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Mothers Day Surprise: Rack of Lamb!

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and if you’re struggling for a little inspiration, it’s VW to the rescue. Now, this is a tasty little something, and honestly…it sounds pretty damn good too. “Rack of lamb with dauphinoise potatoes, asparagus puree and herby roast veg” – It’s impossible to not be impressed. Promise this for dinner and the brownie

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Mothers Day Gift Ideas

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, and if you haven’t sorted a present for the old dear yet, don’t panic! You’ve still got time. However a tip for the wise, it may not be a good idea to call her an old dear to her face, or you may end up wearing your dinner. Mother’s Day is the perfect opportunity to

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Why is Pinot Grigio So Popular?

  Pinot Grigio (or Pinot Gris) is one of the most popular grapes in the world. It’s certainly one of the most popular varieties in our range, constantly giving Sauvignon Blanc a run for its money. What makes it so special? Why do countless people turn to it as their grape of choice? Renowned wine writer Oz Clarke once said

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What Food To Pair With Pinot Grigio

Pairing Pinot Grigio with food can be quite simple. There’s nothing quite like kicking back on a hot summers day with an ice cold glass and the perfect meal. You may be stuck in the heart of a bustling city, but this little number can transport you to the vineyards of Veneto. What does Pinot Grigio taste like? Pinot Grigio

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The Wine Amusement Park

Wine can be amusing, and it can also be drunk in a park (well some parks), but I never thought we’d be sitting here talking about a wine amusement park. However that’s the world we live in, and I’m happy to be part of it. You won’t find roller-coasters with vertical drops, or 90mph takeoffs…just think of the spillage. However

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Wine-Infused Coffee Launches In California

Two of the worlds most popular beverages have joined forces to create a super drink. No longer will you need to battle with the conundrum…coffee or wine? Now you can enjoy a non-alcohol red wine infused coffee that is the best of both worlds. Napa Valley cafe owner Rick Molinari has developed this recipe over two years, and the passion

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Perez Cruz – The Foothills Of The Andes

More Than A Decade If you’re a Virgin Wines customer, there is a chance you already know everything there is to know about Perez Cruz. It’s a winery that we’re very fond of and we’re not shy about singing their praises at every opportunity. Over the last decade we have built a close relationship with German Lyon and the rest

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Finca Manzanos – Heart Of Spain

If you’ve ever attended our live event in London, it’s likely you’ve met the guys from Manzanos. It’s even more likely that you know what a wine headache feels like! We’ve been working with Manzanos for nearly a decade and they continue to surprise and delight us at every turn. Manzanos is a family run business, and is currently led

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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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