Wine

Sexy Red Wines to Tempt Steak Lovers

It’s that time of year again, Valentine’s Day and many people do stay home to cook a meal for their Valentine. After a quick discussion in the office we surmised that most of us...

Tasting through the Ages with Cloudy Bay

“A Landmark Label That Defined The New Zealand Wine Industry” Martin Moran MW. 2015 saw Cloudy Bay celebrate thirty years with its Iconic Sauvignon Blanc. To celebrate a select few were invited to a...

Tour de France – A French Wine Tasting

Recently Business France on behalf of the French Embassy held a tasting to showcase some great wines that are currently not available in Ireland, this is an annual event to aid french wineries and...

Torres Celeste Turns Ten and Wins Another Gold

The Torres family’s Ribera del Duero wins a gold medal at the Tempranillos al Mundo 2015 competition. Celeste Crianza, Bodegas Torres’s flagship Ribera del Duero, celebrates the 10th anniversary of its launch with its...

Tasting- A Journey To The Dark Side

I am often told by many white wine drinkers that they can’t drink red wine because its too harsh. The reality for most and for me many moons ago was I didn’t know how...

Chinese Food and Wine and Beer Pairings

Chinese Food, Wine and Beer Pairings

They say what grows together goes together, and when it comes to wine pairings, this seems to be a safe guideline for French, Italian and Spanish cuisines, however, in the New World the rules...

Amazing Albariño! The gem of Rías Baixas

Rias Baixas is the birthplace of Albariño situated in the green lands of Galicia on the Celtic fringe of Spain. The hand-picked grapes that go into Albariño wines are carefully tended to by the...

Lighter Wines for this Christmas and New Year

Make things easier on your body this Christmas and new year by avoiding going ‘cold turkey’ and choosing a de-alcoholised wine instead, either as a preventative measure throughout the festive season, or as part of...