Category Archives: Business

Wine – The Saviour of Self-Isolation

Self-Isolation

Everyone keeps saying what strange times we’re living in, and it’s true. Never in living memory has the world shut down like this. Walls are being erected, markets are tumbling, travel is curtailed, work is cancelled, schools are shut and socialising is taboo.  Welcome to our new reality.  Covid-19 and the wine industry But before […]

Millennial Influence on Organic Produce

Millennials

You may not realise it yet, but the changing trends of what you eat are largely due, in part, to the rise of the generational powerhouse that is millennials. Millennials being those people born between 1980 and 2000.  More importantly, millennials represent 42% of total expenditure on all wine purchases, and by 2026 they are […]

Valentine’s Day Is Even Happier With Free Shipping

Valentine’s

Valentine’s Day is the perfect moment to show your loved one how much you care, and just when you think you’ve navigated the vast mountain that is Valentines Day planning and you’ve both sat down to dine across the romantic candlelit setting before you, one obstacle remains – The Wine List. Where do you begin? […]

Last Day For Christmas 2019 Delivery!!

Last Day

It’s that time of the year again! Last orders for nationwide deliveries is tomorrow (Tuesday 17th) at 11 am sharp, so don’t miss out!! Please note: Our offices will be closed from 5 pm on Wednesday 18th December until we re-open on Monday 6 January 2020. We have some very exciting news for you in January, and we can’t wait to share it with […]

Christmas 2019 Delivery Schedule

Christmas 2019

Your deliveries for Christmas 2019 Christmas is drawing near. To make sure we deliver the service you need, we’ve made some small changes to our delivery schedule to enable us to manage increased volumes. Last Orders will be taken on Tuesday 17th December. You can contact the team on 02037804896 until Thursday the 19th of […]

We’ve Dropped Our Delivery Prices!

Delivery Prices

You asked, we listened! We’ve found ourselves a new warehouse just in central London and we are now able to hold more stock to fulfil your orders.  The warehouse that we are using is willing to support us 100% and we’ve tried and tested them a lot over the past few months successfully, and therefore […]

Closing Dates for August Bank Holiday 2019

August Bank Holiday

As a general rule of thumb, Pull The Cork is never closed!! As I am sure you will understand, It’s the humans behind it that need a short break, however. Although we would advise that all customers stock up in advance of this 2019 August Bank Holiday weekend. We expect the week commencing Monday 19th August […]

Vegan Wine: The Debate Continued

Vegan Wine

There was a debate recently on the Natural Wine Forum, a page set up on Facebook to give organic, biodynamic, red, white, rosé and orange low intervention wines from all over the world the love they deserve.  The natural wine movement has been the biggest game-changer in the 21st-century wine world (according to Decanter) and […]

Pull The Cork Wine Certification

Wine Certification

Recently we’ve been getting into all kinds of debates on how the Wine Certification should be addressed, and how categories and filtering should be presented, so we’ve made some changes, and feel that this is the right way to tell you why… Farming Practices Organic According to the Soil Association, organic farming is a form […]

10 Amazing Health Benefits of Wine

Health Benefits

Not a day seems to go by when we aren’t bombarded with various news articles proclaiming the detrimental effects of drinking wine. Just when you think you’ll never imbibe another drop again, the pendulum swings the other way and a piece of science lauding the health benefits of wine is released, and we consumers are […]

Why you should switch from beer to wine

beer to wine

Which is better, wine or beer? This age-old debate has become incredibly dull since the answer is abundantly clear. The fact that wine just tastes better than beer goes without saying, so we’ve not included that as one of our reasons. However, if you’re on the cusp of switching from beer to wine, but aren’t […]

Effects of Climate Change on the Wine Industry

Climate Change

Can vineyards be an indicator of climate change? The climate has a notable effect on wine, shaping the character of the wine through the grapes. While the wine industry isn’t a major contributor to greenhouse gas emissions (around 0.1 per cent of global carbon emissions) with the rising temperatures, the impact of the climate and […]

We’re Having an Easter Egg Hunt

easter egg hunt

Easter Weekend Discount Codes Happy Easter & Long Weekend! For a bit of fun, we’re running a little Easter Egg Hunt of our own this weekend. It’s no Hampton Court Palace Easter Egg Hunt, and unfortunately there are no Lindt gold bunnies but we’ve hidden ten ‘easter eggs’ (aka. discounted products) on the single bottles page on the […]

Elisabetta Foradori on Lezèr – a Key Figure in Italian Winemaking

Foradori

Elisabetta Foradori – Serious Natural Wines From Italy’s Trentino  Near San Michele all’Adige, on the right bank of the Adige River, a wide plain unfolds beneath the mountains: its name is Campo Rotaliano. This is where the Teroldego, one of the country’s best grapes, thrives. It is no coincidence that this striking landscape marks the […]

Meet the Steve Jobs of the Natural Wine Industry

Steve Jobs

When we think of the name Steve Jobs, we can’t help but think of what the man brought not only to Apple but the entire digital device industry. It’s a name synonymous with not only innovation and creativity but also an understanding of what the customers want that blew the competition out of the water. […]

How we’re making Pull The Cork eco-friendly in 2019 ?♻

eco-friendly

Going green: How we’re making Pull The Cork eco-friendly in 2019?? From gloomy news on CO2 emissions, through to the rise of the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, the message is getting clearer by the day: if we’re going to ‘save the planet’, then now’s most definitely the time to change our ways, and create more energy […]

Join The English Wine Wave With Nutbourne

Nutbourne

English wine has been evident in the press a lot quite recently, so here we are ready to introduce to you a hidden secret – Nutbourne Vineyards!   How did Nutbourne Vineyards start? Nutbourne is unique, they are a pioneer in the UK wine industry, with 20 acres of vines being planted with Germanic varieties […]