Since I won’t be home for Mother’s Day, I thought it would be so fun to try out a Bright Cellars box with my mom! I’m not great at choosing wines, and that’s why Bright Cellars is excellent and convenient for people like me. I’m so excited to partner up with them today to talk about their monthly wine subscription designed to help you discover new wines you’ll personally love by selecting them and having them delivered straight to your door!
When I asked my mom if she wanted to try out some wine with me, she was so excited. I looked forward to taste-testing the wines and pairing them with different foods.
You know how I always talk about trying new coffee roasts? Well, her and my dad do the same with their wine. Sometimes, I pick up a new bottle when I’m traveling for them to try. My parent’s love for wine goes all the way back to the beginning when they first met. They met on a ship in Italy over 35 years ago and spent many nights bonding over big plates of spaghetti and bottles of wine. I wish I knew as much about wine as they did, but it’s fun to learn from them.
Bright Cellars subscription offers top wines from around the world so that I can have that “traveling” experience at home.
To get started, you take a quiz with easy questions like “what’s your favorite type of chocolate?” After taking the quiz, Bright Cellars recommends four top wines that you’re most likely to enjoy based on your answers!
When the wine arrived, it came in a highly secure package! You won’t have to worry about any broken bottles, but just make sure you or someone 21+ is at the door to sign!
I thought it would be so much fun to pack a picnic basket filled with cute little charcuterie startups to go with the Bright Cellars wine. There is a park close to my house that was in full bloom. I knew it would be the perfect spot to have a little picnic with my mom so we could try all the wines together.
The subscription model is very convenient. You cancel your shipment at any time before it goes out, or you can just keep the new bottles coming! If I know I have company coming; I’m going to be getting a subscription box to help me pick out different wines to keep in my house!
I packed the basket with specialty cheeses, meats, mixed nuts, pepper jelly, olives, crackers, black licorice (our favorite), dark chocolate, and some other special goodies.
After taking the quiz, Bright Cellars recommended four wines for my box. I loved the variety of whites and reds.
Mojave Rain Merlot 2016
We loved the fruity undertones and smooth taste of this Merlot. It was rich, but not too strikingly sweet.
Mojave Rain Zinfandel 2016
The Zinfandel was my favorite of the four. Whenever I order wine on special occasions, I always go for a Zinfandel. It was light and had a recognizable plum flavor.
Quinte Royale Queen of Spades Chardonnay 2016
I typically like Chardonnay if I have to go for a white wine because it’s less sweet. I liked how light and refreshing this bottle was. I kind of got a hint of peach and oak flavors in each sip.
Voyage dans le Vent Sauvignon Blanc 2016
The first sip was earthy and fresh.
Bright Cellars personize them to your taste palate. You can take the quiz to see your wine matches and get 50% off your first shipment 🙂
The more wines you review, the better your matches get each month! And if you have favorites, mark them so you can get a notification when they go on sale.
The way it matches up wine to your unique taste buds is by using an algorithm, created by the founders (two MIT grads with a passion for wine) to identify 18 wine attributes and selects wines from around the world that are a perfect fit. It’s called the “Bright Points Algorithm.”
Bright Cellars is so confident with their algorithm that they’ll send a free replacement bottle in your next shipment if you’re not in love with the bottles in your box. Their wine concierges will also help you change your preferences to prevent it from happening again. They truly want you to Discover The Wine You Love!
Bright Cellars wine concierges (also their awesome customer service) are all educated in the wine world and love talking all things wine with customers.
One of our favorite parts about wine is the packaging. I’d be lying if I said I never bought a bottle of wine based on the label design.
Bright Cellars makes it easy to learn about wine in an approachable and unpretentious way. I loved the Vino vocabulary and the extra drink recipes they had on the card.
Bright Cellars is a great way to step out of your comfortable box and try something new by helping you select wines you may not have picked up off the shelf on your own.
My mom brought up a great point. She has a really cool wine rack that she likes to fill when guests are over, and this would be a great way to gradually fill up her wine rack with all kinds of unique bottles from around the world.
Take the quiz to see your wine matches and get 50% off your first shipment! Let me know which wines you get paired with in the comment section!
Questions for you!
- Which wine did you get paired with after taking the quiz?
- Red or White wine?
- Where is your favorite place to have a glass of wine?
This post was sponsored by Bright Cellars, and as always, ALL opinions are my own!