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Get Patriotic With English Wines!

Get Patriotic With English Wines!

29th April 2011

Royalists and Republicans alike are doubtlessly out there in the sun (weather permitting!) enjoying and scowling at the bunting and street party antics of the day in equal measure. So whatever you’re up to on this impromptu bank holiday, we hope you’re having a great time celebrating (or avoiding!) the festivities! In the mean time, we’re pon… Read more

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The Decline of Cork (And Why It Still Matters)

The Decline of Cork (And Why It Still Matters)

8th March 2011

Cork, like wine, is associated with many of our most important celebrations. The wonderful moment when the cork pops out of the bottle punctuates everything from 18th Birthday celebrations to Formula One wins. It was Dom Perignon who first used cork to preserve the legendary flavours of his famous sparkling wine back in the 17th century: What many… Read more

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A Snazzy Little Piece Of Promotional Material We Rather Like

A Snazzy Little Piece Of Promotional Material We Rather Like

8th October 2010

You’ve booked the restaurant, set the menus, and organised the corporate gifts and bottles of wine for your Christmas corporate entertainments. But have you thought about your marketing and promotional products? We’ve found the perfect piece of promotional product, the bottle collar! I know what you’re thinking, welcome to the Dark Ages but I… Read more

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Are Expensive Wines better than Cheap Wines?

Are Expensive Wines better than Cheap Wines?

23rd October 2009

Put yourself in the following scenario. It’s your birthday and you’ve received 2 bottles of wine. The first bottle has been given to you by a colleague at work and is a well known brand name (retailing at £3.99). The second is from your rich Uncle who has given you a vintage Claret from his private cellar (worth about £90). If someone were to… Read more

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