Monthly Archives: August 2011
Today’s blog focuses on one of Chile’s most exciting regions. It is not a new region, with vines playing a part in the lives of the locals for over 300 years! However, the recent investment and experimentation by some of … Continue reading
“How did you get into wine?” is a question that I am frequently asked. “I sort-of fell into it at university” is my answer – not from a literal point of view (though Somerfield did have some rather palatable plonk … Continue reading
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Hi my name is Tewsday and I am a Customer Services Advisor here at Virgin Wines. As you can see my name is quite unusual and a lot of customers often get confused and call me Trudy – so if … Continue reading
The Virtual Winemakers turned out for a night of celebration on Friday at the beautiful Italian Cultural Institute in Belgrave Square, London, to raise a toast to their efforts in creating a new wine.
We do believe that prevention is the best cure, as is knowing your limits, so we thought it may be worth exploring the tummy churning world of the morning after the night before. That’s right – this week we’re taking … Continue reading
When we listed this unusual and almost unheard of wine, outside of its native Italy, we weren’t sure what to expect in terms of customer response. It has, quite frankly, been superb. After first showing it at a few of … Continue reading
We have almost reached a big milestone – 10,000 Facebook fans!! As a thank you for your support we are giving away FREE WINE for a whole year. And because we are so excited to reach 10,000 fans we are … Continue reading
In 1998, at an obscure gypsy jazz festival in Fontainebleu, I got together with some winemaking buddies, and some who were just thirsty, and tanked about six dozen second growth clarets from the best of the 80s and 1990 whilst … Continue reading
Is there more to New Zealand than Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc? The answer you get to that question from me is a resounding yes. There is far more to these Pacific Ocean Islands than just gooseberry and capsicum scented racy Sauvignon … Continue reading
The Virgin Wines Virtual Winery project has reached an exciting stage in it’s production. Since the members chose the name, Cordis Vinum, the next stage is to choose the label! The virtual winery allows customers to sign up and interact … Continue reading
Here at Virgin Wines HQ we are by no means consumed by vanity, but we do believe that there’s no harm in taking a quick glimpse at your own reflection every now and then…especially with wine on the mind. If … Continue reading