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New Members - Joining the Circle

The Circle warmly welcomes new members who are interested in any or all aspects of wine labels. No prior knowledge is required; indeed membership is a way of learning more about labels and having contact with others with the same interests.
If you would like more information please email us at

Many members have their own collections of labels, some with only a few labels, some with more extensive displays. Other members do not collect but are interested in matters relating to labels. Several museums and other institutions are also members of the Circle.

Membership entitles you to the two issues of the Journal each year, attendance at the two organised meetings (there is normally a charge for the Spring meeting, but not for the Autumn one) and private viewing of special collections. Equally important is the opportunity for friendly contact with other members. Please open this document which has fuller details and a membership application form:


The current subscription for membership is £30 per annum. Subscriptions are due on 1 January each year and there are two methods of payment

1) For members with a UK bank account, by standing order from their UK bank account

2) For members who do not have a UK bank account, you may pay via PayPal (using your PayPal account or a credit/debit card). This is a totally secure payment method and your PayPal or credit/debit card details are not passed on. If you are paying by this method, please use the 'Add to Cart' button here and proceed to payment.


Please email the Circle's Treasurer Stuart Wood, or phone him on 01689 601 979 (from outside the UK +44 (0) 1689 601 979) if you would like further information about the Circle, or wish to discuss any aspect of subscription or other payments

Goods to Buy

The Circle offers a number of items for sale. To order please contact Stuart Wood, Circle Treasurer (details above), let him know what you wish to buy and pay as indicated below. Prices are in Pounds Sterling (£) and include postage within the UK; the higher international prices reflect the cost of mailing elsewhere

  1. Book - Boudoir Labels: £55 (£58 international)

  2. Book - Sauce Labels: £17 (£20 international)

  3. Book - Wine Labels 1730-2003: £40 (£58 international, but £80 to Canada)

  4. Guide to illustrations in Wine Labels 1730-2003: £9 (£10 international)

  5. Journal - back copies: each £6 (£7 international)

  6. Journal - index: each volume £1 UK & international

  7. Master List of Wine & Spirit Names £7.50 (£8.50 international) for hard copy printed version; £2 (£3 international) for CD

  8. Marshall Collection catalogue of labels in the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford: £14 (£17 international)

  9. Enamel labels supplements each £6 (£7 international)

  10. Circle tie £5 (£6 international)

Making Payments to the Circle

To make payments to the Circle, please email Stuart Wood by clicking on his name here and indicate what you wish to purchase. Then there are then two methods of paying for the goods

1) By transfer to the Circle's bank account: (Bank: National Westminster Bank plc. Sort code: 60-80-06 Account number: 70882738) or by mailing a UK cheque, payable to 'The Wine Label Circle' to Stuart

2) If you do not have a UK bank account, you may pay using the Paypal button below. This button is available for any item of goods above bought by people without a UK bank account. So enter in 'Quantity' not the number of items you are buying but the total price in £s you are paying, So for an item costing £5 enter 5 as value in the 'Quantity' box, for an item costing £8 enter 8 in the 'Quantity' box; and so on - but please also email Stuart when making payment with your contact details and details of your purchase(s).