The nominations are in. Now the vote is open! Hundreds of members joined in to suggest a name for the first ever member-designed wine, which will hit the shelves of a Co-op near you in October. We’ve shortlisted four names from the 500 or so that were suggested and are now asking members to vote […]

Our members have voted and now we’re pleased to announce that the first-ever Co-op member-designed wine will be a Californian Pinot Grigio. Over 1,000 members joined in to have their say on the variety of grape that we’ll be using – the first of many decisions we’re handing over to members as we work together to […]

We know that many members share our passion for great wine, and are signed up to all manner of online groups, discussion boards and shops celebrating all things vino. Towards the end of last year we asked members to tell us all about the value they get from being part of these wine clubs and […]

It’s not every day that you can pick up a bottle of beer to see your very own words staring right back at you from the label. But that’s now a very real possibility for three real ale-loving members, as the new beers they tasted and fed back on hit Co-op shelves this week. The […]

In December members Joined In to tell us how we can make our ethical and sustainability reporting more relevant to them. Over 60 members rose to the challenge and provided us with some great insights, which we’ve taken away and are working through as we plan our future reporting. This is a great start, and […]

Our discussion on local real ales certainly revealed just what a passionate and knowledgeable lot our members are when it comes to local beers. We’ve been delighted with just how many members joined in to tell us about their favourite real ales and breweries from their local area, as we look to bring more local products to our […]

Just before Christmas we asked our pet-owning members to take the lead as we set out to review our pet product range. We heard from almost 400 members online, but the opportunity also provided us with a great excuse to get out to walk and talk with some of our members and their four-legged friends. […]