Mari Vineyards Review 2021

Defying the consensus that grapes couldn’t be grown in the Michigan climate, Marty Lagina established the Mari Vineyard in 1999 in Old Mission Peninsula. It has become known for producing wine from a number of exotic and less common grapes.

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$ 75 /mo
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    What is Mari Vineyards wine club

    The wine club was created as a way for loyal Mari customers to enjoy its wines throughout the year, as well as provide additional benefits for those in the local area such as members’ only tasting events.

    How does Mari Vineyards wine club work

    Choose from four membership options, each providing something to cater to different tastes. All wines are pre-selected by the Mari staff and you have the option to receive between 2 and 4 bottles shipped each quarter. The sign-up process can be completed quickly online.

    What Mari Vineyards wine club costs

    • Red wine club - $75 per shipment
    • White wine club - $75 per shipment
    • Seasonal wine club - $150 per shipment
    • Reserve wine club - $200 per shipment

    About the wine

    As a small, family-owned vineyard, Mari understandably has a much smaller range of wines than you might see at other wine clubs. However, it does have a few more exotic options including Riesling, Pinot Bianco, Malvasia Bianca, and Gruner veltliner.

    Mari Vineyards wine club wine brands

    Only the Mari brand is on offer as part of the club membership, although this does bring the added benefit of getting your hands on some exclusives. 

    Mari Vineyards wine club benefits

    • Additional 10% or 15% discount on all other items in the Mari store, including all wines and merchandising
    • Free newsletters with each delivery describing the wines and recommending good food pairings
    • Access to members-only events and wine tastings at the winery in the Old Mission Peninsula vineyard near Traverse City

    Mari Vineyards wine club membership programs

    • Red wine club - Receive two bottles of pre-selected reds each quarter
    • White wine club - Receive two bottles of pre-selected whites each quarter
    • Seasonal wine club - A mix of three bottles of red and whites based on the season
    • Reserve wine club - Offering four bottles of Mari’s exclusive wines each quarter

    Mari Vineyards wine club membership length

    You’ll be committed to a minimum of two shipments. After this, you’re under no obligation to continue and can cancel at any time.

    Can I give Mari Vineyards wine club as a gift?

    Not currently. Mari also doesn’t offer any other gifting options via its website.

    Mari Vineyards wine club coupon codes

    Mari sometimes offers discount codes to coincide with holidays like memorial day weekend. These can sometimes be as much as 20% off your order. Check-in with the Mari website to find out more.

    Mari Vineyards Price and Shipping

    Shipping costs will depend on your membership level. Two bottles will cost $15.18, three is $16.13, and four bottles is $17.47. This may be more expensive outside of Michigan. Mari also only currently ships to 10 states.

    The Bottom line

    Mari Vineyards is a good choice if you live in the local area, enjoy Michigan wines. and would like to take the tour.

    However, if you’re looking for a wide range of variety, cheaper options, and more international wines, one of the bigger wine clubs, such as Winc, would be a better starting point.