Month: May 2015

Has Chardonnay Had it’s Day? by The Motley Cru

Friday 15th May is International Chardonnay Day, though with the level of opprobrium that the variety seems to attract nowadays you’d be forgiven for categorising it alongside International Marmite Day (if such a things exists). Needless to say, this criticism is much misguided. True, much damage was done to Chardonnay’s reputation in the previous decade …

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Rustic Cottage Setting in the Newly Restored Powers Thatched Pub

Newly restored Powers Thatched Pub and Restaurant in Oughterard run by Frank and Mags Kinsella is combining the traditional Irish pub feel with beautiful modern elements, live music and great food. The original thatched bar remains intact and was restored using salvaged materials. The 1960s two storey to the rear has been renovated and includes …

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Win a Bombay Sapphire Limited Edition Bottle from the Bombay Sapphire Distillery at Laverstoke Mill - Closed

Win a Bombay Sapphire Limited Edition Bottle from the Bombay Sapphire Distillery at Laverstoke Mill – Closed

To mark the opening of its distillery and state-of-the-art visitor centre at Laverstoke Mill in Hampshire, Bombay Sapphire has created a special, limited edition, glass decanter-style bottle to house the first batch of gin produced at the new distillery. The bottle features an etching by award winning illustrator Si Scott depicting all of the key …

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Win Dinner for Two Alfresco, with a Bottle of Wine on Marco Pierre White Donnybrook's Heated Terrace - Closed

Win Dinner for Two Alfresco, with a Bottle of Wine on Marco Pierre White Donnybrook’s Heated Terrace – Closed

To celebrate relaunch of Marco Pierre White’s Beautiful Outdoor Heated Terrace! Your chance to win a dinner for 2 with a bottle of wine… At Marco Pierre White, Courtyard Bar & Grill, Donnybrook, old school glamour, proper service and classic dishes are on the menu. When you walk in to Marco’s, accessed through a beautiful …

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Win an overnight stay for two at the gibson hotel with complementary signature cocktails and tickets to Taste of Dublin! - Closed

Win an overnight stay for two at the gibson hotel with complementary signature cocktails and tickets to Taste of Dublin! – Closed

The gibson hotel is proud to announce that it is the exclusive hotel partner to Taste of Dublin 2015. This unique festival of food, now in its tenth year, returns to the Iveagh Gardens from 11th -14th June. Taste of Dublin is a stunning celebration of Dublin’s unique and progressive dining scene and this year …

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Win Dinner for 2 + Bottle of Wine at the next Gaslight Bar & Brasserie Supper Club, “The Butcher Counter” on 6th June in Hotel Meyrick Galway - Closed

Win Dinner for 2 + Bottle of Wine at the next Gaslight Bar & Brasserie Supper Club, “The Butcher Counter” on 6th June in Hotel Meyrick Galway – Closed

Last month we introduced to you the Gaslight Bar & Brasserie, recommending our readers check it out on their next trip to Galway Located at Hotel Meyrick, on Eyre Square in the heart of Galway, the Gaslight has become one of the city’s most talked-about casual dining venues since opening last year. The Team regularly …

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