We just discovered a new site that is right up our alley. Vine.com is a website owned by the fine folks over at Amazon.com so you know it has to be good. It's also part of a network of websites by the same people who founded Diapers.com and Soap.com. As big natural and organic food consumers we always love finding new websites that give us a lot of value for our dollar because let's face it organic products can be pricey.
Fortunately Vine.com has some great customer service polices which make shopping at their website a no-brainer. But before we tell you about WHY you should buy from them let's tell you about WHAT you should buy from them. Vine.com carries some of the best organic brands on the market and a bunch of hard to find organic products for those with discerning taste. For example they carry “Annie's Homegrown” and “Earth's Best” brands which are a couple of our favorites but tend to be hard to find in our city.
And they don't just sell food products. Vine.com carries “Everything You Need To Live Life Green.” This includes baby and pet products, household and apparel products, and beauty and fitness products among others. All of the products they sell are either organic, natural, energy or water efficient, runs on renewable energy, made from sustainable materials, or contributes to a healthier home.
So why shop at Vine.com over your local health food store? The best reason in our opinion is their huge selection. They carry thousands of products, much more than you can find in your average health food store. Let's say you do have a big health food store in your area though, how do the prices compare? It's not likely that your local health food store is less expensive than Vine.com. As an online retailer they have much less overhead and can afford to sell their products for less than most brick and mortar retailers and based on the prices we compared with our local Whole Foods Vine.com is much cheaper!
If you're worried about shipping costs driving up the price of your order don't be! Vine.com offers free shipping on all orders over $49 and they even having free return shipping too. Unfortunately they don't offer free return shipping if you live in Alaska or Hawaii but they do give you 365 days to send it back. Not bad huh?! You can expect to receive your order in a jiffy too because most orders arrive in 2 days or less. If you just want to take them for a test run and aren't ready to make a purchase which totals more than $49 you can get flat rate shipping for only $4.99. How's that for a deal? We've spent more on shipping at other websites and our products didn't arrive anywhere near as fast.
We decided to save our favorite feature for last…their refer-a-friend program. If one of your friends makes a purchase using your referral code they'll get 20% off and you'll get a $5 credit to your account. Don't need a credit? Then choose from any of the charities they support and Vine.com will make a donation for the amount of your credit. You can either let them choose for you or you can choose the charity from within your account. Isn't a great feeling to make a difference while shopping for products you would normally buy anyway?
So if you're looking for a great shopping experience check out Vine.com and if you have questions give them a call (they have 24/7 customer service.) We think you'll love them as much as we do so leave your Vine.com reviews below and let us know how your shopping experience was.