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  • Celebrate Malbec World Day

    To celebrate Malbec World Day, this Tuesday, April 17th, we are taking 20% off a selected range of Malbecs.

    Why not join in the celebrations at home by choosing a Malbec and take part in in the global conversation by using the hashtag #MalbecWorldDay

    I know that, I for one will be savouring one of the wonderful wines below this evening, now if I could only decide which o...

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    Celebrate Malbec World Day
  • Marvellous Malbec

    In just the last 15 years, Malbec has gone from being a niche grape that was largely unheard of, to now being one of Ireland’s favourite grape varietals.

    And while Malbec’s home region may be Southwest France, the credit for this recent success sits squarely with Argentina, with the World’s largest planting, and its own distinctive style Argentina is undoubtedly now its...

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    Marvellous Malbec
  • Vinexpo: The Southern Stars

    Vinexpo: The Southern Stars

    In my blog on Vinexpo last week, I started out by telling you what an international fair it is and then I proceeded to tell you all about three of our producers from Burgundy!

    So I thought for this week’s post I would focus on three of our favourite producers from the Southern hemisphere, and from South America in particular.

    Our first stop was ...

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  • Argentine Superstar

    This is really a bit of a heads-up as the new vintage ofAmancaya-an all-time Argentine favourite -has just landed. The vintage is 2010 and it the best we have ever seen of this hedonistic Malbec/Cabernet. Luscious and full-bodied with layer upon layer of succulent dark fruit framed in French oak it is a class act.

    Amancayacomes from Bodegas Caro in Argentina’s Mendoza region and i...

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  • And Best Director goes to...Jorge Riccitelli!!

    If the Wine Star Awards represent the wine world’s equivalent of the Oscars then theWinemaker of the Yearmust surely be the equivalent of Best Director. This year’s big award goes toJorge Riccitellithe head winemaker of Argentine superstar estateBodegas Norton.

    The Wine Star awards -run by heavyweight US wine magazine Wine Enthusiast -has grown over the last decade into the ...

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