Tag Archives: Specials

Regional Focus: The Rhône

The Rhône, in southeast France, is the country’s second-largest wine region after Bordeaux; but it’s really best considered as two separate, distinct, areas. The elevated north, which grows mostly Syrah, makes barely a tenth of the Rhône’s wine but more-or-less monopolises the zone’s glamour. Forty kilometres long but very narrow and with vertiginous vineyards, the …

Spring Specials: 20% off Rhône Wines

TECHNICALLY IT’S SPRING but we know full well there is no risk of t-shirt weather for at least another three months, so big hearty reds are still the way to go on the wine front. Step forward, the Rhône – including our popular house Cotes du Rhône, Châteauneuf du Pappy and BRAND NEW wines from …

Spring Specials: 20% off New Zealand Wines

NEW ZEALAND is synonymous with pristine, über-aromatic whites – Pinot Gris, Riesling and, of course, Sauvignon – but its reds, Pinot Noir in particular, but Syrah, too, are arguably even better. Check out old favourites The Ned and King’s Series, plus newcomers The Cloud Factory and, direct from Hawkes Bay (pictured, below), Left Field (including our first …

Spring Specials: 20% off Chilean Wines

SOUTH AMERICA’S LARGEST WINE EXPORTER CHILE has a global reputation for its great-value, impeccably-made, fruit-driven wines. See what all the excitement is about with Maipo-based, former Chilean Winery of the Year Santa Alicia (from just €8.79!) and premium desert winery Tabali. Browse all our Chilean Specials HERE. And, introducing our brand new, artisan supplier The Garage Wine Co. …

Spring Specials: 20% off Italian Wines

SPRING HAS SPRUNG (biblical floods notwithstanding) and Curious Wines is here to ease you into more temperate times with a raft of tempting specials. All are live now and ready to ship. Details of all the promos will follow before the weekend, but let’s start with Italy, and it’s all change for Oenotria (‘land of …

August / Autumn Specials at Curious – Spain, South Africa, Loire

SPAIN: WE’RE NOT SURE if it’s because so many Irish people holiday in Santa Ponza, Lanzarote and the Costa del Sol or because Spanish wines are so damn good and well-priced but, whatever the reason, La Furia Roja’s wines are currently in red-hot vogue here. Click HERE for deals galore! —– SOUTH AFRICA: SOME CRACKERJACKS …

Summer specials from Curious

Endless blue skies, long days at the beach, everyone with sun-kissed skin – that’s how summers are in other countries. Here in Ireland we have only great wine deals from Curious Wines to enliven the May to July period – how bad! Our summer specials kick off today and will run for the next three …

Spring has Sprung: March and April Specials from Curious

It’s rare we blow our own trumpet but I have to confess I get a bit excited when it comes to deciding on the next round of promotions for Curious. As ever, I’m led by the heart, and I’ve picked a country, a region and a producer that should delight anyone partaking of these very …

Curious Wines: Best Commercial Website

Friday the 13th turned out to be a very lucky day indeed for Curious Wines. Dressed to the nines in ballgowns and penguin suits, we took off for Dublin and the 7th Annual Digital Media Awards, where we scooped some great sites and big brands to bring home the award for Best Commercial Website. If …

Valentines Special: Love Hurts

With St Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it’s time to start planning that all important evening with your loved one. Flowers: check. Oysters: check. Strawberries: check. Biggest bottle of pink champers you can find. Check. There is another wine however, which would be particularly appropriate on Valentine’s day. The special Beaujolais of St Amour, with an …