Shoppers at a Costco Wholesale Club store in Manassas, Virginia on October 16, 2012. Costco Wholesale Corporation is the seventh largest retailer in the world. As of July 2012, it was the fifth largest retailer in the United States, and the largest membership warehouse club chain in the United States. As of October 2007, Costco is the largest retailer of wine in the world. Costco announced on October 16 the opening of its first store in Paris and continetal Europe for 2015.   AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo by KAREN BLEIER / AFP) (Photo by KAREN BLEIER/AFP via Getty Images)

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Why Reddit Is In A Tizzy About Costco's Wine Advent Calendar
Costco’s Wine Advent Calendar, which features 24 375ml-sized bottles of wine from places like Italy, Hungary, and South Africa, made its way into the stores in September 2022. However, some Costco shoppers aren’t impressed with the $99.99 collection, heading over to Reddit to express their anger.
A Reddit post regarding Costco’s Wine Advent Calendar received mixed reviews, with several people pointing out that December was many months away. One user pointed out that supplies were limited, commenting, “They'll run through their stock before next Sunday and that'll be it for the season.”
Angry at the wine quality, one user commented, “The quality of those wines suck, [...] Costco should be ashamed to sell them,” while another “found one wine out of the [24] that [they] would buy again.” However, one Redditor was surprised by “all the hate it’s getting” since they enjoyed the 2021 selection, and even Buzzfeed noted that at around $4/bottle, the wines were good value.