The weather has me sweating! There is no better country than Ireland when the sun is out. Unfortunately the warm days we experience are few and far between and we can hardly cope with the temperatures because we are not used to the heat.
I love Italy. It’s best, that I disclose this bias from the outset, as Italian wines hold a special place in my heart. Let’s face it, as the biggest wine producer and exporter in the world next to France, who doesn’t love Italian wines to some degree? It is with that in mind that I’m… Continue reading Experience Italy from your sofa for less than €10 #Wine
I was lucky enough to be invited by Wines Direct to an exclusive, little get-together in Dublin’s member’s club Residence on Stephen’s Green. We didn’t just get to sample two gorgeous Muscadets and tasty fish dishes; Wines Direct flew in the wine maker Jo Landron from France. It was something special to witness the producer’s… Continue reading You Must Try Muscadet & Match it with Fish!
Last week I went along to Aldi Stores Summer Wine tasting. I tried, tested and made tasting notes for 42 wines in the collection. The theme running throughout their selection on the nose and palette is floral notes and summer garden. With this in mind I’ve ranked and rated every bottle, and narrowed it down… Continue reading Quality Summer Wines, Including Champagne under €20!
Well, wine preferably. Great wine actually, the kind that commands you to savour every drop. There is nothing worse than choosing a wine that simply doesn’t deliver. Especially after a long week at work, or at a time when you really need an enjoyable, easy-drinking glass.
As January draws to a close, some of you will have a lot to celebrate having succeeded in completing your goal of a dry January. I’m quite surprised with myself having exceeded my own expectations with relative ease. In fact, I thoroughly enjoyed going on the dry for the entirety of January to such an extent, that I’m considering continuing through February for many reasons.
The french have secured their place on the world wine stage and are one of the most credible old world regions for production of wine using all our favorite grapes.