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Half bottle of Soave, Pieropan 2018

Model Soave with white flower, almond blossom and a touch of citrus, from the best grower in the region and in useful half-bottle size. More >

£7.50
Half Bottle

£90
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT27412
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Garganega
Reviews (5) >

Ruppertsberger Hoheburg Riesling Kabinett 2018

Great value, off-dry German riesling from the heart of the Pfalz, made by the consistently excellent Ruppertsberger co-operative. A full-flavoured and peachy white, succulent and long with well balanced sweetness. More >

£7.50
Bottle

£90
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-GE12381
Product Type
White Wine
Style
3 (of 9): Dry, rich
Alcohol Level
10.5%
Dominant Grape
Riesling
Reviews (5) >

Ponte de Lima Loureiro, Vinho Verde 2018

Portugal's Lima – the region and the excellent local co-op – are known for the loureiro grape, whose meadow-scented aromas make for a delightful aperitif, though this also work with salads and simple fish dishes. More >

£7.50
Bottle

£45
Case of 6
Out of stock
Sold out
No Longer Available
Product Code
QVT-PW7501
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Loureiro
Reviews (11) >

Esporão Monte Velho Tinto, Alentejano 2018

A perennial Portuguese star, blending aragonez, trinacadeira, touriga nacional and syrah for a dark, smooth fruity red with a satisfyingly spicy touch. The fruit comes both from Esporão’s certified vineyards and from More >

£7.95
Bottle

£47.50
Case of 6
Out of stock
Sold out
No Longer Available
Product Code
QVT-PW7531
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Reviews (1) >

Esporão Monte Velho Branco, Alentejano 2018

More delicate in the new vintage, this popular Portuguese white wine is made from local grape varieties which cope well with the summer heat of the Alentejo region and are coaxed, year-in-year-out, by the skilled More >

£7.95
Bottle

£47.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-PW7541
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Reviews (15) >

Adega de Pegões Colheita Seleccionada, Península de Setúbal 2018

Brilliantly consistent, popular Portuguese white. A part barrel-fermented, food-friendly blend, its creamy yet fresh palate is lifted by citrus notes and aromas of white flowers and sweet apricot fruit. Do give it a go! More >

£7.95
Bottle

£47.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-PW7621
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%

Esporão Monte Velho Tinto, Alentejano 2019

A real success in the new vintage, this Portuguese gem is as deep in colour as ever, with lovely fragrant fruit and a smooth, fruity palate. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£47.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-PW8031
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Reviews (11) >

Saumur ‘Les Plantagenêts' Cabernet Franc 2017

Vibrant young cabernet franc with floral aroma and full ripe palate balanced by Loire freshness. A great charcuterie or lunchtime bottle. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-LO14081
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Cabernet Franc
Reviews (2) >

The Society's Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine sur Lie 2018

A fresh, ripe-fruited Loire Muscadet, which rests on its lees (yeasts leftover from fermentation) for extra texture and roundness. From Chéreau-Carré, this is the ideal accompaniment to shellfish, but with enough grip More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
Out of stock
Product Code
QVT-LO15181
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Muscadet

Syrah-Viognier L’Orangeraie, Pays d'Oc, Lorgeril 2019

A blend of red and white grapes in a red wine seems odd and yet is common practice in the Rhône Valley. Syrah and viognier are the best known of such pairings, used here in this fruity, full-bodied and sun-drenched red More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
Due in 13-Apr Order Now
Product Code
QVT-FC38771
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Syrah / Viognier
Reviews (4) >

The Society's Barbera d'Asti Superiore 2017

This Italian wine from Araldica's splendid Cascinone vineyard is bursting with ripe juicy fruit, mellowed for a time in large oak casks. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT27151
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Barbera
Reviews (7) >

Château de Lacarelle, Beaujolais-Villages 2018

This beautiful château can trace its history back to 1750, and makes a ripe, juicy and fresh wine full of uncomplicated charm. It’s a lovely example of the open, inviting Beaujolais style, and is perfect for summer More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
Out of stock
Alternative Available >
Product Code
QVT-BJ7921
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Gamay
Reviews (9) >

The Society’s Beaujolais-Villages 2018

With intense and vibrant black-fruit perfume, this is a classic Beaujolais-Villages with good balance and a ripe yet fresh palate. Tim Sykes blends this every year at Les Vins Aujoux, home of The Society’s White More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
Due in 10-Apr Order Now
Product Code
QVT-BJ7901
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Gamay

Half bottle of Riesling, Trimbach 2017

Trimbach's dry rieslings are among the flagship wines of Alsace and the first foot on the ladder is this benchmark bottling. Mineral and fine, this is a wine with appetising freshness and tense, long palate. More >

£7.95
Half Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AL15352
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Riesling

Pinot Blanc, Cave de Turckheim 2018

Ripe and rounded Alsace pinot blanc in the new vintage, adaptable to a wide range of dishes and enjoyable with or without food. The perfect 'house' wine. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AL14801
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Blanc
Reviews (7) >

Syrah-Viognier L’Orangeraie, Pays d'Oc, Lorgeril 2018

A blend of red and white grapes in a red wine seems odd and yet is common practice in the Rhône Valley. Syrah and viognier are the best known of such pairings, used here in this fruity, full-bodied and sun-drenched red More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC36491
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Syrah / Viognier
Reviews (2) >

Viña Istria Malvazija 2018

A wine which brings the taste of Croatia's northern peninsula to you! Gentle, aromatic and dry and perfect on its own or with scallops. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£47.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CO81
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Malvasia
Reviews (1) >

Undurraga Candelabro Rapel Carmenère 2019

Soft, full and generous black-fruited carmenère from the Rapel Valley in Chile. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CE10931
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Carmenere
Reviews (9) >

Undurraga Candelabro Carmenère 2018

Ripe and full Chilean carmenère with a soft and generous palate, from the Cauquenes region of Maule. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
Out of stock
Alternative Available >
Product Code
QVT-CE10371
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Carmenere
Reviews (3) >

Undurraga Cauquenes Estate Maule Viognier-Roussanne-Marsanne 2018

Viognier supplies peachy perfume and caressing texture to this popular Chilean white, while the roussanne and marsanne provide structure, lift and extra aromatic complexity. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CE10481
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Viognier / Rousanne / Marsanne
Reviews (6) >

Viña Zorzal Graciano, Navarra 2016

Spicy, black-fruited Spanish red made from Rioja's graciano grape but in neighbouring Navarra. This has the appealing rustic quality and freshness typical of the grape. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£47.50
Case of 6
Out of stock
Alternative Available >
Product Code
QVT-SP14441
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Graciano
Reviews (8) >

Juanicó Teru Teru Tannat Reserve 2018

In Uruguay tannat is a little softer than that of Madiran, France. It retains its wild blackberry-like character, possessing ripe black fruit, mild astringency and fresh acidity. Its structure begs food. Enjoy with a More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-UR491
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Tannat
Reviews (8) >

The Society's California Old-Vine Zinfandel 2018

A classic California zinfandel, with cherry cola on the nose, fresh strawberry and tart red cherries coming through on the full soft palate, plus a pleasing hint of vanilla on the finish. Our house zin is made for us by More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-US8681
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Zinfandel

The Wolftrap, Western Cape 2018

A robust, spicy, richly flavoured South African mix of syrah and mourvèdre, with a splash of viognier smoothening the palate nicely. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SA14751
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Syrah Mourvedre
Reviews (4) >

The Society's French Syrah 2018

Lovely, soft, fruity Rhône syrah with just a hint of freshly milled pepper. A pure expression of the grape in an exceptional vintage. More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH53901
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Syrah / Shiraz
Reviews (13) >

The Society's Côtes-du-Rhône 2018

Ripe, full-bodied grenache-syrah blend from Vinsobres in the southern Rhône. Cool mountain breezes helped contain some of the ardour of the exceptional 2018 vintage, making this perennial favourite fresh as well as More >

£7.95
Bottle

£95
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH53931
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Grenache Syrah
Reviews (2) >

Côtes-du-Rhône, Domaine Jaume 2018

Three generations of the Jaume family farm some 200 acres of vineyard in the southern Rhône village of Vinsobres. The climate here is influenced by the presence of Alpine foothills so that cooling breezes play on the More >

£8.25
Bottle

£99
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH54291
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Grenache Syrah Mourvedre

Koyle Don Cande Itata Muscat 2018

Bright, fresh, taut Chilean muscat from old bush vines, about 60 years old, in the cool Itata region. This offers an intriguing and delicious contrast between muscat's intense grapy scent and a refreshing, crisp palate. More >

£8.25
Bottle

£99
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CE10341
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Muscat
Reviews (2) >

Koyle Los Lingues Single Vineyard Alto Colchagua Reserva Carmenère 2017

Planted at 500m at Los Lingues in Chile, a coolish spot for carmenère enhancing its aromatic complexity and rendering it fresher and more drinkable than the 'fruit bomb' style made in warmer spots. Ripe yet fresh and More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
Out of stock
Alternative Available >
Product Code
QVT-CE10321
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Carmenere
Reviews (6) >

L'Usufruit de Clos du Notaire, Côtes de Bourg 2016

A lovely new cuvée from a fine property in the Bourg, with vineyards overlooking the Garonne. Made from 100% merlot in a supple and very user-friendly style. Pure Bordeaux pleasure in a glass. More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CB5411
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Merlot
Reviews (7) >

The Society's Chilean Pinot Noir, Leyda 2018

Bright and juicy pinot with attractive black cherry fruit.10% was fermented and aged in tank for freshness, with the rest matured in barrel for about 10 months, a quarter of which was new oak for a little extra More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
Out of stock
Alternative Available >
Product Code
QVT-CE10491
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Noir
Reviews (2) >

The Society's Chilean Pinot Noir, Leyda 2019

2019 was a ripe year in Chile, producing lovely black-cherry scented pinot noir with a fresh and bright palate. 78% was matured in barrels to soften the tannins and 22% was tank fermented and matured to capture the More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CE10951
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Noir
Reviews (2) >

Koyle Los Lingues Single Vineyard Alto Colchagua Reserva Carmenère 2018

Planted in a coolish spot in Chile for carmenère, enhancing its aromatic complexity, and rendering it fresher and more drinkable than the 'fruit bomb' style from warmer spots. Ripe yet fresh and spicy-tasting with hints More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CE11001
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Carmenere
Reviews (12) >

The Society's English White 2018

Our flagship English white wine is zingy, fresh and dry, with citrus and white-fruit aromas. A perfect aperitif. More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-EN1381
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
11.5%
Reviews (1) >

Three Choirs Rosé 2018

The superb 2018 vintage in England has given Three Choirs everything they needed to produce this juicy, ripe, strawberry-driven pink. A perfectly refreshing, and perfectly delicious, glass of wine for summer and beyond. More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
Out of stock
Alternative Available >
Product Code
QVT-EN1421
Product Type
Rose Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
11.0%

Three Choirs Rosé 2019

A lively, bright rosé from a classic vintage which has given us fresh red fruit flavours in this delicious English pink. More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-EN1481
Product Type
Rose Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
11.0%
Reviews (1) >

Domaine de l'Arjolle Equilibre, Merlot-Cabernet, Côtes de Thongue 2016

A lovely, ripe and fruity blend of cabernet and merlot, bringing two Bordeaux grape varieties together in a way that justifies the name 'Equilibre'. Soft, round and well balanced. More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC36441
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Cabernet Merlot
Reviews (6) >

Cabardès, Château de Pennautier 2016

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

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC36361
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Merlot
Reviews (8) >

Pepp Blauer Zweigelt, Weinviertel 2018

Blending juicy, ripe plum and blackcurrant fruit with a sprinkling of spice, this Austrian speciality demonstrates the delights of fruit from a hot vintage tempered by masterful winemaking. A great introduction to the More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AA2821
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Zweigelt
Reviews (5) >

The Society’s Argentine Malbec 2019

Fruity, brambly and deservedly popular Argentine malbec which impresses with its round, soft, generous fruit flavours. More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AR4161
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Malbec / Cot
Reviews (10) >

The Society’s Verdicchio Classico 2018

One of Italy's best buys, well-made single-vineyard verdicchio makes a great full dry white with fresh crisp flavour, so it works well with or without food. This Society wine comes from a single vineyard, Coste del More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
Due in 24-Apr Order Now
Product Code
QVT-IT27181
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Verdicchio
Reviews (8) >

The Society's Pinot Grigio 2018

Clean, rounded and fruity, with aromatic ‘breadcrust’ character typical of the grape, this admirable, single-vineyard pinot grigio is made especially for The Wine Society by New Zealander Matt Thomson. The grapes come More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
Out of stock
Alternative Available >
Product Code
QVT-IT26791
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Gris
Reviews (7) >

Valpolicella Valpantena, Torre del Falasco 2018

Ripe cherry fruit gives this Italian red immediate charm and drinkability with or without food. Valpolicella, from the Veneto province, is one of Italy's best-known wines. Valpantena is a sub-zone of Valpolicella, just More >

£8.50
Bottle

£51
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT26821
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Corvina
Reviews (4) >

Brindisi Rosato Vigna Flaminio, Vallone 2018

This Italian pink's healthy cherry-coloured hue shows it has been made with sun-ripened fruit. The full dry flavour is a great match for ripe tomato salads and grilled seafood and many Mediterranean dishes. More >

£8.50
Bottle

£51
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT27221
Product Type
Rose Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Negroamaro
Reviews (15) >

Cerasuolo d'Abruzzo, Contesa 2018

Think of this cherry-pink charmer not as the last rosé of summer but the first of autumn and relish its generous aroma of ripe red fruits with cold cuts, game or mushroom pâté or baby squashes, peppers and late tomatoes More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT27291
Product Type
Rose Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Montepulciano

The Society's Pinot Grigio 2019

There’s an awful lot of pinot grigio about, so we’re extra particular about ours. The warrant goes to Kiwi winemaker Matt Thomson, and a single vineyard in Valpantena, north-east of Verona in Italy, where cool breezes More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT28761
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Gris
Reviews (3) >

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 >

£8.50
Bottle

£51
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
Reviews (26) >

The Society's Sicilian Reserve Red 2015

Smooth, generous and fragrant red from Sicily's nero d'Avola grape, one of the world’s most naturally appealing varieties. It’s no surprise that this has been extremely popular since we introduced it, because it hits More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT26661
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Nero D'avola
Reviews (11) >

Bricco Rosso Suagnà Langhe Rosso 2013

A clever mix of 60% Dogliani dolcetto with 40% nebbiolo, combining the fruit of the former with the class of the latter. This is a great-value Piedmontese red that's proved a hit with our members. More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT26671
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Dolcetto
Reviews (3) >

Rosso Piceno, Tenute Pieralisi 2016

This appealing red from central Italy’s Marche region deserves more recognition. The blend is 60% montepulciano and 40% sangiovese, grown on the first estate in Italy to be declared organic. The berry and cherry punch More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT26511
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Montepulciano
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  • 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.