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  • The new wines for July have landed

    By all accounts, we are due for a mini heat-wave this weekend, to help make the most of this warm spell while it lasts, there are lots of Summer treats available in your local O’Briens store. 

    Regular readers of the blog will know that, weather permitting, I never miss an opportunity to get the BBQ lit, and this weekend certainly be no different, but as this weather also s...

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    The new wines for July have landed
  • All Things American

    Summer is in full flow, albeit it may be turning to an ‘Irish Summer’, but with the 4th of July just around the corner we are celebrating all things American this week in O'Brien's. When doing a little research for this piece on Independence Day traditions, what struct me was that beyond fireworks and parades what it always comes back to is a celebration of family and community. People co...

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    All Things American
  • Father's Day Picks

    Forget about woolly slippers or eau de musk, get them something they can sit back, relax, and enjoy on Father’s Day this Sunday 18th of June. Let us take the hassle out of choosing a gift, pop in store or browse on line for a range of great gift ideas with a selection of craft beers as well as a number of great spirits on offer. I’ve picked out a few Father’s Day favourites alon...

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    Father's Day Picks
  • Gérard Bertrand, Champion of Biodiversity

    Picking up awards is nothing new for master-winemaker Gérard Bertrand, but I know the latest one is one he will particularly cherish.

    Just last week the French press recognised Gérard Bertrand as a "Champion of Biodiversity" and awarded him the Trophy of Socially Responsible Leadership.

    Gérard Bertrand received the Trophy for Responsible Leadership 2017 in the Socie...

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    Gérard Bertrand, Champion of Biodiversity
  • O'Briens Wine Experience at Taste of Dublin 2017

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    We’re counting down the days until Taste of Dublin this year and we’re looking forward to you joining us for a masterclass or simply dropping by the bar to pick up a glass or bottle of your favourite wine!

    As we’re back again with the O’Briens Wine Experience this year we’ve decid...

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    O'Briens Wine Experience at Taste of Dublin 2017
  • Craft Gin: From New York to Newtownmountkennedy

    The terms craft and small batch sometimes get bandied about but these are terms that hold true when discussing Irelands growing gin industry. Independent people working hard to produce great tasting spirits each small batch at a time. People who are passionate about their craft and their product. One such gin is Bonac 24.

    The gin is produced by Gavin Clifford and his father M...

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    Craft Gin: From New York to Newtownmountkennedy
  • Wonderful Whites For Summer!

    The June bank holiday this weekend kicks off the Summer season for most of us (even though the weather may not play along!), and what this means in terms of wine selection is a marked shift from red to white as we look for wines which will work well with the salads, seafood and lighter dishes gracing our tables.

    It isn’t always as simple as that though, some whites are better...

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    Wonderful Whites For Summer!
  • Perfect Pink Wines

    As I write, the sun is beating through the office window, and with this in mind, I have decided to return to the topic of Rosé for my blog today. Regular readers will by now that I am a huge fan of Rosé wines, the main reason being that can be such good wines for food-matching, particularly with the grilled fish, barbecues and salads filling our tables just now. I have chosen four w...

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    Perfect Pink Wines
  • NEIPA – This seasons must have style

    India Pale Ale continues to be a the most popular style amongst craft beer drinkers and brewers are constantly looking for new takes on the style. For the last few years the trend in IPAs has been towards more and more hops with bigger, bolder flavours and in turn increasing the bitterness. The West Coast style IPA epitomizes this bigger bolder ethos. However in the ever evolving wo...

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    NEIPA – This seasons must have style
  • Brilliant BBQ Wines

    With a  fairly good weather outlook ahead, I thought now would the perfect time to have a look at some simple guidelines on how best to pair wines with BBQ dishes successfully.

    Above all, you should choose fresh, fruity, wines; zesty, citrusy whites, and bright, fruity reds and take care to avoid overly oaky wines either red or white and also avoid any red with heavy tannins.<...

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    Brilliant BBQ Wines

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