Wine

An evening of Wine Tasting with Cases Wine

Cases Wine Warehouse, located in Tuam County Galway, is an independent importer providing great wines at great prices directly to consumers and trade both from their warehouse and from their user friendly website www.cases.ie....

Red Wine

Glorious Grenache – Flying Solo

Did you celebrate Grenache Day on 18th September? If not, and you like red wine, then you should put the date in your calendar for next year! Here are some key facts about Grenache:...

Leyda Leads the Charge for Women in Wine

Chief winemaker of Viña Leyda and one of Chile’s “Top 100 Leading Women 2013” and “Top 10 Winemakers” Viviana Navarrete recently visited Dublin and I was lucky enough to meet her for a chat. I...

Cold Weather Wines to Warm the Soul

Though there is talk of a season-saving Indian Summer on the way, we’ll be into the colder weather in no time, especially if past performance is any guide! Below are some great wine recommendations...

Le Tour de France with FranklyWines

Among the wines tasted by the DNS Wine Club recently were these five French fancies: Les Auzines Fleur Blanches Vin de Pays d’Oc 2014 (€14.49, O’Brien’s) 12.5% This unusual wine is a recurring favourite...

Wines for Autumn

As of Tuesday 1st September, we’ll officially be in Autumn. This may not come as a surprise to many, given that July was so wet and August left a lot to be desired –...

Around the World in Eighty Sips

At the recent DNS Wine Club tasting we enjoyed a good number of wines in a fun format. More of the format another time, but here is a selection of the wines tasted from...

A Taste of Burgundy

A dear friend and fellow wine nut recently wrote a short yet interesting piece on Burgundy, and I myself have been wanting to do the same for quite some time. As he says though...

Wines for your Cheese Board

Recently a close friend of mine posted an image of her cheese board at home and within minutes she had seventy-three favourites on Twitter. This got me thinking… Being a lover of wine and...