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Keep Those Corks Popping
As a recent Daily Telegraph article argues, traditionalists have long looked down on screwtops used instead of corks. Fans argue that screwtops preserve wine for longer, and unlike corks won’t rot and taint the wine they are supposed to be...
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Skinny Prosecco Spa Verta Twilight Package
We all benefit from moments of calm, and Spa Verta maximises its retreat potential by being an escape that’s just for the grown-ups – unlike many hotel spas you won’t find toddlers taking over the shallow end while their older...
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We’ve Got French Wedding Style…
Weddings come with what seems like a million decisions to make before the big day.  One decision we can help with is how to toast the day – with beautifully chilled bottles of Thomson & Scott. This month’s French Wedding...
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Heard the one about the “Prosecco Smile”?
A story about the dreaded ‘Prosecco smile’ stopped the press. A British dentist warned that over-consumption of the Italian sparkling can cause chronic tooth decay and erode gums. Italians then accused the press of spreading fake news, deciding that British...
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Groovy Golf at The Grove
We’re hugely excited that Thomson & Scott Skinny Prosecco is now being poured at The Grove hotel. This incredible hotel sits in 300 acres of Hertfordshire parkland, and is a favourite retreat for anyone who likes, well, pretty much anything...
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Suck It Up and Ditch The Plastic
Inelegant title, but it’s our way of celebrating All Bar One’s ditching of plastic straws. Plastic is so pervasive and most of it – like plastic straws – designed as one hit wonders, destined to live on for centuries in...
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Five Ways To Keep Cool In A Heatwave!
The UK. Hotter than Barbados, cooler than, well, most of the planet, and currently basking in a fabulous heatwave that’s seen the nation run out of bikinis. There is one tiny snag.  Brits are far better at coping with rain...
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Bladerunner style at Yotel Boston
I have been longing to stay at a Yotel. Set up by Simon Woodruffe, this chain delivers Blade-Runner-esque pod-style rooms (the chain prefers to call them cabins) in airports (Heathrow, Gatwick, Paris CDG and Amsterdam Schipol) and city centre locations,...
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