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The Best Champagne Delivery Services to Facilitate the Festivities has been the king of online wine retailers for a while. The company sources some of the best wines from countless wineries all over the world, and its selection of Champagne and sparkling wines is hard to beat. From La Marca Prosecco to vintage Dom Perignon, you’re sure to find a bottle of bubbly you enjoy in’s online shop.
April 21, 2023

Best Wine Subscriptions for Every Kind of Wine Lover is one of the most well-known names in the beverage business and for good reason. The company boasts an immense selection of bottles from the most famous wine regions the world over, and it's all at your fingertips with the Picked by club. Due to's massive selection, Picked is one of the best clubs for those who want to explore new territory in the world of wine.
February 7, 2023

Market Watch Leaders Class Of 2022:

In its nearly 25 years in business, has grown to become a major force on the wine and spirits retail scene. Having built valuable relationships with wineries, wholesalers, and customers for more than two decades, is a retail leader in the online space, with overall sales expected to top $250 million this year.
November 19, 2021

The Accidental Wine Educator

Over the last 50 years, America has become the world’s leading wine consumer. Kevin Zraly has had a lot to do with that...

Partnering with the retail website, he took his classes to the internet. In the year since he began, he estimates he has taught about 4,000 students from 40 states and Canada, the areas where sells wine. He sees Zoom now as his future.
November 1, 2021

Learn More and Sign Up for Kevin Zraly's Wine Classes Review

Revered for its convenience, has been featured in The New York Times, Bloomberg, Cosmopolitan, and Forbes, just to name a few. offers advice, events and experiences to help you expand your horizons and deepen your exploration into the world of wine. The brand now provides a large selection of spirits and gifts, giving you all the confidence to sip solo or present a loved one with something special.
May 12, 2022

2021 Hot 25 Retailers

NRF’s annual look at the fastest-growing retailers. It’s true: For some, 2020 was a decidedly good year. That’s especially the case for smaller startups and companies with venture capital funding that were able to break through with explosive expansion. But considering the year everyone else had, would it be a surprise that might top the list of U.S. sales growth?
August 4, 2021

Best Champagne Delivery Services features a comprehensive variety of champagnes and other wines.
June 15, 2021

Francis Ford Coppola on Awards Show Overload: "Too Much of a Good Thing Is Not a Good Thing"

During a virtual conversation talking about his new limited-edition Academy Awards wine line, the six-time Oscar winner opens up about the crowded awards season landscape.
April 28, 2021

How Innovative Companies Are Monetizing Virtual Product Sampling in a Contactless World

Companies from Kraft Heinz to Triple Coffee across multiple consumer goods categories, including wine, coffee and household products, lean into the power of online tasting and sampling experiences.
April 12, 2021

Got Zoom Fatigue? These Interactive Cooking Demos Offer a Cure

Amid the rise in virtual test kitchens and tastings, the ability to entertain still rules the day.
March 26, 2021

Online Wine Sales See Significant Growth, Opportunity to Increase Market Share

Online wine sales have seen strong steady growth for more than a decade, and saw explosive growth in 2020 as a consumer wine buying option during the COVID-19 pandemic. Michael Osborn, founder and executive vice president of, one of the oldest and largest online wine retailers, believes strong sales growth will continue and there is significant opportunity for online sales to carve out a larger share of the off-premise wine sales market.
March 17, 2021

4 Best Virtual Wine Tastings in 2020 Reviewed

With 40+ virtual public tastings completed since the COVID Pandemic started, gets our “Best of Show” Oscar for production quality, celebrity winemakers, and Hollywood star guests like Cameron Diaz. The sheer number attendees they attract is impressive.
January 19, 2021’s Sales Top $300 Million For 2020 posted sales up 119% to $329 million in calendar 2020, including a 64% jump to $111 million in the fourth quarter. Growth was driven by the online retailer’s StewardShip subscription program, which offers free shipping and delivered revenues up 149% to $189 million.
January 14, 2021 the best buys available in the US

Founded in 1998 and headquartered in San Francisco, bills itself as the world’s largest wine store. It is the biggest online wine retailer in the US, offering 17,000 different labels from regions around the world. Featuring a mix of both well-known and well-distributed wines to smaller boutique brands, the company works hard to deliver what consumers want.
January 13, 2021

How to Buy Wine Online Since, Ya Know, Pandemic Times

Why should we buy wine online in the first place? So, yes, Pandemic. But also your local liquor store probs doesn't carry every single wine label known to woman. Picking your poison online means you have access to the entire world of of wine, and you don't have to settle for the same few brands every time. Vogel's go-to? (Yeah, that's a website.)
November 9, 2020

The 12 Best-Value Bottles You Can Buy at Right Now

For this $250 Case Challenge, Anna-Christina Cabrales accepted our request to build an exceptional 12-bottle case from Cabrales is a New York City-based sommelier who until recently worked at Morrell Wine Bar & Café, serving as the restaurant’s general manager and wine director before it closed permanently as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
October 14, 2020 Partners With Respected Wine Program To Offer Key Wine Selections

The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) courses are among the most respected in the wine business. The four-course program takes three, or more, years to complete and functions as the precursor to the to the even-more-challenging Masters of Wine program. Thus far, only several hundred people have completed the final Diploma program of the course (with yours truly being one of them).
August 18, 2020 and NBC Sports Bay Area 'Field to Table' Episodes sponsors NBC Sports Bay Area's Field to Table cooking show and selects wine pairings
June-July 2020

Wine.Com’s Sales Continue To Surge As Beverage Alcohol’s E-Commerce Channel Expands

At the start of the Covid-19 crisis, e-commerce retailer saw its sales roar into overdrive, and that growth has continued unabated. After experiencing a 47% increase in sales to nearly $200 million in the 12 months through April,’s trailing 12-month figures for May jumped by 65% to $222 million. Meanwhile, revenue from the company’s membership program, StewardShip, was up 74% to $115 million in the trailing 12-month period through May.
June 29, 2020

Retailers Expect Wine E-commerce to be a New Normal

The COVID-19 crisis appears to have accelerated the shift of U.S. wine consumers to online buying, and several of the nation’s top retailers expect wine buyers to stay online.

May 29, 2020

15 virtual wine tastings hosted by vineyards, experts, and winemakers from around the world

The popular wine website is tapping winemakers, wine critics, and other pros for a series of free virtual wine and spirit tastings. Join Invivo X creators Sarah Jessica Parker, Rob Cameron, and Tim Lightbourne for a tasting of their inaugural New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc and Provencal Rosé, or get to know the trailblazers of the Oregon wine scene as they share stories about winemaking, artistry, and entrepreneurship.

May 19, 2020

Missing Wine Country? Try a virtual wine tasting for your next vino fix

Instead of just sipping wine with strangers on a video call, is taking drinkers on guided journeys with question-and-answer-style webinars. Most recently, the online wine distributor's Director of Education and Content Gwendolyn Osborn hosted Domaines Barons de Rothschild Lafite chairwoman Saskia Rothschild, who gave viewers a virtual tour of a few wineries under her family company's umbrella in countries including Chile, Argentina and France.
May 18, 2020

Wine E-Commerce Sales Move Mainstream During Pandemic

The long-term impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on consumer buying habits may be the final push online beverage alcohol sales need to become mainstream. After two decades, online wine sales are now cruising in the e-commerce fast lane for American consumers.
May 14, 2020’s Fiscal Year Sales Rise 25% As E-Commerce Channel Booms

With wine’s e-commerce channel seeing marked expansion lately, online retailer posted sales up 25% to $165 million for its fiscal year ended in March, with the $33 million yearly increase marking the largest in the company’s history.
May 14, 2020

These Bespoke Virtual Wine Tastings Take You Around The World

With online wine sales spiking during the pandemic, many wineries have turned to virtual wine tastings to connect with guests in lieu of tasting room experiences.
May 3, 2020

The Best Virtual Wine Tastings to Enjoy from Home Right Now

Far into our second month of social distancing, we’re all continuing to take major safety precautions while cooking food and pouring drinks we love at home. Fortunately for us, wine purveyors have leaned into the times, with everything from virtual tastings via Zoom to tutorials on Instagram Live, and you can even find wine and recipe pairings taught by Michelin-starred chefs.
April 30, 2020

Online Alcohol Sales Spike 400 Percent as Self-Quarantine Drives Drinking Indoors

“With stay-at-home measures in place, the wine industry has a unique opportunity to develop and improve the online experience,” said founder Michael Osborn. “E-commerce enables tasting alongside global wine and spirits leaders, and the chance to hear firsthand details from such experts is extraordinary.”
April 30, 2020

Don’t want to call PLCB? Try these online wine retailers. — Powered by the strength of their killer URL, the nation’s largest retailer has built their success on offering an extensive range of options to wine lovers of all stripes, from the bargain hunter to the collector. Their mobile-friendly platform appeals to younger audiences, and their live chat is managed by an army of wine experts who make it easy to quickly find and purchase exactly what you’re looking for.
April 29, 2020

Drink Wine In Your Living Room With Jon Bon Jovi, John Legend, And Lisa Vanderpump has launched a series of virtual experiences as wine educators lead attendees through tastings, the wine making process, pairing suggestions and more.
April 28, 2020

Dive In To The Hamptons Next Week With Jon Bon Jovi

Next Tuesday, Jersey legend Jon Bon Jovi along with his son and co-owner of wine brand Hampton Water Jesse Bongiovi and renowned winemaker Gérard Bertrand, will be hosting a live virtual wine tasting that will transport our hearts and minds to the east end, at least for a few minutes anyway. Completely free and open to the public via Zoom, the virtual event will start at 4pm (PST) and last around 30 minutes or so.
April 24, 2020

Bon Jovi and Son to Lead Virtual Wine Tasting

Music legend Jon Bon Jovi and his entrepreneur son and Hampton Water creator Jesse Bongiovi are among the latest to announce an online event. They will lead a virtual wine tasting in partnership with winemaker Gérard Bertrand, on April 28th on
April 24, 2020

Boisset Collection Announces Virtual Sessions with John Legend, French & California Winemakers, Other Special Guests; Sessions Geared to Both Consumers and Trade

Boisset Collection is rolling out additional virtual online sessions with special guests, including a second tasting, this time with singer/songwriter John Legend on May 6.
April 22, 2020

Online wine merchants are busy during the coronavirus crisis

Ecommerce sales are surging for necessities like groceries as U.S. consumers continue to adjust to numerous state and local stay-at-home directives during the coronavirus crisis. For a lot of consumers, it appears wine is among the essentials they value.
April 6, 2020 Says Demand Doubled In March, With New Visits Up Sharply

E-commerce retailer said demand in March more than doubled from the year-earlier period, and was accelerating to three times the year-earlier pace in the early days of April.
April 6, 2020

Online wine sales surge, but you can still (safely) support your local shop

The coronavirus pandemic is changing the way we interact, shop and, well, practically everything about the way we live, at least temporarily. But will these changes last? As we get accustomed to buying daily essentials online, will we buy our wine that way, too? If so, what wines will we buy?
April 3, 2020

Where to Shop Online for Supplies When Walmart and Amazon Are Sold Out

Once you’ve got your meal plans set, don’t forget to shop for a nice bottle of wine to pair with them. You can buy individual bottles from online retailers like
April 2, 2020

Where Will Wine Sales Come from Next Month? founder Michael J Osborn also says, “The demand is coming from both existing and brand new customers.” And the operational changes they’ve made at in response to the pandemic and resulting demand indicates they are prepared for continued demand during the pandemic. “Our warehouses are fully operational, practicing social distancing, and extra cleaning procedures. We’re happy to support the community by hiring 100 additional people to help pick pack & ship orders.”
March 30, 2020

Stuck indoors? Here are all of the places you can order booze online.

Does being cooped up inside make you want to crack open a bottle of wine? Same. If your wine cellar needs restocking, you can select from crisp & refreshing whites and bold reds at Additionally, you can also shop different spirits like whiskey, tequila, and vodka.
March 30, 2020

Alcohol Delivery Sales Surge Amidst Social Distancing

Americans are spending more time than ever at home right now, with trips outdoors limited to only the absolutely necessary. While alcohol businesses, including wine and liquor stores, wineries, breweries, and distilleries, have been deemed “essential” in states where work restrictions are in effect, U.S. drinkers are increasingly making their alcohol purchases online.
March 24, 2020

Getting Great Wine Online Is Easier Than Ever

A January report from Rabobank, a global food and agribusiness bank, estimated that U.S. online sales reached $2.6 billion in 2019, growing 22% year on year. At the recent annual Impact Marketing Seminar, Rich Bergsund, chief executive officer of giant online retailer, said the site pulled in $150 million in revenue in 2019.
March 24, 2020

Rabobank’s ‘Beverages In The Time Of Covid-19’ Report

According to the Rabobank ‘Beverages in the Time of Covid-19’ report: “The first cases of coronavirus in the US were recorded in January 2020, but the dramatic changes in consumer behavior did not begin until March.” According to the report, off-premise sales are growing significantly “…e-commerce channels are doing particularly well,” and consumers seek larger formats and lower-priced products “…at the expense of high-end premium/luxury brands.”
March 21, 2020

All the Ways to Buy Wine Online, Explained

With an increasing number of people staying at home due to COVID-19, now is a good time to master the ins and outs of purchasing wine online. Some small wineries ship directly to consumers, but laws vary by state. Online retailers large and small offer breadth, depth and expertise, while digital wine clubs choose the wines for you, delivering regularly to your door.
March 20, 2020

7 places to buy wine online boasts the world's largest online wine selection, plus the convenience of home delivery or pick-up from convenient local stores (like Walgreens) that may be open late or on weekends. It's a good place to find your old favorites, discover new wines, and shop collectible and boutique wines. As an additional perk, sells gift baskets, glassware, and other wine accessories.
March 19, 2020

Online Alcohol Providers See Major Boost Amid Coronavirus Sheltering

As COVID-19 continues to force Americans to stay at home, online purchases of beverage alcohol are seeing major increases. E-commerce retailer reports surging demand over the past week as people continue stocking up on wines and spirits by using home delivery.
March 19, 2020 Uncorks A Vintage Year

Things could not have gone much better for in 2019. topped $150 million in revenue last year, a $20 million year-to-year bounce and the largest gain in its 15-year history. Those results were helped by 60 percent revenue growth over Cyber Weekend, high net promoter scores and improvements to the customer experience that kept consumers coming back for more outside of holidays and heavy promotional periods.
February 14, 2020

Oregon Wine Industry Emphasizes Unity in Tough Times

Michael Osborn, who founded in 1998, said connections with consumers don’t just happen at wineries. He’s collaborated with wineries to promote events in select markets, underscoring the importance of partnerships in building a larger, consumer-oriented ecosystem. “There are customers who are interested in learning more about your story, but from the source,” he said. This can happen at the winery itself, creating memories that will repay wineries for years as visitors remember and share the experience with friends.
February 13, 2020

Online Retailer Rolls Spirit Sales Into California, one of the biggest online wine retailers in the US, has rolled out spirits sales into the key Californian market, as the latest data finds alcohol e-commerce has hit the $2.6billion mark.
February 12, 2020

Napa Wineries are Beginning to Chat Up Customers Online

The chat function, which introduced in 2014, has been a way to communicate “a better understanding” of the wines to customers, according to Joe Kennedy,’s head of customer service.
January 19, 2020 Sees Revenues Climb Past The $150 Million Mark

With e-commerce taking on growing importance for the beverage alcohol category, online retailer saw revenue leap by $20 million in 2019 to surpass $150 million. The company said results were boosted by a robust holiday selling season, including a 60% increase during the Cyber Weekend period following Thanksgiving.
January 14, 2020

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