It’s nearly upon us, the 11th West Waterford Food Festival and this year it’s certainly bigger and looking brighter than the last 6 months of weather we experienced, so bring on the sunshine in Dungar..
Not so long ago, Sherry was usually seen as a sweet tipple that granny had at Christmas and the same bottle was resurrected year on year from the back of the cupboard for the odd glass or tw..
January the 6th is traditionally known as "Nollaig ns mBan" or Women's Christmas and Saturday is the perfect night to celebrate it. Here are some things you may not know about January 6th traditi..
This time of year, France is focused on its wine harvest but this year is different to recent years, an unusually mild March and frosty April, difficult ripening due to water stress and scorching heat..
NATURAL WINES……..what’s it all about? We are hearing more and more about natural wine. Given all the marketing hype, it seems to have just appeared in a short space of time, however when wine was m..
O Yes, La Dolce Vita…back from a wee trip to the Le Marche region of Italy, a little sun, a little wine and plenty of great tasting food. Never been there before and definitely heading back,..
Fans of southern Rhone wines who have seen the price of their Chateauneuf du Pape creep upwards over the last few years have been seeking out alternatives and Vacqueyras is a definite option, the regi..
You might assume that all wines are vegan friendly, isn’t wine just made from fermented grape juice? you might ask, so where does the animal become involved in the wine making process? The rea..
The 2015 vintage from Bordeaux is being hailed as close to its best, not on par with the exceptional 2010 but not far behind, in fact Bordeaux seems to be throwing up some interesting patterns for goo..