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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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 (11) >

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) >

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
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

Ribeiro Santo Automático, Dão 2017

‘Less ON, more OFF’ is Carlos Lucas’ winemaking approach to this old-vine encruzado, one of Portugal’s fine white grapes, naturally fermented in a tailor-made quirky-looking (think Tin Man!) stainless-steel vat. The More >

£13.95
Bottle

£83.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-PW7681
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Encruzado

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
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

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

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
Reviews (3) >

Moselle ‘Les Hautes-Bassières' Pinot Noir, Château de Vaux 2018

This pinot noir from north-east France is deep in colour, with the alluring scent of ripe black fruits, a sprinkling of spice, and a full, fresh palate. It's still young so don't be afraid to decant it and get those More >

£14.50
Bottle

£174
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AL15401
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Noir

Maydie Tannat 2016 50cl

Sweet fortified tannat from Château d’Aydie in Madiran. Very black, very fruity and delicious with dark chocolate. More >

£14.50
Bottle

£87
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC38691
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
6 (of 9): Dessert sweetness
Alcohol Level
17.0%
Dominant Grape
Tannat

Jurançon ‘Ballet d'Octobre', Domaine Cauhapé 2018

Not too sweet and with a seam of fresh acidity to keep everything light and airy, this is a lovely southern French dessert wine to be enjoyed with fruit salads, fruit tarts or cheese. More >

£14.95
Bottle

£179
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC37591
Product Type
White Wine
Style
6 (of 9): Dessert sweetness
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Manseng

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

Muscat Réserve, Trimbach 2018

Refined, bone-dry muscat which is refreshingly light, fragrant and a delight to drink.Dry Muscat like this is a rare speciality from Alsace, barely accounting for 2% of production. It makes a lovely fragrant aperitif More >

£14.95
Bottle

£89.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AL15551
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Muscat
Reviews (3) >

Domaine Cordier, Mâcon Milly-Lamartine Clos du Four 2018

Clos du Four is in a cool spot quite high up in the Mâconnais, and this has a surprising seam of lemony freshness and a firm linear palate, and aged in large oak foudres to avoid masking the mineral style. More >

£14.95
Bottle

£179
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-BU74031
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay

Tabali Barranco Río Hurtado Limarí Viognier 2018

This Chilean viognier offers an enticingly ripe apricotty nose and full yet fresh-tasting palate, and comes from a high-altitude vineyard in the eastern side of the Limarí Valley, where the Andes mountains begin to More >

£14.95
Bottle

£179
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CE10831
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Viognier
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 (8) >

Fitou, Domaine Jones 2017

Full-bodied, ripe, plummy, figgy and rich-tasting southern French red from from the Languedoc-Roussillon. A heart-warming pairing with a comforting beef stew or spicy chilli con carne. More >

£15.50
Bottle

£93
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC37641
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Carignan Grenache
Reviews (1) >

Pinot Noir, Haute Vallée de l'Aude, Domaine de Mouscaillo 2017

A delicate and fragrant southern French pinot noir from a desolate spot, high above the Aude Valley, swept by Pyrenean breezes. Delicious cherry flavours and a touch of spice lead into a well-rounded and satisfying More >

£16
Bottle

£192
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC37681
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Noir
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
Reviews (5) >

The Society's Exhibition Alsace Gewurztraminer 2015

Predominantly from the grand cru vineyard Sporen and in a rich and powerful vintage, this is a generous, creamy gewurz, lifted by hints of citrus peel on the finish. The Hugel estate is one of the best-known houses in More >

£16
Bottle

£192
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AL14581
Product Type
White Wine
Style
3 (of 9): Dry, rich
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Gewurztraminer

Domaine Joseph Burrier Chiroubles Saint-Roch 2018

The high-altitude Saint-Roch vineyard produces its best wines in warm vintages like 2018. This is vibrant and attractive cru Beaujolais, which has retained a lovely floral aroma and flavour. Lovely pure fruit character. More >

£16.50
Bottle

£198
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-BJ8161
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Gamay

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

Saint-Péray ‘La Sauvagère', Paul Jaboulet Aîné 2018

A northern Rhône appellation, once best known for fizz, is truly reborn! This opulent, utterly gorgeous marsanne from Saint-Péray is aged partly in oak and partly in egg-shaped concrete vats, resulting in a wine with More >

£16.50
Bottle

£198
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH54671
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Marsanne

Mendel Mendoza Cabernet Sauvignon 2018

More >

£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 (13) >

Half bottle of Stanton and Killeen Rutherglen Muscat, 12 Years Old

Voted a Wine Champion in our 2018 blind tastings to find the best of our best for drinking now, this is a gloriously rich, lusciously sweet fortified Australian muscat. Its deep colour and complex flavours are the More >

£17
Half Bottle

£204
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AU10522
Product Type
Other Fortified
Style
9 (of 9): Intensely sweet
Alcohol Level
18.0%
Dominant Grape
Muscat

Gewurztraminer Les Princes Abbés, Domaines Schlumberger 2017

A delicious, consistently excellent Alsace gewurz which is enhanced by the addition of grand cru fruit from Schlumberger's significant vineyard holdings. Gently spicy, creamy textured, refined and charming. More >

£17
Bottle

£102
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AL15391
Product Type
White Wine
Style
4 (of 9): Medium/off dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Gewurztraminer
Reviews (4) >

Undurraga TH Maule Garnacha-Cariñena-Monastrell 2015

Lovely blend of 69% garnacha for richness, 27% cariñena for freshness and 4% monastrell for grip. Matured for a year in 225-litre barrels, then another in foudres, this is a wine of controlled power, ripe yet not heavy. More >

£17
Bottle

£102
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CE10501
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Garnacha / Carignan / Mourvedre
Reviews (1) >

Koyle Cerro Basalto Cuartel G2 Carmenère 2017

From a cool spot for Chilean carmenère, this is a ripe yet fresh and eminently drinkable wine with aspects reminiscent of Saint-Emilion. The hillside site produces low yields so the wine is concentrated but not in a More >

£17
Bottle

£102
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CE10531
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Carmenere

Maury Solera ‘1928' cask number 837

The founders of this co-operative laid down the base of this solera in 1928. In the past, these wines from the of Roussillon were used to beef up blends but with the market largely gone, we can help ourselves to these More >

£17
Bottle

£204
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC37521
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
7 (of 9): Dessert sweetness
Alcohol Level
17.0%
Dominant Grape
Grenache / Garnacha
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

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
Reviews (1) >

Greywacke Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc 2019

The opulent style of this Kiwi sauvignon, with vivid scents of pink grapefruit, lemon and peach, is hardly typical of Marlborough, but former Cloudy Bay winemaker Kevin Judd’s unique take on the grape is a flagship of More >

£17.50
Bottle

£210
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-NZ11401
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Sauvignon Blanc

Saint-Péray Les Tanneurs, Chapoutier 2017

Saint-Péray is a white only appellation in the northern Rhône making both still and sparkling wine. The latter was more popular at one time and was loved by Wagner among others. Today the still wine is the freshest of More >

£18
Bottle

£108
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH54651
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Marsanne
Reviews (2) >

Scharzhofberger Riesling Kabinett, von Hövel 2017

With a new generation driving ambition and quality upward at this fine German estate, this wine is more tightly coiled than it used to be, more finely etched; more focused too, clean and precise with wonderful herby More >

£18
Bottle

£216
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-GE11771
Product Type
White Wine
Style
4 (of 9): Medium/off dry
Alcohol Level
8.0%
Dominant Grape
Riesling
Reviews (2) >

Renegade Bacchus 2017

This bacchus was vinified in Bethnal Green, London, but grown in Herefordshire. 60% of the grapes are painstakingly foot-trodden and the juice fermented in stainless steel, while the rest was fermented on the skins in a More >

£18
Bottle
Save £2

£108
Case of 6
Save £12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-EN1371
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
11.5%
Dominant Grape
Bacchus
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

Fairview Homtini, Darling 2016

A savoury, tasty South African red with plenty of cherry and plum fruit, supported by a good tannin structure making it the perfect match for Italian style cuisine. Made in homage to cellarmaster Anthony de Jager’s More >

£18.50
Bottle

£111
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SA14881
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Sangiovese

Kumeu River Estate Auckland Chardonnay 2018

Hand-picked and gently whole-bunch pressed to barrel, this New Zealand wine is fermented and aged for 11 months in French oak, giving a rounded full texture. Apple and lemon on the nose are joined by an elegant flint More >

£18.50
Bottle

£222
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-NZ11781
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay
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

Primo Franco Prosecco Superiore Valdobbiadene 2019

A top-end Prosecco from Valdobbiadene, this is a lemon and spiced-pear-scented delight, with a plush, just off-dry, creamy texture. More >

£19
Bottle

£114
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SG2981
Product Type
Sparkling Wine
Style
3 (of 9): Dry, rich
Alcohol Level
10.5%

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 (1) >

Soave Classico Calvarino, Pieropan 2017

An outstanding Soave from the Veneto region of Italy, made from organically grown grapes, this is fragrant, stylish and long-lasting on the palate, promising long life. Calvarino, aka ‘Little Calvary’, so named because More >

£20
Bottle

£120
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT28221
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Garganega
Reviews (2) >

Grauburgunder Sonnenberg, Weingut Jülg 2017

Richly flavoured and spicy, this is a fine pinot gris from a top rated German vineyard that overlooks the Alsace town of Wissembourg. Part-aged in barrel for greater complexity, this has an appetising twist of saltiness More >

£20
Bottle

£240
Case of 12
Out of stock
Sold out
No Longer Available
Product Code
QVT-GE11971
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Gris
Reviews (1) >

Crozes-Hermitage Blanc Les Meysonniers, Chapoutier 2018

Dry, full-flavoured marsanne from the northern Rhône, packed with pear and peach fruit with a slight nuttiness. The perfect match for seafood, especially crayfish! More >

£20
Bottle

£120
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH54631
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Marsanne
Reviews (4) >

The Society's Exhibition Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2016

Dark and fruity Châteauneuf, refined and richly textured with a flavour of ripe fruit and gentle spice. There are hints of fig and bay leaf. Perfectly rounded and ready to drink. More >

£21
Bottle

£252
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH47681
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Very Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
15.5%
Dominant Grape
Grenache / Garnacha
Reviews (3) >

Pinot Noir Côte de Rouffach, Muré 2016

Luscious Alsace pinot noir from specialists the Muré family, with good colour, a touch of spice, and bright wild-cherry fruit. More >

£21
Bottle

£252
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AL14151
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Noir

Rainer Wess Ried Pfaffenberg 1ÖTW Riesling 2016

This Austrian white has hit its stride beautifully. Riesling is a real passion of Rainer Wess’, and while it shows the same peppery hint that typifies the house style, there’s an unmistakably different spectrum of More >

£21.50
Bottle
Save £2.50

£258
Case of 12
Save £30
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AA2741
Product Type
White Wine
Style
3 (of 9): Dry, rich
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Riesling
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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.