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Time to Raise a Glass – Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair Returns 5th – 7th February 2016

Has January been a dry month, back to work getting you down? Well it’s always good to have something to look forward to and we’re looking forward to Alltech Craft Brews & Food Fair on the weekend of the 5th – 7th February in Dublin’s Convention Centre. This international Beer festival will be featuring beers, …

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A Blossoming Gift of Love this Valentine’s Day with Veuve Clicquot Rosé Shakkei

Make this Valentine’s Day one to remember by gifting your loved one a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Rosé enclosed in a beautiful Couture Collection presentation box or the new Veuve Clicquot Rosé Shakkei. The ideal gift for any style lover, Veuve Clicquot’s Rosé Couture Collection is tailor made and fashion ready. Stitching together the link …

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Moët Rosé Impérial Celebrates Valentine’s In Daring Style

In French, ‘osé’ means daring and this Valentine’s Day, Moët & Chandon unleashes the osé attitude in rosé with the perfect romantic gift; Moët Rosé Impérial Daring presentation gift box or Moët Rosé Impérial Iso Suit. Bold, radiant and oh so chic, Moët Rosé Impérial is inseparable from the #moetmoments in life that revolve around …

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Robert Parker’s Wine Advocate Awards 95 Points to Cono Sur’s Ocio Pinot Noir

The Wine Advocate, the world-famous publication established by Robert Parker, has awarded the 2013 Cono Sur Ocio Pinot Noir a fantastic 95 points in its latest issue. This puts Ocio at the very upper end of a rating category that defines its recipients as, “An outstanding wine of exceptional complexity and character. In short, these …

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Castello Banfi Tuscan Wine Dinner 7pm Tuesday 2nd February 2016

To celebrate Febvreuary Febvre who are at the forefront of the Irish wine trade for over 50 years with renowned winery Castello Banfi will be hosting a 5 course Italian dinner. They will be matching award winning Castello Banfi wines with artisan Italian produce in a specially created menu by Chef Warren Massey. Wines will …

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Immerse Yourself At Hennessy Lost Fridays In The RHA

Hennessy has announced an exciting new partnership with the Royal Hibernian Academy (RHA) for 2016. Working with the gallery, Hennessy will host a programme of four Hennessy Lost Friday nights during the year, each showcasing some of the most innovative creative talent from Ireland’s diverse arts scene. The first Hennessy Lost Friday takes place on …

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Wine of the Week - Gérard Bertrand H de L'Hospitalet Sauvignon Blanc Now €10 by Suzi Redmond

Wine of the Week – Gérard Bertrand H de L’Hospitalet Sauvignon Blanc Now €10 by Suzi Redmond

Gérard Bertrand H de L’Hospitalet Sauvignon Blanc 100% Sauvignon Blanc 2014 This has to be a steal. Coming from an award winning Château L’Hospitalet in the Languedoc and rugby legend Gérard Bertrand, a man who started working in his fathers winery at the tender age of ten. This wine has a beautiful aromatic nose with …

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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 recently-released 2012 vintage. Celeste is one of Ireland’s best-loved wines from Ribera del Duero and is available in 80 countries, making …

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Hennessy Crowns an Exceptional Year by Winning Three Top Design Awards for 250th Anniversary Blend’s Limited Edition Luxury Design Display

PARIS, January 5th, 2016 – In 2015, the Maison Hennessy has been honored with a trio of luxury design distinctions for the 250th anniversary blend’s limited edition luxury design display. These important design prizes include the Popai Awards and the Pentawards, as well as the Prix Formes de Luxe, three honors that together comprise the …

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Octopus, oyster, mussels Recipe by JP McMahon for The Foods and Wines of Rías Baixas

The three items that make up this recipe are an integral part of the Galician palate: octopus, oysters, and mussels. Many will have heard of the famous Pulpo a feira (fairground octopus) will consists of octopus, potatoes and smoked paprika. But in this recipe I wanted to combine the beautiful fresh saline features of all …

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Wine of the Week – Gérard Bertrand H de l’Hospitalet Malbec Now €10 by Suzi Redmond

Gérard Bertrand H de l’Hospitalet Malbec 100% Malbec A quality wine from one of my favourite producers, Gérard Bertrand, a multi-award winning one too. Grown on the foothills Pyranees in their Estate’s cool coastal vineyards. This wine has a beautiful nose with aromas of deep overripe black fruits, dark chocolate, leather and violets. On the …

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