Category Archives: Business

Breaking down the German riesling labelling system

German riesling

It is a common misconception that we humans only use 10% of our brains. Neurologists frequently discredit this myth, stating that we virtually use every part of it. I guess it is the pop culture we have to thank, through films such as ‘Limitless’, for perpetuating such fiction. Whilst I never really thought much of […]

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? […]

Where is the Organic Wine Market Heading in 2020 and Beyond?

Wine Market

As Yazz sang in the ‘80s, the only way is up, baby.  And in 2020 the same is true of organic wines.  Organic wines have never been more in demand and as we enter this bright new decade, the world of organic wine is only going to grow in prominence.  The growth of organic wine […]

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 […]

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 […]

Wine Certification with Pull The Cork

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 […]

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 – 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 […]