Wine

Some Wines for Spring by Tom Doorley

This article “Tom Doorley Spring Wines” will be discussed on The Pat Kenny Show on Newstalk – Monday 20th April 2015 @ 11:30 – Make sure to listen in !! The thing about the...

Wines for April by The Motley Cru

April brings with it a sea-change here in Ireland: Easter, the end of Lent, the clocks going forward (technically the weekend before, but hey), and with all that the most tangible effects of spring...

Dublin Wine festival – Coming Soon

The wonderful crew behind the Dublin Cocktail Festival, Great Irish Beverages are bringing us the one we have all been waiting for – The Dublin Wine Festival. From April 20th to April 25th over...

Wines for March by The Motley Cru

March has a lot going for it: we’re finally out of winter (current Arctic weather notwithstanding), buds are blossoming, Mother’s Day is on Sunday 15th March and Patrick’s Day is, of course a couple...

Wines for Valentine’s Day by The Motley Cru

Love it or hate it, February will see the 2015 iteration of Valentine’s Day. It’s a time traditionally greeted with rolling eyes and complaints of expense and exploitation, with nay-sayers moaning about being ‘forced’...

Warming Winter Wines by The Motley Cru

There’s no escaping it: it’s definitely winter now. After a few glorious months of atypically good weather the chill has now settled in, the clocks have gone back and there are already Christmas ads...

when to decant a bottle of wine

Decanting wine – is it worth it?

The question of when to decant a bottle of wine is one that I am asked at almost every wine-tasting. Is it worth the effort? How far in advance should it be done? And...

What To Do With Leftover Wine

What To Do With Leftover Wine

We, at ely, would argue that leftover wine is somewhat of a myth. However, I do understand that sometimes you are faced with some leftover wine and the thoughts of throwing it down the sink...

In praise of...Italian White Wines

In praise of…Italian White Wines

This may come as something of a surprise, but Italy has hundreds of native grape varieties, and over 200 hundred of these are white. I say that this may come as a surprise because...

Febvreuary - A Month Of Wine Discovery

Febvreuary – A Month Of Wine Discovery

Please note these are TRADE ONLY events. Wine Distributor, Febvre & Company Limited introduces FEBVREUARY, a month of wine discovery, taking place around Ireland throughout February. The FEBVREUARY® events, open to trade only, will...

A FEBVREUARY Celebration

Please note these are TRADE ONLY Wine Distributor, Febvre & Company Limited introduces FEBVREUARY®, a month of wine discovery, taking place around Ireland throughout February. The concept, based on the Febvre name in conjunction...