Rubis Chocolate Wine Tasting Notes

Everyone loves something a little different every now and then, and a brand that is causing a stir in the last year of so is the Spanish Rubis Chocolate Wine. I myself have heard this brand through the grapevine via Corks Out and have been desperate to see what all the fuss was about, so IContinue reading “Rubis Chocolate Wine Tasting Notes”

Corks Out Winter Tasting, Manchester Review

Last week carried on something that has been proving popular in recent years – the Corks Out tasting evenings. Back with a bang at the Castlefield Rooms in Manchester, they brought along with them a host of brands in both wine, Champagne and spirits. With the promise of a wide selection from producers including Morton, Franschhoek and Cattier asContinue reading “Corks Out Winter Tasting, Manchester Review”

Corks Out Summer Tasting – Manchester

Last week was the inaugural start of something that has been proving popular in recent years – the Corks Out tasting evenings. Only this time, instead of the usual Warrington and Chester locations, they’ve branched out into Manchester and brought along with them a host of brands in both wine, Champagne and spirits. With the promiseContinue reading “Corks Out Summer Tasting – Manchester”

Corks Out Champagne and Canapé Tasting

The annual Corks Out Champagne and Canapé night made its way to the prestige 3 rosette Alderley Edge Hotel & Restaurant last week accompanied by a host of well-known and famous Champagne houses to tantalize the taste buds of a bustling, and aptly named, Lauren Perrier suite. I’m going to dive straight into the tastingContinue reading “Corks Out Champagne and Canapé Tasting”

Corks Out Champagne & Canapé Tasting

Champagne & Canapé Tasting Don’t miss the Corks Out Champagne & Canapé tasting, Thursday 12th July, 7.30pm – 9.30pm at the Alderley Edge Hotel. Over 30 Champagnes for you to try from some of the top producers. Wander around and try some delightful Canapés whilst sipping the famous Ace of Spades, Krug, Dom Perignon orContinue reading “Corks Out Champagne & Canapé Tasting”

Corks Out Summer Classics Tasting

Last week, Corks Out in Timperley hosted their monthly wine tasting, this time looking at offerings suited for the BBQ summer weather. Hosted by Karim, we were to be delving into Prosecco, three white, a rose and two reds all from various old and new world countries. So below, I give to you my tasting notes on each –Continue reading “Corks Out Summer Classics Tasting”

Wines of Austria – Corks Out Tasting

Last Thursday I took part in one of Corks Out monthly wine tasting events, and this month their Timperley store focused on Austria. Our hosts for the evening were Karim and Alan, two highly knowledgeable gentleman who would guide us through seven different Austrian wines, as well as touching on the history of the wine market inContinue reading “Wines of Austria – Corks Out Tasting”

Corks Out – Independant Wine and Spirit Specialists

Ruth Yates. Most of you may have never heard of Ruth before, but she has the honour of being named 16th in the inaugural list of the top 75 most influential people in wine. A rather stunning accolade to hold, but not her only achievement as her independent wine and spirits company, Corks Out, has won over 20Continue reading “Corks Out – Independant Wine and Spirit Specialists”

Matthew Jukes’ Top 100 Australian Wine Tasting Review

Last Thursday one of the most anticipated nights of my busy working year so far finally arrived – Matthew Jukes’ 100 Best Australian Wine Tasting. Organised by Corks Out, the award-winning wine and spirit specialists chose the swanky 4* Park Royal Hotel near Warrington to host the next leg of Matthew Jukes’ 100 Best AustralianContinue reading “Matthew Jukes’ Top 100 Australian Wine Tasting Review”

Corks Out Christmas Poptastic Champagne Tasting

Corks Out in Timperley held their monthly tasting session last Thursday and with the run up to Christmas in full swing, store manager Karim Ghazanfar introduced to us all 10 sparkling wines to sample and enjoy. So without delay, let’s crack on with the tasting notes from each wine!   Primo Prosecco – Italy A nose of peachContinue reading “Corks Out Christmas Poptastic Champagne Tasting”