Wine Access is a group of wine professionals with decades of experience judging international wine competitions and curating wine lists at Michelin-star restaurants. We've joined together to help you discover some of the world's best bottles from family-owned estates, legendary winemakers, and coveted marquees.
1. We taste over 20,000 of the world's best bottles every year – and only bring you the very best
We all visit with producers around the world to learn more about their wines, wineries, and winemakers -- bringing back the most captivating bottles for us each to taste. Every week, we get together and judge different vintages, not knowing how much each bottle costs. If we all award a wine 90+ points and believe the bottle is worth more than it costs, we feature it. Of the 20,000 wines we taste each year, fewer than 100 have made our store.
2. Enjoy access to wines typically reserved for industry insiders and Michelin-star restaurants
We know the right people in the wine industry. Vintners at unmapped wineries in unexpected regions, who bottle the best wines in the world, and the winemakers behind some of the world's most iconic brands. You can now enjoy access to some of their personal passion projects, priced for people in the industry to be able to enjoy.
3. Your wine arrives in the same condition it left the winery
We believe you should enjoy your wine the way that winemakers intend for it to be enjoyed. That's why we use a weather controlled shipping system with detailed data on a zip by zip basis to ensure the wine you order is shipped at the perfect temperature – and you're there when it arrives.
4. Every bottle has a story
Discovering an extraordinary wine means investing yourself in its past, its present and its future. Knowing the grapes, the land, the vintner. Knowing its age, its body, its complements. Knowing how all that changes over the years. We’re committed to giving you access to a bottle’s full story — tasting notes, suggested pairings, flavor profiles and more — so you can explore as deeply as you wish.
5. Any bottle that fails to impress is on the house
A wine's story isn't complete until the bottle is empty. Meaning everything we do is all-for-nothing if you don’t love how your wine tastes — if the experience of drinking it isn’t extraordinary. Our Napa based client services team is here to guarantee an extraordinary experience for you.