How big?? Our London Live Event is our biggest on our calendar, 3, 3 hour sessions over 2 days. 500 people at each and 315 wines for them to try!! Where? This year we were at The Lindley Hall, RHS, a great venue! What happened? On arrival everyone is ticked off our guest list by Andy (from our Preston office/warehouse)
We’re shining on the spotlight on the Rhône valley this week. It’s a region that the buyers love to drink and that tends to result in a comprehensive range of listings! It’s a wonder of a region and we love nothing more than promoting it and every given opportunity, so explore the below and click here for a few deals.
This weekend we’re heading to London for our National wine tasting, three events over two days. So with that in mind, I decided to take a look at how you survive a wine tasting. I heart wine tastings I go to quite a few wine tastings every year. It’s fair to say I love them. It’s not just Virgin Wines’
So it’s over to me to cover another ‘International Day’. On the saturated calendar of “days”, sandwiched in between “International paint your armpits orange day” and “Coat a neighbour’s fence in rhubarb day” there lies International Coffee day. How many “days” are there in a year now? It was the morning after “Help a duck find a Volvo day”, so
I love late September; it’s a great time of the year. The days are beginning to draw in, the leaves begin turning brown, and the thought of kicking back in front of an open fire with a large glass of something red fills me with major excitement! It’s also a brilliant time of year for food. The shellfish season makes
We absolutely love our live events around the country. It’s the perfect opportunity to meet our customers, introduce some new wines and just have a great time. However there is a lot of planning and organisation that goes on to ensure these events run smoothly. So today we’re going to take you through a review of the day from start
Mercado Chileno – 13th September 2016 Wines of Chile Annual Trade Tasting and Consumer Event On the 13th September, seven wine tasting enthusiasts from Virgin Wines took the train from warm sunny Norwich, to the even warmer, oppressively humid, London for a well anticipated Trade Tasting. This tasting was held by Wines of Chile close to the trendy Spitalfields Market
Decanting wine For the majority of the wines we drink at home, serving is simple: gather the correct number of receptacles, crack open the bottle, pour and enjoy. Repeat the pouring and enjoying until the bottle is empty. Job done. However, on occasion you’ll have a special bottle on the menu, and you’ll be advised to decant it before drinking.
September is a month of celebration in Chile. Big events take place over two days of national holidays on the 18th and 19th. The reason of course is independence from Spain. You all knew that though right? It became official (sort of) back on the 18th September 1810 when the first governing body was put in place. Sadly the next
Here at Virgin Wines, we’re celebrating the 10 year anniversary of Albacore. If you’re a customer of Virgin Wines, we’re pretty sure you know all about Albacore. If you’re not, then put simply, it’s one of the our most popular wines of all time. We love it, the guys in Australia love it, and more importantly, you love it. Keep