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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 (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
Reviews (4) >

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
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 (3) >

De Morgenzon Maestro Red, Stellenbosch 2015

A polished and serious South African blend of all five of Bordeaux's red grape varieties. Cabernet sauvignon comprises the majority of the mix, providing structure and backbone, while cabernet franc also makes its More >

£16
Bottle

£96
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SA12701
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Cabernet Sauvignon

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
Reviews (1) >

Valdesil Sobre Lias Godello, Valdeorras 2017

Immensely classy, mineral godello from north-western Spain that is scented, dry and soft. The extra time on its lees ("sobre lias") adds an appetising bready complexity to this beautifully structured wine. More >

£16.50
Bottle

£99
Case of 6
Out of stock
Alternative Available >
Product Code
QVT-SP14731
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Godello

Valdesil Sobre Lias Godello, Valdeorras 2018

Immensely classy, mineral godello that is scented, dry and soft. The extra time on its lees (‘sobre lias') adds an appetising bready complexity to this beautifully structured wine. An exceedingly classy Spanish gem that More >

£16.50
Bottle

£99
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SP15401
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Godello

Rainer Wess Kremstal Alte Reben Gruner Veltliner 2017

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£16.50
Bottle

£99
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AA2331A
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Gruner Veltliner

Jurtschitsch Jungle St Laurent, Langenlois 2017

This Austrian St Laurent is just the thing for fans of modern, fresh pinot noir without the super-premium prices that this style often demands. It comes from an old vineyard that had been abandoned but is now rightly More >

£17
Bottle

£102
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AA2771
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Light Bodied
Alcohol Level
12.0%

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 (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
Reviews (1) >

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

Gloriously rich, lusciously sweet fortified Australian muscat – a style that exists nowhere else in the world. Its deep colour and complex flavours are the result of lengthy maturation in barrel. It oozes raisins, More >

£17
Half Bottle

£102
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AU10522A
Product Type
Other Fortified
Style
9 (of 9): Intensely sweet
Alcohol Level
18.0%
Dominant Grape
Muscat

Macabeu Les Perles de Jones, Domaine Jones, Vin de France 2015

British winemaker Katie Jones is becoming something of an expert in the traditional grape varieties of southern France. Macabeu, also known in Spain as viura, is her latest exploit and it's a triumph! Dry, persistent, More >

£17
Bottle

£102
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC35391
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Maccabeu

Carignan Gris Les Perles de Jones, Domaine Jones, Vin de France 2017

Carignan gris is extremely rare yet is perfectly adapted to the hot, arid conditions of the Corbières hills. Dry, herby and full of character with length of flavour. Just needs a few shellfish, maybe some mussels or More >

£17
Bottle

£102
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC35411
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Carignan
Reviews (3) >

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

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 (3) >

Maury Solera '1928' Cask Number 806 50cl

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

£17
Bottle

£204
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-FC37531
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
7 (of 9): Dessert sweetness
Alcohol Level
17.0%
Dominant Grape
Grenache / Garnacha
Reviews (3) >

Undurraga TH Maule Garnacha-Cariñena-Monastrell 2015

A lovely blend dominated by rich garnacha, with 27% cariñena for freshness and a splash of monastrell for grip. After maturing for a year in regular 225-litre barrels, it then spends a further 12 months in larger 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

Koyle Cerro Basalto Cuartel G2 Carmenère 2017

NEW 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
Reviews (3) >

Koyle Cerro Basalto Alto Colchagua 2015

The best vintage of this Chilean red so far. Mourvèdre provides spicy, tobacco and leather characters, while 30% garnacha brings a rose petal like aroma with notes of orange peel. A quarter carignan contributes More >

£17
Bottle

£102
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-CE9921
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%

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
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 (5) >

Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore Capitel San Rocco, Tedeschi 2016

Full, well-balanced and structured with seductively smooth flavour after some ageing in large Slavonian oak barrels. This Italian red has lovely persistent flavour and will offer delicious drinking for a good ten years. More >

£18
Bottle

£108
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-IT26401
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Full Bodied
Alcohol Level
14.5%
Dominant Grape
Corvina
Reviews (9) >

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

£216
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-EN1411
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
10.5%
Dominant Grape
Bacchus

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

Crozes-Hermitage Les Jalets, Paul Jaboulet Aîné 2017

A savoury, full-flavoured Rhône syrah from the house that was instrumental in creating the Crozes-Hermitage appellation. Much of the fruit for this cuvée comes from the celebrated Thalabert vineyard. More >

£18
Bottle

£216
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH54851
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Syrah / Shiraz

Muscat de Beaumes de Venise, Domaine des Bernadins 2018

Luscious, full and fruity dessert white from the Rhône made from a black-skinned variety of muscat that brings an enchanting bouquet. More >

£18
Bottle

£216
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-RH54591
Product Type
White Wine
Style
8 (of 9): Very sweet
Alcohol Level
15.0%
Dominant Grape
Muscat

Naudé Malvasia Rei, Robertson 2017

An extraordinary South African wine, made from the Spanish palomino grape variety, which here delivers an appetising pithy freshness, with the ethereal aromas of tisane and lily and a long mineral finish. More >

£18
Bottle

£108
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SA15431
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.0%
Dominant Grape
Palomino

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
Reviews (1) >

Kooyong Clonale Mornington Peninsula Chardonnay 2018

Known for their elegant, modern, cool-climate chardonnays, Kooyong make arguably the finest wines in Australia’s Mornington Peninsula. With a touch of struck flint on the nose, lemon peel, green apple and fresh bread, More >

£18.50
Bottle

£111
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AU22051
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.0%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay

Greywacke Marlborough Riesling 2018

DUPCOPY Greywacke's Kevin Judd picks his riesling last, unafraid of including a small proportion of noble-rot affected berries, and the wine is fermented using wild yeasts leaving around 20g/l sugar. The result is quite More >

£18.50
Bottle

£222
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-NZ11161
Product Type
White Wine
Style
3 (of 9): Dry, rich
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Riesling
Reviews (1) >

Primo Franco Prosecco Superiore Valdobbiadene DOCG 2018

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

£19
Bottle

£114
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-SG2791
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

Macvin du Jura, Domaine Chevassu-Fassenet

Sweet and fresh with luscious flavours of walnuts and candied peel, this is a real treat with desserts or on its own. Macvin is a Jura speciality: fermentation of the grape must is stopped by the addition of aged More >

£20
Bottle

£120
Case of 6
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Product Code
QVT-JU1261
Product Type
Other Fortified
Style
8 (of 9): Very sweet
Alcohol Level
17.5%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay
Reviews (1) >

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
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-GE11971
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
14.0%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Gris
Reviews (1) >

Soave Classico Calvarino, Pieropan 2017

An outstanding Soave fro 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

Grosset Alea Riesling 2018

Sublime Australian riesling, which comes from a narrow corridor of hard, thin red-rock soils, which produces very particular mineral flavours. The 2018 has ripe lime and tart pineapple notes on the nose and a dry, More >

£20
Bottle

£240
Case of 12
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AU21511
Product Type
White Wine
Style
1 (of 9): Bone dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Riesling
Reviews (2) >

Magnum of Rainer Wess Grüner Veltliner, Kremstal 2018

NEW The only thing better than grüner veltliner is a magnum of grüner veltliner, so we asked Rainer Wess to bottle some of his delicious stone-fruit and spice-driven grüner especially for us. This dry, focused and More >

£20
Magnum

£60
Case of 3
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AA2834
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Gruner Veltliner
Reviews (1) >

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 >

£20
Bottle

£120
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-EN1371
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
11.5%
Dominant Grape
Bacchus
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 (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

Kooyong Estate Mornington Peninsula Chardonnay 2016

Kooyong are rightly counted among the very finest exponents of modern Aussie chardonnay. With a touch of struck match on the nose, which complements the fruit aromas beautifully, and a taut elegant palate with lemon and More >

£21
Bottle

£126
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AU19951
Product Type
White Wine
Style
2 (of 9): Dry
Alcohol Level
13.5%
Dominant Grape
Chardonnay

Pinot Noir 2016 Bründlmayer

When buyer Freddy Bulmer went to Austria on a buying trip in January 2019, there was one wine that he simply had to bring back with him in his suitcase and this is it! A wonderfully elegant, perfumed pinot noir of real More >

£22
Bottle

£132
Case of 6
In Stock
Product Code
QVT-AA2791
Product Type
Red Wine
Style
Medium Bodied
Alcohol Level
12.5%
Dominant Grape
Pinot Noir
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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.