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Etna Rosso Fondo Filara, Nicosia 2017

Real elegance here, with tart cherry and redcurrant flavours on the light body supported by frim tannins, a little like a cross between pinot noir and nebbiolo! Hailing from a stunning vineyard on Mount Etna's mineral 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 (7) >

Etna Bianco Fondo Filara, Nicosia 2018

Less white is made on Etna but it is very fine with haunting apple and hawthorn aroma and full bone-dry flavour. Made predominantly from the local carricante grape with some catarratto, grown at over 650 metres, this More >

£12.50
Bottle

£75
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT27241
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Carricante
Reviews (1) >

Stéphane Aviron, Maison de la Madrière, Fleurie Vieilles Vignes 2017

From vines of between 40 and 80 years of age located on the steep slopes of the famed La Madone vineyard, this is Stéphane Aviron's top Fleurie. This delicious Beaujolais has a perfumed nose of crushed red fruit and a More >

£12.50
Bottle

£150
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-BJ7851
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Gamay
Reviews (3) >

Koyle Costa Rapel Coastal Pinot Noir 2016

Fresh, intensely aromatic pinot from a cool coastal vineyard in Chile. This is satisfyingly ripe and silky textured. More >

£12.50
Bottle

£75
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CE10551
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Noir
Reviews (1) >

Hummel Villány Kékfrankos 2017

Red and black fruit combine delightfully on the nose in this juicy, fresh Hungarian red, made in an an unoaked, modern style that is lifted and aromatic. More >

£12.95
Bottle

£77.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-HU1411
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Kekfrankos

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
Reviews (7) >

The Society's Exhibition Chianti Classico 2016

This is pure sangiovese from the Bartoli family's excellent Poggiopiano estate in San Casciano, packed with lovely, scented fruit. A finessed yet powerful Italian red which will develop savoury notes as it ages – if you More >

£12.95
Bottle

£155
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT27301
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Sangiovese
Reviews (2) >

Syrah du Maroc 'Tandem', Alain Graillot et Thalvin 2017

Alain Graillot is a top grower in the Rhône's Crozes-Hermitage region. He also makes this fragrant, gently spiced and full-flavoured syrah with an excellent estate in Morocco. Dark and ripe yet elegant with it, this has More >

£12.95
Bottle

£77.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-MO121
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Syrah / Shiraz
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 >

£12.95
Bottle

£155
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-PW7911
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Baga

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 >

£12.95
Bottle

£77.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SP15461
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Tempranillo
Reviews (5) >

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 (2) >

Martinborough Vineyards Te Tera Martinborough Pinot Noir 2018

Fresh raspberry and white pepper spice on the pretty nose, leads to a light body with fine tannins and plenty of tart redcurrant and cranberry flavours. Fine New Zealand pinot. More >

£13.50
Bottle

£81
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-NZ11571
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Noir

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 (1) >

Pinot Gris ‘Les Prélats' Domaine Ginglinger 2018

This Alsace pinot gris has become a real favourite, achieving just the right balance between gentle citrus and orchard fruit flavours and ripe but clean, dry palate. More >

£13.50
Bottle

£162
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AL14891
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Gris
Reviews (7) >

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 >

£13.50
Bottle

£162
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CE10421
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Carmenere

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
Reviews (3) >

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

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 (3) >

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 (1) >

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

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 >

£13.95
Bottle

£167
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 (3) >

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

Nebbiolo d'Alba Vigna Valmaggiore, Cantina del Nebbiolo 2018

Coming from the very steep Valmaggiore vineyard, this nebbiolo has great perfume with floral and red-berry notes. Firm tannins and a smoky finish suggest this Italian red will age well, but it's delicious already, and More >

£13.95
Bottle

£83.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT29441
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Nebbiolo

Clairette de Die, Chapoutier 2018

A first for The Society, this wine is from a mountainous sub-region of the Rhône Valley that has always specialised in very light, sweet sparkling wines made by just a single fermentation in bottle. Chapoutier's take is More >

£13.95
Bottle

£83.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SG2911
Product Type
Sparkling Wine
Style
4 (of 9): Medium/off dry
Alcohol Level
7.5%
Dominant Grape
Muscat
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 >

£13.95
Bottle

£83.50
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
Reviews (3) >

Rasteau, Chapoutier 2018

Very rich, full-bodied Rhône made from grenache and syrah grapes with ripe blackberry, fig and spice but with a touch of freshness too. Brilliant. More >

£13.95
Bottle

£83.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH54791
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Very Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
15.0%
Dominant Grape
Grenache Syrah

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 (2) >

Viognier La Combe Pilate, Collines Rhodaniennes, Chapoutier 2017

Gorgeous, full-flavoured, peachy viognier from one of the Rhône's greatest houses. This manages to balance rich and savoury elements in delicious harmony showing just how marvellous this northern Rhône white grape can More >

£14.50
Bottle

£87
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH54621
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Viognier
Reviews (2) >

Vacqueyras Blanc Les Clefs d'Or, Clos des Cazaux 2018

White Vacqueyras is rare yet it is a speciality at Clos des Cazaux where the clairette grape is used to wonderful effect. Crisp, dry and perfectly balanced. More >

£14.50
Bottle

£174
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH54161
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Clairette
Reviews (2) >

Pouilly-Fumé, Domaine Seguin 2018

A benchmark of the Pouilly-Fumé appellation – bright, fresh, mineral, and with that hint of flintiness – from an immaculate cellar where we get to taste every tank, here in a fine ripe vintage. More >

£14.50
Bottle

£174
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-LO15351
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Sauvignon Blanc
Reviews (1) >

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

Haardt Muskateller, Müller-Catoir 2017

Featherlight, grapy white from the Pfalz region. Bone-dry and lighter than its Alsace equivalent, serve it chilled for a summery refreshing glass or with dim sum. Drink this year and next. More >

£14.95
Bottle
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£179
Case of 12
Save £25
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-GE11741
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Muscat

Maycas del Limarí Pinot Noir Reserva Especial 2017

Lovely pinot from Chile's cool Limarí region, where clay and limestone soils produce a wine with more structure and a longer mid-palate than many of the country's other coastal regions. Well worth trying. More >

£14.95
Bottle

£89.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CE10641
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Noir

Château du Courlat Cuvée Jean Baptiste, Lussac Saint-Emilion 2011

This is a little-known gem for wine drinkers who like fine, well-built claret at a reasonable price, and which ages extremely well. It is the cream of the crop of du Courlat which is owned, like Clos du Clocher, by the More >

£14.95
Bottle

£179
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CS10171
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Merlot
Reviews (3) >

The Society's Exhibition Alsace Riesling 2016

Versatile riesling from a legendary Alsace house. The late Jean Meyer constantly thought about food when making his wines and his daughters maintain the gourmet tradition. Classically framed, with the developed floral More >

£14.95
Bottle

£179
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AL13921
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Riesling
Reviews (4) >

Muscat Réserve, Trimbach 2017

Delectable bone-dry white from an exemplary house. Alsace muscat’s unusual combination of a floral perfume and a fruity but resolutely dry palate makes it a uniquely versatile food wine: heavenly with delicate Asian More >

£14.95
Bottle

£89.50
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AL14111
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Muscat

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
Reviews (9) >

Domaine Cordier, Mâcon Milly Clos du Four 2017

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

£14.95
Bottle

£179
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-BU70801
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay
Reviews (6) >

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 (1) >

Trollinger Fellbacher Alte Reben, Aldinger 2016

This late-ripening Tyrolean variety comes from old vines and was aged in barrel for a few months. The result is a pale and plummy German red with a touch of strawberry fruit, oak and spice. More >

£16
Bottle

£96
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-GE11611
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Reviews (1) >

Traiser Rotenfels Riesling Kabinett, Crusius 2017

Richly perfumed German riesling, piquant, spicy and full-bodied from an outstanding producer in the Nahe. These wines always take a while to be at their best, but this will be worth the wait! More >

£16
Bottle

£192
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-GE11901
Product Type
White Wine
Style
4 (of 9): Medium/off dry
Alcohol Level
9.5%
Dominant Grape
Riesling
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 (1) >

Domaine Richeaume, Rouge Tradition 2016

From a quite remarkable estate outside Aix-en-Provence, this is a ripe, full-bodied red from an eclectic mix of grape varieties that includes cabernet sauvignon and tempranillo. Complex with hints of stone and blueberry More >

£16
Bottle

£192
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC35341
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Cabernet Sauvignon
Reviews (1) >

Maison Roche de Bellene, Montagny 2016

From the lovely 2016 vintage, this is a ripe yet fresh white Burgundy with flavours in the apple and melon spectrum. Nicolas Potel has made this wine with his characteristic attention to detail, fermenting and maturing More >

£16
Bottle

£96
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-BU69221
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay

Rainer Wess Krems Grüner Veltliner 2016

After discovering Rainer had kept a few cases of this maturing grüner, and tasting it, we had to snap it up. With a wonderfully rich ripe stone-fruit core, this is generous, smoky, flinty and long, showing off the More >

£16
Bottle

£192
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AA2731
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Gruner Veltliner
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  • 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.