Category Archives: Business

Things that can take longer to be delivered than expected.

longer

We keep banging on about the strange times we’re living in, but it’s true – the entire world has been shut down now for what seems like a lifetime and as such, we’ve all had to take our collective foot off the accelerator and accept a slightly slower pace of life as a consequence.  That […]

Top 5 Wine Trends to Watch Out For in 2020

Wine Trends

Happy New Year and wow what a year do we have in store for you here at Pull The Cork! We have a vast selection of sustainably produced, natural, vegan-friendly, organic wines and biodynamic wines that we can’t wait to share with you.  As we reported in our New Year’s newsletter (sign up for our […]

Elisabetta Foradori – a Key Figure in Italian Winemaking

Foradori

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 linguistic and cultural boundary between the Tyrol and […]

A Productive Rant About Wine Studying

Wine Studying

Sitting in a classroom sipping wine and reading from a textbook only teaches you one dimension of the wine industry. So we’ve gone out and spoken to a few like-minded wine professionals about their thoughts on the pros and cons of learning from a textbook & teacher – in a classroom, rather than being out […]

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 (Bacchus, […]

Celebrating International Women’s Day – The Wonder Women

Women

Today, Friday 8th March is International Women’s Day. To celebrate, we are highlighting two of our favourite incredibly talented female winemakers and grape growers that we are lucky enough to work with. Below is two of the most influential female winemakers that are turning out some incredible wines at the moment. Marta Pedra Marta Pedra […]

Winery Interview With Cantina Orsogna

Cantina Orsogna

Please introduce yourself and Cantina Orsogna: Cantina Orsogna, created in 1964, is a cooperative company of 450 partners. It is the largest producer of organic and biodynamic wines in the south centre of Italy. It has more than 1.100 hectares of vines, 80% is certified organic, and 30% is certified biodynamic (biodynamic viticulture) by Demeter. […]

Our Vegan Wines For Your Veganuary

vegan

Never heard of veganuary? Well, neither had I until last week. It’s pronounced (vee-GAN-uary) and as you can probably guess, it’s a New Year’s resolution to eat only plant-based foods for the month of January. Why did you decide to go vegan? Giving a vegan lifestyle a try for a month can demonstrate some true […]

Try Some Low Alcohol Wines Instead!

low alcohol wine

Having worked a large part of my legal drinking life in the wine trade, I have never been able to take part in Dry Jan – so for me, there has always been the alternative route, which is either drinking less – which in my role is pretty impossible, resorting to watery alcohol free wheat […]

A Christmas Thank You!

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Thank you for being such a massive support to Pull The Cork, and have an amazing Christmas! As some of you might know, starting a business from scratch needs an incredible amount of hard work, determination and passion, and from this, there is a lot of learning. At Pull The Cork, we have encountered some incredible […]

The press reports “another challenging year” but we see it as a sign!

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A recent article in the press reports that consumers are drinking less wine now than ever before and that 2018 has been a challenging year for the wine trade. Mainstream wine sales might be down, but organic wine sales are on the rise. Consumers are beginning to be more conscious about what they are drinking, […]

Christmas Delivery Dates

What is the last date for guaranteed UK delivery in time for Christmas? For Christmas deliveries, we strongly advise that you place your orders before the 18th December to ensure that you receive them in time for the big day. As we rely on third-party couriers to deliver our sustainable wines, we strongly recommend that […]

Black Friday Sale – Limited-Time 15% OFF + A Free Gift!

Black Friday

This Black Friday and Cyber Monday, take advantage of some major wine sales to stock up your cellar. Here are the top deals available on the platform where wine can be shipped directly to you! What actually is Black Friday?? The shopping event was actually started by shoppers. It was first observed in Philadelphia which would always […]

Organic Wine Sees a 280% Growth In Europe!!

Organic wine

Some exciting news for all us Organic Wine lovers!! A large supermarket chain stated recently “We have seen a really strong increase in demand for organic wines in the last year”. According to the latest report from accreditation body the Soil Association, the UK organic food and wine market worth £2.2 billion, with supermarket sales rising […]

We Present You New Design and New Monthly Wine Subscription!

Improvements

At Pull The Cork we are always on the hunt for new and exciting wines – that we think you guys will love… Since day 1 (January the 1st this year), we have been on the hunt for everyday drinkers, wines for that Special occasion, a weekend with the in-laws, or just a meal with […]

Understanding the Ardèche Par Nature approach

Par Nature

Recently we have been lucky enough to have taken on a cracking collection of everyday drinking wines from Ardèche Par Nature. The vineyard is situated on the southern side of the southern part of Ardèche on the Rhone Valley’s right bank. Par Nature is operated by Vignerons Ardechois, which when it started back in the twelfth […]