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Langmeil Pre-Order Offers: 98-pt Freedom Shiraz + unique mixed case opportunities

‘You should kneel in the presence of a wine such as this.’ THE WORDS OF JAMES HALLIDAY speak as much of the history of the movement of people, the birth of a new nation and the literal roots of the Australian wine industry as they do about Langmeil’s Freedom 1843 Shiraz. In 1843, fleeing war …

The “Other” Half + 20% off New Zealand and Australia now at Curious

20% off Australia and New Zealand OUR SUMMER SPECIALS are now in full swing on curiouswines.ie and in stock in Cork and Naas, with a hotly-anticipated double header on Australia and New Zealand. More on Australia and a host of new arrivals next week, for now the return of a wine we couldn’t keep in …

ZING ZING: 91-point Marlborough Sauvignon €9.99 this weekend 🔆

Get some zing! WE’VE ANOTHER MOUTHWATERING TREAT for New Zealand Sauvignon fans with a third off this 91-point Marlborough Sauvignon for a limited time only. Blended from select parcels in Dillon’s Point, Brancott Valley and Spring Creek, and boasting a classic Marlborough profile, this just bursts with zingy gooseberry, passionfruit and sweet nectarine, all brought …

Petit Châteaux case deal – lovely cut-price claret delivered to your door

Magnifique! UNSURE WHERE TO START in our current Bordeaux promotion? We’ve put together two élégant, délicieux, magnifique Petit Chateaux parcels to kick off June and the bank holiday weekend! “Petit Châteaux” is the vinophile term for Bordeaux wine estates without official designation (those with, the likes of Margaux, St-Emilion, etc.), often going under the vague …

97 points Parker and Halliday: Limited Time Case Deal

Glaetzer Amon-Ra 2012 A MODERN ICON of Australian wine, Ben Glaetzer’s Amon-Ra Unfiltered Barossa Valley shot to prominence around a decade ago with a succession of high scores and high praise from critics around the world, including Robert Parker, James Halliday and Stephen Tanzer. Jay Millar, writing in Parker’s Wine Advocate, scored the 2006 vintage a …

Hello sunshine – Ramsay and Stein’s *other* favourite Bordeaux!

Grab a glass of sunshine WITH THE SUNSHINE comes the opportunity to delight in one of our favourite year-round pink tipples. Also on the lists of Gordon Ramsay and Rick Stein, Château Bauduc’s Bordeaux Rosé spends much time in the shadow of its celebrity white stablemate – largely, it must be said, because of our …

Mature “petit chateau” Bordeaux from the best vintage in a generation

Great value, mature Bordeaux WE FIRST GOT OUR HANDS on this cracking wee Côtes de Bourg in 2012 and just gushed over the richness and generosity of fruit. It was the first time we really got the fuss over the Bordeaux vintage par excellence 2010, and it quickly became a favourite with you as well, …

Abadia do Seixo Albariño, Rías Baixas, 2015

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Sommos Gewurztraminer is WOTM over on Flavour.ie!

“Gewurztraminer, most associated with Germany, or France’s Alsace, is a brilliant-but-Marmitey white wine – love it or hate it. Full of character (overburdened, some might say), wines made from Gewurzt are full bodied and exotic, often with hefty alcohol and noticeable sweetness. The flavours are distinctive and memorable – think lychee, mango and Turkish Delight …

Thank you and farewell, Aimé Guibert

WE WERE DEEPLY SADDENED to hear of the passing of a true legend of the wine world at the weekend when the founder of Mas de Daumas Gassac, Aimé Guibert, died at home in Aniane at the age of 91. Aimé’s contribution to wine, particularly in the Languedoc, cannot be overstated, creating the region’s first …