero Origen de Resalte (Spain, Castilla y León, Ribera del Duero) $19.99
2012 Bodegas Primicia Rioja Vina Diezmo Gran Reserva (Spain, La Rioja, Rioja) $19.99
2014 Bodegas Elías Mora Toro Descarte (Spain, Castilla y León, Toro) $27.99
Buy Now in the Premium Selection Category
2014 Tenuta Sette Ponti Oreno Toscana IGT (Italy, Tuscany, Toscana IGT) $59.99
3 Day Wine Review 94 points
2015 SIXTO Chardonnay Frenchman Hills (USA, Washington, Columbia Valley) $32.99
3 Day Wine Review 92 points