Filed under Happenings @ Slurp HQ

The Slurp Story

Slurp.co.uk was founded in 2004 by entrepreneurs and wine enthusiasts Paul Mitchell and Nico Sunnucks. Tired of machine harvested wines produced to satisfy the mass requirements of the supermarket chains, the founders set themselves a mission. This was to seek out quality wines from smaller producers and to bring them to British consumers at reasonable … Continue reading

Slurp Group Announces Audacious New Push into France

12th April 2012 The Slurp Group has launched an audacious bid to beat the French on their own patch!  SlurpVin.fr (www.slurpvin.fr) levers British e-commerce expertise into a French online market that is lagging well behind its Anglo-Saxon neighbour. SlurpVin.fr is aiming high, targeting a #1 position in French wine, spirit and premium beer online sales … Continue reading

New Checkout Design a Hit with Slurpers

20th February 2012 This week Slurp’s development team rolled out a redesigned, and much simplified, new Checkout for Slurp.co.uk. The new Checkout features a simple one page design with voucher codes and the popular ‘Cork Points’ programme available via the ‘Basket’ section.  The new Shopping Basket automatically refreshes if any changes are made to it, … Continue reading

Slurp Launches ‘SlurpWine.de’ Brand in Germany

4th October 2012 Following the successful launch of SlurpVin.fr in France earlier this summer, the Slurp Group was pleased to announce this week the launch of SlurpWein.de in Germany.  Like its French cousin, SlurpWein.de will embody all the attributes that have made Slurp a trusted and popular online retail brand in the UK and Asia.  … Continue reading

Two New Directors Bolster Slurp Group Board

18th September 2012 Today the Slurp Group announced the appointment of two new Directors to its Group Board.  Tom Chamberlain is promoted to the Board as Regional Director for Asia Pacific.  Tom has been located in Hong Kong for the past two years and has been largely responsible for building the highly successful Slurp.asia operation.  … Continue reading

Slurp Secures Success in IWC 2012

14th September 2012 Slurp.co.uk affirmed its position as the UK’s leading wine, beer and spirits online superstore by being named Direct Merchant of the Year 2012 by International Wine Challenge. Slurp beat off competition from Tesco, Laithwaites, Swig Wines and the Wine Society to take victory in the highly regarded industry awards. The judges flagged … Continue reading