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SUSTAINABLE WAYS

SUSTAINABLE WAYS

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

DOING WHAT COMES NATURALLY

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..

BIODYNAMIC EXPLAINED

BIODYNAMIC EXPLAINED

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..

WHAT IS ORGANIC WINE

WHAT IS ORGANIC WINE

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..

DECIPHER VINEYARD WINE JARGON

DECIPHER VINEYARD WINE JARGON

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..

NEW SHOP GOREY

NEW SHOP GOREY

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..

MEET OUR WINEMAKERS - Christophe Landry

MEET OUR WINEMAKERS - Christophe Landry

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..

MEET OUR WINEMAKERS - Thys Louw

MEET OUR WINEMAKERS - Thys Louw

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 ..

MEET OUR WINEMAKERS - Andrea Libenzi

MEET OUR WINEMAKERS - Andrea Libenzi

Laila Libenzi was started in the 1950’s when Aristle Libenzi and his wife Renata bought land near Corinaldo in the Marche region overlooking the Adriatic Sea on the East coast of Italy.  They wor..

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