June 2015


Wine Matching: How to get the best wine for your meal

It’s that time of the year again when spontaneous barbecues are imminent. You want to impress your guests but you’re struggling to decide just which wines to choose! Here at the pip stop we’ve got you covered. As well as having our staff on hand to help you create the ideal wine list when in store, we’ve also designed these handy gizmos for you to take home! As well as creating our decoders for you, here are 5 tips to make sure that your wine and food don’t clash. 5... Read More

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Wedding Wine – The perfect partner deserves the perfect wine.

I have only recently took the leap to marriage by asking my partners hand in marriage. In most peoples eyes this would be a fairy tail situation where all your dreams come true. Now with this in part being correct, the wedding planning, organisation and money issues do seem to drown out some of that ‘cloud 9’ feeling. However, lets not be negative. This is an exciting time for everyone involved and should be an enjoyable experience for both parties. We at The Pip Stop feel a fun and stress free... Read More


Which is the Gin for your Tonic?

World Gin day might have just passed on Saturday 13th June but the Gin craze hasn’t stopped yet at the Pip Stop. We’ve got the perfect gift set that every Gin Lover needs which includes 70 cl Durham Gin, an Adore-A-Bottle glass lemon slicing board with knife and 2x 125ml Fentiman’s Tonic. And it doesn’t stop there… We’ve also got some fab new Gins in store which are guaranteed to tickle your tastebuds. The question is, which is the Gin for your tonic? Well we can help you with that!... Read More


It’s cocktail time….

Summer is peeking it’s head around the corner which can mean only one thing, garden parties, barbeques and, the staple of them all, cocktails. We know everyone loves something a little different in the summer, whether its a refreshing gin and tonic, a mellow rum punch or even a crisp whiskey sour, so we’ve chosen some delightful new spirits to fuel your summer. From the traditional gins and bourbons to your spiced rums and blended whiskies you’ll find the perfect focal point for your own taste of summer. Staff favourites: Fireball... Read More