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  • Diamond Creek Vineyards sold to Roederer Champagne

    Read More Diamond Creek Vineyards of Napa Valley fame was just sold to Louis Roederer Champagne! That is big news, especially during today’s economic climate. If you are not familiar with Diamond Creek Vineyards, you should be. In my opinion, they are one of the top vineyard sites in the entire Napa Valley. Their four […]

  • Top Picks In Our Irish Whiskey Sale

    Read MoreTime to celebrate all things Irish. There may be no parades this year, but you can still raise a toast with a premium Irish whiskey. If you are planning on raising a glass over the next few days, then you are in luck as right now we have a fantastic range available in our […]

  • Irish Wine Geese

    Read MoreAlthough the Saint Patrick’s Day festivities have been curtailed next week, it serves as a perfect time to remind ourselves of the great men and women all over the world making some of the best wines on our shelves. Historically this was for reasons of political or economic necessity- The Irish Wine Geese fled […]

  • Whiskey & Beer Pairing

    Read MoreThis week I’m taking a look at Irish whiskey and beer pairings. Far from a whiskey chaser quickly washed down with a beer we are looking at beers and whiskeys that work well together and compliment both. The reason whiskey and beer pair so well is because, in essence, a whiskey is a beer […]

  • Italian Wine Sale

    Read MoreTravel plans to Italy may be curtailed for the foreseeable future, but you can still live la dolce vita with a great value Italian wine from the O’Briens Italian Wine Sale. Starting today, and running until St Patrick’s Day, there is up to 40% off our entire Italian wine range! No better time to […]

  • Whiskey Sale Picks

    Read MoreStarting today and continuing through March we have over 50 Irish Whiskeys on offer. There is a lot on offer from old favourites to new additions with pricing starting at just EUR19.95 for the excellent Kilbeggan blended Irish whiskey. There is a lot of whiskey to choose from, of note are a pair of […]

  • Leap Year Offers

    Read MoreIt has been a long winter but with this Saturday marking the end of February, and a Leap Year no less, we can look forward to pottering around in our gardens in fine Spring weather. Our winemaker partners in the northern hemisphere will soon be welcoming the new season’s first growth, whilst wineries south […]

  • Not the cool new beers, classics to revisit

    Read MoreCraft beer is constantly evolving with new limited releases and seasonal beers regularly dropping. But what about those beers that you go back to again and again? Classic staples that have stood the test of time. This week we revisit some flagship beers. We spend a lot of time talking about and drinking new […]

  • On Top of the World: Mountain Wines

    Read MoreWith storms Ciara and Denis now in the rearview mirror, hopefully we can start casting our minds towards milder weather and more outdoor pursuits. For me that means a lot more hill walking and hiking in the Cooley Peninsula. Although plenty high enough to meet my needs, even Slieve Foy, the highest point in […]

  • Saint Valentine & Rose Wine

    Read MoreIn recent years the popularity of rose wine has increased so much that we almost don’t need the traditional excuse of Valentine’s day to enjoy a glass. If you choose to open a bottle this year to celebrate the memory of the 3rd century Roman saint, you will be in very good company. These […]

  • Valentines Gifts

    Read MoreWhether you are looking for the perfect gift or some great options for sharing this Valentines we have you covered. Here is my pick of some great drinks to get you in to the spirit of the occasion. Of course, these are great options for treating yourself as well! First up, some gin. What […]

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