Benito’s Product Line Launched by Accident

Salucop Group’s Benito line is out and it pushed through this year by accident, according to Wilfred Salucop. Benito’s was introduced through an article published at Wilfred’s website even if the products are not yet available in the online shop. Despite being only a few days old, the line now includes a range of items…

Reusing Wine Bottles ‘A Good Move,’ Says SGI CEO

Filipino wine brand Basi del Diablo opens up about reusing its own bottles and bottles from other brands. Basi del Diablo Wines used to buy wine bottles by the bulk but as supplies in their small warehouse dwindled, the brand decided to invest on bottle washing equipment. “It was not just a financial decision. We…

Basi Maria found in Japan

Ilocano wine brand Basi Maria has been found by a local in Japan. Basi del Diablo’s team hid the wine bottle at the Osaka Castle grounds on May 3 and was found a day later. The group was informed that the man who found the Basi Maria bottle drank the wine with family and friends…

Massage + Wine Tasting at Gleam and Wilfred’s on Mother’s Day

Neighbours Gleam and Wilfred’s just released their Mother’s Day promo and it is “something to look forward to,” according to the Sissel Salucop of the Salucop Group, Inc. The promo involves one hour of Gleam’s signature massage and Basi del Diablo’s best selling wines. For only P799, customers can get a relaxing hot stone massage…

Why Native Products Make Us Cry

Since we posted about native bags, many of our lovely customers came to the shop to get a few. Some even got four in one go. Others got more. The handcrafted bags they bought are made from palm leaves and took three hours each to weave. The Ilocano women who make them are proud of…

Doctors Save Vietnamese Man’s Life with Beer Transfusion

A man was rushed to a hospital in Quang Tri province of Vietnam due to alcohol poisoning and doctors saved him by pumping a total of 15 cans of beer into his body, a Newsweek report says. Nguyen Van Nhat, 48, reportedly fell unconscious before being taken to the hospital on December the 25th. Doctors…

Wilfred’s: Use Our Paper and Eco Bags As Many Times As Possible

Wilfred’s tells customers to keep using the paper bags and eco bags that the brand gives to them whenever they buy something from the store. Since it opened its doors in 2016, the shop has been doing its best to reduce its consumption of single-use plastic both to raise awareness and to cut down its own…

Wilfred’s Partners with Crocheted by Patti

Crocheted by Patti products are now available at Wilfred’s and more items will arrive soon, according to the company’s finance chief Sissel Salucop. The brand is a new addition to the specialty shop’s line of products and its arrival is timely as Wilfred’s will be offering fresh, pesticide-free vegetables from Haight’s Farm starting Monday, October…

Fresh, Pesticide-Free Vegetables From MarySue Now Available at Wilfred’s

Fresh vegetables from MarySue Farm Products grown at Haight’s Farm will be available at Wilfred’s starting Monday, October the 29th. All vegetables from MarySue are pesticide-free locally-grown produce, a healthier, more environmentally-friendly option. “This goes hand-in-hand with Salucop Group’s aim to promote sustainable development,” says SGI’s Executive Vice President Virginia Mangapit. Mrs. Mangapit notes that…