How is Ribera del Duero wine different from Rioja?

One of the questions that we are commonly asked is what are the differences between the wines of Ribera del Duero and Rioja.  A relative newcomer to the world wine stage, Ribera del Duero was only officially established as a wine region in the 1980s.  Since then it has been racking up admirers and now rivals Rioja as Spain’s most ...

Attention all Foodies and Festival-lovers – Slurp returns to Pub in the Park in 2023

Following its success in 2022 – Pub in the Park – the UK’s biggest food and music festival tour, is rolling into ten locations around the country throughout the summer of 2023. Slurp is delighted to announce that our wine tent is located in a prime spot at every venue, where you can get hold of a selection of our show stopping ...

Entertaining at home – Serve top restaurant-quality wines at your dinner party

Entertaining at home is making a comeback as food and wine lovers around the UK are been replacing meals out with dinner parties.  Dining with friends in the comfort of your own home makes for a more intimate experience than a boisterous brasserie, where extra-loud guests at the nearby tables, clattering cutlery and bad acoustics can make ...

To Decant or Not to Decant?

We are often asked whether it is really necessary to decant wine. Or it is merely a ritual that injects a bit of showmanship into to a dinner party? Decanting serves two main purposes: to separate sediment from bottle-aged wines and to allow a wine to “breathe” to enhance its aromas and flavours.     Separating the sediment ...

Are you dreaming of a white Christmas? The best white wines for the festive season.

White wines often play second fiddle to hearty reds at Christmastime, but there are many occasions during the holiday season when you should be making room on your festive table for a bottle of white. This handy guide will help you find some magical whites to accompany this year’s celebrations:   A great white for your Christmas morning ...

Spier Wine Farm: a Stellenbosch estate where wine and art go hand in hand

One of the great wine debates is whether the winemaking process is a science or an art form. While there are convincing arguments that both science and art come into play when crafting a wine, some producers actively embrace the concept of art more wholeheartedly than others.  Spier Wine Farm, one of the oldest wineries in South Africa, takes...

The Old-Vine Revival Project – Breathing life back into old vineyards and communities in rural Chile

Since tasting its groundbreaking wines a few years back, Slurp has been a huge advocate for the Garage Wine Company – a small artisan winery based in the Maule in Southern Chile. From starting as a homegrown operation in the garage of one of the co-founders almost twenty years ago, the winery now produces highly coveted, Parker-points winning ...

Which is the right Sauvignon Blanc for you?

Taking its name from the French word for wild – sauvage – Sauvignon Blanc is one of the most well-loved white grape varieties. It is grown in several high profile wine regions around the world and is famous for its intensely aromatic character and high acidity. However, its wines can take on a different aroma and flavour profile depending on ...

English wines fit for a royal occasion!

It has been a while since we’ve had a right royal knees up so we couldn’t be more excited about the  upcoming four-day Bank Holiday weekend to mark Her Majesty the Queen’s extraordinary 70 year reign.  Whether you are planning street parties, fêtes or fireworks, it won’t be a proper Jubilee bash without a selection of wines that ...

Mouton Cadet’s new Organic Rosé offers a taste of the Atlantic

With several Bank Holidays coming up in fast succession, it’s a good plan to have some rosé chilling in the fridge ready to pour while you soak up the sunshine.  And we have just the rosé to kick start your long weekends with a bit of French flair.    The recently launched Mouton Cadet Organic Rosٞé from Baron Phillippe de ...
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