Vegetarian Wines

Meat-avoiders, rejoice! Our suppliers have confirmed that the below wines are vegetarian (as per The Vegetarian Society's definition. For more information, take a look at our FAQ). Please note however that some may use egg whites and/or milk proteins in the clarifying (aka 'fining') process and are therefore not suitable for vegans. For wines suitable for vegans, click here.

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Mendel Mendoza Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

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£17
Bottle

£204
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AR4281
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Cabernet Sauvignon
Reviews (18) >

5-Litre Box of Côtes-du-Rhône, Famille Jaume

Bag yourself the chance to enjoy Côtes-du-Rhône on tap! This box contains five lovely litres of round and fruity red from Domaine Jaume, who have been supplying The Wine Society with Côtes-du-Rhône since 1981. With a More >

£45
Box
Due in 15-Jul Order Now
Product Code
QVT-RH49945
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Grenache Syrah
Reviews (18) >

Adega de Pegões Colheita Seleccionada, Península de Setúbal 2018

A serial winner in Wine Championships past, this part barrel-fermented Portuguese was very much on song this year, impressing us with, as Sebastian Payne MW put it, ‘creamy richness, food-friendliness and finesse – what More >

£7.95
Bottle

£47.50
Case of 6
Out of stock
Alternative Available >
Product Code
QVT-PW7621
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Reviews (1) >

Adega de Pegões Colheita Seleccionada, Península de Setúbal 2019

Consistent, part barrel-fermented, food-friendly Portuguese white blend with a creamy yet fresh palate lifted by citrus notes and aromas of white flowers and apricot. You won’t find many wines with such complexity at More >

£7.95
Bottle

£47.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-PW8091
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Reviews (1) >

Alpha Zeta Rosato Veronese 2019

Made from the Valpolicella grape, corvina, this charming, cheerful and cherry-scented wine always slips down a treat and the 2019 is a great success. More >

£6.95
Bottle

£41.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT29761
Product Type
Rose Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Corvina

Arbin Vin de Savoie Mondeuse, ‘La Belle Romaine', Château de Mérande 2017

A typical Savoyard red made from the local mondeuse grape. Dark, husky and brimming with forest fruits. Drink cool with charcuterie or a hearty stew. More >

£17
Bottle

£204
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-JU1301
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Light Bodied
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Mondeuse

Arbin, Le Comte Rouge, Château de Mérande 2015

This is the top red cuvée from this estate in Savoie and named after a particularly warlike Count of Savoy! Old-vine concentration here with complexity and a mellow, spicy and full flavour. More >

£19.50
Bottle

£234
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-JU1321
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Light Bodied
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Mondeuse
Reviews (14) >

Black Kalavryta, Tetramythos 2018

Black Kalavryta is an extremely rare Greek grape, only worked with commercially on a small scale by Tetramythos in the Peloponnese. It produces light, elegant red wines with flavours of cherries, oriental spices and More >

£9.50
Bottle

£114
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-GR1591
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Kalavryta
Reviews (10) >

Blackbook Winery, The Mixup 2018

A real curiosity, made by an American winemaker in London! This 50:50 blend of bacchus and ortega, partially oak fermented, partially on skins, has aromas bursting with notes of curry spice, herb, lardo and green grass More >

£18
Bottle

£179
Case of 12
Save £37
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-EN1411
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
10.5%
Dominant Grape
Bacchus

Blanquette de Limoux Réserve, Antech 2017

From the world's first sparkling wine region. A lovely, crisp, and fruity southern French fizz. More >

£10.95
Bottle

£54.50
Case of 6
Save £11
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SG3001
Product Type
Sparkling Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Mauzac
Reviews (5) >

Bleasdale The Wild Pear 2019

A delicious verdelho-dominant Australian blend from Bleasdale, in Langhorne Creek, which is easy-drinking with appealing citrus and white fruit aromas and a refreshing lick of spice on the finish. The perfect stand-by More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AU22341
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Verdelho
Reviews (14) >

Bogle Vineyard Californian Chardonnay 2018

A Golden State tradition with a modern lick of freshness, this is a delight for those of us who love the shameless richness of old-school California chardonnay. Half is aged in new American oak for those mellow vanilla More >

£12.95
Bottle

£155
Case of 12
Due in 14-Jul Order Now
Product Code
QVT-US8621
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay
Reviews (1) >

Bogle Vineyards California Merlot 2017

Rich in colour and bursting with plum and cherry fruit, this velvety California merlot also offers a little sweet anise and vanilla on the finish. More >

£12.50
Bottle

£125
Case of 12
Save £25
Due in 14-Jul Order Now
Product Code
QVT-US8941
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Merlot

Cabardès, Château de Pennautier 2017

Deeply coloured, fruity, fresh-tasting and medium-bodied French red. Cabardès, just outside Carcassonne, is unusual in allowing both Bordeaux and Rhône varieties in the mix. There is some of the expressive More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC38791
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Merlot
Reviews (2) >

Cairanne, Pierre Amadieu 2016

The Amadieu family have vines above the village of Cairanne itself and from some old vines of grenache and syrah they make a fruity full-flavoured red. Exceptional in this vintage, it will need a little while to come More >

£11.95
Bottle

£71.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH51061
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Grenache Syrah Mourvedre
Reviews (2) >

Camel Valley Bacchus, Cornwall 2019

Beautifully ripe, with aromas of lime, peach and pear and a hint of the textbook elderflower flavour of the bacchus grape. This is really smart stuff from Cornwall. More >

£13.95
Bottle

£83.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-EN1471
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Bacchus
Reviews (5) >

Carlos Lucas Ribeiro Santo, Dão 2018

2018 marks a return to an unoaked style, showcasing the bright fruit flavours of the region, with that typical twist of herbs on the palate. More >

£8.50
Bottle

£51
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-PW7871
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Reviews (8) >

Castel Serranova, Salento, Vallone 2015

Rich, fruity red from one of the loveliest southern Italian estates. It is made from late-harvested sweet-tasting negroamaro, blended with the local sususumaniello grape, a magically good blend. More >

£11.50
Bottle

£69
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT26561
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Negroamaro
Reviews (2) >

Champagne Alfred Gratien Blanc de Blancs 2012

A fantastic wine from a fantastic year, this blanc de blancs Champagne shows stunning elegance of youthful green apple, lemon pith and brioche notes now, and will develop a deep flinty richness with time. More >

£39
Bottle

£234
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CH3941
Product Type
Champagne
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay
Reviews (2) >

Champagne Alfred Gratien Brut 2007

Drinking wonderfully now, this 2007 had 10 years on the lees developing a rich brioche, ripe lemon and hazelnut depth of flavour that lasts beautifully on the long finish. A serious Champagne offering exceptional value More >

£42
Bottle

£252
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CH4151
Product Type
Champagne
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Noir Meunier Chardonnay
Reviews (19) >

Champagne Boizel Brut Réserve NV

The perfect celebration Champagne: generous and fruity, while maintaining an effortless lightness of touch, this pinot noir-dominant blend has an irresistible touch of brioche on the palate, rounding out the flavour More >

£35
Bottle

£175
Case of 6
Save £35
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CH461
Product Type
Champagne
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Noir Meunier Chardonnay
Reviews (4) >

Champagne Boizel Rosé Brut NV

Boizel's rosé is special: all delicacy and lightness of touch. The secret to this delicious fizz is the addition of red wine from ripe pinot noir grapes to the final blend. A lovely fizz that will complement anything More >

£42
Bottle

£210
Case of 6
Save £42
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CH1891
Product Type
Champagne
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Noir
Reviews (25) >

Champagne Charles Heidsieck Brut Réserve NV

Profound, sophisticated and harmonious, this is one of the most-awarded non-vintage Champagnes in tasting competitions… and deservedly so! Made with painstaking attention to detail, including a high percentage of More >

£45
Bottle

£225
Case of 6
Save £45
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CH2871
Product Type
Champagne
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Noir Meunier Chardonnay
Reviews (3) >

Champagne Henriot Brut Souverain NV

A chardonnay-predominant classic blend that has had three years' ageing on lees. A charming Champagne with honeysuckle and brioche notes, and a surprisingly long finish. More >

£36
Bottle

£180
Case of 6
Save £36
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CH3581
Product Type
Champagne
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Noir Meunier Chardonnay
Reviews (9) >

Champagne Jean de Foigny Brut Premier Cru NV

Pocket-friendly premier cru Champagne that swatted aside some more expensive names from the region in our 2020 Wine Champions tasting, winning high marks in a crowded line-up. Expect a classic lemony toasty nose, More >

£22
Bottle

£110
Case of 6
Save £22
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CH3761
Product Type
Champagne
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay
Reviews (13) >

Champagne Jules Camuset Brut NV

Benefiting from the expertise of the great Boizel house, this delicious blend of 55% pinot meunier, 30% pinot noir and 15% chardonnay is a perennial hit with members and the perfect fizz for all kinds of celebrations. More >

£23.50
Bottle

£117.50
Case of 6
Save £23.50
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CH771
Product Type
Champagne
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Noir Meunier Chardonnay
Reviews (3) >

Champagne Lilbert Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs Brut NV

A classic grower Champagne that has great character and expression of terroir. This blanc de blancs is a super aperitif-style fizz - beautifully poised on the palate, with green apple, preserved lemon and mineral notes. More >

£31
Bottle

£186
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CH3841
Product Type
Champagne
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay
Reviews (5) >

Champagne Lilbert Grand Cru Blanc de Blancs Perlé NV

Champagne is, of course, a sparkling wine, and those all-important bubbles are all to do with the amount of sugar added to the juice – the more the sugar the bigger the bubbles. The tradition in Cramant is to make less More >

£39.50
Bottle

£237
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CH2951
Product Type
Champagne
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay

Château de Beauregard, Fleurie Colonies de Rochegrès 2018

With deep colour and intense notes of red fruit on the nose, this has the perfume of Fleurie and the richness and body of Moulin-à-Vent. From a superb vineyard with some very old vines, bordering Moulin-à-Vent. Generous More >

£16.50
Bottle

£198
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-BJ8181
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Gamay

Château de Beauregard, Fleurie Poncié 2018

From old vines planted high up in Fleurie, on the typical pink granite soils, this is a fine, perfumed wine with the hallmark freshness and softness. Classic Fleurie in other words. More >

£14.50
Bottle

£174
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-BJ8211
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Gamay

Château de Beauregard, Moulin-à-Vent Clos des Pérelles 2018

A full and concentrated wine with lovely dark fruit character. Produced from vines planted on clay-based soils, this is a great winter Beaujolais that will be excellent with hearty stews, and is particularly impressive More >

£19.50
Bottle

£234
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-BJ8191
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Gamay
Reviews (5) >

Château de la Commanderie, Lalande-de-Pomerol 2015

A particularly fragrant, ripe merlot nose gives way to a medium-weight, supple fruit texture. The wine displays soft tannins and the hallmark stone-fruit character that is so typical of the wines from this property. More >

£16
Bottle

£192
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CS11051
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Merlot

Château de la Grave ‘Caractère', Côtes de Bourg 2017

The Bassereau family makes one of our members' perennial favourites at their excellent property in this ancient right-bank commune, across the water from Margaux. Typically Bourg in character, with a certain grip, the More >

£9.50
Bottle

£114
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CB5911
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Merlot
Reviews (1) >

Château Haut-Bardin, Bordeaux 2016

With plenty of sweet, ripe fruit, this merlot-dominant Bordeaux red is soft, rounded and spot-hitting. A very attractive blend of 70% merlot and 30% cabernet sauvignon.. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
Due in 17-Jul Order Now
Product Code
QVT-CB5341
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Merlot
Reviews (3) >

Château La Grave de Bertin Réserve, Bordeaux 2017

A well-balanced, supple and satisfying merlot-based claret from the well-respected Furt family’s property between Saint-Emilion and the city of Bordeaux itself. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CB5861
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Merlot
Reviews (2) >

Château Thieuley Blanc, Bordeaux 2018

From his home property in Entre-Deux-Mers, oenology prof Francis Courselle certainly raised the Bordeaux white-wine bar. His daughters are keeping the magic with this aromatic, unoaked blend of semillon, sauvignon blanc More >

£9.95
Bottle

£119
Case of 12
Due in 17-Jul Order Now
Product Code
QVT-BW6641
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Sauvignon Blanc Semillon
Reviews (16) >

Château Thieuley Rouge, Bordeaux 2015

This ripe and generous Bordeaux (70% merlot and 30% cabernet sauvignon) comes from the highly respected Courselle family property in La Sauve. An outstanding wine that is already drinking beautifully. More >

£10.95
Bottle

£131
Case of 12
Due in 17-Jul Order Now
Product Code
QVT-CB5381
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Merlot
Reviews (1) >

Cheverny L'Héritière, Domaine du Salvard 2017

Made from venerable, lovingly tended sauvignon blanc vines, with grapes picked by hand after the main harvest has finished. Low intervention and long, slow fermentation in old oak further explain this wine's richness, More >

£19
Bottle

£114
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-LO15431
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Sauvignon Blanc
Reviews (6) >

Cheverny, Domaine du Salvard 2019

Always one of the first of the new vintage, this popular Loire white blends sauvignon with a little chardonnay. Fragrant and ripe, and fresh as a daisy, dancing lightly on the palate. More >

£9.50
Bottle

£114
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-LO15651
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Sauvignon Blanc
Reviews (5) >

Chinon ‘Le Temps des Cerises', Domaine de la Noblaie 2019

From one of the Loire’s brightest young winemakers comes this deeply coloured, fragrant cabernet franc made with a light touch in the hot 2019 vintage to ensure only to extract bright fruit and gentle texture. More >

£10.95
Bottle

£131
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-LO15661
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Cabernet Franc
Reviews (1) >

Cline Sonoma County Pinot Noir 2018

Bright redcurrant and cranberry perfume carries on to the fine, structured palate in this refreshing and vibrant Californian pinot from Sonoma County. More >

£14.95
Bottle

£179
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-US9101
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Noir
Reviews (3) >

Cockburn's Quinta dos Canais 2010

Vigorous young single-quinta Port from one of Cockburn's finest vineyards. The high proportion of touriga nacional in the blend brings floral perfume to this dense and satisfying wine, with luscious ripe-berry fruit and More >

£26
Bottle

£156
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-PT1911
Product Type
Port
Style
8 (of 9): Very sweet
Alcohol Level
20.0%
Reviews (5) >

Corbières Blanc Le Blanc Paysan, Castelmaure 2018

This exemplary Languedoc co-operative's main vocation is red wine but this white, made mostly from grenache blanc, is wonderfully rounded and fruity with a hint of nuttiness. A combination of limestone and cool breezes More >

£8.75
Bottle

£52
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC37811
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Grenache Blanc

Corse Calvi Rouge Cuvée Fiumeseccu, Domaine Alzipratu 2018

Full, characterful and fruity Corsican red, pale in colour but with long-lasting flavours of strawberry and wild herbs. This could be served cellar cool to delicious effect. More >

£14.95
Bottle

£179
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC37181
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Sangiovese
Reviews (8) >

Costières de Nîmes La Ciboise, Chapoutier 2018

Deliciously fruity, vibrant, ripe-tasting and full-bodied grenache-syrah blend from the stony plateau south of Nîmes in the south of France. More >

£8.50
Bottle

£51
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH54771
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Grenache Syrah

Coteaux du Giennois, Domaine de Villargeau 2019

Marc Thibault made good use of the fine summer and harvest conditions in the Loire in 2019, which produced a ripe and fragrant sauvignon with hints of juicy yellow fruits, supported by mineral freshness. Delicious with More >

£9.95
Bottle

£119
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-LO15841
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Sauvignon Blanc
Reviews (4) >

Côtes du Roussillon-Villages Tautavel, Clos des Vignes, Domaine Gardiés 2015

Full-bodied, barrel-aged, fruity grenache-dominant red. This is a sunsoaked part of France but the vines here are grown at high altitude, ensuring the wine is in balance. With flavours of figs, herbs and spice, this is More >

£17
Bottle

£204
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC34411
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Carignan Grenache
Reviews (2) >

Côtes-du-Rhône Blanc, Guigal 2018

Dry, fruity, viognier-dominant white Rhône, fragrant in the 2018 vintage, with complex flavours of peach, pear and a touch of honey. Lovely on its own and excellent with seafood. More >

£10.95
Bottle

£131
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH55041
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Viognier
Reviews (16) >

Côtes-du-Rhône Rive Droite Rive Gauche 2018

A stunning, fruit-packed wine with easy charm. The name was conjured up because this wine is sourced from both banks of the Rhône, with the grenache coming mainly from the left (gauche) and the syrah from the village of More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH53461
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Grenache Syrah Mourvedre
Reviews (18) >

Côtes-du-Rhône, Château Courac 2015

Generous and rich in the 2015 vintage, this is a full-bodied fruity Rhône red from the village of Laudun. Syrah plays a significant part in the blend, hence the deep colour and dark spicy fruit. More >

£8.95
Bottle

£107
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH51191
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Grenache Syrah
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  • Without a cookie every time you open a new web page the server where that page is stored will treat you like a completely new visitor.
  • More recently, cookies have also been used to collect information about the user which allows a profile of their preferences and interests to be created so that they can be served with interest-based rather than generic information about available goods and services.

4.4.2. How do Cookies help The Wine Society?

Cookies allow our website to function effectively. Cookies also help us to arrange content to match your preferred interests more quickly. We can learn what information is important to our visitors, and what isn't.

4.4.3. How does The Wine Society use cookies?

The Wine Society does not accept advertising from third parties and therefore, as a rule, does not serve third-party cookies. Exceptions to this include performance/analytical cookies (see below), used anonymously to improve the way our website works, the provision of personalised recommendations, and occasions when we may team up with suppliers to offer special discounts on goods or services.

The Society uses technology to track the patterns of behaviour of visitors to our site.

4.4.4. What type of cookies does The Wine Society use?

We use the following three types of cookies:

4.4.4.1. Strictly Necessary Cookies
These cookies are required for the operation of our website, enabling you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these cookies, services like shopping baskets or e-billing cannot be provided. Under this heading, we currently use the following cookies:

  • 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.