Many wine lovers in Utah have been frustrated for years not being allowed to participate in wine clubs. Well, rejoice. For the first time, Utah wine lovers can enjoy boutique wines from six wine clubs from renowned wine regions. Here is the scoop from the founders of Vin 7000, a boutique wine brokerage based in Park City.
“The brokerage [Vin 7000] partners exclusively with small, independent, family-owned wineries in some of the most renowned wine regions in the world to facilitate club membership for Utah residents. Products are acquired legally using the Utah Department of Alcoholic Beverage Services’ special order system that has been in place for several years. Customers may currently select from six wine clubs to join, and their regular shipments are delivered for free to the Utah State Liquor Store of their choice. These are typically limited production wines that are not otherwise available in Utah. Some selections may only be available to club members and are from the vintners’ collections of library and special release wines.”
“The core of our business model is to understand what wine drinkers in Utah want and what they think they can’t get here. We creatively innovate within the regulatory framework to make these available. Because we know many Utah wine enthusiasts are seeking the opportunity to discover high-quality, boutique, new wines via club memberships, we are stepping in, as a broker, to offer memberships to select wine clubs within our portfolio,” says Vin 7000 Founder and General Manager Maggie Heile. ”We have thoughtfully launched the program with six wine clubs from small producers that represent a range of varietals, regions, wine-making styles, and price points. These wines are some of the finest that each region has to offer.”
Current Wine Clubs Include:
For Napa Valley wine enthusiasts: Buoncristiani Family Winery | Napa Valley, CA
For French wine enthusiasts: French Wine Club | Champagne and Bordeaux
For those who love California Pinot Noir…and so much more: Russian River Vineyards | Sonoma County, CA
For those who love food-friendly wines and unique varietals: Leo Steen Wines | Sonoma County, CA
For those who love Rhone varietals: Andrew Murray Vineyards | Santa Barbara County, CA
For those who love Oregon Pinot Noir and big Washington reds: Natalie’s Estate Winery | Oregon and Washington
More info on each club and pricing can be found at vin7000.com/clubs.
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Originally trained as an anthropologist, Ted Scheffler is a seasoned food, wine & travel writer based in Utah. He loves cooking, skiing, and spends an inordinate amount of time tending to his ever-growing herd of guitars and amplifiers.
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