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30/05/2019
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Howzat! It’s A Six From Sir Ian Botham

One of the greatest cricketers in the history of the game, Sir Ian Botham, has now turned his attention to the wine industry. Choosing specially selected parcels of grapes from his favourite wine regions, Sir Ian has created these amazing ranges. The All-Rounder Range Named for Sir Ian’s skill as both a bowler and batsman, the all rounder range is just that, an all rounder. The price? Normally £8.49, but down to £6.99 for the duration of the Cricket World Cup. The All Rounder Pinot Grigio Our opening batsman is... Read More

22/10/2016
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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 flavours of Durham Brewery’s Russian Stout colliding with Naga and Mullato chilli for a cacophony of bite. It pours a luxurious black with heady aromas of coffee, before making way for treacle... Read More

10/07/2016
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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 to get an insight into what makes these wines so special. Not only that, but there may even be a gem or two from the winery’s cellar to sample as... Read More

30/01/2016
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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 we’re offering triple points on all purchases in store through February, that’s a whole 29 days of bonus points, and we all know what points make. For those of you... Read More

22/11/2015
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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. Most recently our MWC Shiraz Mourvedre has just won a silver award at the International Wine and Spirits Competition (IWSC), as has our McPhersons Chapter 3 Shiraz, Nyetimber Classic Cuvee,... Read More

25/10/2015
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Get spooky this Halloween with our Bats Blood Merlot!

As Halloween peeks it’s head around the corner we’ve got a ghoulishly special offer for you, knocking 20% off our Bats Blood Merlot until November 2nd. Grown and bottled in the foothills of the Carpathian Mountains in Transylvania, “The Master’s Choice” is as smooth as velvet in the mouth with a moreish quality. Made by the Chief winemaker of Casella, famed for Yellowtail Wines, and his wife at the end of the Australian wine season there is a definite pedigree for top quality winemaking in this Transylvanian estate. Packed full of dark fruit flavours,... Read More

12/09/2015
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Let’s Celebrate Australia!

This month we’re celebrating all things Australian, offering a huge 15% discount on our all Australian wines! So which one will it be? We’ve put together some our Aussie favourites to help you decide! Chapter 3 Cabernet Sauvignon With big-hitting aromas of blackcurrant and blackberries followed up with subtle oak and a tickle of sweet mint, there is intensity and interest in every glass. Perfectly balanced with a firm tannin structure, this Cab is smooth and supple. Food Pairing: Beef Cheese Pairing: Wensleydale Moonstruck Shiraz Our favourites list wouldn’t be complete without a... Read More

12/07/2015
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Personalised Wines Now Available!!

We’ve been gearing up for this one for a long time and now they’re finally here! Our personalised label service is ready and waiting for you for any special occasion. Need a gift that says that little bit extra? How about a thank you for a bridesmaid or best man? Our labels are fit for your every need, and with more designs and ideas on the way, you’re bound to find the perfect match. At just £8.99 for every personalised bottle how can you say no? Getting your wine personalised... Read More

31/05/2015
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The ‘Grapetrotting’ has begun!

This month we held our first official tasting evening and we were delighted with the way it played out. Australia was the first stop on our tour around the wine world. On offer were six different Australian wines; from our full bodied MWC Shiraz to a peachy Silver Creek Viognier, as well as a touch of class in our two sparkling wines, including McGuigan’s Sparkling Shiraz. We couldn’t have an Australian evening without some Bush Tucker treats either which included some delightful Wild Boar sausages and Kanagroo meatballs! Our tasting evenings are a great... Read More

10/05/2015
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New Arrivals from McPherson’s Wine Company

The weather in the North East is unpredictable at best so this week we aim to bring a bit of sunshine to your table. We’re bringing Australia to you with our four new wines all the way from Victoria. Southern Australia is arguably the heart of Australia’s Wine industry, crushing almost half of the country’s growing output and Victoria is the most interesting, dynamic and varied of Australia’s wine states. These are our pick of the bunch this week, with four offerings from the McPherson Winery showing the style and... Read More