What We're Drinking

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

  • 21st

    May

    English Wine Week: HENNERS SPARKLING WINE

    Celebrate English Wine Week with Corks Out!  English wine has come a long way, and is now producing some Wine Gems! Corks Out Stores are offering great deals and offers on these gems, and also tastings in our 5 stores across Cheshire.  Over the past few weeks we have been tasting some fantastic English fizz and some great still wines too, and cho…

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  • 21st

    May

    5 Reasons why English fizz is a match for Champagne

    Edith Piaf or the Beatles? Zidane or Beckham? Roast beef or Chateaubriand? Throw in a pinch of Waterloo and a soupçon of Agincourt and we have England Vs France, ye olde rivalry that is showing the green shoots of renaissance within the world of wine. All There is a gathering storm of whispers within the wine trade declaring English sparkling …

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  • 7th

    May

    New To Corks Out: Planeta!

    NEW TO CORKS OUT! Planeta is not just one winery, but many.  A family of critically-acclaimed wines that demonstrate how brilliance can be attained through the thoughtful marriage between grape variety and terroir.  The exhilarating journey begins at Sambuca di Sicilia, on an estate the Planeta family has owned since the 1600s. Here, three enth…

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  • 24th

    Apr

    New Age Gin Craze

    Gin is currently enjoying something of a renaissance, with more focus than ever being placed on the quality of the G in your G & T! Over the past few months we have explored this amazing spirit and championed this quintessential British tipple! Over the last decade emphasis on artisan methods among the big distillers has flourished, and indepen…

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  • 16th

    Apr

    The most awarded Rum in the world: Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva.

    Intro: If your website is almost becoming short of room to list the awards amassed so far, there can be little doubt a truly exceptional product has been created.  Since it's birth in 2002 the Venezuelan spirit has scooped 25 top level awards peaking in 2007 when it collected 7 top Spirits accolades.  See our special in-store display below: &nbs…

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  • 9th

    Apr

    Arr! Competition Time...Heswall

    ARR! IT’S COMPETITION TIME AT CORKS OUT HESWALL! Listen up me hearties, whoever guesses how many corks are in my sack of Booty, wins a bottle of the Bubbly Stuff. Now here’s the rules: -         There are two Booty situated in Corks Out Heswall’s Window, onTelegraph Rd. -         You cannot touch the Booty, use ye eyes only -…

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  • 6th

    Apr

    Beer and Whisky Blog: In Search Of the Perfect Chaser.

      Intro: Upon googling for research material to buffer my own personal knowledge for this beer & whisky blog, it became apparent that not many articles have actually been written about the pairing of these two globally consumed beverages. Termed a "Boilermaker" in the U.S. the marriage of ale and a malt is a hugely popular combination part…

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  • 5th

    Apr

    Italian Indulgence

    I would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who came to the Wines of Italy tasting on Friday 4th April at Corks Out Heswall. Great people, great wine, and the cheese went well too! The Cheese of the night was a Cornish Cruncher Balsamic Onion. For those of you who missed it, here’s a quick low-down on the wines that were showcased. W…

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  • 2nd

    Apr

    THE HOUSE THAT HELL BUILT

    9 am … Monday, and your hero Cino Noir, private wine investigator for hire was heading straight for jail. Now fear not good citizen for it was investigation not incarceration awaiting me.  I was breaching the entrance to Batongaville state penitentiary, a maximum-security stronghold so morally bankrupt and bereft of hope that it had acquired the…

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  • 19th

    Mar

    Hop to it!

    As we have been known predominantly as a wine shop here at Corks Out, it is safe for me to assume that the majority of our followers are predominantly wine focused. Now when we look at a wine bottle and see the word 'Shiraz' we expect a dark-berry dominated flavour profile (obviously there are many other subtle causes and techniques to impart flavo…

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