Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Cooperative Wine Merchant
  • Website:
  • UK locations:
    South East
  • Contact
    • Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage, HERTS, SG18 9BU

About The Wine Society

What is it like to work for The Wine Society

Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
The company encourages employees to participate in charitable events and have a policy for matching employee donations which is well utilised. Staff initiatives have included cycle rides, coffee and cake events, marathon running, movember participation etc. The company have also developed a volunteering policy that encourages staff to take two days paid leave to volunteer in the local community. The CEO is a trustee for the Stevenage Community Trust, a voluntary organisation who raises funds and promotes charitable giving in order to enhance the quality of life of people living in the Stevenage area.
My Company
My Company
In 2015 a wide consultation took place with all employees to listen to their views on the company's purpose, values and vision and incorporate them into revised statements . This means that the statements will resonate and be relevant to all.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
The company offer "training trips" to all staff. These provide an opportunity to visit a vineyard in a key wine region; the result is increased knowledge and awareness obtained in a relaxed and enjoyable forum. This improved understanding of the product range adds value to the service levels they offer their members. These trips are available to all staff, regardless of their specific role within The Society.

Learn more about the 8 factors of workplace engagement here


  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    At least 20% of staff are known to undertake charitable activities during business hours without incurring financial loss

  • Holidays

    Companies offering a minimum of 25 days annual leave to all employees

  • Health Insurance
    Health Insurance

    Companies offering private health insurance with at least 50% of employees taking this up

  • Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary, non-contributory pension scheme or one in which the employer puts in at least three times

  • Long Service
    Long Service

    50% of employees with more than 5 years' service

Company Statistics

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  • Average Age:


  • Male : Female:

    57% / 43%


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