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A GLASS FROM THE PAST

A GLASS FROM THE PAST

In October 1685 Louis XIV, the ‘Sun King’ of France, revoked the Edict of Nantes. Protestantism was once again declared illegal, and the French army began pulling down their churches and..

A FROSTY APRIL

A FROSTY APRIL

Over three weeks ago, world news was focused on the frosty situation in the vineyards of France especially around Bordeaux. The world press has moved on, but the French winegrowers are still very much..

BARBECUING SOUTH AFRICAN STYLE

BARBECUING SOUTH AFRICAN STYLE

Spring has finally arrived here in Ireland, well Spring as we know it, can be brollies in the morning, shorts and tee shirts in the afternoon and jumping back into winter woollies for the evenings. ..

POWERFUL CORNAS

POWERFUL CORNAS

Vincent Paris is a quiet, gets on with his work type of individual, however his wines are quickly becoming iconic in the region and around the world.  He started making wines back in the 90’s ..

LOVE ON THE VINES

LOVE ON THE VINES

Nolwenn and Matthieu are two young winemakers who met by chance at a wine fair. A sip of Pouilly Fumé and it was the beginning of a true love story. After doing a science degree, Matthieu returned to ..

PRUNING IN ST EMILION

PRUNING IN ST EMILION

On our early morning drives into the shop in St Emilion or to the market in Libourne you glimpse eerie silhouettes through the mist in the vineyards, bent over and moving slowly through the vines. Pru..

THE WINE BUFF OPENS IN KILKENNY

THE WINE BUFF OPENS IN KILKENNY

Wine Moments Coming to Kilkenny with The Wine Buff Opening New to the area, Gary Davidson and Gabi Baronetti are immersing themselves into the local community by opening the most recent Wine Buff f..

TOP 10 IN FRANCE

TOP 10 IN FRANCE

We are delighted to announce that The Wine Buff St Emilion has been voted one of the Top 10 wine retailers in France by The Beverage Trade Network.     Since our la..

SPANISH VINTAGE 2019

SPANISH VINTAGE 2019

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..

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