"just wanted to say, when your 1/2 bottles arrive it is like Christmas all over again...what you give me is the joy of trying very nice wines that I would not necessarily cellar, and so many that I would never have the opportunity to try. It is really a lot of fun." BS
"Just a note to thank you for my order. My husband opened it yesterday and is very pleased with his gift. The order was well packaged and arrived cool, and I want to thank you for your high professionalism, courteous service and attention to detail (loved the hand written birthday greeting)." KR
"I'm so happy I found you, Half Wit Wines! Thank you for what you do. Splits rock!" AC
"First time order-just stumbled upon your site! Going to be a repeat customer for sure, half-bottles is where it's at!" JL
"I love your company--please keep sending great red wine." RS
"A chance to taste a variety of wines with no leftovers and no hangovers." NB
"I cannot thank you enough (for) such wonderful customer service...obviously a first class operation and I've already recommended you to other friends of mine. Thank you again." AV
"I'm having so much fun again having a variety of your half
bottles... I have drank a swimming pool full of great wine over the years. It's really fun for me to enjoy sampling your selections." BS
"reasonably priced half bottles are tricky to find...glad you guys are doing what you're doing." MB
"this is what I LOVE about you: the variety, the ability to try wines withoug having to buy full bottles, the free shipping!!!" LM
"...you guys are awesome! My life has more purpose and meaning, now that I have you, Half Wit Wines." CM
"Congratulations! You deserve the kudos (NYTimes article). I have found your offerings, service and flexibility first rate in all cases." PB
"I am enjoying so many wines I would not normally be exposed to..." BS
"WOW! We can't believe we found a site like yours-it's a wonderfully made site, with all those pictures of the labels, but we simply are amazed at the selection and price of your half bottles!" WR
"I just received my wine club wines for March. I've got to say, I'm especially happy because I have been craving French reds. I was thinking about it yesterday and got home and today (the wines) were delivered and I am very, very happy." AM
"I would like to sign up for the monthly club. I am ordering monthly anyway, and it seemed like the perfect way to try new wines. I must tell you I love this site and tell everyone about it...looking forward to the November selection." LH
"I just wanted to write you to tell you how pleased we are with your company. We have been utilizing you as our primary source for business and personal gifts for some months now and with such great success! We can't thank you enough for being such a wonderful and available source of fun for our clients, friends and selves in these difficult times. With such a wide assortment of wines and champagnes we can order and re-order many times for the same people and still always send something new. We really appreciate how easy and fast it is to place an order and the friendly, prompt and professional guidance we get from both Wendy and Gordon. Thank you so much for providing us with such a wonderful service. We have recommended your company to many of our friends and will continue to do so at every opportunity. Best wishes and many thanks." NLSK
Half Wit Wines has the largest selection of half bottles (375ml wines) in the United States. Wendy Van Dyck and Gordon Uhlmann began HalfWitWines as the ultimate source for red wine, white wine, champagne, rose and sparkling wines in the half bottle. These difficult to find ½ bottles of wine and champagne, (sometimes called splits or demi bottles), are in stock and carefully stored in our temperature controlled warehouse. They are available for immediate shipping.
Peruse the easy to navigate website, set up like a restaurant wine list. Choose red wine, white wine, rose, champagne, sparkling wine, organic wines, biodynamic wines and even screw tops. Go to the state or country of your choice. Half Wit's domestic wines include a vast selection of Californian wines, including hard to find cult and highly allocated Cabernet Sauvignons, along with many wonderful Oregon Pinot Noirs and new wines from Washington State. Half Wit Wines’ imported wines include French half bottles. Explore Half Wits’ amazing selection of Bordeaux (including many wines from first growth producers), Burgundy, Cotes du Rhone (with many Chateauneuf-du-Pape), Beaujolais and unusual wines from Languedoc, Bandol and Chinon. Italian half bottles include Barbaresco, Brunello, Barolo, Amarone, Chianti and Barbera. Other selections include Spanish Rioja, Portuguese wines, unusual German Rieslings, Austrian Gruner Veltliners as well as interesting new world wines such as New Zealand Sauvignon Blanc and Australian Shiraz. We photograph all our half bottles of wine; click on View Label to see photos of wine labels and to read tasting notes, wine reviews and wine ratings.
Why Half Bottles? Small bottles of wine are an excellent way to sample different wines. One can try a wine without committing to a full bottle. Perhaps he likes red and she prefers white. No more negotiating! Half bottles are the perfect solution. Love champagne but rarely drink it? Now you can open a champagne split --select from Half Wit Wines’ selection of over 60 different champagnes. Half bottles of wine are perfect for wine tasting parties and for pairing courses with just the right wines. Half Wit Wines' gift packs are wonderful wine gifts for any occasion. Finally, for the health conscious, use these little bottles of wine for portion control. Buy half bottles of wine and champagne online at HalfWitWines.com and drink less, enjoy more!