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January 2017

How long does wine last? 22/01/2017

#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 before it goes bad. How long does wine last when opened? The length of time a wine can be open depends on the type and style. It also depends on how... Read More

15/01/2017

#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 with corks better?” Is it true that wines with corks are better? The closure used on a wine if often down to the traditions of the winemaking area, the costs involved... Read More