Craft Beer Revolution: Introducing Marble, Alphabet and Drygate

We love a beer here at The Pip Stop so we thought we’d introduce you to the breweries behind our latest acquisitions. Introducing Marble Brewing, Alphabet Brewing and Drygate Brewery. Marble Brewing Based in Manchester and housed underneath the arches on Thomas Street Marble has gone from strength to strength since opening up in the back of the Marble Arch … Continue reading

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#Winequestions: How long does wine last?

This week in our #winequestions blog we’re tackling how long wine lasts. We’ll look at how long it will keep when you’ve opened it, and also how long you can keep a sealed bottle in the cellar. Here at The Pip Stop we like to encourage responsible drinking so if you do open that bottle, this is how long you have … Continue reading

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How long does wine last?

#WineQuestions: Is it true that wines with corks are better?

Over the past couple of years we’ve been asked our fair share of wine questions, some of them very niche and specific, and some that seem to be playing on everybody’s lips. In this weekly blog series we thought we’d attempt to tackle some of the most common questions we get about the world of wine, this week “Are wines … Continue reading

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Trick Or Treat! Our Top 5 Spooky Halloween Products

Halloween is the time where we like to have a little fun, with parties and practical jokes galore. We’re no different here at The Pip Stop which is why we’ve put together this list of our top five spooky products to get your Halloween party going in style. TRICK – Durham Brewery Hellfire – £4.49 Definitely a winter warmer. The deliciously bold … Continue reading

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Great article in La Di Da Magazine this July!! High Spirits…

Thanks to the wonderful pair, Linda Jane Westphal and Angela Metcalfe from La Di Da Magazine for popping down to The Pip Stop and giving us a great write up!

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Meet The Winemaker: Painted Wolf Winery

We’ve got an absolutely amazing opportunity this week to meet the winemaker from one of South Africa’s best wineries. Thursday 14th July will see us play host to the head winemaker from Painted Wolf Winery for what could be our best tasting to date. As well as learning about the world of wine in general you will have the opportunity … Continue reading

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Book now for our first Whisky Tasting!

You’ve been asking for months and we’re happy to announce our very first whisky tasting, hoorah! For just £15 you can join us in store on May 19th to expand your horizons or hone your palate. Not only that but we’ll have matched nibbles and a healthy 10% off any purchases on the night. We’re going to be exploring the world of … Continue reading

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6 Flippin’ Great Drinks To Match With Pancakes

Shrove Tuesday or, as it’s known here at The Pip Stop, Pancake Day is nearly upon us and it got us thinking, what could you drink with your evening treats? We’ve been racking our brains and here are our 6 choice tipples (along with a couple of recipe tips) to give February’s greatest holiday a bit of oomph. 1: Pancakes With … Continue reading

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Triple Points This February, A Thank You from The Pip Stop

It’s been a whirlwind 12 months for us at The Pip Stop which has seen our custom renovation transform Maiden Law’s famous Morgan garage into a modern wine and beer drinkers paradise. We want to thank everyone who made this possible, particularly our beloved Pip Crew. You Pretty Important People have shown us unbelievable support and as a thank you … Continue reading

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Have an award-winning Christmas with The Pip Stop

Christmas is just around the corner and we’ve got some top of the line gifts ready-made for the wine, gin, whiskey and beer lovers in your life. Wine We’ve got a staggering range of award winning wines from across the globe, and a variety of gift sets ready and waiting for you to customise and purchase right here in store. … Continue reading

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