An award-winning retailer
We’re not afraid to put ourselves under the close scrutiny of our wine trade peers or the wine-drinking public, and we regularly win awards for the way we run our business and the way we serve our members.
Decanter 2022 Best Large Online Retailer of the Year
We were thrilled to receive five of Decanter’s coveted retailer awards this year, with our online services particularly singled out by the expert panel of judges, as well as a trio of regional specialist awards.
Decanter 2022 Best Virtual Wine Experience
It is an honour to have welcomed more than 12,000 members to virtual events in 2022, and to have won this new award (introduced last year) for the second time in a row.
Decanter 2022 Regional Specialist awards
Our Austria, Portugal and southern and regional France ranges were praised for their 'great producers, indigenous grapes and outstanding own-label ranges '.Learn more
IWC 2022 Wine Club of the Year
‘The Wine Society stick to a proven model which continues delivering for its members. No huge artificial discount or fancy promise but plentiful and qualitative information.'
IWC 2022 Buying Team of the Year
‘Highly skilled buying team with many years of service (does anyone ever leave The Wine Society?) buying from a colossal range of suppliers. Exceptional levels of expertise – very innovative.’
IWC 2022 Specialist Merchant Awards
We were also delighted to be named Specialist Merchant of the Year for 2022 by the International Wine Challenge for our Regional French, Portuguese and Austrian ranges.Learn more
An award-winning wine range
Every year, wines from our range are entered into renowned competitions that focus on quality and value. Whether the medals are gold, silver or bronze, these endorsements of our wines mean a great deal to us, and we hope will help you find something to tempt you.
Wine region awards
We are current Austria, Portugal and Regional France Specialists of the Year with the IWC, and Decanter’s Best specialist retailer for Austria, Southern & Regional France and Portugal.
More about the Wine Society
Our heritage and history
Starting as a way to avoid a diplomatic incident in 1874, The Wine Society is now the world’s oldest wine-selling co-operative.Learn more
Meet our buyers and growers
Meet our expert buying team and some of the talented winemakers they’ve uncovered from across the globe.Learn more
By joining one of our wine plans, you'll receive regular selections of delicious wines, to enjoy now or for laying down to age further.Learn more
Discover all there is to know about wine
Expertise, advice, recipes and hot topics; we have everything you need and ever wanted to know about wine, and then more!Learn more