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Sep 23, 2019

Piper Heidsieck Champagne is one of the greatest brands in the world. It is also one of the most refined drinks available.

Over the years the brand has been synonymous with the movies -  its first 'appearance' was in Laurel and Hardy's 'Sons of the Desert' in 1933! Today Piper Heidsieck is the official Champagne to both...


Sep 16, 2019

SuperValu has a French Wine Fair running right now.

It has some really excellent wines and fabulous value.

The WinePod dropped in to interview a few of the producers who came to town to launch the Fair. They have really great stories to tell!  

Kevin O'Callaghan, SuperValu Wine Buyer, tells us why these Fairs are...


Sep 11, 2019

Twenty years ago the wine scene in Ireland was, with one exception, well established. The missing element was a Wine Bar.

When it opened the Ely Wine Bar at Ely Place in Dublin 2 revolutionized our awareness of wine, how we drink wine on a night out and, importantly, how a range of wines might be served 'by the...


Aug 20, 2019

Scott McWilliam recently presented a truly wonderful tasting in Dublin. It arrived to us in three distinct flights. Each was fascinating. 

Scott's family makes some of the most awarded wines in Australia at McWilliam's Wines home to the McWilliam's and Mount Pleasant labels.

Our blog over at WineIreland.blog guides us...


Aug 19, 2019

Terras Gauda is a winery in the O Rosal sub region of Rias Baixas in Galicia. They make the most brilliant Rias Baixas wine from Albarino grapes. By this I mean an enormous volume of very ripe, peach like fruits followed on the palate by a distinct rich, Hay and mineral spiciness. Delightful is too small a word!

In this...