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Salice Salentino Riserva, Vallone 2015

Generously rich and full of ripe sweet fruit, this comes from old bush-trained negroamaro on the Vallone family's vineyard at San Pancrazio in the heel of Italy, and it brings you the warm south with every mouthful. More >

£8.50
Bottle

£51
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT26551
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Negroamaro

Val de Loire Rosee de Jardin, J.Mourat 2018

Delightful cherry and currant fruit mark this innovative Loire blend of 80% pinot noir and 20% gamay that combines serious intent (it’s certified organic) with a fun label, and enchanting name (‘garden dew’). More >

£8.50
Bottle
Save £1

£51
Case of 6
Save £6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-LO15271
Product Type
Rose Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Noir / Gamay Blend

The Society's Sicilian Reserve Red 2016

Smooth, generous and fragrant red from Sicily's own nero d'Avola grape. This has been extremely popular since we introduced it, and deservedly so, because it hits the spot and is great value. More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
Due in 17-Apr Order Now
Product Code
QVT-IT28721
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Nero D'avola
Reviews (3) >

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 (10) >

Côtes-du-Rhône, Domaine Jaume 2017

Fruity, generous and rewarding French blend from the village of Vinsobres, known for the drinkability of its reds. Cooling mountain breezes help to moderate the natural ripeness of syrah and grenache for a full but More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH51441
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Grenache Syrah Mourvedre
Reviews (10) >

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 (17) >

Grignan-les-Adhémar, Delas 2018

A delicious grenache-syrah blend from the Tricastin at the northern end of the southern Rhône. Amazingly good value from on-form Delas, this is dark and vibrant with crunchy blackberry and cherry fruit. More >

£8.50
Bottle

£51
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH53881
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Grenache Syrah

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
Reviews (4) >

Raats Original Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch 2018

Raats was named Winery of the Year 2018 by industry 'bible' Platter's Guide and this is a benchmark unwooded chenin with stone-fruit flavour and a refreshing yet rounded palate. More >

£8.50
Bottle
Save £1.45

£102
Case of 12
Save £17
Out of stock
Alternative Available >
Product Code
QVT-SA14301
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Chenin Blanc

Viña Zorzal Graciano, Navarra 2018

The Sanz family has made a brilliant graciano in 2018. This has the spicy, earthy character typical of this Rioja grape but with wonderful gentle, sweet fruit. Graciano, once much more widely planted in Spain (and one More >

£8.50
Bottle

£51
Case of 6
Due in 10-Apr Order Now
Product Code
QVT-SP15561
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Graciano
Reviews (4) >

Salvaje del Moncayo Garnacha 2017

Abundantly fruity, fragrant Spanish red which is soft, rich and satisfying but not heavy. Excellent this vintage, it has the attractive red-berry flavour that makes garnacha such an appealing grape. More >

£8.50
Bottle

£102
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SP14781
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Grenache / Garnacha

Viña Zorzal Graciano, Navarra 2017

An exciting, spicy, black-fruited Spanish gem. Graciano, once much more widely planted in Spain (and one of the supporting grapes in Rioja), is being appreciated anew for its aroma and freshness. The talented Sanz More >

£8.50
Bottle

£51
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SP15341
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Graciano
Reviews (1) >

Navajas Blanco Crianza, Rioja 2016

A broadly flavoured, round and smooth white Rioja, showing off the intense toasty vanilla flavours that come from oak ageing. More >

£8.95
Bottle

£107
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SP15371
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Maccabeu
Reviews (10) >

Ventoux Les Traverses, Paul Jaboulet Aîné 2018

This full-flavoured Rhône from the exceptional 2018 vintage is made from mainly grenache with a big splash of syrah. Cool breezes coming off the mountain give this an attractive and juicy fruit flavour. More >

£8.95
Bottle

£107
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH53941
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Grenache / Garnacha
Reviews (10) >

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

Frascati, Principe Pallavicini 2019

A delightful introduction to Frascati, elegant, fresh and crisp, this is made from the malvasia puntinata grape, a Pallavicini speciality, and its citrus skin aroma and linear lemony style is delicious with creamy pasta More >

£8.95
Bottle

£53.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT29421
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Reviews (6) >

Black Kalavryta, Tetramythos 2018

Black Kalavryta is an extremely rare grape, only worked with commercially on a small scale by Tetramythos in the Peloponnese region of Greece. This 2018 vintage is elegant and bright, with cherry and strawberry aromas. More >

£8.95
Bottle

£107
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-GR1591
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Kalavryta
Reviews (2) >

Frascati, Principe Pallavicini 2018

A delightful introduction to Frascati, gentle on the palate with lovely creamy texture from malvasia puntinata grapes, a Pallavicini speciality. The wine the Romans drink, if they are lucky. More >

£8.95
Bottle

£53.50
Case of 6
Out of stock
Alternative Available >
Product Code
QVT-IT27381
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Malvasia

Verdicchio dei Castelli di Jesi Classico Superiore, Tenute Pieralisi 2018

Verdicchio is one of Italy's finest native white grapes. With bright acidity and mouthwatering citrus and mineral notes, this crisp fresh wine is perfect paired with seafood, salads or pasta dishes. More >

£9.50
Bottle

£114
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT28611
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Verdicchio
Reviews (6) >

The Society’s Chianti Rufina 2016

Fruity and soft with a perfumed smoky bouquet typical of the Rufina region, this is a delicious Chianti designed for easy pleasure and gastronomic versatility. More >

£9.50
Bottle

£114
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT26301
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Sangiovese
Reviews (6) >

Anjou, Domaine Cady 2018

Pristine Loire chenin blanc from a ripe and generous vintage, this is packed with creamy stone-fruit flavours and balanced by a bright yet delicate aroma and refreshing finish. More >

£9.50
Bottle

£114
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-LO14911
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Chenin Blanc
Reviews (4) >

Coteaux du Giennois, Domaine de Villargeau 2018

Riper and fuller bodied than usual in this warmer vintage, Marc Thibault's blend has nevertheless retained this Loire sauvignon's essential freshness, similar to nearby appellation Pouilly-Fumé but at a more modest More >

£9.50
Bottle

£114
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-LO15051
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Sauvignon Blanc
Reviews (2) >

Val de Loire Chenin de Jardin, J. Mourat 2018

NEW Jérémie Mourat is one of the most creative young growers we know (as you’ll see from the fun label here!). This is an aromatic, bright and juicy organic chenin showing the warmth of the Vendée. More >

£9.50
Bottle

£57
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-LO15261
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Chenin Blanc
Reviews (5) >

Côtes-du-Rhône, Bout d'Zan, Mas de Libian 2015

Vibrant, full-bodied red from a small family-run estate near the Gorges de l'Ardèche. The Thibon family make their wine in this sun-kissed part of the southern Rhône in a way that pays due respect to nature; the shire More >

£9.50
Bottle

£114
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH46391
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Grenache / Garnacha

Grignan-les-Adhémar Rouge, Secret de Terroir, Domaine de Montine 2016

Once known as Tricastin and famous for its truffles, this is the sort of deliciously quaffable Rhône red that could accompany a simple dish of sausage and mash - with or without truffle! More >

£9.50
Bottle

£114
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH47851
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Grenache Syrah
Reviews (6) >

Rainer Wess Grüner Veltliner, Kremstal 2018

Made using 100% estate-grown fruit for the first time, this is a ripe, textural and focused Austrian grüner veltliner, with flavours of stone-fruit and spice, from a father/daughter operation in Krems. More >

£9.50
Bottle

£57
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AA2601
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Gruner Veltliner
Reviews (10) >

Punkt Genau Light Zweigelt, Weinviertel

At just 9.5% alcohol, this is a brilliantly juicy and refreshing Austrian red, made using the zweigelt grape. Crisp, bright and ripe, the bottle is bursting with cherry and blackcurrant fruit. Chill slightly for maximum More >

£9.50
Bottle

£114
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AA2661
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Light Bodied
Alcohol Level
9.5%
Dominant Grape
Zweigelt
Reviews (2) >

The Society’s Vin d’Alsace 2018

A classic blend of Alsace grape varieties from the historic house of Hugel in Riquewihr, making for an adaptable, gently aromatic dry white, that is crisp and fresh. Always a great buy and excellent introduction to More >

£9.50
Bottle

£114
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AL15311
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Sylvaner
Reviews (1) >

Faldeos Nevados Malbec 2018

A great any-occasion red. This Argentine malbec’s round body, generous black-cherry flavour and soft ripe tannins will stand up to the heartiest of fare. More >

£9.50
Bottle

£114
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AR4011
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Malbec / Cot

Tariquet Côté Chardonnay-Sauvignon, Côtes de Gascogne 2018

The two best-known white grape varieties come together to make a refreshing, light and fruity white from Gascony in the south-west of France. Versatile enough to go with multiple dishes or to enjoy on its own. More >

£9.50
Bottle

£57
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC37001
Product Type
White Wine
Style
3 (of 9): Dry, rich
Alcohol Level
11.5%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay
Reviews (3) >

Château de la Grave ‘Caractère', Côtes de Bourg 2016

This excellent Bordeaux property makes one of our members' favourite clarets. The 2016 is ripe and concentrated, with lovely purity of fruit. Another fine vintage from the Bassereau family. More >

£9.50
Bottle

£114
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CB5641
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Merlot
Reviews (3) >

Glorioso Crianza, Rioja 2016

An elegant and modern Rioja which is velvety and substantial with fragrant red-fruit flavour and a lick of vanilla oak. More >

£9.50
Bottle

£114
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SP15361
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Tempranillo

Half Bottle of Muga Reserva, Rioja 2015

This consistently excellent red has hit new heights in 2015. Pure, layered and beautifully textured. More >

£9.50
Half Bottle

£114
Case of 12
Out of stock
Sold out
No Longer Available
Product Code
QVT-SP14502
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Tempranillo
Reviews (2) >

Finca Antigua Unico Crianza, La Mancha 2013

A good old-fashioned Spanish style of wine made by a talented team, this velvety tempranillo-cabernet-merlot blend is mellow, smoky, savoury and wonderfully well integrated after maturation in old oak barrels. More >

£9.50
Bottle

£57
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SP14681
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Tempranillo
Reviews (5) >

Blind Spot Yarra Valley Chardonnay 2018

Mac Forbes makes this poised but concentrated chardonnay from old vines in the Yarra Valley, Victoria, Australia. Distinctive modern struck-match aroma with plenty of lemon and green-apple flavours, all well-balanced by More >

£9.75
Bottle
Save £1.20

£117
Case of 12
Save £14
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AU21391
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
11.5%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay
Reviews (6) >

The Society's Exhibition Côte de Brouilly 2018

A fruity yet elegant Côte de Brouilly that captures both the ripeness of the vintage whilst maintaining the characteristic 'grip' of this Beaujolais cru. Produced for us by Les Vins Aujoux, this showcases dark cherry, More >

£9.95
Bottle

£119
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-BJ7931
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Gamay
Reviews (1) >

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
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-BW6641
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Sauvignon Blanc Semillon

Château de Blissa, Côtes de Bourg 2014

Owner and hands-on winemaker Stéphane Destrade has made a fresh, vibrant wine in 2014 with good structure and concentration. Merlot is the main variety, but 20% of malbec adds spice and depth. More >

£9.95
Bottle

£119
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CB5121
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Merlot
Reviews (3) >

Pittnauer Pitti Red, Burgenland 2017

Deliciously bright, fresh and generous Austrian red, which bursts with strawberry and raspberry notes. The palate is energetic and juicy, making for a friendly and exciting wine. It's hard not to smile while drinking More >

£9.95
Bottle

£59.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AA2511
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Blaufrankisch

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 >

£9.95
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 (15) >

The Society's White Burgundy 2018

Our best-loved wine for many years, this Mâcon white continues to rise above the ebb and flow of fashion. Buyer Tim Sykes works with long-term supplier Jean-Marc Darbon to craft a blend that is of consistently good More >

£9.95
Bottle

£119
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-BU72261
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay
Reviews (20) >

Viognier Grès du Trias, Coteaux de l'Ardèche, Vignerons Ardéchois 2018

This is a lovely, deeply expressive viognier grown on sandstone soils in the southern Ardèche. Fragrant and full-bodied, it would be perfect with crayfish or a chicken korma. More >

£9.95
Bottle

£59.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH53591
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Viognier
Reviews (17) >

Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine sur Lie, Comte Leloup du Château de Chasseloir, Cuvée des Ceps Centenaires 2014

Classic, palate-refreshing Muscadet, made from a plot of vines averaging 100 years old! This wine is given extended bottle maturation for greater complexity without losing its inherent freshness and typical salty tang. More >

£9.95
Bottle

£119
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-LO13831
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Muscadet

Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine sur Lie, Comte Leloup du Château de Chasseloir, Cuvée des Ceps Centenaires 2015

Rare Muscadet made from a plot of vines averaging 100 years of age, here in a ripe vintage, this wine is given extended bottle maturation for greater complexity without losing its inherent freshness and mineral More >

£9.95
Bottle

£119
Case of 12
Due in 10-Apr Order Now
Product Code
QVT-LO15751
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Muscadet
Reviews (13) >

Pecorino Abruzzo, Contesa 2018

Well-balanced full-flavoured and food-friendly dry white. Rocco Pasetti was one of the very first to champion the excellent Abruzzo white grape pecorino, and his many years of experience growing it help him make it More >

£9.95
Bottle

£59.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT26681
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Pecorino

The Society's Gavi 2019

Gavi is a great go-to white wine. Fresh crisp and dry with lemon and green apple aromas, and mineral weight on the palate this Italian white is lovely by the glass but it will also pair easily with a range of dishes More >

£9.95
Bottle

£119
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT28771
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Cortese

Pecorino Abruzzo, Contesa 2019

Well-balanced full-flavoured and food-friendly dry Italian white. Rocco Pasetti was one of the very first to champion the excellent Abruzzo white grape pecorino, and his wine has deservedly gained a considerable More >

£9.95
Bottle

£59.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT29291
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Pecorino
Reviews (4) >

The Society's Gavi 2018

Gavi is all the rage and 2018 was an excellent harvest at the fine Battistina vineyard, which is the source of this admirably generous full dry white. We're delighted with how this has turned out and hope you will be More >

£9.95
Bottle

£119
Case of 12
Out of stock
Alternative Available >
Product Code
QVT-IT27141
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Cortese
Reviews (3) >

Chateau Ste Michelle Columbia Valley Riesling 2018

Washington riesling is gaining traction and with this intense lime-and-lemon-scented, peachy, full and off-dry example it's easy to see why. A versatile option for food (try it with aromatic Thai or Chinese noodle More >

£9.95
Bottle

£119
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-US8611
Product Type
White Wine
Style
3 (of 9): Dry, rich
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Riesling
Reviews (1) >

The Society's Valpolicella Ripasso 2017

Ripe and supple Italian red with lovely sweet cherry fruit and spicy character which makes it very user-friendly with a remarkable variety of tasty dishes, or on its own. A 'baby Amarone', ripasso is made by passing new More >

£10.50
Bottle

£63
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT26781
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Corvina
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  • Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you.
  • The purpose of a basic cookie is to tell the server that you returned to that web page or have items in your basket. Without cookies, websites and their servers have no memory. A cookie, like a key, enables swift passage from one place to the next.
  • 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.