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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  • Hot off the Press!

    I’d like to use my blog this week to draw your attention to some of our wines which have been reviewed in the Irish Press over the last few Month.

    Julia Florista Branco 2016 (€7.95 down from €9.95) “A multi-regional blend of grape varieties. Light, soft and very pleasantly fruity. Drink solo or with summer salads.”  - John Wilson, Irish times, May 5th

    Bott...

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    Hot off the Press!
  • Looking through Rosé tinted glasses!

    As I write, the sun is beating through the office window, which has inspired me 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, and for most of us, thinking of a crisp glass of Rosé conjures up images of sitting in the evening sun on a terrace somewhere in the Mediterranean, which is all well and good, but for...

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    Looking through Rosé tinted glasses!
  • Organic Options in our French Wine Sale

    There are quite a few Organic wines included in our French 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...

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    Organic Options in our French Wine Sale
  • Irish Wine Geese

    The Saint Patrick’s Day celebrations that take place all over the world this week are a reminder to us all that the Irish have always looked beyond these shores.

    Although historically this was mainly for reasons of political or economic necessity, these enterprising emigrants often sought out or created exciting opportunities for themselves in their adopted countries of resid...

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    Irish Wine Geese
  • Fireside treats for the Bank-Holiday weekend.

    As the long weekend stretches out in front of me, I am looking forward to a few days relaxing at home and a couple of family gatherings around the dinner table with some comforting autumnal meals. But one thing is certain, the fire will be lit and a glass or two of wine will be enjoyed.

    And at this time of year, with the clock going back, and the evenings drawing in, it’s tim...

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    Fireside treats for the Bank-Holiday weekend.
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • French Favourites

    Our French wine sale begins this Wednesday, May 10th and is running for two full weeks right through until Wednesday the 24th, so there can be no better time to pick up a few bottles of your favourite French wine or even to try something new.

    With over 300 wines covering a wide variety of wine styles, there's something here to suit everyone.

    To get you thinking, I ha...

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    French Favourites

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