What We're Drinking

Our faviourite wines of the moment. So good we are drinking them at home.

  • 29th

    Aug

    BEYOND THE WILD

    Where am I? …. I opened my eyes cautiously.  The blinding white light of the sun was directly above me.  I raised my head tentatively, to say it hurt was a staggering understatement but at least the searing pain was a sign I was alive.  I rolled onto my stomach like a health conscious turtle and examined my environment through a Clint Eastwood…

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  • 29th

    Aug

    Warner Edwards Gin...In A Tent

    So, there we were, enjoying the multifarious offerings at Carfest, when, quicker than Cino finishing another beer, the sky turned a Stygian black, livestock started whimpering , the heavens opened and  a downpour of biblical proportions started to dump a decade’s worth of rain in the space of a nano-second. While the only smell of burning rubber…

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  • 28th

    Aug

    Deal of The Week: Heswall

    Devil's Corner Chardonnay 2010, Tasmania Usually £14.00 Each NOW £9.99!   A full-bodied, fruity Chardonnay From Tasmania with flavours of stone fruit, citrus with a creamy finish.   Whirlpool Reach Pinot Noir 2010, Tasmania Usually £16.50 Each NOW 2 bottles for £20!   Unlike the Tasmanian Devil, This Pinot Noir is poised, bala…

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  • 26th

    Aug

    Thornbridge: Brewery Of The Month, Heswall

    Thornbridge Brewery is set in the grounds of Thornbridge Hall in Bakewell and has been brewing beer since 2005. The Brewery was founded by Martin Dickie who went on to found the now all-conquering Brewdog in Scotland. Thornbridge have collected more than 200 awards in the last 10 years notable highlights being the best Black IPA in the world for t…

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  • 22nd

    Aug

    Six get Whiskied in the Highlands - Part One

    Last week a group from Corks Out were lucky enough to be invited up to the Glenfarclas distillery in the highlands of Scotland. I have been to distilleries in Ireland and Australia before and countless wineries and breweries, but never been to a Scottish distillery and so I was quite excited and curious. Not having been to rural Scotland before ad…

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  • 20th

    Aug

    "Charismatic California Corkers" : Bogle Winery

    Bogle Winery is a family owned and run winery, which was established in 1968 by father and son team, Warren and Chris Bogle, in California. More on The family Behind Bogle Winery. “To produce great quality wine, you must first produce great quality grapes.” More on Bogle Winery and Sustainability. At Corks Out we pride ourselves on our range …

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  • 16th

    Aug

    Lowland: But Not Low On Flavour - Auchentoshan

    Auchentoshan is a distillery in the Lowlands of Scotland. It is the only distillery in Scotland to have a third still; so it’s triple distilling every drop. Auchentoshan’s clean yet complex flavour starts with malted optic barley, which is gently kilned and completely un-peated, allowing the true and traditional Auchentoshan flavours to shine …

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  • 14th

    Aug

    Languedoc - Much more bang for your buck

    The Languedoc-Rousillon region in the south-west of France is the largest producer of grapes in the country however it is often dwarfed in reputation from it's neighbours Rhone. For this reason, if you choose carefully, you can get some excellent wines at some great prices. Many grape varieties are used which makes them very accessible, Syrah Grena…

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  • 31st

    Jul

    Chill Out Red!

    We are celebrating a wonderful summer this year that I personally want to go on forever! Summer means we drink more champagne and rose, more cider and beer but what about reds? Well I for one love the chance to enjoy a chilled glass of red on a warm day at a barbecue. The  age old adage 'drink white wine from the fridge and red wine room temperatu…

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  • 31st

    Jul

    Prosecco – Just Cheap Champagne?

    For many years now in this country Prosecco has been seen as ‘a cheap alternative’ to champagne, similar to the way Cava was (and probably still is) in the 1980’s. It’s fizzy and served in a flute and cheap, that's it, non? Non indeed!! Prosecco can be so much more. As long as you look for the right Prosecco. The Prosecco region is, traditi…

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