What to Drink
What to Drink
What to Drink


 

We are immensely proud of our wine range at The Society, covering more than 25 countries and thousands of wines, all carefully curated by the best palates in the business.

Here you’ll find what we believe are the bottles to look out for this year: the best recent vintages, and older ones hitting their stride, up-and-coming regions and ones to revisit, and the winemaking stars of the future.

Think of this as more than a selection of wines: it is a perk of membership of The Wine Society.

Pierre Mansour
 


A Look Back at 2020

We begin with a recap of the wines that Society members took to their hearts – and wine racks – during the last year.


What to Drink in 2021

Grab a glass and discover the wines, growers and vintages our buyers believe are unmissable in the year ahead.


Looking Beyond 2021

A wine glass is not a crystal ball, but we believe these are the trends you’ll be seeing more of in years to come!





A Look Back at 2020

The Top Five Bestsellers

2020 was a year like no other, but your top sellers show that some wines will always rise above the noise!


New Wines That Stole The Show

From a Turkish original to Kiwi pinot noir: get to know the new listings that members took to their hearts.


Highlights from Off the Beaten Track

Five popular buys from under the radar, demonstrating Society members’ insatiable thirst for exploration.


A Taste of 2020’s Award-Winning Ranges

2020’s record haul of Decanter awards felt worth celebrating: discover our award-winning regional ranges.




What to Drink in 2021

Rising Stars: The Names to Watch

New growers – or generations of growers – whose approach, philosophy and quality have been exciting us.


The Places Making a Splash

We celebrate the fullness and freshness of France’s mountain reds and the remarkable value in Sicily.


Getting the Most for Your Money

Overperforming vintages and regions for the savvy shopper, including the Rhône, Burgundy and Chile.


Australia: Back to Basics and an Exciting New Wave

Two wines flying the flag for Australia’s classics (which have never been better) and its elegant new styles.



Bordeaux 2018: Sticking With a Winner

Last year we trumpeted the success of 2018’s lower-priced clarets: a message we’re compelled to repeat!


The 2019 & 2020 Vintages

The Loire and Greece excelled in 2019, while 2020 is looking like a winner for England and South Africa.


The Vintages Hitting Their Stride in 2021

A round-up of vintages from some of Europe’s classic regions poised to give pleasure in the year ahead.




Looking Beyond 2021

Vegetarian and Vegan Wines

Demand for these wines continues to rise, and we couldn’t resist highlighting these.



Lighter Bottles

A heartening trend: we’ve begun bottling Society-label favourites in a way that reduces their CO2 emissions.


Alcohol-Free

So-called ‘no-low’ drinks are in the news, and we wanted to make sure this one was on members’ radars!



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What to Drink in 2021

Director of Wine Pierre Mansour gives us the inside scoop on what he thinks you should be looking out for this year – from vintages at the peak of their drinking windows to Sicilian value, and French regions that combine altitude with attitude!

Sebastian Payne MW: What to Get Out Of Your Cellar in 2021

Sebastian Payne MW: What to Get Out Of Your Cellar in 2021

Our What to Drink offer gives plenty of ideas for new wines to discover this year along with older vintages that are really hitting their stride in 2021. But if you're feeling inspired to rummage in your cellar for more bottles at their peak, we asked Sebastian Payne MW for some further suggestions on what's really worth digging out.

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Names to Watch in 2021

Names to Watch in 2021

Our unique co-operative model gives our buyers the best of both worlds, able to nurture relationships going back generations while also freeing them to scour their regions for the most exciting new winemaking talents. Here are just a few of the newer faces they think should be on wine lovers' radars in the year ahead.

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