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On y’er bike in Marlborough

In May 2008 my girlfriend and I stumbled across the greatest show on earth. Ehhh, no, it wasn’t a live Bruce Springsteen concert or a European night at Anfield. It was a country. A country which we fell head-over-heels in love with for its stunning landscape, accessible wildlife, friendly people and of course, world beating …

Curious Prawn Flambe

We’re not just winos, you know – with the Curious Blog well under way, we’re adding a recipe for you to try at home every week. So allow us to seduce you (yes, just like those Marks and Spencer ads) with the tastiest food and wine combos to come out of our very own kitchens. …

Curious Goes Live

So the curiously named Curious, our brand spanking new wine blog, is live. Eight months from setting pencil to the grand plan for Curious Wines – including the vision of a website to set the standard in Irish wine retailing – our fabulous and enduringly tolerant web designer had had enough of my nit-picking and …

Amon-Ra a Better Bet Than The Stock Market?

With the property market going bang and Bank of Ireland shares being worth about as much as a penny chew, it’s time for investors to revise their portfolios. If anyone watched “Beat the Bank” with Duncan Bannatyne on BBC2 it would seem that some of the best investments come in the form of art and, …

The Curious Christmas Survival Kit Contest

While you may be panicked to discover there are only 39 days until Christmas, this is nothing like the panic you’ll experience when you’re invited to drop by half a dozen holiday parties at the last minute and realise you’ve no gift for your host or hostess. (Your mammy would slap you and you know …

Wine Tasting: New Zealand’s Hidden Gems

Curious Wines are delighted to welcome Joyce Austin of New Zealand Boutique Wines all the way from Auckland to Cork to host a seated tasting of New Zealand’s most exciting new wines. This is part of a series of special tastings to celebrate the launch of Curious Wines, and our New Zealand night promises a …

JAQK of All Trades

While opening a retail wine store and warehouse is the culmination of a dream for us, everyone once in a while there’s a daydream about starting our own brand of wines just to have an opportunity to design incredibly lucious labels and plush packaging. That’s more or less what Joel Templin and Katie Jain did. …

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