Posted in October 2016

Vina Los Vascos: Exceptional Wines from the Makers of Lafite

Vina Los Vascos: Exceptional Wines from the Makers of Lafite

Vina Los Vascos are made to Domaine Baron Rothschild’s exacting standards, under consultation from some of the worlds greatest winemakers Continue reading

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The Chocolate Block 2015

The Chocolate Block 2015

The historic Boekenhoutskloof estate was established back in 1776, but its modern day success has been largely down to one of the Cape’s star winemakers – Marc Kent. A Pioneer of planting Syrah in the Cape, with ‘The Chocolate Block’ Marc has produced a remarkable blended wine based on this grape which is always in … Continue reading

Bodegas Ontañón – A family affair

Bodegas Ontañón – A family affair

As the cold nights set in, there’s nothing more inviting than a glass of ripely-fruited, silky smooth Rioja. Bodegas Ontañón – widely recognised as a leading estate – delivers the perfect wines to hit the spot. Bodega Ontañón is a multi-generational, family-owned winery located in Rioja Baja. Their beautifully scenic vineyards sit high in the Sierra … Continue reading

The Perfect Halloween Party

The Perfect Halloween Party

We’ve searched the depths of our cellar crypt, avoiding the zombies and ghosts, and walking the creaking boards to bring you our top picks to ensure your Halloween party is a scream! Follow our three step guide to make sure you have a ghoulishly good evening: Step One – The Decor: It’s all about the pumpkins, and … Continue reading

Introducing ‘The Zin Masters’

Introducing ‘The Zin Masters’

Larry Turley’s, Wine Cellars have achieved such cult status for their Zinfandels that Wine Spectator magazine coined them the Zin Masters! With a two year wait, just to get onto the Turley Wine Cellars mailing list – where most of their wines are sold on release. Larry Turley’s wine journey began with a rather unconventional … Continue reading

National Curry Week

National Curry Week

It’s National Curry Week this week! So we are celebrating at Slurp with our favourite selection of wines to match with curry. Why not try out this delicious Chicken Tikka Masala recipe alongside a lovely off-dry white or a dry fruity red? 4 tbsp vegetable oil 25g butter 4 onions, roughly chopped 6 tbsp chicken … Continue reading