Sunday, May 20, 2018

One of our own

Some beautiful wine is made in Waterford but it’s not called Déise Delight or Vin de Dungarvan. The Waterford in question is in South Africa - the Waterford Estate in Stellenbosch, 70kms east of Cape Town. That’s where Jeremy...

One of our own

Some beautiful wine is made in Waterford but it’s not called Déise Delight or Vin...

Making a song of it

Wine reviews – By Michael Wolsey Mickey McConnell has a great song about a man who...

Seeing red …

Wine reviews – By Michael Wolsey In the dim and distant past, when I worked for...

Not just for holidays

Wine reviews – By Michael Wolsey And Spanish ale will bring you hope, wrote the the...

Highs and lows

Wine reviews – By Michael Wolsey When I told an American woman I had bought some...

Snob on the job

Wine reviews – By Michael Wolsey Why do wine waiters hold one hand behind their backs...

A bleat about lamb

Wine reviews – By Michael Wolsey No lambs will die on my account this Easter. It’s...

A taste of fusion

Wine reviews – By Michael Wolsey When I was a young man, buying drink for ladies...

Vive le vin francais!

Wine reviews – By Michael Wolsey Would you be critical of an Irish politician who drank...

Two of a kind

Wine reviews – By Michael Wolsey Syrah is the main grape used in the production of...

Shop for a drop

Wine reviews – By Michael Wolsey I am sometimes asked to rate independent retailers of wine...

California dreaming

Wine reviews – By Michael Wolsey Wine tourism is a growing business and entire holidays are...

That will be grand

Wine reviews – By Michael Wolsey I was a guest recently at a Grand Cru tasting...

A little white magic

Wine reviews – By Michael Wolsey Sauvignon Blanc vies with riesling as the most popular grape...

A touch of glass

Wine reviews – By Michael Wolsey Readers sometimes ask where they can buy a wine they...

Bottle of the Boyne

Wine reviews – By Michael Wolsey For a country with no real wine industry of its...

All fizzed out

Wine reviews – By Michael Wolsey If you had a surfeit of fizz over the holiday...

Bubbles at bargain price

Wine reviews – By Michael Wolsey Last week, with Christmas in mind, we looked at Champagne....

Stars for Christmas

Wine reviews – By Michael Wolsey What’s the difference between Champagne and other sparkling wines? Well,...

Merry with Sherry

Wine reviews – By Michael Wolsey Time was when most houses had a bottle of Port...

A Sweet Little Treat

Wine reviews – By Michael Wolsey I am loathe to mention the C-word before November is...

Pubs and Bars

Left Bank

Welcome to Left Bank The Left Bank Bar Kilkenny opened on the 8th of May 2008 and quickly established itself as a must visit for...

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