Category Archives: Guest Update
With the day’s meetings all wrapped, reports finished and out of the way and that last email sent, its time to join the commuting hordes and head for home. And as the evenings draw out, with the prospective of some … Continue reading
We are feeling somewhat mutinous, having deserted our European family and friends and embarked on a somewhat indulgent, sun-drenched, Antipodean adventure. If you are reading this on the Virgin blog, you are no doubt familiar with Levin Wines and the … Continue reading
This blog post has been written for us by our friends at Riedel. 2012 is the year of the Olympics in the UK and is also the Chinese Year of the Dragon. Riedel have chosen to mark this year by … Continue reading
You may’ve heard that Virgin Wines was entering the wine market down-under, but we thought it time to get in touch, give you our latest news and let you know just how fun things life can be South of the … Continue reading
Hello Virgin Wines! If you have been reading this blog for a while now, our name may be familiar to you – Virgin Unite. You might know a lot about Virgin Unite or this might be the first time you’ve … Continue reading
When it comes to food and wine matching, there are no hard and fast rules but the more obvious recommendations generally include pairing red meats with full bodied red wines, seafood with crisp, racy whites and sugary foods with sweet … Continue reading
Hi, I’m Alex the marketing guy at Virgin Balloon Flights. I love film, music, sauvignon blanc and I’ve just became a dad for the first time. Oh and I just completed 50 other first time challenges for charity including a … Continue reading
Ever wondered at the purpose of a decanter? Is it simply a table piece, there to look pretty and impress guests? Surely opening the bottle five minutes before serving does the job? The answer to both is no. So, let’s … Continue reading
We know that we’d normally bring you news from our winemakers and update you on the goings on at Virgin Wines but with all those Christmas parties around the corner, we thought we’d break from the norm and share with … Continue reading
Today, we thought we’d bring you something a little different and would feature a guest post from our friends at Rombouts Coffee. So for all the coffee enthusiasts amongst you, read on!
A couple of months back we featured a post on some new wines that we had on order from the Levin winery. Well, we are pleased to announce that the wines have arrived and will be available very shortly. In … 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
The 2011 vintage from winemakers Forrest in New Zealand has been harvested and is in the process of being turned into some delicious wines that hopefully will be ready to grace your wine racks later in the year. The Forrest … Continue reading
A period of great excitement is upon us down in the Cape Town township of Philippi, home to our ground-breaking Township Winery project. The goal here is to build the first winery in the townships themselves, not just a winery … Continue reading
Here in the UK, we’ve become accustomed to a seemingly-endless supply of Australian wine hitting our shelves, year in, year out. Buttery Chardonnay? You’ve got it. Jammy Shiraz? Bring it on. Millions and millions of cases of it.