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Jul 24 2014

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A sparkle in our step?
Helen Coburn reports on the recent upturn in the sparkling wine market, driven by non Champagne bubblies
Published: 19/02/2014


ShelfLife Special Tasting: South America
Helen Coburn gets to grips with the latest hot offerings from Chile and Argentina
Published: 19/02/2014


‘Tis the season to be fortified
Helen Coburn highlights fortified and sweet wines in the run up to Christmas and explains why they shouldn’t just be an afterthought over the festive period
Published: 18/11/2013


Price and grape are all important
Helen Coburn discusses why price and grape type are the most important factors for consumers when picking wine
Published: 18/11/2013


ShelfLife Special Tasting: Spain still hitting the spot
Helen Coburn highlights that Spanish wines are still hitting the spot in a Shelflife special tasting
Published: 15/10/2013


Wine geese from Clare
Helen Coburn highlights the successful wine varieties achieved by Irish emigrants who set up wineries in the New World
Published: 15/10/2013


Port region moving towards general declaration
The Sogrape group was the first to declare its 2011 vintage, with many others from Portugal's Douro region having since followed its lead.
Published: 13/05/2013


Dublin gets its own vineyard
Helen Coburn reports on the warm reaction that greeted Dublin's first temporary vineyard
Published: 18/10/2012


ShelfLife Special tasting: Sparkling Spain

Published: 18/10/2012


Jean Trimbach leads trade tasting

Published: 18/09/2012


Red is the name of the game

Published: 18/09/2012


The return of cork?
Cork is coming back into fashion due to some wine producers experiencing reductiveness
Published: 18/09/2012


Italians shine at Libertys
Helen Coburn looks at the quality of Italian wines available on the Irish market
Published: 15/06/2012


Shelflife Tasting: Riesling
Riesling is one of the great classic varieties of Europe and yet nowadays, if Irish consumers drink riesling, it’s more likely to be Australian rather than one from Alsace, Germany or Austria. Helen Coburn reports
Published: 15/06/2012


Gilbey's gathering still a highlight
Gilbey's annual trade tasting is a stand-alone affair, writes Helen Coburn
Published: 14/05/2012


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