A: Sign up for the type of wine you would like to receive. There are no membership fees to join and you will only be charged the cost of the selected wines for each shipment at a 25% discount plus any taxes and shipping if applicable. Just chose the club that is right for you and enroll via our online store or our winery staff would be happy to help you!
Red Wine Club – Receive three bottles of red wine, discounted 25% off regular retail price, a members only discount from our Winemaker's Reserve and our Special Selection wines each quarter. Wine Club selections may include special member-only bottlings or new and unreleased wines. Price ranges from $90-$125 per shipment
Assorted Wine Club – Receive three wines, an assortment of red and white wine discounted 25% off regular retail prices, from our Winemaker's Reserve and our Special Selection wines every quarter. Wine Club selections may include special member-only bottling or new and unreleased wines. Price ranges from $80-$110.
White Club – Receive three bottles of white wine, each quarter, from our Winemaker's Reserve and our Special Selection wines. Discounted 25% off regular retail price. Wine Club selections may include special member-only bottling or new and unreleased wines. Price ranges from $60-$95 per shipment.
A: We process our shipments every quarter. The shipments generally will occur in October, December, March and June. We will have a pickup party with each shipment!
A: We will charge your credit card approximately 1 week prior to your shipment being available to pickup. We will notify you via email when we have charged you for your club shipment.
A: You have 60 days to pick-up your wine from the time you are notified that the shipment is ready. If you have not picked up your shipment by the allotted time, we reserve the right to automatically ship your wine club purchase to you with applicable shipping charges applied to your credit card. We can only guarantee that wines included in a shipment are available for 60 days after we have processed your wine club order. If you pick up your shipment after 60 days and a wine that was included in your shipment is no longer available, you will be required to exchange the unavailable wine selection to a wine we have on hand.
A: Written notification is required for all name, address and credit card changes either by filling out our secure on-line update form, which can be found at Account Login, via email to email@example.com, or visiting the tasting room and supplying the updated information to one of our staff. Forgotten Barrel is not responsible for charges applied to incorrect credit cards or shipments that are sent to incorrect addresses if written notification is not received prior to the shipment going out.
A: You are required to receive at least 4 shipments before you can cancel your account. All cancellations must be done in writing by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org or via standard mail to 1120 W.15th Ave. Escondido, CA 92025.
Cancellations must be received prior to the next shipment to be effective and need to include your name, address on file, and the reason for the cancellation. You will receive a confirmation email once the account has been cancelled. All shipments that were processed before a cancellation request was received in writing will not be refunded.
Forgotten Barrel now occupies the former Ferrara Winery, which was designated a California historic point of interest in the late 1970’s and a historic site by the city of Escondido in 1989. The winery, was established in 1886 as one of San Diego county and Southern California’s first vineyards. The winery was purchased in 1928 by George Ferrara, banking on the repeal of prohibition by President Roosevelt.
The winery reopened in 1932-33 with the passage of the 21st amendment. During the next 75 years, Ferrara Winery grew to prominence in the California wine industry. It was operated by 3 generations until 2010. Forgotten Barrel restored the historic property and opened the tasting room in 2017 and will continue to tell the story of the Ferrara family and the history of this amazing California landmark.
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