Membership Questions & Answers
If I wish to choose the Monthly Wine Selection Option or upgrade to the Gold Level, how do I do that?
To move from semi-annual to monthly selections or to switch from current Club plan to Gold Level, just stop by the Winery or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
If I am a current Member and I choose the Monthly Wine Selection Option or upgrade to the Gold Level, when do they take effect?
If you are a current Club Member and you would like to receive monthly wine selections or upgrade to the Gold Level, your first wine selections under those options will not start until the following month, unless you specify that you want to receive monthly selections earlier. If you upgrade to the Gold Level, you will be entitled to other Gold Level benefits from the day you upgrade.
I am a current Member, why should I upgrade to Gold Level?
If you choose to upgrade to the Gold Level Membership you will receive a larger discount on your Monthly Wine Selections or Semi-Annual Wine Packages as well as a 20% discount on all other cases (12 bottles at a time) of wine purchased. There are also additional benefits available to Gold Level Members.
Is there a fee for current Members to choose Monthly Wine Selections or upgrade to the Gold Level?
There is no fee for current Members to move from Semi-Annual Wine Packages to Monthly Wine Selections or to upgrade to the Gold Level. You will only be billed for the wines according to the option you select.
If I am a new Member, when do I receive my wine selections?
New Members who choose the Monthly Wine Selection Option will receive their first selections in the month after they sign up. All new members who choose the Semi-Annual Wine Package Option will receive them in April and November of each year, if you sign up by the end of the month prior to the shipment.
If I choose Monthly Wine Selection Option, what happens if I cannot pick up my selection in the month it is offered?
Members can pick up their monthly wines at any time, but are only guaranteed the monthly selection during that month it is offered. If the monthly selection is no longer in stock, Members may choose another OYC wine in accordance with the Wine Exchange Rules. No refunds will be offered if the monthly selection is no longer available at time of pick up.
If I am a Gold Level Member, Can I pick up the two bottles per month at separate times?
Gold Level Members must pick up both bottles at the same time.
If I am a Member, may I open one or more of the club wine selections at the winery?
If you are picking up your wines at the winery, you may ask one of our wine stewards to open the bottle for you to enjoy on premises. Members are not permitted to open bottles themselves at the winery. And no other alcohol other than OYC wines may be consumed at the winery.
Can I get my wine selections shipped to me?
You must choose the Semi-Annual Wine Package Option if you would like to have your wines shipped to you. Additional shipping charges will be applied. Please note that wine cannot be shipped to a PO Box, a signature and ID with proof of age are required at time of shipping delivery. We can only ship to the following states:
District of Columbia
If you choose the Monthly Wine Selection Option, your wines must be picked up at the winery or one of our winery outlet locations. Your pick-up location must be pre-selected prior to your pick-up. If you wish to change your original pick-up location please email email@example.com to make arrangements.
What are the Club Fees for new Members?
There is a one-time up to $50 initiation registration fee to join the Club. However, the fee is discounted to $25.00 with a purchase of $25.00 or more at the time of signing up or the fee is waived with the purchase of a $150.00 or more at the time of signing up.
What are the monthly charges if I choose the Monthly Wine Selection Option?
If you choose the Silver Level (one bottle per month), you will be billed $21.00 each month (or $14.50 each month for Sweet Wine Selection). If you choose the Gold Level (two bottles per month) you will be billed $38.00 each month (or $27.00 each month for Sweet Wine Selection). Prices subject to change upon advance notice.
What are the semi-annual charges if I choose the Semi-Annual Wine Package Option?
If you choose the Silver Level (six bottle twice a year), you will be billed $130.00 in March and October of each year (or $90.00 in March and October of each year for Sweet Wine Selection). If you choose the Gold Level (two bottles per month) you will be billed $235.00 in March and October of each year (or $165.00 in March and October of each year for Sweet Wine Selection). Prices subject to change upon advance notice.
When am I billed for the Club wines if I choose the Monthly Wine Selection Option?
Monthly wine club members are billed between the 22nd and 28th of the month for the next month’s selection.
When am I billed for the Club wines if I choose the Semi-Annual Wine Package Option
Semi-Annual members are billed three weeks prior to selection pick up dates. Once in Fall (October) and Once in Spring (March) of each year.
EXCHANGING WINE SELECTIONS
If I choose the Monthly Wine Selection Option, can I exchange the monthly selections for other Old York Cellars wines?
Yes! Members can now select:
Any featured wines from either the current, or previous month with no additional charge.
Select any other wines priced up to $26 ($17.50 for Sweet Wine club members) with no additional charge.
Or, select any bottle above $26 and pay the difference between the regular price of that wine and $26 ($17.50 for Sweet Wine club members)
As an added benefit, Vintner’s Club members can purchase bottles of the current or previous month’s featured wines at a special discounted price that will be published each month.
If I choose the Semi-Annual Wine Package Option, can I exchange one or more of the bottles for other wines?
No, we are a small winery and do not have the capacity to exchange bottles purchased as part of our Semi-Annual Packages.
How do I change my wine package to a different package?
Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Can I change my wine package to a different package?
Yes, you can change to a differnt package. You will need to email us at email@example.com to let him know what package you would like to change to.
Can I cancel my Membership?
Members who choose the Monthly Wine Selection Option may cancel on or prior to the 20th of any month after the second billing cycle. Monthly members are committed to monthly selections for at least two months. Members who cancel after the 20th of any month will still be billed for the next month’s selection and their cancellation will go into effect the following month. Members who choose the Semi-Annual Wine Package Option may cancel after they receive their second semi-annual package. Cancellations after a semi annual billing date will not be effective until the following billing date.
How do I cancel my Membership?
Members Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to cancel your membership.
Gifting, Switching & Discounts
Can I purchase a club membership for somebody else?
We offer both 3-month and 6-month Silver Level memberships as gift items. Gifted memberships include all of the great discounts and benefits. Recipients may change or upgrade their gift memberships.
Can I switch from a Silver Level to Gold Level or Gold Level to Silver Level?
You may switch from a Silver Level to Gold Level or Gold Level to Silver Level at any time prior to the 20th of a month if you are a monthly Member and prior to a billing date if you are a Semi-Annual member. Changes after those dates will apply to the following billing date.
If I am a member, what discounts and benefits do I get at Old York Cellars?
Club membership offers many special benefits as well as discounts at the winery and at many of our partner locations in New Jersey. See Club Benefits & Discounts