The Black List

Become a Member

The Moone-Tsai Black List is our most elite allocation mailing list - that enables members to secure allotments of our rarest wines, including guaranteed allocations of: Cor Leonis, members-only wine releases, and access to our most restricted Library wines. Enrollment on the Black List entails a minimum 12-month commitment to secure three wine shipments (three 750ml bottles each) priced for a total of $1500 plus shipping, tax. Subsequent to the initial 12 month term, membership automatically renews unless otherwise cancelled by member.

With their annual membership, members of the Black List will be accorded the following privileges:

  • Three, 3-bottle shipments (nine bottles in total) of Moone-Tsai's most limited production wines - crafted by Philippe Melka:
    • Release #1 (April 2015): Three (750ml) bottle shipment - $450.00 plus shipping, tax: BLACK LIST-5 (50 cases produced)
    • Release #2 (June 2015): Three (750ml) bottle shipment - $600.00 plus shipping, tax: Moone-Tsai 2011 Cor Leonis Cabernet Sauvignon (automatically renews Mailing List spot)
    • Release #3 (Sept 2015): Three (750ml) bottle shipment - $450.00 plus shipping, tax: BLACK-LIST-6 (50 cases produced)

    NOTE: Upon enrollment, members will receive their first wine shipment within ten (10) business days.

    NOTE: With your wine purchase commitment of $1500: we will charge your card for each wine shipment, for a total of $1500 plus tax and shipping over a 12-month period. While we ship 2-day air, we can arrange expedited shipping upon request.

  • Invitations to extraordinary experiences - examples of which are:
    • Spring: Moone-Tsai Wine-Adventure in Cabo San Lucas - featuring five days, four nights at the stunning beach-side private villa, Casa La Laguna. Limited to six guest couples ($6500/couple), guests enjoy winemaker dinners with the Tsais and Melkas while taking in the best that Cabo has to offer.
    • Fall: Napa Valley Harvest Dinner at the Wine Cave: Pre-release event
    • Winter: Black List/Napa Valley Escape: A whirlwind weekend of extraordinary experiences. Limited to six guest couples ($4500/couple); guests enjoy tour de force wine-dinners at the private homes of the Tsais and Melkas, and a calendar of exquisite sensory delights including: cigar/scotch pairings, champagne/caviar tasting, and Morimoto sushi-making class, against the backdrop of Napa Valley's glowing harvest.
  • Highest priority access to wine releases, additional events, experiences, indulgences and privileges including:
    • Black List membership card: entitling you and one guest to complimentary VIP-winetastings at our wine cave location. Please request your appointment 24 hours in advance as winetastings are subject to availability.
    • Unexpected Black Box surprises

To join the Black List, click here to begin the membership process. For more information, contact us directly at 707.265.6782, or at