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  • Autumnal Reds in our Annual Wine Sale

    There may still be plenty of sunshine about, but It is fair to say that autumn has now taken hold and as the leaves are falling and the evenings begin to draw in, our appetites tend to move towards richer, more robust dishes, the same goes for our wines, so I have chosen below a selection from our Annual Wine Sale, all which are suited to roasts, hearty casseroles and cosy evenings in...

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    Autumnal Reds in our Annual Wine Sale
  • Stunning Whites in our Annual Wine Sale

    In my blog last week, I picked out a selection of reds from our annual wine sale, so it is only fit and proper that this week I should turn the spotlight on to some of the Stunning Whites included in the line-up.

    To start off, I have picked a Pinot Grigio From the Friuli region of Northeast Italy where Pinot Grigio tends to be richer and more complex.  Puiattino (€11.95 down...

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    Stunning Whites in our Annual Wine Sale
  • Award-Winning wines at O'Briens

    The results have recently been released for two of the wine world’s most prestigious competitions, and I am delighted to report that over forty of our exclusively imported wines picked up a regional trophy or a platinum, gold or silver medal, with many dozens more picking up bronze medals or commendations.

    The Decanter World Wine Awards (DWWA) is the world’s largest and mos...

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    Award-Winning wines at O'Briens
  • Lighter reds for summer

    Whites and Rosé wines grab a lot of the attention in summer, and even when reds are mentioned, often it will be a big spicy wine to pair up with a BBQ.

    However, there is a wide range of lighter red wines which really come into their own when the sun is shining and some of them taste even better when lightly chilled.

    I have picked out a few such wines below, all of which...

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    Lighter reds for summer
  • Pick up a Pinot

    Notoriously hard to grow, Pinot Noir has developed a bit of a reputation as the most challenging of all Grape variety.

    Taking into account the fact that Pinot not only plays a huge role in the production of Premium Champagnes but also that in its home region of Burgundy it produces some of the priciest and certainly most romanticised red wines in the world, it’s easy see wh...

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    Pick up a Pinot
  • A New Look For An Old Friend

    The Viña Chocalán story began in 1996 when Guillermo Toro Gonzalez, a Chilean entrepreneur with strong links to the wine-making business as the leading bottle supplier for the industry, proposed to diversify the family business and branch out into producing high-quality wines.

    Today, led by Guillermo’s daughter Aida Toro, family-owned Viña Chocalán is r...

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  • Organic Wines on the Rise

    Once seen as a niche product, consumption of organic wine is now growing faster than that of conventional vintages.

    Many Organic producers are now making innovative & delicious wines as good as or better than anything made by conventional methods

    Here at O’Briens, we have for a long time been supporters of this shift in thinking, and I have picked out just a fe...

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  • Winery of the Year

    I am delighted to report that last December, Emiliana were awardedWinery of the year 2015 by Wines of Chile.

    Mario Pablo Silva, President of Wines of Chile, announced the news saying,

    “Since its foundation, Emiliana has been a pioneer in this country and has made tremendous contributions to sustainability and the production of wine made with organic grapes …...

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  • Star Winemakers in our Sale

    With our September sale ending next week, I thought I might take the opportunity to highlight a couple of the Award-Winning Winemakers represented in the line-up.

    Among the many awards he has amassed so far, Gérard Bertrand was named “Red Winemaker of the year” by the International Wine Challenge in 2012, he is the proprietor of 580 hectares of vineyar...

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  • Organic Options in our Wine Sale

    There are quite a few Organic wines included in our September Wine Sale, so I thought now might be a good time to look at the category.

    Once seen as a niche product, consumption of organic wine is now growing faster than that of conventional vintages.

    Their success can be put down to the fact that many Organic producers are now making innovative and delicious wines as go...

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