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Three Great Wines Under a Tenner for a Budget-Friendly January Weekend

Three Great Wines For a Tenner or Less for a Budget-Friendly January Weekend

If you’re gonna break dry January, at least don’t break the bank too. We are all trying to be a bit more frugal this month, but since we can’t just hibernate our way to spring, we might as well try to find joy in more affordable pleasures. Below, three wines for a tenner or less …

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Wine Dupes - Affordable Doppelgangers of Fine Wines we Love | Affordable wines

Wine Dupes – Affordable Doppelgangers of Fine Wines we Love

The term dupe is often used in the beauty and fashion industries when referring to the affordable lookalike of a luxury item. It is understood that it won’t be exactly the same, but generally, “dupes” are expected to have the main features of the high-end product they resemble and in the case where they become recommendable, they’ll be of very …

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Mas Buscados Tinto 2014 - Wine of the Week from O'Briens

Mas Buscados Tinto 2014 – Wine of the Week from O’Briens

Wanted: Paco Oso, Paco Toston and Paco Lagarto. Their “crime”? Producing the grapes behind Mas Buscados Tinto 2014, a Tempranillo and Petit Verdot blend from Castilla in Spain, a Vino de la Tierra geographic indication known for its diverse and palate pleasing good value wines. Fun fact: “Mas Buscados Tinto” is Spanish for “Most Wanted Red”. In a …

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Aldi’s Exquisite Collection Sauvignon Blanc wins Gold at the 2016 Decanter World Wine Awards

Aldi Wine Exquisite Collection Sauvignon Blanc wins Gold at the 2016 Decanter World Wine Awards

Aldi Wine Exquisite Collection Sauvignon Blanc 2015 was awarded a Gold Medal at the 2016 Decanter World Wine Awards. The wine is available in nationwide, priced €8.99, and comes from the Casablanca Valley in Chile. Recently featured at Aldi’s Summer wine range tasting, the award winning wine is light an refreshing, with the crispy acidity that …

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Value Meets Quality: Highlights from the Aldi Summer Wine Taste

Value Meets Quality: Highlights from the Aldi Summer Wine Taste

Last Tuesday we had the pleasure to attend Aldi Summer Wine Tasting at the Cliff Town House on D2. The German company, known for matching quality products and affordable prices reflects these values on its 2016 summer wine portfolio. Here are a few of the afternoon’s favourites: Veuve Monsigny Champagne Brut 12% ABV, €19.99 Pale gold …

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