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Your Ratings & Why They Matter

Being able to rate your product isn’t exactly a unique proposition in 2017, but we were the first wine retailer to openly let customers review our wines. As a result, we’ve accumulated over 1 million ratings on our wine! 1 million! That’s a lot of comments. Hopefully you’re all aware that if you rate a bottle you’ve previously purchased, you

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The Wine Purse – For When You Just Can’t Wait

We’ve seen a lot of strange inventions within the wine trade. From wine lipstick to wine gummy bears and Pinot Meow…a cat-nip based non alcoholic wine designed for your feline friends. However this invention definitely made us chuckle. A purse with an extractable nozzle to dispense your favourite alcoholic beverage. If you’re looking to pick up one of these wine

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DS Virgin Racing Looking To Conquer Buenos Aires

I’ll admit that I was pretty excited when DS Virgin Racing were established. I love sport, actually that may be the understatement of the year. So knowing that within the Virgin Group, their are opportunities to work together, I was keen to plan something in. Fortunately the feeling was mutual, which is why if you head over to our Facebook

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The Story Of The Black Pig #DrinkBetter

If you’ve been a member of Virgin Wines, it’s likely you’ll know a little something something about our Black Pig range. It’s iconic, absolutely delicious and consistently rated among our finest wines. In fact, recently it took home multiple gongs in our customer poll. First winning the best red (16 little Black Pigs Shiraz) and then the best white (The

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What Makes Laurent-Perrier So Special? #DrinkBetter

We work with a lot of fantastic winemakers and producers, each one bringing their own unique style. However when you think of luxury, you naturally think of champagne. When you think of champagne, you should be thinking of Laurent-Perrier, a champagne houses founded in 1812. With over 200 years of experience, it’s probably safe to say they know what they’re

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We’ve Got That Winning Feeling

At Virgin, we’re always striving to be the best, and once we’ve become the best, we’re all about raising that bar a little further. We’re delighted to announce that we were named the Online Drinks Retailer of the Year for 2017 at this week’s Drinks Retailing Awards. Now we don’t like to blow the old trumpet, but that’s a pretty

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The Perfect Valentines Night In

Valentines day is fast approaching, but if you’re worried about burning the kitchen down and making your valentine run for the hills, we’ve got an incredible recipe to save the day. Not only does this look unbelievable, but it’s surprisingly simple as well. Slow cooking the beef will allow you to go away and make the final preparations for the

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A Closer Look At Marlborough #DrinkBetter

75% of New Zealand’s total wine production comes from Marlborough and Sauvignon Blanc makes up 85% of all wines produced in the region. Located to the north east of the South Island, the region is known for producing wines of extraordinary purity and an intensity of flavour to support the impressive aroma and distinctive fruit characteristics. With the Pacific Ocean

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#DrinkBetter – What Makes Our Wines Special?

This month we’re focusing on our #DrinkBetter campaign. If you’re cutting down on alcohol or giving up completely for January, when you eventually reach for a bottle, make sure it’s worth it. We believe in every single bottle of wine that we produce and that’s why we can offer a 100% guarantee on any wines that are not enjoyed.  What

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#DrinkBetter – Two Wineries To Visit In Chile

We work with some of the most passionate winemakers in the world. Developing these personal relationships allows us to bring you the wines we know you love. From the hills of Romania to the fields of Lebanon, we search high and low looking for quality and value. That’s why we’re so confident in our #DrinkBetter campaign, ensuring that whenever you pick

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