In the Rioja region the favourable conditions of 2018 produced one of the largest harvests of the past decade, resulting in balanced classic styled Rioja wines with great bouquet and good ageing poten..
You may have noticed a new label on some of our French winemakers’ bottles or they may appear in due course on newer vintages. The certification is called Haute Valeur Environnementale and w..
Doing what comes naturally. An ever-increasing question we come across in our shops has been, do you stock natural wines and what are they? Unlike organic, there is no official or legal definiti..
While last week we outlined the rise in certified organic wine making, this week we have moved onto the philosophy of Biodynamic farming. Many organic growers follow the Biodynamic practice, you can r..
As you browse the wine selection, you may find yourself wondering what’s in an organic wine. It is more about what is NOT in an Organic Wine. There are winemakers around the world converting to org..
Confused about the winemaking jargon and wonder if they’re just marketing angels? The farming philosophy is more than just jargon for The Wine Buff and the winemakers we partner with, it’s a way of..
The Wine Buff, Ireland’s largest independent wine shop group has opened its newest shop in Co. Wexford at 31 Main Street Gorey. The shop is in the centre of Gorey and offers an exclusive selection and..
We recently visited the 17-acre Bordeaux vineyard of Château des Graviers located in the Arsac region of Margaux and has been in the Dufourg-Landry family for generations. Some of the adjacent parcels..
Diemersdal is one of the oldest family owned estates in South Africa, founded in 1698 and owned by the same family since 1885. The Louw family is now farming the vines. Every first-born son is called ..