Disclaimer & Refund Policy

All alcoholic beverages are sold in California and title passes to the buyer in California. The Wine Consultant makes no representation to the legal rights of anyone to ship or import wines into any state outside of California. The buyer is solely responsible for shipment of alcoholic beverage products. By placing an order you authorize The Wine Consultant to engage a common carrier to deliver your order to you.

The buyer affirms that in requesting that The Wine Consultant ship wine, he or she is acting in accordance with the laws of the location of delivery. Any shipment that is seized or destroyed due to violation of shipping laws or common carrier policy is not refundable.

Prices and availability stated on this website are not guaranteed and maybe subject to change without notice. Some prices and availability on this website may vary or be different from those found at The Wine Consultant’s Citrus Heights store and tasting bar.

Prices do not include shipping , handling, or 8.0% sales tax for California residents.

A confirmed invoice does not guarantee quantities of purchase. Limits maybe imposed.

Although TWC maintains excellent cellaring conditions, and strives to sell every bottle in pristine condition, any wine purchased over five vintage years old, is sold “as is” and can not be returned for any reason.

The Wine Consultant can not guarantee the condition of a wine after it leaves the premises. The Wine Consultant takes all necessary precautions to assure the safe delivery of your order. However, The Wine Consultant and the contracted carrier are not responsible for heat or frozen damaged wine.

“Cork tainted”, or “spoiled” or “flawed” bottles should be returned promptly for replacement or credit.  Please do not dispose of the contents.

The Wine Consultant is not legally liable or responsible for the storage of any invoiced, receipted, or paid wine order remaining unclaimed by its purchaser. The Wine Consultant is not legally responsible for any theft, damage, or act of god resulting in the loss to wine stored or left unclaimed on the premises.  Unless prior arrangements are made, or temperate weather is a risk to shipping, any wine order held longer than 30 days is subject to a storage fee of $15 a month per case.

All sales are final.