Category: Wine

Wines of California by Suzi Redmond

Wines of California held an intimate master class the other Thursday in Stanley’s restaurant on St. Andrews Street. Organised by Justine Adam and hosted by the ever-engaging Liam Campbell from the Irish Independent, it was...

Fresh Whites from WineMason by Frankly Wines

Dublin-based wine importers WineMason only sell to the trade but their brilliant range of wines is popping up on more and more independent merchants’ shelves and restaurant wine lists. Founded by husband and wife...

A Sherry Armada by The Vine Inspiration

While officially there’s no such thing as ‘en rama season’ in Ireland, I’ve unofficially designated the weeks in May and June as such, as this is the time the spring releases of this ‘sherry...

What is Real Wine?

May was real wine month, but what does that mean? Real wine refers to organic, bio-dynamic, natural and orange wine. Which means that the wine has had minimal or no artificial additions either in...

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’...