The Wine Buff

wine-questions 26 September

22 FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT[..]

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What Wines Should I Serve At A Party? You want wines that aren’t too high in alcohol, so people can have a good time without

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wine_school-1600x786 19 February

What makes a fine wine over a cheap[..]

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When we look at a wine shelf we see great disparity between prices. They can range from €4 a bottle to hundreds if not thousands

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pythagoras1 16 September

Things might get messy if you pour [..]

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You may remember Pythagoras of Samos from your school days…the square on the hypotenuse and all that… but you’ll be glad to know the great

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Broganshoe 16 September

How to open a bottle of wine when t[..]

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We’ve all been there…you go to liberate the contents of a nice bottle of wine, only the bottle opener is nowhere to be found. Never

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BrogFraa 16 September

Wine puts pep in French team’[..]

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All going to plan, the October 11th meeting between Ireland and France will be the decider to see who tops RWC Group D. Perhaps Joe

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Yunessun spa resort 15 September

Little drop of heaven on earth for [..]

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It’s like a dream… you put your head back, close your eyes and float away in a warm pool… of wine! Yes, you read it

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con man wine 21 August

9 ways to con your friends you’re[..]

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The world cup is coming and that means people around for dinner and the game. Like most of us if you can’t understand a thing

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off licence association 20 May

Welcome to O’Donovans Off Licence[..]

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A Letter from Gary O’ Donovan to the wine and beer drinkers of Cork. In this section we hope to keep you informed of as

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glass of red wine 08 April

A Glass of Wine a Day Keeps the Doc[..]

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A glass of red wine with your evening meal can provide a host of great health benefits, and it’s certainly one of the more enjoyable

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south american wines 08 April

South American Wines Offer Best Pri[..]

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South America is the number one supplier of wine to the Irish Market and it’s easy to see why. They first emerged as a powerhouse

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slider_img 27 March

SOUTH AFRICAN WINES TO MAKE A COMEB[..]

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South African Wines growing in popularity with Irish wine drinkers South African Wines fell out of favour in recent years due to brand weariness and

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  • Gary o’ Donovan takes over as Chairperson of the National Off Licence Association

    O’Donovan believes that product knowledge is essential to success in the independent off-trade. “Unless you know the product, you can’t

    Created: 10/04/15 Read More