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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Nuna Mendoza Syrah 2018

We were very much taken with this organically grown syrah from Argentina. Packed with black-fruit flavour, it achieves a lovely balance between invigorating fresh tar and black-pepper notes. More >

£10.95
Bottle

£65.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AR4141
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Syrah / Shiraz
Reviews (17) >

Weinert Carrascal Corte Clásico Mendoza 2015

Startlingly original Argentine red, adored by claret fans. Bag a prime steak for this rich, velvety blend of high-altitude malbec, cabernet sauvignon and merlot, aged for three years in cask for a discreet hum rather More >

£10.95
Bottle

£131
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AR4151
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Malbec / Cabernet Sauvignon

Gewurztraminer, Cave de Turckheim 2018

A fruity dry gewurz from one of the best co-ops in Alsace. Nicely rounded in this more generous vintage, its distinctive rose-petal fragrance and hint of spice make it a great match for delicately spiced dishes. More >

£10.95
Bottle

£65.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AL14671A
Product Type
White Wine
Style
3 (of 9): Dry, rich
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Gewurztraminer
Reviews (43) >

Xinomavro Jeunes Vignes, Thymiopoulos 2018

Bright, pure and elegant Greek red with a wonderful perfume of red fruits and a twist of fresh mint. Wonderfully friendly yet deceptively complex, reminiscent of a cross between pinot noir and nebbiolo, made by the More >

£10.95
Bottle

£65.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-GR1571
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Xynomavro

The Society's Valpolicella Ripasso 2018

Full-bodied cherry-scented ripasso from Italy - where the wine has been "passed over" the dried grapes that were used in the production of Amarone, adding a richness and depth to this vibrant redcurrant and black cherry More >

£10.95
Bottle

£65.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT29871
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Corvina
Reviews (1) >

Orvieto Classico Superiore Castagnolo, Barberani 2019

Niccolò Barberani puts heart and soul into this brilliant Italian blend, which has deservedly become the most popular of a very high-grade range of wines Barberani makes, with its appealing citrus aroma and fresh More >

£10.95
Bottle

£131
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT29851
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Grechetto
Reviews (11) >

Kumeu Village Hand-Harvested Chardonnay 2018

A great-value, easy-drinking New Zealand chardonnay from this great estate. Fresh, bright and delicious with tempting peach and apple aromas developing on the generous palate. More >

£10.95
Bottle

£131
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-NZ11171
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay
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

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 (4) >

Urbina Crianza, Rioja 2011

Fully mature, elegant Rioja made very much in the traditional style. This is pale brick-red in appearance with wonderful aromas of spice and leather and a silky, soft texture. More >

£10.95
Bottle

£131
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SP14191
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Tempranillo
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 (2) >

Lirac Rouge La Fermade, Domaine Maby 2017

There are bags of bold Mediterranean flavours in this full-bodied red from the southern Rhône. Lirac is not the best known of the Rhône crus but it shares a lot with Châteauneuf, and this is similarly spicy but very More >

£11.50
Bottle

£138
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH54841
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Grenache Syrah Mourvedre
Reviews (4) >

El Pacto Crianza, Rioja 2016

Several top Rioja names were offered as guesses before this wine’s identity was revealed in our 2020 Wine Champs tasting– a testament to the quality of this delightful, rich and spicy wine. A perfect balance between the More >

£11.50
Bottle

£69
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SP14581
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Tempranillo
Reviews (4) >

Lirac Blanc La Fermade, Domaine Maby 2018

A white Rhône that never ceases to amaze for its freshness and vitality. The 2017 is full-flavoured yet crisp and refreshing with it. The secret here is the use of the picpoul grape, which naturally retains its More >

£11.50
Bottle

£138
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH53381
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Grenache Blanc

McManis Viognier 2018

Intensely aromatic Californian viognier, with peach and apricot leaping from the glass. No oak means that this wine retains good freshness with the vibrant stone fruit scents continuing on the palate and through to the More >

£11.50
Bottle

£138
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-US9201
Product Type
White Wine
Style
3 (of 9): Dry, rich
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Viognier
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

d'Arenberg 'The Hermit Crab' McLaren Vale Viognier-Marsanne 2018

This cracking Aussie white offers aromas of fresh apricot and peach, with mouthwatering notes of pistachio and lemon on the soft refreshing palate, and a lovely hint of almond on the finish. A particularly good bottle More >

£11.50
Bottle

£69
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AU22451
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
White Rhone Blend

Stéphane Aviron, Maison de la Madrière, Fleurie Vieilles Vignes 2018

From vines of between 40 and 80 years of age located on the steep slopes of the famed La Madone vineyard, this has deep colour and a fine, perfumed bouquet. The texture is silky, with a pure, fresh finish. More >

£11.95
Bottle

£143
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-BJ8341
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Gamay
Reviews (6) >

The Society's Exhibition DO Los Lingues, Colchagua Carmenère 2017

Made for us by Koyle from a coolish vineyard for carmenère at Los Lingues at about 500m altitude in Alto Colchagua in Chile, this is an intensely flavoured wine with a ripe yet fresh palate of black fruit and notes of More >

£11.95
Bottle

£143
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CE10351
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Carmenere

Tabalí Vetas Blancas Cabernet Franc 2017

Fine, pretty, cedary Chilean cabernet franc from Tabalí's Espinal vineyard, aged in barrels for about a year. More >

£11.95
Bottle

£143
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CE10811
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Cabernet Franc
Reviews (2) >

McManis Family Lodi Petite Sirah 2018

This chocolate and blackberry-flavoured California red has a very loyal following among members who enjoy its generous, rich and full-bodied charms.Look to full-flavoured comfort foods for a great match. More >

£11.95
Bottle

£143
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-US9181
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Petit Syrah / Durif
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 (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

d'Arenberg The Footbolt McLaren Vale Shiraz 2017

‘The full package’ was Australia buyer Freddy Bulmer’s Wine Champions verdict on what turned out to be the bestselling red made by the talented (and famously loud-shirted) Chester Osborn. A full-bodied, blackcurranty More >

£12.50
Bottle

£75
Case of 6
Out of stock
Sold out
No Longer Available
Product Code
QVT-AU22431
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Syrah / Shiraz
Reviews (1) >

Valpolicella, Allegrini 2019

Nobody makes a better straight Valpolicella than Allegrini. This standard-bearing Italian red offers a wonderful fragrant bouquet and a palate that's both fresh and bursting with ripe racy fruit. More >

£12.50
Bottle

£75
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT29641
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Corvina

Etna Bianco Fondo Filara, Nicosia 2019

Fresh and elegant white from the volcanic slopes of Mount Etna on Sicily with enticing scents of peach and a hint of sage. Made predominantly from the local carricante grape with some catarratto grown at over 650 More >

£12.50
Bottle

£75
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT29461
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Carricante
Reviews (4) >

Etna Rosso Fondo Filara, Nicosia 2017

From a stunning vineyard on Mount Etna's mineral-rich slopes overlooking the glittering sea below, this is an elegant and delicious blend of nerello mascalese and nerello cappuccio. Expect cherry, white pepper and More >

£12.50
Bottle

£75
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT29501
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Nerello Mascalese
Reviews (8) >

The Society's Exhibition Chianti Classico 2016

The 2016 Chianti winning streak at the 2020 Wine Champions tasting continued with the welcome sight of our Exhibition-label wine from the excellent Poggiopiano estate, whose fine scented fruit, brooding power and More >

£12.95
Bottle

£155
Case of 12
Out of stock
Sold out
No Longer Available
Product Code
QVT-IT27301
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Sangiovese

Mendel Mendoza Semillon 2018

This is Mendel’s Argentine take on the great white grape of Bordeaux. It comes from a 70-year-old vineyard in Paraje Altamira and has a greengage and light oak aroma. 15% was barrel fermented and then aged for about More >

£12.95
Bottle

£77.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AR4041
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Semillon

Joseph Burrier, Mâcon-Vergisson 2018

A white Burgundy that demonstrates the superb value for money to be had in the Mâconnais. Ripe chardonnay fermented 50% in tank and 50% in barrel for an ideal balance of richness and freshness. More >

£12.95
Bottle

£155
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-BU72641
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay
Reviews (6) >

The Society's Celebration Crémant de Loire 2016

An elegant traditional method fizz based on chardonnay with chenin blanc, and a little pinot noir for added finesse and body. Quintessential party bubbles as the name suggests, with fine mousse, citrusy fruit and More >

£12.95
Bottle

£77.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SG2771
Product Type
Sparkling Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay
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 (3) >

Momo Vendimia Seleccionada, Ribera del Duero 2016

Elegant and intense Ribera, full of the dark fruits and spice that is typical of this top red wine region in Spain.Momo is made from the grapes that don’t quite make the cut for the main Bohórquez wine (which sells for More >

£13.50
Bottle

£81
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SP15461
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Tempranillo
Reviews (3) >

Domaine Cordier, Mâcon Aux Bois d'Allier 2018

Low yields explain the uncommon depth of flavour for a white Burgundy of this price. This has been matured in foudres to allow flavour development without oak aromas. More >

£13.50
Bottle

£162
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-BU74011
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay

Maycas del Limarí Pinot Noir Reserva Especial 2017

This Chilean pinot has been ‘one to watch’ for some vintages and its star turn in this year's Wine Champions standings was exciting to see (and taste, as we humbly suggest you do). The cool region of Limarí’s soils and More >

£13.50
Bottle

£81
Case of 6
Out of stock
Sold out
No Longer Available
Product Code
QVT-CE10641
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Noir
Reviews (6) >

Szolo Tempo Tokaj Furmint 2018

Tímea Éless is the woman behind this tiny-production, minimal-intervention winery, which was inherited from her grandfather in Hungary's Tokaj region. This furmint is dry, complex and pure with spicy orchard-fruit More >

£13.50
Bottle

£81
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-HU1451
Product Type
White Wine
Style
3 (of 9): Dry, rich
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Furmint
Reviews (2) >

Hochar 2017

This is the second wine of Lebanon's legendary Chateau Musar, made from a single vineyard planted to cinsault, carignan, cabernet and grenache, and it bears the estate's hallmark spicy, savoury flavours and succulent More >

£13.50
Bottle

£81
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-LE1111
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Cinsault
Reviews (8) >

Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine, 'La Haie Fouassiere', Le Clos du Château L'Oiselinière 2014

Youthful, restrained and with crystalline precision on the palate, this is a special Muscadet. Made only in the best vintages and released after extended maturation in both vat and bottle, enhancing the wine's More >

£13.50
Bottle

£162
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-LO13711
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Muscadet
Reviews (3) >

Minervois La Livinière Cuvée Cantilène, Château Sainte Eulalie 2017

Bordelaise Isabelle Coustal crafts elegant reds at this outstanding Languedoc estate. Her premium cuvée is elegant and refined, dark and fruity with just a touch of oak to add polish and complexity. More >

£13.50
Bottle

£162
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC38231
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Syrah / Shiraz
Reviews (5) >

Grenache Côtes Catalanes, Domaine Jones 2016

A full-bodied southern French red, bursting with ripe, succulent fruit with a generous cherry-like quality in the 2016 vintage. This comes from Maury in the Roussillon from vines overlooked by the emblematic Château de More >

£13.50
Bottle

£81
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC35571
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Grenache / Garnacha
Reviews (6) >

The Society's Exhibition Rheingau Riesling 2018

We’re delighted to announce our first ever Exhibition German riesling. Rheingau rieslings were popular in Victorian times and early Society Lists featured several. We asked leading producer Gunter Künstler to provide us More >

£13.95
Bottle
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-GE13441
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Riesling
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 (9) >

Tabalí Micas Peumo Carmenère 2015

From a vineyard planted in 1957, this is a superb, silky-textured Chilean carmenère, with sweet tannins, ripe fruit and an exquisite cedary perfume. More >

£13.95
Bottle

£167
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CE10421
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Carmenere
Reviews (10) >

Weinert Cabernet Sauvignon 2008

Showing some notes of mellow maturity, cedar, tobacco and leather, but still with a firmish and vigorous palate, this red from Argentina is so lovely now, but will still improve. More >

£13.95
Bottle

£167
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AR4131
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Cabernet Sauvignon
Reviews (1) >

Vadio Bairrada Tinto 2016

Still young, and crying out for the rich and fattier dishes the baga grape complements so well, this is an elegant red from Portugal's Bairrada region and a small family-owned estate, with cherry and raspberry fruit and More >

£13.95
Bottle

£167
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-PW7911
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Baga
Reviews (1) >

Muscadet Sèvre-et-Maine, Goulaine, Les Bêtes Curieuses 2013

Cru Communal Muscadet bottled in March of this year by winemaking friends, so-called 'curious beasts' Jérémie Huchet (Muscadet) and Jérémie Mourat (Vendée). This has plenty of body, with a lovely tension and minerality More >

£13.95
Bottle

£83.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-LO15511
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Muscadet

Pouilly-Fumé, Domaine Seguin 2019

A benchmark of the Pouilly-Fumé appellation, with that typical hint of flintiness here in a fine ripe Loire vintage and from an immaculate cellar. More >

£14.50
Bottle

£174
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-LO15901
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Sauvignon Blanc

Crozes-Hermitage, Domaine Pochon 2017

Ripe and full flavoured in the 2017 vintage, the dark fruit, gently spiced blackberry and clean, sappy flavours make for a Rhône red that would be perfectly suited to a juicy steak. More >

£14.50
Bottle

£174
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH54351
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Syrah / Shiraz
Reviews (3) >

Tio Toto Pedro Ximenez

A natural sweet wine, the result of drying Pedro Ximemez grapes outside in the sun to concentrate the sugars. The must is then partly fermented to make this luscious, rich, intensely sweet sherry with aromas of dried More >

£14.50
Bottle

£87
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SH1291
Product Type
Sherry
Style
9 (of 9): Intensely sweet
Alcohol Level
17.0%
Dominant Grape
Pecorino

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
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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.