New Wines

Every time we release a new offer or list, there’s a whole raft of new wines added to our selection for you to enjoy. Some are brand new discoveries from our buyers, others are new vintages or cuvées from tried-and-tested favourites, covering a wide range of prices and styles. We recommend revisiting this page often to see what’s new.

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Fentiman's Premium Indian Tonic Water 50cl

NEW The Fentiman family have passed their knowledge their knowledge and expertise from generation to generation for over 100 years now. A blend of herbal infusions and lemongrass extract makes this botanically brewed tonic More >

£2.25
Bottle

£18
Case of 8
In Stock
Product Code
WA411
Reviews (4) >

Pinot Grigio, Vigneti delle Dolomiti, Castel Pietra 2019

NEW From grapes grown in the foothills of the Dolomites this pinot grigio benefits from sunny days, but cool nights, which has brightened the aromatics of this delicate, dry, crisp, peach and white blossom-scented white. More >

£5.95
Bottle
Save £1

£35.50
Case of 6
Save £6
In Stock
Product Code
IT29881
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Reviews (19) >

Half bottle of Solear Manzanilla, Barbadillo

NEW This crisp and tangy manzanilla sherry comes from one of the top names in the coastal town of Sanlucar. A delicious example of the style, with plenty of yeasty character and lovely balance. More >

£5.95
Half Bottle

£71
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
SH1192
Product Type
Sherry
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
15.0%
Reviews (3) >

Half bottle of Pinot Gris Classic Famille Hugel 2018

NEW Alsace pinot gris is as much about texture as flavour. 2018 was a more generous, ripe vintage, offering stone fruit and floral perfume, with excellent balance on the palate. Drink this year and next. More >

£7.50
Half Bottle

£90
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
AL15442A
Product Type
White Wine
Style
3 (of 9): Dry, rich
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Gris
Reviews (2) >

Kanonkop Kadette Pinotage Rosé, Coastal 2019

NEW Offered to us at a special price in lockdown year, with the loss of major markets worldwide including Cruise Liners (notably Disney Cruises) and top end resorts in the Maldives and Mauritius, as well as domestic sales. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£47.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
SA16111
Product Type
Rose Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Pinotage

AdegaMãe Lisboa Valley Selection White 2019

NEW Multivariety Portuguese blend made with the help of local maestro Anselmo Mendes, with touches of tropical and ripe stone fruit complemented by hallmark freshness and balance. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£47.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
PW8311
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Reviews (2) >

Côtes-du-Rhône Blanc, Domaine Jaume 2019

NEW A round-tasting white Rhône and made from grapes grown in Vinsobres and a number of varieties. Some, like grenache blanc, bring body, clairette brings lift and a little touch of viognier adds the fleshy fruit flavours. More >

£8.95
Bottle

£107
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
RH56931
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Clairette
Reviews (9) >

Familie Mantler Zweigelt 2018

NEW The previous vintage of this juicy Austrian red was released as Bin #002 of our Bin Series range and due to it being such a hit we wanted to supply members with the next vintage under the winery's own label. And here it More >

£8.95
Bottle

£53.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
AA2981
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Zweigelt

Val de Loire 'Le Pavillon' Sauvignon-Chardonnay, Réthoré Davy 2018

NEW 2002 was the first vintage Pavillon, made when there was a shortage of Cheverny, which blends the same two grapes. Here it comes from the warmer western Loire and the tiny enclave of the Mauges, to the east of Nantes. More >

£9.50
Bottle

£57
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
LO15791
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Sauvignon Blanc

Côtes-du-Rhône, Domaine Roche 2018

NEW Domaine Roche is a young grower based in the exciting region of Cairanne. Having struck out on their own after leaving the local co-operative, results have been extremely impressive and well priced. This full-bodied, More >

£9.95
Bottle

£59.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
RH56951
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Garnacha / Syrah / Carignan
Reviews (2) >

Vasse Felix Classic Dry White 2019

NEW A perfect introduction to the wines of Margaret River legends, Vasse Felix. This semillon-sauvignon blanc blend is unoaked, fresh and vibrant, with aromatic stone fruit and a delicious dash of plush pear on the nose. More >

£9.95
Bottle

£59.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
AU22571
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Semillon

Blind Spot Langhorne Creek Carignan 2020

NEW Youthful red cherry and juicy blackberry on the nose makes this a brilliantly fun and friendly Australian wine. The palate is dangerously drinkable, with red and blackcurrant juice flavours. Simple and utterly charming. More >

£9.95
Bottle

£119
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
AU23181
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Carignan

Blind Spot Riverland Montepulciano 2020

NEW Plummy red fruit on the nose and a vibrant, juicy and inviting palate, all balanced by supple tannins and joyful apple, blackcurrant and rhubarb crumble flavours, mean that this Australian take on an Italian grape is a More >

£9.95
Bottle

£119
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
AU23251
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Montepulciano

Saint George Nemea Agiorgitiko, Skouras 2018

NEW Full-bodied, sweetly-fruited and aromatic agiorgitiko from George Skouras, a Greek master of this local grape. More >

£9.95
Bottle

£59.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
GR1761
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Agiorghitiko

Kompsos White, Karavitakis 2019

NEW This characterful Cretan blend of vidiano, assyrtiko and malvasia is delightfully perfumed on the nose with aromas of grapefruit and lemon rind, herbs and roses, with a full, concentrated yet refreshing palate thanks to More >

£9.95
Bottle

£59.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
GR1801
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Vidiano

Kompsos Liatiko, Karavitakis 2019

NEW 'Kompsos' means 'elegant' in Greek, which is paricularly fitting for this liatiko, Crete's finest red grape. Pale in colour but full of personality with aromas of cherry, redcurrant, herbs and oriental spices, and a More >

£9.95
Bottle

£59.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
GR1811
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%

Blind Spot Tasmanian Sauvignon Blanc 2019

NEW Serious and scintillating new Australian wine from Tasmania, this sauvignon blanc is a superb example of the variety. The Tasmanian acidity is keeping this wine fresh and vibrant. The nose is delicate and fresh, with More >

£10.50
Bottle

£126
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
AU23161
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Sauvignon Blanc

Blind Spot Touriga Nacional 2020

NEW With fruit from both McLaren Vale and Langhorne Creek, this is a fascinating Australian wine. The nose is constantly evolving, with blueberry, plum and cinnamon notes, which intensifies on the palate. The finish is More >

£10.95
Bottle

£131
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
AU23191
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Touriga Nacional

Blind Spot Strathbogie Ranges Pinot Noir 2020

NEW Vibrant, modern Australian pinot, with fresh redcurrant, cherry and blackcurrant leaf aromas. The palate is lifted with grippy tannins and ample freshness. The redcurrant flavours continue and are joined by black pepper More >

£11.50
Bottle

£138
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
AU23221
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Noir
Reviews (1) >

Born to be Wine, Carignan, Vin de France 2019

NEW In all its fruitiest glory, this is a gorgeous, all carignan southern French red from the Ollieux estate with a walloping amount of ripe brambly fruit. The estate always used to offer a straight carignan, which we More >

£11.50
Bottle

£69
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
FC39311
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Carignan

Blind Spot Yarra Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 2019

NEW Lovely plush and aromatic cabernet with black fruits and violet aromas. The palate is medium-bodied with wonderful balance, generous liquorice notes, violets and cassis. A long and impressive Australian cabernet which More >

£11.95
Bottle

£143
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
AU23211
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Cabernet Sauvignon
Reviews (1) >

Hidalgo Pastrana Manzanilla Pasada

NEW A Gold-medal winner at the 2020 International Wine Challenge, this is the best example of this style of sherry we have tasted, and a great bargain. It comes from the fine Pastrana vineyard in the Miraflores region, More >

£11.95
Bottle

£71.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
SH341A
Product Type
Sherry
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
15.0%

Costières de Nîmes, Cuvée Excellence Blanc, Mas des Bressades 2018

NEW Made from roussanne and viognier in the main, this is a full-bodied, unctuous, rich and creamy Rhône white. Though fermented in oak, it doesn't show, and the wine has a real sense of balance, not to mention great More >

£12.50
Bottle

£150
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
RH53781
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Roussanne

Collioure Blanc, Domaine du Col de Mollo 2017

NEW Distinctive, full-flavoured, herby southern white from some of the most remarkable vineyards in France. A blend of mostly grenache blanc, aged in oak, this has beautiful, persistent flavoured of wild herbs and citrus More >

£12.95
Bottle

£77.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
FC37481
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Grenache / Garnacha
Reviews (1) >

Domaine Jones Hairy Grenache 2019

NEW Katie Jones comes from Leicestershire but makes wine in the Languedoc-Roussillon. This particular wine was supposed to be grenache but it turns out it's a rare, rot-resistant variant called lledoner pelut. For this More >

£13.50
Bottle

£81
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
FC39211
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Grenache / Garnacha
Reviews (2) >

Domaine Jones Blanc "A Different Direction" 2019

NEW A joyous blend of traditional grapes from this part of the deep south of France knitted together in perfect harmony. It has the lovely mineral streak of grenache gris, lifted fruit of grenache blanc and a dollop of More >

£13.50
Bottle

£81
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
FC39301
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Grenache Gris

Mac Forbes Spring Riesling 2019

NEW A beautifully vibrant, refreshing Australian white wine which oozes delicious notes of lime juice, green apple and flint. This is a racy and focussed riesling which would be perfectly paired with shellfish but, thanks More >

£13.50
Bottle

£162
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
AU23051A
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
10.5%
Dominant Grape
Riesling
Reviews (1) >

Marqués de Casa Concha Etiqueta Negra DO Puente Alto Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

NEW Concha y Toro have some of the very best cabernet sauvignon vineyards in the Alto Maipo, such as the excellent Puente Alto, which provided the grapes for this special bottling of Marqués de Casa Concha, made by Marcelo. More >

£14.50
Bottle
Save £3

£87
Case of 6
Save £18
In Stock
Product Code
CE11241
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%

Corse-Calvi Fiumeseccu, Domaine Alzipratu 2018

NEW This fresh, fruity white from a top estate in Corsica is made from the vermentino grape, giving a round and full-bodied wine enlivened by refreshing citrus fruit. Well worth trying. More >

£14.95
Bottle

£179
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
FC37291
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Vermentino

Kékfrankos, Péter Wetzer 2017

NEW Wonderfully pure and fresh kékfrankos with aromas of redcurrant, hibiscus, lavender and liquorice. The palate is elegantly structured with finely grained yet mouthcoating tannins and fresh acidity, with flavours of More >

£14.95
Bottle

£89.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
HU1321
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Kekfrankos

Wirra Wirra 12th Man Adelaide Hills Chardonnay 2019

NEW 2019 was a great chardonnay vintage in the Adelaide Hills in south Australia, and this is a lovely apple and lemon-scented example, with a touch of flint, plenty of peach and a little oak on the finish. A generous yet More >

£15.50
Bottle

£93
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
AU23091
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay

Sablet Blanc, Bertrand Stehelin 2018

NEW Delightfully, fresh and fruity dry white from Sablet, a Rhône village better known for its reds. This is packed with crushed-pear and white-peach flavours. More >

£15.50
Bottle

£93
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
RH54301
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Grenache Blanc
Reviews (1) >

Gewurztraminer Les Princes Abbés, Domaines Schlumberger 2018

NEW Regularly enhanced by the addition of grand cru fruit from Schlumberger's significant vineyard holdings, this is a gently spicy, creamy textured Alsace gewurz with a clean, pithy finish. More >

£17
Bottle

£102
Case of 6
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Product Code
AL15731
Product Type
White Wine
Style
4 (of 9): Medium/off dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Gewurztraminer

Domaine Joseph Burrier Chiroubles Saint-Roch 2017

NEW The high-altitude Saint-Roch vineyard, in the Beaujolais cru of Chiroubles, produces its best wines in warm vintages like 2017. In this excellent domaine’s hands, the result is a vibrant and attractive wine with a More >

£17
Bottle

£204
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
BJ8221
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Gamay

Château Puy Blanquet, Saint-Emilion 2015

NEW Fresh, juicy and perfumed, with crunchy merlot fruit in abundance and silky, ripe tannins on the finish. Deliciously satisfying Saint-Emilion that won’t break the bank. More >

£17
Bottle

£102
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
CS10121
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Cabernet Merlot

Domaine Saint-Denis, Mâcon-Lugny Calcaires de Mépilly 2016

NEW The domaine is tiny, the attention to detail meticulous and the yields low. This accounts for the wine’s concentration, while the limestone soils lend this Mâcon an unusual, and delightful, freshness and minerality. More >

£18
Bottle

£216
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
BU69161
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay

Elk Cove Vineyards Willamette Valley Estate Pinot Blanc 2019

NEW Pioneering, philanthropic and making some of Oregon’s best wine, Elk Cove make a delightful pinot blanc. The nose is subtle and elegant with notes of chalk and lime, before the refreshing palate shows off intense More >

£18
Bottle

£216
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
US9391
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Blanc

Château Lanessan, Haut-Médoc 2011

NEW With attractive savoury/sweet notes on the palate and fine grained tannins, this fine red Bordeaux is now showing its class. Proper, traditional claret from a well sited property in the Médoc. Match with slow-cooked More >

£18.50
Bottle

£111
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
CM23421
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Cabernet Merlot

Tawse Quarry Road Vineyard Niagara Escarpment Chardonnay 2014

NEW Ontario, Canada, is one to watch for elegant yet complex chardonnay and this is a lovely example. A touch of flint on the nose, green apple, chalk and almond on the palate. More >

£19.50
Bottle

£234
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
CA191
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay

Tawse Quarry Road Vineyard Niagara Escarpment Pinot Noir 2017

NEW A thrilling, bright and crunchy Canadian pinot with spice, red-berry scent and a refined long finish. More >

£19.50
Bottle

£234
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
CA201
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Noir

Spice Route 'Obscura' Qvevri White, Coastal 2019

NEW An extraordinary new South African white blend from Swartland star Spice Route, made in the age-old Georgian tradition in qvevri, clay amphorae buried in the ground. Totally natural fermentation on the skins and minimal More >

£19.50
Bottle

£117
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
SA16791
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%

Blumenthal Kékfrankos, Péter Wetzer 2017

NEW Péter Wetzel’s Blumenthal is from a warmer site than some of his vines, and gives rise to deep, dark fruits such as blueberry and blackcurrant, with hints of cumin, cardamom and tobacco. The palate is fuller, warmer and More >

£19.50
Bottle

£117
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
HU1351
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Kekfrankos

Neudorf Rosie's Block Nelson Chardonnay 2018

NEW A brilliant New Zealand example of all the joy new world chardonnay can offer. The nose demonstrates a brilliant and skilful use of oak, with oaty, nutty and saline notes, all backed up with delicious quince and citrus More >

£20
Bottle
In Stock
Product Code
NZ12221
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay

Neudorf Tom's Block Nelson Pinot Noir 2017

NEW Irresistibly fragrant New Zealand pinot noir which has layers of bright juicy red cherry and savoury forest-floor notes. The palate reveals delicious red-fruit flavours, its freshness complemented by structured, More >

£20
Bottle

£240
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
NZ12231
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Noir
Reviews (4) >

Pujanza Valdepoleo, Rioja 2016

NEW This is new listing this year from a small property based in the Alavesa part of Rioja. It is here that this Spanish region’s most elegant wines are made. This modern-style Rioja is rich, full-bodied and plump with a More >

£20
Bottle

£120
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
SP15961
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Tempranillo

Walhalla Dry Riesling, Loosen-Barry, Mosel 2016

NEW A godly partnership on the Erdener Treppchen site in the Mosel between two outstanding winemakers. A dry Mosel riesling but using winemaking techniques from Down Under, offering fabulous fruit and sense of minerality More >

£20
Bottle

£120
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
GE13771
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Riesling

Moulin à Vent Les Thorins, Jean-Paul Brun 2018

NEW Plenty of poise, perfume, purity and pleasure from maverick winemaker Jean-Paul Brun, one of the brightest stars of the Beaujolais region. From the cru of Moulin-à-Vent, this is a delightful and elegant expression of More >

£20
Bottle

£240
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
BJ8541
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Gamay

Salem Wine Co. Oregon Chardonnay 2018

NEW Salem is a project managed by Evening Land Vineyards – the Oregon property of Rajat Parr and Sashi Moorman (also of Domaine de la Côte and Sandhi in California). Made with a light touch in a richer, drier vintage, this More >

£20.50
Bottle

£246
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
US9421
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay

Château de Beauregard, Pouilly-Fuissé Insarts 2014

NEW From the Fuissé amphitheatre, Insarts is a rich and powerful white Burgundy due to the clay soils, eastern exposition and low yields in 2014 of just 42hl/ha. Aged a year in barrel. More >

£21
Bottle

£252
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
BU60141
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay

Leithaberg Blaufränkisch, Péter Wetzer 2017

NEW The elephant in the room, Leithaberg is just across the border in Austria, and arguably where the finest bläufrankisch is found. This is possibly Hungarian winemaker Péter Wetzer’s most ‘complete’ wine: the nose is More >

£21.50
Bottle

£129
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
HU1331
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Blaufrankisch
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  • Authentication Cookie and Anonymous Cookie
    These cookies remember that you are logged in to your account – without them, the website would repeatedly request your login details with each new page you visit during your time on our website. They are removed once your session has ended.
  • Session Cookie
    These cookies are used to remember who you are as you use our site: without them, the website would be unable to tell the difference between you and another Wine Society member and facilities such as your basket and the checkout process would therefore not be able to function. They too are removed once your session has ended.

4.4.4.2. Functionality & Targeting/Tracking Cookies
These cookies are used to recognise you when you return to our website and to provide enhanced features. This allows us to personalise our content for you. Under this heading, we currently use the following cookies:

  • Unique User Cookie
    This cookie is used to:
    • store your share number in order to identify that you have visited the website before. Without this cookie, we would be unable to tell whether you are a member or not.
    • record your visit to the website, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We use this information to make our website, the content displayed on it and direct marketing communications we may send to you or contact you about more relevant to your interests.
    • This cookie expires after 13 months.
  • Peerius Cookies
    These third-party cookies are used to provide you with personalised recommendations based on your purchase and browsing history. They expire within 4 hours of your visit.

4.4.4.3. Performance/analytical cookies
These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don't collect information which identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. It is only used to improve how a website works. Under this heading, we currently use the following cookies:

  • Google Analytics Cookies
    These are third-party cookies to enable Google Analytics to monitor website traffic. All information is recorded anonymously. Using Google Analytics allows The Society to better understand how members use our site and monitor website traffic.

4.4.4.4. Authentication Cookie
In order for us to ensure that your data remains secure it is necessary for us to verify that your session is authentic (i.e. it has not been compromised by a malicious user). We do this by storing an otherwise meaningless unique ID in a cookie for the duration of your visit. No personal information can be gained from this cookie.

4.4.5. How do you turn cookies off?

All modern browsers allow you to modify your cookie settings so that all cookies, or those types which are not acceptable to you, are blocked. However, please note that this may affect the successful functioning of the site, particularly if you block all cookies, including essential cookies. For example, In Internet Explorer, go to the Tools Menu, then go to Internet Options, then go to Privacy. Here you can change the rules your browser uses to accept cookies. You can find out more in the public sources mentioned below.

4.4.6. Learn more about cookies

4.4.7. Changes to our cookie policy

Any changes we may make to our cookie policy in the future will be posted on the website and, where appropriate, notified to you by email. Please check back frequently to see any updates and changes to our cookie policy.