The Wine List: Will 2019 see the rise of rosé in Ireland?

Will 2019 be the year Ireland’s wine drinkers finally start to catch up with our rosé-loving UK and EU counterparts? Largely thanks to the warm summer of 2018 sales of rosé last year showed a significant increase according to retailers I’ve spoken with and most are optimistic for 2019.

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Flower-power wines: 8 marvellous tipples to try now

You don’t need green fingers to uncork these fragrant wines, says Sam Wylie-Harris.

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Want to know how to taste like a pro? We reveal the five basic stages of wine tasting

Surprisingly, the best time to taste wine is from 11am to noon, when your senses are at their optimum, says Sam Wylie-Harris.

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These are the wedding wines to consider if you’re planning your big day

With wedding season coming into full swing, these are the drinks to have on your radar, says Sam Wylie-Harris.

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Wine with Leslie Williams

This week, I’m focusing on Veneto, home to some of my favourite Italian wines, such as Bardolino, Soave and, of course, many Irish people’s favourite: Amarone della Valpolicella.

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The rise of the wine hotel: 5 of the best locations to taste test this new travel trend

A balancing act between seamless elegance and alcoholic decadence – these luxury lodgings will impress even the most seasoned wine lover.

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Wine with Leslie Williams

Spanish Wine Week is just finished but I couldn’t help giving over another column to the region’s wines.

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12 wine terms to use if you want to pass as a wine expert

Plus, what the wine jargon actually means, says Sam Wylie-Harris.

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Winelist: Warmer days give rise to cooler wines

With the clocks going forward, longer evenings are coming and hopefully warmer days and evenings. Given that we have already had some warmer days I’ve found myself drinking more white wine and rosé, as well as Beaujolais and lighter styles of red.

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