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#301 Post by Fred Davis » March 23rd, 2020, 11:25 am

Tyler B rown wrote:
March 23rd, 2020, 9:43 am
Yes I doubt they are lacking sales volume. With shelter in place growing across the country, people will need their wine!!
This recession should result in a lot of wine sales. No rush to buy.

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#302 Post by Kris Patten » March 23rd, 2020, 8:20 pm

Fred Davis wrote:
March 23rd, 2020, 11:25 am
Tyler B rown wrote:
March 23rd, 2020, 9:43 am
Yes I doubt they are lacking sales volume. With shelter in place growing across the country, people will need their wine!!
This recession should result in a lot of wine sales. No rush to buy.
I'd prefer to support people before the "going out of business sale", worth a couple bucks to avoid profiting off of someone's misfortune.
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#303 Post by JonathanG » March 23rd, 2020, 8:37 pm

With current shelter in place rules going on, they (wine.com) are probably crushing it right now.
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#304 Post by Larry Chmel » March 24th, 2020, 5:42 am

Any word on more "Buy $300 get $100 off" codes for wine.com? Probably wishful thinking.

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#305 Post by Shay h arnoy » March 24th, 2020, 9:18 am

I bought at wine.com without a coupon for first time last night.

New thing:
- use retailmenot 18% back
- sent our friends who aren’t that into wine an inexpensive but highly rated bottle of gamay
- ordered for ourselves the same wine
- open it together over dinner on zoom!
- relish in the free shipping

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#306 Post by Fred Davis » March 24th, 2020, 10:47 am

Kris Patten wrote:
March 23rd, 2020, 8:20 pm
Fred Davis wrote:
March 23rd, 2020, 11:25 am
Tyler B rown wrote:
March 23rd, 2020, 9:43 am
Yes I doubt they are lacking sales volume. With shelter in place growing across the country, people will need their wine!!
This recession should result in a lot of wine sales. No rush to buy.
I'd prefer to support people before the "going out of business sale", worth a couple bucks to avoid profiting off of someone's misfortune.
Feel free to do what you want, but making a moral judgement and straw-man argument all wrapped in a virtue signal is not a good look.

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#307 Post by Michael Brill » March 24th, 2020, 2:57 pm

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March 23rd, 2020, 8:31 am
Doubt Wine.com will be issuing any good coupons anytime soon. They seem to be selling out of a lot of stuff-- all the things I had in my cart are now out of stock.
Very few new skus coming into wine.com in the past several days. But still a bunch of great deals and the $50 off of $150 coupons still work. Just bought a case of solid (90-93 pt major reviewers) Bordeaux reds for a friend for $78 delivered.

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#308 Post by Michael Brill » March 24th, 2020, 3:22 pm

BTW, if you have StewardShip. Buy yourself a $20 bottle of wine, and enter NCSJAN20 code. You're welcome. ;-)

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#309 Post by BenW » March 24th, 2020, 3:44 pm

Michael Brill wrote:
March 24th, 2020, 3:22 pm
BTW, if you have StewardShip. Buy yourself a $20 bottle of wine, and enter NCSJAN20 code. You're welcome. ;-)
Thank you! That was easy. StewardShip pays for itself.
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#310 Post by Michael Brill » March 24th, 2020, 4:12 pm

BTW, I have a new version of my Chrome extension to cherry-pick wines from retailers. DM if interested. But with stewardship + promos + national shipping, it's hard to beat wine.com right now, so I'm putting my energy there.

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#311 Post by JonathanG » March 24th, 2020, 8:42 pm

FBSPIR50 at wine.com for 50 off 150. I suspect this was posted either above, or in the Palmer thread, because its telling me I have already used it. This is the first time I have seen a coupon like this on the banner advertised on their website...
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#312 Post by Michael Brill » March 25th, 2020, 2:35 pm

JonathanG wrote:
March 24th, 2020, 8:42 pm
FBSPIR50 at wine.com for 50 off 150. I suspect this was posted either above, or in the Palmer thread, because its telling me I have already used it. This is the first time I have seen a coupon like this on the banner advertised on their website...
These should all work (once/account):
FBR50 $50 on $150
FBPRO50 $50 on $150
FBSPIR50 $50 on $150

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#313 Post by Cody L » March 25th, 2020, 3:28 pm

Michael Brill wrote:
March 24th, 2020, 4:12 pm
BTW, I have a new version of my Chrome extension to cherry-pick wines from retailers. DM if interested. But with stewardship + promos + national shipping, it's hard to beat wine.com right now, so I'm putting my energy there.
Many of the wines on Wine.com (some are competitively priced) are priced 15-20% higher than most wine-searcher lows at other prominent shops. Sure if you want it all in one place and free(ish) shipping with StewardShip it makes sense, but the promos just make you think like you're getting a good deal when you're pretty much getting market prices or more after the promos.

Just a small sample size:
Caymus Cab Napa 2018 - Wine.com - 89.99 - Wine-Searcher - most shops at 75-79
Domaine Drouhin Oregon Pinot Noir 2016 - Wine.com - On sale for 39.99 (normally 45.99) -Wine-Searcher - ~33-37
Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2017 - Wine.com - 74.99 - Wine-Searcher - 66-71

Just gotta know that's their marketing tactics and know how to research the good deals when you seen them within Wine.com I guess.
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#314 Post by Mike R » March 25th, 2020, 3:55 pm

Cody L wrote:
March 25th, 2020, 3:28 pm
Michael Brill wrote:
March 24th, 2020, 4:12 pm
BTW, I have a new version of my Chrome extension to cherry-pick wines from retailers. DM if interested. But with stewardship + promos + national shipping, it's hard to beat wine.com right now, so I'm putting my energy there.
Many of the wines on Wine.com (some are competitively priced) are priced 15-20% higher than most wine-searcher lows at other prominent shops. Sure if you want it all in one place and free(ish) shipping with StewardShip it makes sense, but the promos just make you think like you're getting a good deal when you're pretty much getting market prices or more after the promos.

Just a small sample size:
Caymus Cab Napa 2018 - Wine.com - 89.99 - Wine-Searcher - most shops at 75-79
Domaine Drouhin Oregon Pinot Noir 2016 - Wine.com - On sale for 39.99 (normally 45.99) -Wine-Searcher - ~33-37
Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2017 - Wine.com - 74.99 - Wine-Searcher - 66-71

Just gotta know that's their marketing tactics and know how to research the good deals when you seen them within Wine.com I guess.
Totally agreed. Wine.com is insanely expensive without the coupon codes. I signed up for the stewardship program because I used literally all of the 50 / 150 and 100 / 300 coupons, so the program paid for itself. I don't think I will ever order from wine.com without a coupon, their pricing just doesn't make sense.
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#315 Post by Michae1 P0wers » March 25th, 2020, 4:00 pm

Cody L wrote:
March 25th, 2020, 3:28 pm
Michael Brill wrote:
March 24th, 2020, 4:12 pm
BTW, I have a new version of my Chrome extension to cherry-pick wines from retailers. DM if interested. But with stewardship + promos + national shipping, it's hard to beat wine.com right now, so I'm putting my energy there.
Many of the wines on Wine.com (some are competitively priced) are priced 15-20% higher than most wine-searcher lows at other prominent shops. Sure if you want it all in one place and free(ish) shipping with StewardShip it makes sense, but the promos just make you think like you're getting a good deal when you're pretty much getting market prices or more after the promos.

Just a small sample size:
Caymus Cab Napa 2018 - Wine.com - 89.99 - Wine-Searcher - most shops at 75-79
Domaine Drouhin Oregon Pinot Noir 2016 - Wine.com - On sale for 39.99 (normally 45.99) -Wine-Searcher - ~33-37
Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2017 - Wine.com - 74.99 - Wine-Searcher - 66-71

Just gotta know that's their marketing tactics and know how to research the good deals when you seen them within Wine.com I guess.
I agree that they are generally very high, and wouldn't pay the full asking price on anything I bought, but with the coupons they most certainly were not "market prices or more." Each of your examples significantly beats W-S low after reducing by 1/3. Beaucastel at $50 is not "market prices or more" if the next lowest is $66. Sure, it's not 1/3 off W-S lowest (though some deals have been, or very close), but I assume most people here are savvy enough wine buyers to know how to find the values. 2010 Ardanza at under $22 was an awfully strong deal.

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#316 Post by Robert M yers » March 25th, 2020, 4:27 pm

Just bought 2015 Lanesson for $15 per. You have to make the commitment and buy the shipping pass, once you use it twice it’s all gravy. There are great deals To be had, but I don’t think anybody here is buying from wine . Com without these coupons. I didn’t even know they existed before this, which is maybe their motive.

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#317 Post by Cody L » March 25th, 2020, 4:38 pm

Michae1 P0wers wrote:
March 25th, 2020, 4:00 pm
Cody L wrote:
March 25th, 2020, 3:28 pm
Michael Brill wrote:
March 24th, 2020, 4:12 pm
BTW, I have a new version of my Chrome extension to cherry-pick wines from retailers. DM if interested. But with stewardship + promos + national shipping, it's hard to beat wine.com right now, so I'm putting my energy there.
Many of the wines on Wine.com (some are competitively priced) are priced 15-20% higher than most wine-searcher lows at other prominent shops. Sure if you want it all in one place and free(ish) shipping with StewardShip it makes sense, but the promos just make you think like you're getting a good deal when you're pretty much getting market prices or more after the promos.

Just a small sample size:
Caymus Cab Napa 2018 - Wine.com - 89.99 - Wine-Searcher - most shops at 75-79
Domaine Drouhin Oregon Pinot Noir 2016 - Wine.com - On sale for 39.99 (normally 45.99) -Wine-Searcher - ~33-37
Chateau de Beaucastel Chateauneuf-du-Pape 2017 - Wine.com - 74.99 - Wine-Searcher - 66-71

Just gotta know that's their marketing tactics and know how to research the good deals when you seen them within Wine.com I guess.
I agree that they are generally very high, and wouldn't pay the full asking price on anything I bought, but with the coupons they most certainly were not "market prices or more." Each of your examples significantly beats W-S low after reducing by 1/3. Beaucastel at $50 is not "market prices or more" if the next lowest is $66. Sure, it's not 1/3 off W-S lowest (though some deals have been, or very close), but I assume most people here are savvy enough wine buyers to know how to find the values. 2010 Ardanza at under $22 was an awfully strong deal.
Totally, you're right. (guess I meant to say market or a bit lower) The promos do get you pretty nice deals at the end of the day w/ codes and savvy shopping. To an average buyer w/o the general knowledge of wine pricing, people might think they're getting $50 off $150, but it's less of a percentage deal if you think broadly (you all already know that though).

This was spurred by my girlfriend wanting to load up at my local Safeway with their usual 30% off all Washington wines promo deal, but little did she know it's off their suggested price, not their normal club price, so it's more like 10-15% or maybe even less, but tricks an average shopper into thinking 30% all Washington wines. Grrr But hey, deal's a deal right?
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#318 Post by Chr!s G|@rn3r » March 25th, 2020, 5:27 pm

Michael Brill wrote:
March 24th, 2020, 3:22 pm
BTW, if you have StewardShip. Buy yourself a $20 bottle of wine, and enter NCSJAN20 code. You're welcome. ;-)
Didn’t work for me! It says i’m not eligible.

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#319 Post by JonathanG » March 25th, 2020, 8:26 pm

I found their BDX futures prices to be one of the lowest out there for the majority of the wines (and not far off for the rest), if you are in to that sort of thing. Coupled with the free shipping stewardship program, makes it a no brainer.

Some of their lower end wines are competitively priced. The 2010 Ardanza is 10% cheaper than K&L's price, for example, before any coupons.
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#320 Post by JulianD » March 25th, 2020, 11:53 pm

How often do the 100/300 and 50/150 deals come around?
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#321 Post by T. Williams » March 26th, 2020, 7:23 am

Is anyone tracking new coupons for wine.com? I haven't had any luck using the old ones or changing numbers at the end. I have a couple orders queued up and have been waiting patiently for a new coupon.
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#322 Post by Jin F » March 26th, 2020, 3:09 pm

JulianD wrote:
March 25th, 2020, 11:53 pm
How often do the 100/300 and 50/150 deals come around?
2-3 times a year.
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#323 Post by Joe G a l e w s k i » March 26th, 2020, 3:45 pm

Cody L wrote:
March 25th, 2020, 3:28 pm
Many of the wines on Wine.com (some are competitively priced) are priced 15-20% higher than most wine-searcher lows at other prominent shops. Sure if you want it all in one place and free(ish) shipping with StewardShip it makes sense, but the promos just make you think like you're getting a good deal when you're pretty much getting market prices or more after the promos.
I agree, and that's why I need a $100 off $300 to buy, and even then it's dicey. Here's what I bought, which are good prices but not insanely good:

2016 Tenuta dell'Ornellaia Bolgheri Superiore Ornellaia $150.71
2016 Joseph Phelps Insignia Napa Valley Red Bordeaux Blend $185.63
2010 La Rioja Alta Rioja Viña Ardanza Reserva, Selección $22.60
2014 La Rioja Alta Rioja Viña Alberdi Reserva Tempranillo $13.70
2015 Shafer Cabernet Sauvignon Hillside Select Stags Leap District $225.79
NV Krug Champagne Brut Grande Cuvée Champagne Blend $64.82

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#324 Post by Michael Brill » March 27th, 2020, 11:09 am

You can't really compare winesearcher prices because they don't include shipping, sales tax and promotions. And even within promotions, there are multiple types (coupon codes, cash back sites, credit card/raise.com cashback). For the most part, all of that is just for wine.com.

Before a few months ago, I never bought much from wine.com. Everything split between Garagiste, K&L and bits and pieces of others. But by cherry-picking QPRs, promos and free shipping, I seriously doubt anything comes close to the values you can find on wine.com now.

20 mins ago, I literally got a Fedex delivery of a single bottle of a WE95 sparkler for $0.00.

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#325 Post by Michael Brill » March 27th, 2020, 11:10 am

T. Williams wrote:
March 26th, 2020, 7:23 am
Is anyone tracking new coupons for wine.com? I haven't had any luck using the old ones or changing numbers at the end. I have a couple orders queued up and have been waiting patiently for a new coupon.
I'm trying to, but it's hard because some coupons say they're expired, but they're actually not. Yesterday there were 3 $50 off of $150 coupons, a $20 off $20 coupon (yes, that means free bottle), 10% off $75.

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#326 Post by Michael Brill » March 27th, 2020, 11:11 am

Chr!s G|@rn3r wrote:
March 25th, 2020, 5:27 pm
Michael Brill wrote:
March 24th, 2020, 3:22 pm
BTW, if you have StewardShip. Buy yourself a $20 bottle of wine, and enter NCSJAN20 code. You're welcome. ;-)
Didn’t work for me! It says i’m not eligible.
Maybe you already used it? Most coupons are one-time.

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#327 Post by Dennis Atick » April 1st, 2020, 4:35 am

Rakuten has 12% off wine.com

Any other current wine.com coupons I can add to that?
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#328 Post by Jim Stewart » April 1st, 2020, 4:47 am

May have been mentioned before, but will the Rakuten 12% back apply to the wines with prices ending in '.97' which are normally excluded from the wine.com promo codes?
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#329 Post by John L Hall » April 1st, 2020, 6:23 am

Any have the active 50 off 150 coupons? I can’t locate them. Thanks!

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#330 Post by Shay h arnoy » April 1st, 2020, 6:52 am

Jim Stewart wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 4:47 am
May have been mentioned before, but will the Rakuten 12% back apply to the wines with prices ending in '.97' which are normally excluded from the wine.com promo codes?
Yes. It still works with .97 wines. Let us know if you find some good ones!

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#331 Post by Jim Stewart » April 1st, 2020, 10:14 am

Shay h arnoy wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 6:52 am
Jim Stewart wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 4:47 am
May have been mentioned before, but will the Rakuten 12% back apply to the wines with prices ending in '.97' which are normally excluded from the wine.com promo codes?
Yes. It still works with .97 wines. Let us know if you find some good ones!
Thanks. I did go ahead and make a semi-impulsive buy (is there any other kind lately?). A sixer of 2017 Chateau Carbonnieux Blanc, based mostly on Kirk Grant's recent glowing TN and also some previous good tasting experiences that we have had with Carbonnieux Blanc in general. It is a futures/pre-sale for delivery later this year, offered at $34.97 per which is certainly fair already. With the 12% and the $10 Rakuten welcome, and Stewardship free shipping , saving another $5-$6 per bottle so pretty good, especially since I was probably going to get it even without the Rakuten special today.
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#332 Post by John L Hall » April 1st, 2020, 1:12 pm

Thanks for the heads up re Rakuten. Ordered some Laroque 2018 futures and used a separate 50/150 coupon for 5 of the ardanza reserve riojas. With stewardship, coupon and rakuten, tough to beat that deal!

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#333 Post by Dennis Atick » April 1st, 2020, 1:26 pm

John L Hall wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 1:12 pm
Thanks for the heads up re Rakuten. Ordered some Laroque 2018 futures and used a separate 50/150 coupon for 5 of the ardanza reserve riojas. With stewardship, coupon and rakuten, tough to beat that deal!
Which 50/150 worked? Thanks.
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#334 Post by Markus S » April 1st, 2020, 1:36 pm

Michael Brill wrote:
March 27th, 2020, 11:09 am
You can't really compare winesearcher prices because they don't include shipping, sales tax and promotions.
Still need to pay sales tax wherever you are.
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#335 Post by Jin F » April 1st, 2020, 2:05 pm

Dennis Atick wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 4:35 am
Rakuten has 12% off wine.com

Any other current wine.com coupons I can add to that?
rakuten not always give cash back at wine.com. I made 11 order during the 14% back promotion and they only give me cash back on 5 orders. VODKA20 $20 off $50
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#336 Post by Jin F » April 1st, 2020, 2:07 pm

Dennis Atick wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 1:26 pm
John L Hall wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 1:12 pm
Thanks for the heads up re Rakuten. Ordered some Laroque 2018 futures and used a separate 50/150 coupon for 5 of the ardanza reserve riojas. With stewardship, coupon and rakuten, tough to beat that deal!
Which 50/150 worked? Thanks.
I believe all the $50 off $150 still works, but they only allow to use once.
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#337 Post by Robert M yers » April 1st, 2020, 2:17 pm

Some of my Rakuten orders automatically gave me the cash back. For the ones that didn’t I logged them manually and ask them why here is their response.

“In this case, you used a coupon that caused Rakuten to not earn credit for your order. Don’t worry, we have credited this order to your account now. For future orders, we ask that you be careful not to use offers that are not published on the Rakuten website. Use of codes like this will cause Cash Back to not be earned.

Please let us know if you have any questions about this. We are here to help.”

So sounds like it not policy to get the credit with these coupons although they added most now for me as a courtesy. A couple others are still missing I think but I’m not going to push it

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#338 Post by adam landa » April 1st, 2020, 2:30 pm

If not already mentioned, Amex Offers has $30 off $100 spent on Wine.com. Going through Rakuten, using $50 off $150, and purchasing on my Amex, I'm getting three bottles of Inniskillin shipped for $124 including tax.

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#339 Post by JeremyYoung » April 1st, 2020, 4:06 pm

Thank you everyone - I ordered a free bottle of Etna Roso with the code mentioned above and then did the Amex offers and the $50 off of $150 to get another 9 bottles of daily drinkers. Can't wait to try some Finger Lake Rieslings!

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#340 Post by JulianD » April 1st, 2020, 4:07 pm

I never get the wine.com Amex offers and I have ~5 Amex cards...
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#341 Post by Michae1 P0wers » April 1st, 2020, 5:28 pm

Dennis Atick wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 1:26 pm
John L Hall wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 1:12 pm
Thanks for the heads up re Rakuten. Ordered some Laroque 2018 futures and used a separate 50/150 coupon for 5 of the ardanza reserve riojas. With stewardship, coupon and rakuten, tough to beat that deal!
Which 50/150 worked? Thanks.
Dennis, they had FBSPIR50 on the site banner today but that one was on here quite some time ago.

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Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

#342 Post by D@ve D y r 0 f f » April 1st, 2020, 5:33 pm

Michae1 P0wers wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 5:28 pm
Dennis Atick wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 1:26 pm
John L Hall wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 1:12 pm
Thanks for the heads up re Rakuten. Ordered some Laroque 2018 futures and used a separate 50/150 coupon for 5 of the ardanza reserve riojas. With stewardship, coupon and rakuten, tough to beat that deal!
Which 50/150 worked? Thanks.
Dennis, they had FBSPIR50 on the site banner today but that one was on here quite some time ago.
Michael,

Have you found anything worthy recently? Their MO availability and pricing has always been so abysmal that it's become less and less productive to hunt for deals to use these coupons on, so I have given up. But I accept hot tips from locals with similar palates...

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Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

#343 Post by Michae1 P0wers » April 1st, 2020, 5:55 pm

D@ve D y r 0 f f wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 5:33 pm

Michael,

Have you found anything worthy recently? Their MO availability and pricing has always been so abysmal that it's become less and less productive to hunt for deals to use these coupons on, so I have given up. But I accept hot tips from locals with similar palates...

[cheers.gif]
Dave, I haven't used one of these since the beginning of February so not sure about current availability. When I did, I tended to focus on daily drinkers or thereabouts. At the time I was thinking of tariffs pushing things a bit out of reach. I was, of course, not thinking about being locked in for several weeks, but it was a good decision either way. I'll list some that I've liked (or expect to like). All are below W-S best, even before throwing 12% Rakuten cash back into the mix:

- LRA Ardanza (really good, needs time)
- '16 Produttori (inscrutable to me right now, but I trust the potential)
- '10 LdH Cubillo (excellent value, needs time)
- '07 LdH Bosconia
- Clos Cibonne Rose Tradition
- '17 Coudloulet (tried one, and found it much better than some had reported here)
- '15 Monsanto CCR
- '17 Faury St. Joseph and VV (the regular St. Jo was very good)
- '16 Lanessan (perennial value and the

Hope you and your family are doing well through all of this, and look forward to opening some bottles with you in the future!

Edited to add: I don't know if you've used Rakuen for this before. I created an account for this purpose and found it very easy to use. As others have said, when something didn't register I reported it and they made it right very quickly. Excellent customer service too. I've used it with some other retailers since.

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Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

#344 Post by D@ve D y r 0 f f » April 1st, 2020, 6:17 pm

Michae1 P0wers wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 5:55 pm
D@ve D y r 0 f f wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 5:33 pm

Michael,

Have you found anything worthy recently? Their MO availability and pricing has always been so abysmal that it's become less and less productive to hunt for deals to use these coupons on, so I have given up. But I accept hot tips from locals with similar palates...

[cheers.gif]
Dave, I haven't used one of these since the beginning of February so not sure about current availability. When I did, I tended to focus on daily drinkers or thereabouts. At the time I was thinking of tariffs pushing things a bit out of reach. I was, of course, not thinking about being locked in for several weeks, but it was a good decision either way. I'll list some that I've liked (or expect to like). All are below W-S best, even before throwing 12% Rakuten cash back into the mix:

- LRA Ardanza (really good, needs time)
- '16 Produttori (inscrutable to me right now, but I trust the potential)
- '10 LdH Cubillo (excellent value, needs time)
- '07 LdH Bosconia
- Clos Cibonne Rose Tradition
- '17 Coudloulet (tried one, and found it much better than some had reported here)
- '15 Monsanto CCR
- '17 Faury St. Joseph and VV (the regular St. Jo was very good)
- '16 Lanessan (perennial value and the

Hope you and your family are doing well through all of this, and look forward to opening some bottles with you in the future!

Edited to add: I don't know if you've used Rakuen for this before. I created an account for this purpose and found it very easy to use. As others have said, when something didn't register I reported it and they made it right very quickly. Excellent customer service too. I've used it with some other retailers since.
Same to you!

Some of these I also looked at back when the coupon came out, but I had already purchased elsewhere (Ardanza, Produttori, Faury). I will check out some of the others. Thanks!

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Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

#345 Post by D@ve D y r 0 f f » April 1st, 2020, 6:19 pm

Michae1 P0wers wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 5:55 pm
D@ve D y r 0 f f wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 6:17 pm


Michael,

Have you found anything worthy recently? Their MO availability and pricing has always been so abysmal that it's become less and less productive to hunt for deals to use these coupons on, so I have given up. But I accept hot tips from locals with similar palates...

[cheers.gif]
Dave, I haven't used one of these since the beginning of February so not sure about current availability. When I did, I tended to focus on daily drinkers or thereabouts. At the time I was thinking of tariffs pushing things a bit out of reach. I was, of course, not thinking about being locked in for several weeks, but it was a good decision either way. I'll list some that I've liked (or expect to like). All are below W-S best, even before throwing 12% Rakuten cash back into the mix:

- LRA Ardanza (really good, needs time)
- '16 Produttori (inscrutable to me right now, but I trust the potential)
- '10 LdH Cubillo (excellent value, needs time)
- '07 LdH Bosconia
- Clos Cibonne Rose Tradition
- '17 Coudloulet (tried one, and found it much better than some had reported here)
- '15 Monsanto CCR
- '17 Faury St. Joseph and VV (the regular St. Jo was very good)
- '16 Lanessan (perennial value and the

Hope you and your family are doing well through all of this, and look forward to opening some bottles with you in the future!

Edited to add: I don't know if you've used Rakuen for this before. I created an account for this purpose and found it very easy to use. As others have said, when something didn't register I reported it and they made it right very quickly. Excellent customer service too. I've used it with some other retailers since.
Same to you!

Some of these I also looked at back when the coupon came out, but I had already purchased elsewhere (Ardanza, Produttori, Faury, Bosconia). I do have Rakuten, and I agree. I will check out some of the others. Thanks!

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Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

#346 Post by Dennis Atick » April 1st, 2020, 6:22 pm

Thanks, guys, for all the tips!
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Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

#347 Post by Shay h arnoy » April 1st, 2020, 6:37 pm

D@ve D y r 0 f f wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 5:33 pm
Michae1 P0wers wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 5:28 pm
Dennis Atick wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 1:26 pm


Which 50/150 worked? Thanks.
Dennis, they had FBSPIR50 on the site banner today but that one was on here quite some time ago.


Michael,

Have you found anything worthy recently? Their MO availability and pricing has always been so abysmal that it's become less and less productive to hunt for deals to use these coupons on, so I have given up. But I accept hot tips from locals with similar palates...

[cheers.gif]
The hunt for the deals is 60% of the fun!

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Re: Best deal/coupon for on-line wine shopping.

#348 Post by D@ve D y r 0 f f » April 1st, 2020, 6:52 pm

Shay h arnoy wrote:
April 1st, 2020, 6:37 pm

The hunt for the deals is 60% of the fun!
Only in states where the payoff is a bit more frequent. I read some of the deals some of these other folks find and can only look at their MO deals and pound my head against my monitor....

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