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COMPETITION: Win (the final) case of our Top 10 Wines!

CHRISTMAS CAME EARLY for Paddy O’Donoghue from Cork, the latest Curious Wine Club member to win a case of our Top 10 wines. Paddy correctly identified sprouts as being a problematic wine match – the sulphur in these repellent vegetables makes wine taste metallic. (Hey, sulphur comes from hell, doesn’t it?) We’re giving away one …

COMPETITION: Win a case of our Top 10 Wines!

WELL DONE to Mary Hackett of Nenagh, who is one case of popular wines richer after winning our recent Top 10 competition. The mystery wine behind the pixelated image was Bozeto de Exopto Rioja. Enjoy your bounty, Mary! We’re giving away another case this week (Top Whites OR Reds – but no mixing). To enter, …

Competition – win a case of our Top 10 wines!

You might’ve seen us recently announce details of our Top 10 selling red and white wines of 2013. Well, we’re GIVING AWAY 3 cases of these same wines (red or white – you choose) to 3 lucky Wine Club members during November. The first is this week, with the other 2 cases later this month. …

CURIOUS CAPTION CONTEST – Win a night at the Blue Haven Kinsale!

The Blue Haven is offering Curious Wines’ social media friends the chance to win 1 night’s B&B for 2 with dinner at its stylish and centrally-located Kinsale hotel. To enter, simply caption the image below on any of the online platforms mentioned below. Please note (and sorry to be needy) that you have to ‘follow’, …

July competition: Brilliant Bordeaux

Celebrating 12 successive years on Gordon Ramsay‘s list of house wines, July’s competition features your chance to try the brand new vintages of the brilliant Château Bauduc. The 2011 Bordeaux Blanc Sec is a crisp, dry white, made from the 25 acres of Sauvignon Blanc vines that surround the Château. House white at Gordon Ramsay’s …

June competition: Bon Voyage

Following Mike’s jolly in the Languedoc – sorry, I mean of course, ‘work trip’ – and with thousands of us heading to France for our holiers, June’s competition will have you pointed in the right direction for your own bon voyage of sun, food and wine. Cadogan Guides’ Languedoc-Roussillon 2012 edition explores the very best …

May competition: Love the Languedoc

It’s “Love the Languedoc” for the months of May and June and we’ve one of our tastiest prizes ever up for grabs in our May competition. Described by Gault & Millau as “a Lafite in the Languedoc”, “the only Grand Cru of the Midi” by Hugh Johnson and “Exceptional” by Robert Parker, Mas de Daumas …

Golden Egg Hunt Winners (Part II)

The vast majority of entries got the correct answer for our Curious Golden Egg Hunt – a contest that involved finding eleven hidden golden eggs around the website, each with a letter printed on them, and then rearranging them to uncover a well known wine region. The answer – Chateauneuf – well done to all …

Golden Egg Hunt Winners (Part I)

Yesterday saw the second Curious Golden Egg Hunt commence with gusto as, at 12.00pm, our newsletter subscribers got first dibs on finding the eleven golden eggs hidden around our website and solving the clue to a famous wine region hidden therein. The first ten people back with the correct answer each bagged themselves €25 in …

April competition: The Curious Golden Egg Hunt

With Easter almost upon us, April’s competition is our second Curious Golden Egg Hunt, with over €400 worth of wine up for grabs over the next 3 days! We’ve hidden eleven golden eggs around the website, all nestled discretely in the wine bottle pics on our product pages, and each with a letter printed on …

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