The italian Wine Society is a full 360 degree view of the Italian wine world. Featuring beginner and expert information on Italian wines, Italian regions, wine history, wine suppliers and producers, wine groups and forums, profiles, chat and much more.
The website features paid membership functionality with a 3 day free trial. When a user accesses the membership, they gain access to content that is not accessible to non-account holders or anonymous users. The highlight of the website is that it is community-based and has Buddypress and BBPress integration, allowing the user to have user profiles, create and join groups and forums, chat, messaging, freinds and Facebook imitation functionality.