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    Cheap Wines That Will Fool Your Friends’ Expensive Palates

    Buying wine doesn’t need to break the bank. There are several affordable whites, reds and even sparkling wines that are available online. Better yet, wine clubs offer cheap prices to subscribers by sourcing the wine directly from the winemaker.

    We’ll reveal the best cheap online wine club providers with crazy discounts on popular wines. Read on to find five affordable wines that are so good they’ll blow your mind. 

    Winc 2018 Far + Wide Grüner Veltliner

    Your search for white wine under 15 dollars is over. Made with a low sulfur winemaking process, Winc’s Far + Wide Grüner Veltliner is an Austrian wine with a light body that beats all the others. Expect fruity tasting-notes of candied lemon, honeysuckle, and citrus in this dry wine. This Grüner Veltliner pairs especially well with seafood.

    Price: $14.99 (Originally $17.99)

    • Composition: 100% Grüner Veltliner
    • Winery: Winc
    • Alcohol by Volume: 12.5% 
    • Where to Buy? Winc Wine Club

    Duck Point Pinot Noir

    New Zealand ‘s finest Pinot Noir, this bottle from Duck Point won the silver award at the 2017 Harvest Challenge Wine Competition. It’s a crowd-pleaser owing to its notes of smoky cranberries and cherries. It’s the best Pinot Noir under 20 from 2016 red and it goes well with light meats like chicken.  

    Price: $15.99 (Originally $25.99)

    • Composition: 100% Pinot Noir
    • Winery: Duck Point Winery
    • Alcohol by Volume: 13%
    • Where to Buy? Wine Insiders

    Chesterfield 2018 Sauvignon Blanc

    A rare wine to treat your friends and loved ones, Chesterfield Sauvignon Blanc tastes like bubblegum and lemongrass. We love the crispy floral notes reminiscent of the Santa Barbara County it comes from. With no more than 300 cases produced, this is a wine to treasure. It goes best with Italian dishes like pasta and pizza.

    Price: $16 (Originally $20)

    • Composition: 100% Sauvignon Blanc
    • Winery: Chesterfield Cellars
    • Alcohol by Volume: 15%
    • Where to Buy? Gold Medal Wine Club

    Wildeye Winery 2017 San Benito County Lime Kiln Zinfandel

    Looking for a great red wine under 20? We’ve got one that won two awards. This Zinfandel bagged Double Gold at the San Francisco Chronicle Wine Competition and Gold Medal at Denver International Wine Competition. Popular for its fine tannins and perfect balance of acidity, WildEye’s Lime Kiln Zinfandel production is limited to 356 cases. It pairs well with light pastas and soft cheeses.

    Price: $17.99 (Originally $25.00)

    • Composition: 100% Zinfandel
    • Winery: WildEye Winery
    • Alcohol by Volume: 15%
    • Where to Buy? The California Wine Club

    NV Brut Rack & Riddle Sparkling Wine

    Want to have a party with sparkling wine? Go for North Coast’s Rack and Riddle that’s won Gold Medals from the San Francisco Chronicle and the International Women’s Wine Competition. The taste that drew us to this wine is its dewy-fresh floral hints. You might taste citrine or grapefruit with this bubbly. It’s a celebratory wine best recommended with dark chocolate.  

    Price: $18 (Originally $20)

    • Composition:  Blend of Chardonnay and Pinot Noir
    • Winery: North Coast
    • Alcohol by Volume: 15%
    • Where to Buy? Firstleaf Wine Club


    Good wine isn’t always expensive. There are many small-batch wines you can find exclusively on wine clubs. Pick a cheap wine club from the above to savor and enjoy when making wine purchases.