Archive for the ‘Wine talk’ Category
Posted on June 26th, 2008 11 Comments
Having read about the pending closure of a Dublin wine shop, an article on the demise of the independent bookshop by Peter Merholz, and the perennial problem of commoditisation, I began thinking about parallels with the wine world.
Posted on May 29th, 2008 5 Comments
The second open wine tasting took place last night (28th May) in Fallon & Byrne. The theme was Riesling, trying 5 different Rieslings.
Posted on April 30th, 2008 8 Comments
Malbec, the grape of the 21st century (according to Robert Parker), is being jointly promoted by both Argentina and Cahors. Good news for Malbec drinkers.
Posted on April 17th, 2008 14 Comments
The first wine night went ahead in Fallon & Byrne and I was chuffed with the turnout. Some lovely wine and equally lovely people.
Posted on April 9th, 2008 4 Comments
More fine wine tastings from the Irish Wine Board.