O’Briens Wine Beer & Spirits
33 Spruce Avenue Stillorgan Industrial Park Co. Dublin Ireland Ireland
+353 1 2931040 online@obrienswine.ie Monday-Saturday 10:30am-10pm Sunday 12:30am-10pm
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  • Irish Wine Geese

    Although the Saint Patrick’s Day festivities have been curtailed next week, it serves as a perfect time to remind ourselves of the great men and women all over the world making some of the best wines on our shelves.

    Historically this was for reasons of political or economic necessity- The Irish Wine Geese fled the island in the 17th and 18th centuries and established some of ...

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    Irish Wine Geese
  • Hold The (wine) Press!

    Here at O’Briens we are very proud of our wide and varied wine range from across the globe. And unsurprisingly so: lead by our Wine Director and Master of Wine, Lynne Coyle, our team source over 800 exciting lines from across the wine-producing world.  From the classic Old World regions of France, Spain and Italy to the lesser known areas within Uruguay and Romania, we stand or fal...

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    Hold The (wine) Press!
  • Treat yourself to a Shiraz this Australia Day!

    With today being Australia day, I thought I would use my blog to celebrate Shiraz, the best-loved vinous export from the land down under. While this grape variety, known as Syrah in its French homeland is not native to Australia, they have certainly made it their own in the relatively short time since it was introduced to the Country by James Busby in 1831 and since that time the spel...

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    Treat yourself to a Shiraz this Australia Day!
  • Say G'Day to these two at our Winter Wine Festival

    It is just three weeks now until our Winter Wine Festival, and as final preparations are underway we are very excited about it here at O’Briens H.Q. With over 60 wineries visiting Dublin for a fantastic weekend of wine, this will be our biggest wine festival yet.

    Of course, we have plenty of our favourite wineries returning, many of them visit regularly, and it goes without s...

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    Say G'Day to these two at our Winter Wine Festival
  • Treats for the Long Weekend

    This upcoming long weekend will surely see many dinner parties, celebrations, and informal gatherings as we all take advantage of the extra day off. Now, normally on the August bank holiday weekend, my blog would lean heavily toward BBQ wine tips, but unfortunately, the picture above might represent wishful-thinking as it doesn’t look like the weather is going to play ball.

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    Treats for the Long Weekend
  • The Best from Down Under

    Our Australia & New Zealand Wine Sale Starts today Wednesday, July 12th and runs until 10 pm on Wednesday, July 12th.

    We have 20% - 35% off over 130 exciting wines included in the sale line-up, far too many to detail here but I have chosen a few of my favourites below, these wines are from some of the finest vineyards in the Southern hemisphere and should illustrate just ...

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    The Best from Down Under
  • Que Syrah, Syrah!

    Syrah, when grown in its Northern Rhône homeland produces wines with a deliciously savoury and peppery style, that make it a perfect choice for these late winter/early spring days.

    Ferraton’s Crozes-Hermitage la Matiniere (€17.95 down from €19.95) is a great example of this style, a beautifully balanced lighter style of Syrah in which elegance and very pure fruit combine...

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    Que Syrah, Syrah!
  • Wine Fair Update

    The O’Briens winter wine fair returns next month and is spread across three sessions on Friday & Saturday November 11th & 12th in Dublin and we will also be heading south and returning to Cork on Thursday November 10th

    With more than 50 producers represented and over 250 wines to taste, this promises to be the wine event of the year so far and tickets are selling fas...

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    Wine Fair Update
  • Many are called, few are chosen!

    It may seem a little early in the year to be looking back, but by this time of the year, all of the wine buying is done and practically all of the new wines are already on the shelves.

    Led by our wine buyer Lynne Coyle MW, the three of us on the wine team have tasted in excess of 3,000 wines this year.

    To say that the selection process is stringent would be an understat...

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    Many are called, few are chosen!
  • Top Tips from our Australia & New Zealand Wine Sale

    We have 20% - 40% off over 150 exciting wines in our Australia & New Zealand sale, far too many to list here so I have decided to focus today on these two countries’ flagship grape varieties.

    Like many new world countries, New Zealand and Australia have built their winemaking reputation using grape varieties of French origin, but to consider these wines as mere copies of ...

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    Top Tips from our Australia & New Zealand Wine Sale

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