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Akarua Wine Club

2019 Wine Club Annual Harvest BBQ

Perfect for those who have fallen in love with our wines and finding them hard to get! We have recently shipped a full range of our wines to an Australian warehouse and now have the capacity to deliver to major cities as quickly as overnight.

Receive a quarterly shipment of wines recommended by our winemaker Andrew, direct to your door. You choose how many bottles, and we’ll do the rest.

Enjoy the flexibility of being able customise every shipment and enjoy savings of up to 25% along with free delivery on any order of 12 bottles or more.

Membership Options

Choose which quantity of wine you wish to be sent to you each quarter.

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6 bottles

20% off RRP

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12 bottles

25% off RRP

How does it work?

Step 1: You will receive an email confirming your upcoming wine club shipment.

Our quarterly wine club shipment is dispatched in February, May, August and November. You will receive an email one-month prior confirming which wines have been selected for your wine club shipment. We will also send you a reminder two weeks and two days prior to your shipment date to your email address.

Step 2: Confirm or customise your quarterly shipment.

Once you have received the email, you can confirm if you would like to customise, create a standing order (the same varietals for each shipment) or go ahead with our winemaker's selection.

We will confirm by email the exact date the payment will be taken from your account. You will also be sent a two week and two day reminder for when your card is going to be processed. Wine Club members are welcome to login, select the wines for their shipment and ship straight away if they prefer.

If you are away or you have a surplus of Akarua wine at home, you are more than welcome to skip the shipment by replying to our email.

Step 3: Card is charged and your shipment is dispatched.

You have the ability to customise and ship your wines straight away by logging into your my account area or contacting us directly.
Otherwise we will ship your wines as follows:

12 and 6 Bottle members will be charged and shipments dispatched usually on the last Tuesday of the shipment month.

(Please note this is subject to change).

Step 4: Enjoy your wines and the benefits of being a member!

Enjoy our delicious, hard-to-get mountain wines knowing you can get them as soon as overnight, and with a fabulous discount.

International freight orders - how does it work?

For Australia, Akarua ships straight to your door from our warehouse in Albury. You can sign up here: akarua.com.au

For other international freight options, the above steps will still apply with extended freight times.

For more information on international freight options for our wine club - please email cellardoor@akarua.com

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Member benefits

  • • Up to 25% discount at our online Australian store.

  • • If you are visiting New Zealand, 10% discount on food and beverage at Akarua Wines & Kitchen by Artisan (maximum booking of two people).

  • • First offer on library and limited release wines.

  • • First offer on new vintages.

  • • Invitation to our annual Akarua Harvest Lunch.

  • • Invitations to Akarua Events including Winemaker Dinners and product launches.

  • • Refer a friend incentives (Please contact the Cellar Door for details).


Free shipping in Australia
Yes
No
Percentage discount on wine purchases at Cellar Doors
25
20
Ability to customise quarterly shipments
Yes
Yes
Invitation to Akarua Harvest Lunch
1st*
2nd*
Access to library and limited release wines
Yes
Yes
Invitation to Akarua Events including Winemakers Dinners and product launches
1st*
2nd*
Refer a friend incentive
Yes
Yes
10% discount at Akarua Wines & Kitchen by Artisan
Yes
Yes

*Level of priority.
Capacity for Harvest Lunch
and all events is limited

Frequently Asked Questions

How does it work?

Receive four deliveries of Akarua wines every three months, in February, May, August and November.

How much does each shipment cost?

To keep things simple your payments will be the same for each quarter. Please note customised orders may vary from prices indicated below.

6 bottle Winemaker's Selection, 20% off the full RRP of our wines.

12 bottle Winemaker's Selection, 25% off the full RRP of our wines.

Prices are subject to change.

How does my online account work?

If you have signed up as a wine club member online you will already have your online account created. If we have created your wine club membership for you in-house you will need to press the ‘request password’ option.

How do I adjust my shipment online?

Login to your account on our website.
Click on my account.
Click on Club memberships.
One month prior to your shipment, we will automatically add the winemakers selection to your package. The winemakers selection is added as a bundle option to your shipment automatically.
If you wish to customise, select the 'adjust your shipment' button.
You can remove the winemakers selection and add the bottles you wish to include for your upcoming shipment.

You can also adjust your shipment by emailing cellardoor@akarua.com or calling us on +64 (0)3 445 0897

What discount do I receive on additional wine purchases over and above my quarterly wine club shipments?

6 bottle members receive 20% discount on RRP of additional wine purchases.
12 bottle members receive 25% discount on RRP of additional wine purchases.

*Please note, discounts do not apply to Siren and Kolo Pinot Noirs

What freight charges apply to Wine Club purchases?

All purchases of 12 or more bottles are shipped freight free within Australia.

A $12 shipping charge applies to 6 bottle purchases within Australia. International shipping available. Please contact the cellardoor@akarua.com for international delivery options and freight charges.

Email cellardoor@akarua.com or phone us on +64 (03) 445 0897

Which wines will be included in the Wine Club shipments?

A third of every shipment will include our current release Akarua Pinot Noir. The rest of the shipment will be made up of at least two other current releases.
You can choose to customise your shipment according to your preferences if you wish.

How do I know which wines will be included in each shipment?

In the month prior to each shipment, you will be advised by email of the wines to be included in the upcoming shipment. These wines will be automatically forwarded to you unless you request to customise your order at least 2 weeks prior to the shipping date.

How do I pay for my Wine Club shipments?

The cost of each shipment together with any applicable freight charges will be charged to the credit card submitted with your membership application. We will indicate the date your card will be charged during the shipment month. All credit cards are stored in our encrypted payment system and cannot be viewed by any staff member at any time.

Can I change my Wine Club order at any time?

You can change your Wine Club order at any time up to 2 weeks prior to any shipping date. We will notify you of any resulting change to the amount to be charged to your credit card.

Can I change my Wine Club membership status?

You can upgrade your membership status or change to another membership option at any time up to 2 weeks prior to any shipping date.

Do I have to take every quarterly shipment?

We appreciate that some members may from time to time may be away from home and/or unable to receive a delivery, so you may skip a shipment by notifying us up to 2 weeks prior to the shipment date without penalty.

What if I decide I don’t want to be a member of the Wine Club anymore?

After one year, your membership can be cancelled by written notice or at any time up to 2 weeks prior to any shipping date. You may also choose to place your membership on hold (for a maximum of 12 months) rather than cancelling, which will enable you to continue to receive our newsletters and enjoy all other exclusive membership benefits until you choose to recommence your quarterly shipments. You can cancel via email, online or by written notice.

Can I pick up my wine from the winery instead of having it shipped to me?

We do not offer the ability to pick up your wine club shipment from Australia.

How do I get my 10% discount at Akarua Wines & Kitchen by Artisan restaurant?

You will receive an Akarua Wine Club Membership card by post which entitles you to a 10% discount on your food and beverage bill at Akarua Wines & Kitchen by Artisan. You must present your card on arrival to receive the discount. This discount is applicable for a maximum of TWO people per membership card, per visit. It is not transferable.

Please note our Akarua Wines & Kitchen by Artisan is located on Lake Hayes Road in New Zealand.

Terms & Conditions

Terms and Conditions for Wine Club & Wine Purchases

By purchasing products via the Akaura Winery website you agree to and are bound by the Terms and Conditions listed on this webpage. These Terms and Conditions may be amended by Akarua Ltd at any time.

Wine Club Membership

Akarua Wine Club Membership is subject to a minimum of four purchases. By ticking the Terms and Conditions box at sign up confirmation, you are agreeing to these terms. After one year, you are free to cancel at any time up to 2 weeks prior to any shipping date, without penalty.

Privacy Policy

We respect and honour the privacy of our customers. We will not at any stage sell or rent your personal information to any third party. If you agree to sign up to our wine club or mailing list; your details will be added to our database to receive updated information from us. Any personal details collected by Akarua Ltd are stored in a private database that will only be used to support your customer relationship with us.

Returns and Refund Policy

Akarua will make every effort to ensure that your purchases are not faulty or defective. Under the Consumers Guarantees Act we will replace goods that are not of merchantable quality. If you are not satisfied in regards to your purchase(s) please feel free to contact us at +64 (03) 445 0897.

Payment Policy

Akarua Ltd accepts all payments via Visa, MasterCard. All Australian orders are charged in A$ and shipped from our warehouse in Australia. Please note we no longer accept American Express.

Payment Security

Akarua Ltd does not retain any credit card information provided by our customers. All payments are done securely through our bank and payment provider. Our payment providers are committed to data security and use a variety of technologies and procedures to help protect personal information from unauthorised access.

Delivery Times

Akarua Ltd will aim to deliver all purchases within two to five working days however we do ask that you please allow up to ten working days for quarterly Wine Club shipment deliveries. Purchases can be made internationally on our New Zealand website however an additional cost will be incurred. For more information on these additional costs please contact us on +64 (03) 445 0897.

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