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  1. English wines fit for a royal occasion!

    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 Read more...
  2. Mouton Cadet’s new Organic Rosé offers a taste of the Atlantic

    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 Read more...
  3. Attention all Foodies and Festival-lovers – Slurp is returning to Pub in the Park in 2022

    Attention all Foodies and Festival-lovers – Slurp is returning to Pub in the Park in 2022 Following the sell-out success in 2021 – Pub in the Park – the UK’s biggest food and music festival tour, will be rolling into nine locations around the country throughout the summer of 2022. Slurp is delighted to announce that our wine tent will be located in a prime spot at every venue, where you can get hold of a selection of our show Read more...
  4. Wines for Spring: The best bottles to match this season’s lighter fare

    Wines for Spring: The best bottles to match this season’s lighter fare As spring gets into full swing and the weather gets warmer, it’s time to welcome in the new season by topping up our wine rack with some fresh-tasting, lighter wines. To help you make your spring selections, here are some suggestions for the best wines to pour at your spring soirées and garden get-togethers.  Seasonal spring fare is Read more...
  5. How Care for Wild Wines have helped rescue and rehabilitate orphaned rhinos

    How Care for Wild Wines have helped rescue and rehabilitate orphaned rhinos Eighteen months ago, in the midst of the pandemic, the Care for Wild Wine Collection was officially launched.  The virtual event was hosted by Slurp alongside brand ambassador and ex-England cricketer Darren Gough and his wife Anna.  Also in attendance were a host of wine professionals, journalists, retailers and Slurp customers, all Read more...
  6. Priorat: Robust reds from a glittering landscape

    Priorat: Robust reds from a glittering landscape They say that all that glitters is not gold.  This is certainly true in the prestigious Spanish wine region of Priorat, where its famous slate and mica soils glisten in the sunlight. The distinctive sparkly brown slate – known locally as llicorella – isn’t just striking to look at, it is also one of the reasons why Priorat’s powerful Read more...
  7. Torrontés: The white wine that is coming up smelling of roses

    Torrontés: The white wine that is coming up smelling of roses Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Gewürztraminer and Viognier are classed as aromatic grape varieties because they give off high amounts of exuberant primary aromas, which can include fruit, floral and herbaceous notes.  So chances are, if you are partial to a glass of one of these white wines, you are also going to absolutely adore the aromatic Read more...
  8. Scheid Family Wines: California Dreamin’ in the Vineyards of Monterey

    Scheid Family Wines: California Dreamin’ in the Vineyards of Monterey If you have read the novels of John Steinbeck, you will know that Monterey County, California has for a long time been considered as “the promised land” when it comes to cultivating fruit and vegetables, thanks to its favourable marine climate and rich soils.  It is with good reason that the region has become known as the “Salad Bowl of Read more...
  9. A Tour of Bordeaux

    A Tour of Bordeaux French wine labels are notoriously difficult for budding wine enthusiasts to understand.  Unlike their new world counterparts which state the wine’s predominant grape varieties on the label, the French traditionally specify the area where the wine was produced and make the assumption that wine buyers know which grape varieties are used in Read more...
  10. The Best No- and Low-Alcohol Wines to Sip This Winter

    The Best No- and Low-Alcohol Wines to Sip This Winter Whether you are taking a break from alcohol after all of the excesses of the festive period, cutting back to save a few calories or abstaining on religious grounds, there’s no reason to deny yourself a glass of wine anymore.  The quality of zero alcohol wine is improving all the time as winemakers use advances in technology to develop great Read more...

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