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Christmas Food & Wine Matching Guide

IT’S ARGUABLY A WASTE to buy wine that is too expensive or too fine for The Big Day, as the typical Christmas table has a lot going on – family, kids, lots of different flavours, textures and intensities – and the subtle nuances of, say, a refined, subtle Burgundy might get lost in a rumbustious setting …

Last orders for Christmas – one-week call!

It’s your one-week call: last orders for guaranteed delivery before Santa comes is 1pm Thursday 19th December! We’ve over 100 wines on special, multi-buy offers, mixed cases, wine gifts, fine wines and press-reviewed wines galore. So if you want the tastiest, best value wines from across the world on your (or someone else’s) doorstep this Christmas, you’re …

Christmas indulgences under €20

White ‘Les Murelles’ Bourgogne Chardonnay 2009 €18.49 or €15.99 for 2+ *NEW* A classy offering with slinky flavours of peach, hazelnut, lemon and honey. 2009 has proven to be an absolutely stunning vintage for white Burgundy – buy with confidence! Castelo de Medina Rueda Verdejo Selección 2011 €16.99 The bodega’s head winemaker Carmen Blanco says this …

CHRISTMAS SPECIALS: Spain

Casas de Herencia Tinto  Valencia  €10.49 or €8.99 for 2+ Legado Muñoz Garnacha  Castilla  €10.49 €9.49 Pago de Cirsus Oak Aged 2011  Navarra  €12.99 or €9.99 for 2+ Warm aromas of raspberry and sandalwood waft generously from the glass. The lavish palate shows ripe tannins and gorgeous flavours of blackberry, mocha and brown sugar. Expressive style. Real Castelo Verdejo …

Mike’s top Christmas wine picks

As a bit of fun for our Christmas brochure, and to help the uninitiated through almost 400 wines, we got each of the team to pick their top wines for the festive season – what they’ll be drinking themselves over the well-deserved Christmas break. Last up, Mike.   Name: Michael Kane (yes, like the actor) …

Julian’s top Christmas wine picks

As a bit of fun for our Christmas brochure, and to help the uninitiated through almost 400 wines, we got each of the team to pick their top wines for the festive season – what they’ll be drinking themselves over the well-deserved Christmas break. Here’s Julian.   Name: Julian Alubaidy. A.K.A.: Julian, (‘Julien’, ‘Adrian’, ‘Justin’…), …

Matt’s top Christmas wine picks

As a bit of fun for our Christmas brochure, and to help the uninitiated through almost 400 wines, we got each of the team to pick their top wines for the festive season – what they’ll be drinking themselves over the well-deserved Christmas break. First up, the blogmeister himself, Matt.   Name: Matthew Kane A.K.A.: Matt, @curiousmatt, …

All the pics from a weekend of wine, food and dogs!

The weekend just gone saw the third Curious Christmas wine fair take place in our Cork warehouse, with the celebrity benefactors the Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind. A steady stream of enthusiastic wine fans gave generously over the two days and in return got to taste lots of wine, some great local food produce, …

Tasting Line-Up For Curious Christmas Wine Fair

In three hours from now, our 3rd annual Christmas wine fair kicks off, in association with Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind. We can now reveal what’s open for tasting over the two days, with the odd surprise thrown in as well. 😉 The fair runs from 4pm to 8pm today, Friday, and 12pm to …