Fine Vintage LLC Launches Three Unique U.S. Wine Clubs

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Master of Wine James Cluer launches three U.S. editions of his successful Canadian Wine Club featuring Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignons, Californian wines, and popular Imported selections.

Three unique club offerings chosen by one of only 30 Masters of Wine in North America.

Fine Vintage LLC, owned by Master of Wine James Cluer, has launched a U.S. based version of his successful Canadian wine club. Fine Vintage Wine Club offers three unique clubs to choose from: the Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon, California, and Import Editions.

James Cluer, MW, is a world renowned wine expert and operator of the Riedel Trophy-winning wine school Fine Vintage Ltd. One of only 30 MWs in North America, James is a highly sought after wine consultant for luxury hotel chains, cruise lines and airlines including Qatar Airlines. In addition to wine schools in Canada and the United States, James runs a series of luxury wine tours to top estates in Tuscany, Spain, and Bordeaux.

Three different club offerings are tailored to address the varied wine interests of today’s wine consumer. The Fine Vintage Imported Edition is the most varied and affordable, shipping four bottles a wine every other month for an attractive price of $119.99 per shipment. For fans of uber-popular Californian wines, Fine Vintage offers a California Edition for $149.99, bringing four bottles to the consumer’s door every other month from the Golden State. And for the collector, there’s the Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon Edition for $199.99 where James hand-picks two bottles each of two different premium Cabernets. This club also ships every other month.

“I focus on searches for the smaller boutique producers,” owner Cluer reveals. “I wrestle allocations out of the vintners whose wines I really love!” James visits hundreds of wineries annually.

To become a member of a Fine Vintage Wine Club, wine enthusiasts can simply click to join on the company’s website,, or call Fine Vintage Wine Club at 1-866-379-4915. For more information, please contact manager Elaine Marshall directly at (925) 784-1514.

About Fine Vintage Ltd.

Fine Vintage Ltd. was started in 1995 by James Cluer, MW. The company operates in a variety of sectors of the wine industry. As an Approved Program Provider they operate a number of 16 WSET schools in Canada and the United States. In January 2012 they were awarded The Riedel trophy for WSET Educator of the Year, which is the highest honor amongst wine schools. The WSET wine courses offer professional certification to students from the most internationally recognized institute in the world.

Additionally Fine Vintage Ltd. started running luxury wine tours to classic wine regions which have become very popular because the doors to the great estates are opened for their groups. As a useful resource for the trade, they started a successful Canadian job recruitment site that has become the #1 job site for the wine industry in Canada. They also have wine employment websites in the United States, California, and our latest in the UK Their Consultancy division includes prestige clients such as 5 star Qatar Airways, a premium wine retailer group, various cruise lines, new wineries, and James writes for magazines and newspapers.

James lives between Napa Valley and Vancouver with his wife and their two kids. When he’s not working he enjoys skiing on huge mountains, swimming in sun-drenched pools, going to NFL football games, traveling, and wandering around in big mountains.

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