Category Archives: Pull The Cork News

Meet our Tasting Technician – Elliot Awin

Elliot

What we believe places Pull The Cork head and shoulders above any other low intervention wine company in the UK, is the super-strong team working tirelessly behind the scenes introducing consumers to little known grape varieties and wines from lesser-known wine-producing countries such as Hungary. So, first off, meet Elliot Awin!  Elliot Awin – The […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The English Vineyard Taking On Champagne – Raimes

Raimes

Augusta and Robert are the fifth generation of the family to farm the fields now flourishing with vines and home to Raimes English Sparkling wines. Together with land farmed on the historic Tichborne Estate, the farm stretches from the protected and ecologically diverse water meadows of the River Itchen to the grassy rolling hills of the South […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pull The Cork Delivery Changes

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 things this year and met a lot of fun people along the way, and I am sure […]

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

press

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, […]

FREE HOLIDAY!!

Holiday

Only joking, I was just trying to grab your attention, but it worked, so please do keep reading!   What do you think about our exciting new letterbox wine model that we will announce in 2019?? This model eliminates the use of glass and is made from recycled materials. These bottles may look less solid than glass but […]

The New Website Is Live!!

New Pull The Cork Website

We have some exciting news just in time for the Christmas rush – we have constructed a more user-friendly website!! After 11 months in operation, Pull The Cork has come from strength to strength, we have taken on board the advice and feedback from our customers and supplier alike – and created a much more […]

The Surprising Secret About Biodynamic Wines

biodynamic

I have to confess to being relatively new to this wine thing. So I was thrilled when Pull the Cork team asked me along to a wine tasting this week in his high-and-low search for wines you’ll love. And all because, once upon a time, James sold me an £8 bottle of red that relegated […]

Top 5 Less Known Benefits of Natural Red Wine

natural red wine

Wine, or variants of it, have been around for millennia, with the earliest version of Pull the Cork around over six thousand years ago in Armenia – well, a winery producing natural red wine – which is what we sell. That cave was also the site of the oldest brain, the earliest shoe, and a […]

Wine Stain Removal Guide

wine stain

From catastrophe to chemistry My flat warming was in full flow, around 30 guests, 400 square feet, that pleasant buzz of lively conversations taking place when a friend and his girlfriend arrived totally off their trolley from their office drinks party. Both introduced their presence in a gloriously shouty and socially inappropriate manner. Within moments, […]

On Stage With Mellisa Hemsley

Mellisa Hemsley

For those of you that are new to our blog, Pull The Cork and the world of sustainable wine – Pull The Cork is increasingly quickly building to be the pivotal online platform for sustainable wine for all types of wine-lovers. Below is me (James) on the right, and Rob – Rob runs a wine […]

Dilute your budget, not your wine: Where can I buy natural wines online?

supermarket

Supermarket wine is a bit like Coca-Cola – the same taste, every year, at the same price. Everywhere. It is the opposite to the natural wines our customers buy from this platform. Our wine is small production, natural and sustainable. It is wine. Unlike commercially manufactured wine products, which are sometimes diluted from concentrate, our wine […]