May 2018


Hurray! It’s World Wine Day!

In this week’s blog we’re celebrating world wine day. We are, first and foremost, a wine store. We pride ourselves on our range and expertise across the world of alcohol but wine is where this adventure began. This week we’re going to see what makes our staff tick when it comes to wine, and find out their favourites. Ben Cleary – Cloudy Bay Te Koko My favourite is based on pure wow factor. It blew my mind when I tried it. I’d never seen people oaking a Sauvignon Blanc. I... Read More


Meet the Team – Conor Derrick, Trainee Assistant Manager

Now it’s time to meet the newest member of our team. Friendly and a fast learner, it’s our Trainee Assistant Manager Conor Derrick. How would you sum up your background in a tweet? I graduated from Northumbria University and worked as a PE teacher prior to travelling around America and Canada where I got to tour the some ‘big name’ breweries and distilleries. I started working for The Pip Stop’s pop up shop in the Metro Centre last October before moving to the Maiden Law branch in the New Year.... Read More