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Congratulations: New Member(s) of the Month




It’s that time again! drumroll…

The latest recipients of the New User of the Month badge have been chosen by the Community bot for their great contributions, and they are…

@PhilDabrowski, who joins us all the way from Singapore, and got stuck in straight away by starting an interesting topic on overseas delivery options.


@erdunn, who’s already become a popular contributor to our weekly drinking threads, and adds very lovely photographs (I particularly like yesterday’s one!)

Welcome both, and congratulations on your badge - well deserved! Looking forward to chatting more with you soon. :smiley:



How has another month flown by? We’ve had a huge influx of new members in August, so competition has been fierce, but our clever bot has chosen the two lucky recipients of the New User of the Month badge. They are…

@Mike a brand new member from Jersey who asked for recommendations for his first order! This is EXACTLY the kind of thing we built The Community for so we’re chuffed to see so many fellow members giving suggestions. :smiley:


@Alexander_Lomas, who posted a popular entry into our 200-word writing competition which got a lot of ‘likes’ (it was another favourite with the judges, too!)

Welcome to ALL our new members this month - don’t be shy, introduce yourselves and say hi! :wave:


Thankyou to everyone at the Wine Society and community! Really nice to be involved and this is a lovely surprise!:grinning:



It’s time to announce who’s received our monthly ‘New User of the Month’ badge by our super smart Community bot. :robot:

September’s winners of the badge are:

@GuyParry, who has been fighting the corner for half bottles and giving Italian travel tips! :clap:


@KLJB, who got stuck straight in helping you all find some LIDL wine bargains! :smiley:

A big hello to ALL our new members this month - why not join us for the next #twstaste virtual wine tasting on 18th October?


Yo Alex, fancy meeting you here! :slight_smile:


Haha, likewise my friend! It seems we frequent the same bars, I hope you are still drinking well. :grinning:



Our clever Community bot :robot: has picked out two more new joiners to win our prized ‘New User of the Month’ badge.

So a big congrats to October’s winners, who are:

@JD1892, who got stuck straight in and joined us for the Fine Wine Trade Secrets virtual tasting, gave some great skiing advice, among various other lovely chats. Great to see you posting so regularly!


@AWomanwithaCellar, (fab username!!), who we’ve enjoyed getting to know in the Introductions thread and who - funnily enough - even joked about getting a badge! :laughing: Well now you’ve got one, and very well deserved it is too! Looking forward to you joining us at the November virtual tasting!

A warm welcome to ALL of our new members this month - if you haven’t already, why not ask a question or Introduce yourself? :smiley:


Thanks @laura, it has been really enjoyable and looking forward to the next virtual tasting.


Thank you Laura, I’m looking forward to it too. Our wines have arrived but I have managed to hold off opening them, so far!



Welcome to all of our new users this month - you’ve certainly made your presence felt, and it’s been great to see so many new faces! :smiley:

Our clever Community bot :robot: has chosen to new joiners to win our prized ‘New User of the Month’ badge.

So a big congrats to our November winners, who are:

@Bluebeard, a brand new member of The Society who has signed up to The Community and got stuck straight in with our Rhone chat and giving some Cahors travel advice (thanks!) :smile:


@thewinelake, who only joined a few weeks ago but has already become a regular face here! :smiley: Particular highlights include the advice in the ‘Starting a wine collection’ thread and joining in the Chateau Musar chat.

Well done both, and hello to all our newcomers - we look forward to chatting with you soon! :wave:


Thank you! Looking forward to spending time and money on this site over the coming months and years :slight_smile:


Be careful what you wish for… :wink::mage:


Bought a new wine rack today…


Aha… Too late to save your soul… :crystal_ball:


Beware, as I’m approaching my first year anniversary, I totted up my spend at TWS since joining. I wish I hadn’t!!


I think we all make that mistake once and once only :open_mouth:


Sadly if you go on your order history page the cold reality is all too visible…fortunately my wife hasn’t found that one yet.


Ah yes, I’m very careful with the scrollbar on that page.


You mean you can’t get the whole year on one page? That is a worry…


I can, and plenty more besides - it’s just that I try to avoid looking at too many of those numbers in that middle column!