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Belonging to the Explorer's Club!

The Explorer's Club is for the wine enthusiast who wants priority access to our limited production wines! This club was crafted to guarantee allocations four times per year of our pre-release estate, limited produciton and single vineyard wines.

Handpicked by our winemaker, Bruce Devlin, club allocations are chosen from an entire portfolio specifically for your club. Belonging gives you an ongoing invitation to visit and celebrate our wine and the lifestyle of a boutique working winery that has operated for over 100 years.

Your Club Benefits Include:
  • - 4 bottles per release ( Feb., May, Sept., Nov.)
  • - 15% Wine Club discount on current release, library, and large format wines
  • - Complimentary tastings for you and two guests year round
  • - Opportunity to CUSTOMIZE shipment prior to processing
  • - Ground shipping included on 12 or more bottle purchases
  • - 2 complimentary tickets to our quarterly release events
  • - 2 Guest Passes for you to share with your friends when they visit Ballentine without you

Note: A Club Release email will be sent prior to processing your club shipment, allowing you to customize your allocation either online or by contacting our Wine Club Manager, Jackie at or (707) 963-7919 Ext. 5

Once you have received your Club Release email, your club allocations will be available to customize below.

Please scroll to the bottom of the page to enter your information. If you would like your wine shipped on a certain date or have any additional notes for this shipment, please indicate in the Club Notes box below.

Club Calendar

Upcoming Wine Release ~ May Wine Club
New releases: Inaugural Release 2016 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon & 2017 Merlot & 2015 Pocai Cabernet Sauvignon

April 16 - Club email sent - Open for customization
April 16 - 24 - Club Customization: Login to customize your shipments, change shipping details and get the wines you want
April 24 - LAST day to customize
April 25/26 - Credit cards will be charged

May 5 - RELEASE PARTY - Sunday from 1-4pm. Tacos Garcia Food Truck, live festive music, and piñata fun. Enjoy our new releases, including the inaugural release of our 2016 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon and pick up your wine shipment.
Members receive TWO complimentary tickets.
Additional tickets $25 per person. 
Get your tickets here.
May 6 - Wines will ship (expected delivery window 3-5 days, unless otherwise specified) 

With delivery, wine must be signed for by someone 21 or older. If you are not home, shipping to a business or neighborhood UPS store is recommended. Make sure to update this information prior to wine club processing.

View Wine Club Agreement & Policies

Have Questions? Visit our Contact us Page

Club Choices
May 2019

Announcing the May Explorer Member selection ~ New release 2016 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, new release 2017 Estate Merlot, and special feature wine 2015 Pocai Cabernet Sauvignon

Explorer members will receive  -
1 - 2016 Napa Cabernet Sauvignon
2 - 2017 Estate Merlot 
1 -2015 Pocai Cabernet Sauvignon

Retail Price $205
Member Savings $30.75 
Explorer Price $174.25

Customization of this shipment is available from April 16 until April 24. Secure you selection below. Members who upgrade this shipment to 12 bottles or more, will receive COMPLIMENTARY ground shipping.

4 bottles min
Inaugural Release!! 2016 Estate Cabernet Sauvignon Combining our estate vineyards fruit, we make this Cab to be lush and approachable today! Retail $50 | Explorer $42.50
2017 Merlot ~ A really impressive release, packed with cherry, raspberry, vanilla, and toasted nuts. This wine has complexity with a rich velvety texture and hints of vanilla wafer, clove and caramel. Absolutely delicious! Retail $35 | Explorer $29.75
2015 Pocai Cabernet Sauvignon, 90 points, The Wine Advocate ~This Cabernet shows an abundance of blackcurrant and plum-like fruit, a deep ruby color, savory style with a robustness and exuberance that is tasty and easygoing. Retail $85 | Explorer $72.25
2016 Zinfandel Reserve ~ These grapes have been grown on our estate since 1906. Our Reserve is selected from our top barrels to craft an age-worthy and complex wine. Retail $50 | Explorer $42.50
2016 Cabernet Sauvignon Reserve, 94+ points, Robert Parker's Wine Advocate ~ A coveted wine of our upmost quality Cabernet grapes. We produce less than 150 cases. Enjoy a lush, full bodied wine with steak or prime rib. Retail $110 | Explorer $93.50
2018 Chenin Blanc ~ Refreshing tropical notes with guava and passionfruit are followed by bright citrus and a nutty finish. Betty’s notes, “Delicious. Nice and fresh.” Retail $30 | Explorer $25.50
2015 Chardonnay Reserve, Double Gold Winner, SF Chronicle Tasting ~ We love this crisp apple with a creamy mouthfeel. A complex white wine for someone who enjoys more body in their wines. Retail $45 | Explorer $38.25
2016 Maple Station, This crisp, refreshing blend brings a sophistication to white wine. On the palate, the crisp lemon zest mingles enticingly with rosemary and a lovely, indefinable perfume. Retail $28 | Explorer $23.80
LAST CALL - 2017 Chenin Blanc - Add this almost sold out wine to your club shipment and receive an extra discount on this delicious bottle. ( )
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