The Beaver has landed

The Beaver has landed

Is it just me or is 2019 running away from us? With time moving this quickly, there is no room for a company that is going to stand still, and that is definitely something United Wines cannot be accused of doing. So here I am to shamelessly plug yet another... View Article

The Life of the Vine

The Life of the Vine

Probably the best wine book I’ve ever purchased is The World Atlas of Wine. If you are interested in expanding your knowledge of wine, this is the complete book. Now in its eight edition written by the world’s most authoritative wine duo, Hugh Johnson and Jancis Robinson, the early editions... View Article

Here comes the summer

Here comes the summer

If you are old enough to remember this song and are a big fan of The Undertones, you’ll probably agree that this was their best hit tune. I know it’s controversial, because everyone loves Teenage Kicks; however this song revokes huge memories for me. It was released in May 1979... View Article

A pint of Heineken at the 19th

A pint of Heineken at the 19th

So…picture this; it’s two days before the deadline for this month’s blog and I receive a call from one of my colleagues in marketing saying “The blog you’ve written about that fantastic new product will have to wait…we need you to write a completely new blog…and we need it tomorrow!”... View Article

Is it Summer yet?!

Is it Summer yet?!

Imagine yourself sitting in your local beer garden, sun splitting the trees, laughing with friends and sipping a cold refreshing glass of cider. How amazing does that sound, especially in this dull weather? Well that dream isn’t too far away as, believe it or not, summer is only around the... View Article

Wines for Easter

Wines for Easter

Easter Sunday, a time to reflect and a time to gather with family and friends to share a special meal and a good bottle of wine.  Maybe it’s just a country thing but in Omagh we always had a big Easter Sunday meal equal to that of Christmas Day. It... View Article

Keep’er local

Keep’er local

Thankfully the month of March is upon us. Many have passed the gruelling test of Dry January. Our monthly gym membership that we intended to use for the entire year has now been cancelled and we are ready to start living life again. Although, I think it’s fair to say... View Article

New year “healthier” me!

New year “healthier” me!

The word diet – potentially the most horrible word in the English dictionary. Let’s be honest, most of us hate it! Has anyone ever been ecstatic about being on a diet?  How many of you have already fallen off your ‘New Year New Me’ resolutions because you’ve attempted an unrealistic... View Article

Cheers to 2018

Cheers to 2018

It’s always a sign of getting old when you say things like ‘Can you believe it’s nearly Christmas again, where has 2018 gone’. Well I’m not going to say that, I know exactly where it has gone and I’ve enjoyed every minute of it. So start living and do loads... View Article

Christmas wine down

Christmas wine down

I’m back, hope you missed me. The guys in the office thought it was a good idea to get a few new faces to write articles as I was always (wining) whining about having to put an article together with one day’s notice. Well I hope you enjoyed Matt, Chris,... View Article