Experience Italy from your sofa for less than €10 #Wine

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

You Must Try Muscadet & Match it with Fish!

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!

Quality Summer Wines, Including Champagne under €20!

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!

Having a dry January?Me too!

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.