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Depending on where you buy your wine, your options may not be plentiful — and enjoying that same mass-produced bottle, again and again, may leave your tastebuds wanting more. If we just described you to a T, you’ll be thrilled to meet a true hidden gem of the internet: Wine Access.

Less a wine shop and more like an exclusive wine experience, Wine Access has grown their cadre of wine-loving acolytes around one simple motto: The barrier to the world’s best wines isn’t price — it’s access.

When you shop on Wine Access, users get that access, and you don’t have to join a wine club to get started. Wine Access’s all-star crew of wine experts flex their international connections to fill the site with unique small-batch and limited quantity bottles reserved for insiders. And these are no self-appointed wine experts. The Wine Access family is a true Avengers-caliber collection of wine luminaries who know wine inside and out, building relationships with wine communities worldwide. 

Headed by Master of Wine Vanessa Conlin and Master Sommelier Sur Lucero, Wine Access’ panel of gold-star wine talent live and work in California’s Napa Valley, the capital of the American wine industry. 

But their roots run deep into every wine region of the world, meeting with winemakers and tasting more than 20,000 different wines each year, looking for the best bottles to share from established producers as well as new and upcoming vintners. Those personal connections also unlock some of the world’s most coveted cellars, allowing Wine Access members to get their hands on everything from small-lot gems to impossible-to-find rarities that only the truest insiders even know exist.

If you prefer to join a wine club rather than purchase a la carte, that option is there, too. Wine club members can choose between joining the Discovery Club, a six-bottle assortment of classic and new-wave bottlings curated around an educational theme each quarter, or the Connoisseurs Club, presenting two luxury bottles of red wine from storied estates from top-scoring Barolos to California stalwarts four times a year. Club membership also offers the benefit of 10 percent off everything available in Wine Access’ finely curated online store.

No matter how you choose to purchase, climate-controlled shipping ensures every bottle’s pristine condition from the winery right to your door.

But for all its glory, the wine itself is only part of the experience. With Wine Access, the appreciation doesn’t solely come from a wine’s taste — but also from a wine’s story. With each bottle, you’ll receive educational content about the winemakers, vineyards, wines, terroir, and more. 

Only about 1 in 18 wines the Wine Access team sample are good enough to make the cut in the Wine Access Store, so you are assured of an amazing wine drinking experience every time. And if for some reason, a user isn’t pleased with a Wine Access purchase, they can get a full refund on their order. That’s how confident they are in their product. And right now, VentureBeat readers can save $50 off their first $150 purchase, including shipping. What better time to stock your cellar?

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