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.


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

Explore more

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.

Read more

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.

Read more

What to Drink
Diary of events

Wednesday 10th February

Prices valid until Friday 26th February 2021, while stocks last.

Download the PDF for this offer >

Want more inspiration?

Sign up for a carefully-curated selection of recipes, guides, in-depth expertise and much more.

Our website uses cookies with the aim of providing you with a better service. By using this website you consent to The Wine Society using cookies in accordance with our policy.


4.4. Cookie Policy

By using The Wine Society website, you agree to cookies being used in accordance with the policy outlined below. If you do not agree to this, you must alter your browser settings to turn off cookies or block those types which are unacceptable to you or cease using the website.

The Wine Society uses cookies to enable easy navigation and shopping on the website. We take the privacy of all who use our website very seriously and ensure that our use of cookies complies with current EU legislation. The following guide outlines what cookies are, the types of cookies used on The Society's website and how they work.

You may alter your browser settings to turn off cookies or block those types which are unacceptable to you, but this will cause difficulties when accessing and using some areas of the site. Instructions on how to do this can also be found below.

4.4.1. What are 'Cookies'?

  • Most major websites use cookies.
  • A cookie is a very small data file placed on your hard drive by a web page server. It is essentially your access card, and cannot be executed as code or deliver viruses. It is uniquely yours and can only be read by the server that gave it to you.
  • Cookies cannot be used by themselves to identify you.
  • 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: 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. 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. 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. 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.