• Really? The Rhône? Why?

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    Rhône wine week. Will you ‘get your Rhône on’?!

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  • Paris2Nice. Nigel pedals through France for the Laura Lynn Foundation

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    Nigel, our Director of Fine Wine cycles from Paris to Nice for Charity.

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  • Tasting to Tucan! An interview with Donal Gunne.

    A little insight into Sligo band Tucan and the consumer side of our Portfolio tasting in March. Random connection maybe, but worth a look, even for the video at the end!

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  • Cork event!! Chateau Montelena tasting at The Grain Store, Ballymaloe

    In 1882 Alfred Tubbs purchased 254 acres of rugged land at the base of Mount Saint Helena and planted vines.1972 was the Barrett’s first vintage at Montelena. In 1976 a who’s who of the French wine and food establishment gathered for ‘The Judgement of Paris’. Four white Burgundies were tasted against six California Chardonnays. Chateau Montelena’s 1973 was voted number One. Bo Barrett has been involved in every vintage at Montelena since 1972. We are very lucky to have him leading the tasting and giving an insight into these fantastic wines. Wines to be tasted include various vintages from the following

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  • Chateau Montelena Dinner at Thornton’s Restaurant

    In 1882 Alfred Tubbs purchased 254 acres of rugged land at the base of Mount Saint Helena and planted vines.1972 was the Barrett’s first vintage at Montelena. In 1976 a who’s who of the French wine and food establishment gathered for ‘The Judgement of Paris’. Four white Burgundies were tasted against six California Chardonnays. Chateau Montelena’s 1973 was voted number One. Bo Barrett has been involved in every vintage at Montelena since 1972. We are very lucky to have him presiding over the dinner and giving an insight into these fantastic wines. Wines to go with dinner include: Napa Valley

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  • Chateau Montelena’s iconic winemaker owner Bo Barrett is coming to Ireland.

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    I could waffle on about the icon status of Chateau Montelena or merely refer to you a certain film with Alan Rickman telling the story about the time when the Montelena Chardonnay wiped the floor and came out above some of Burgundy’s best whites. This famous 1976 tasting is known as the ‘Judgement of Paris’. Chateau Montelena in The Calistoga AVA of Napa Valley was established in 1882 when Alfred Tubbs decided to plant estate vineyards on the soil. Following the prohibition in 1920 and the cessation of winemaking practices at the Chateau, 1934 saw the winery refurbished in anticipation

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  • For those who missed our two Burgundy evenings with Domaines and Maisons Henriot…

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    “Wine makes every meal an occasion, every table more elegant, every day more civilised.” Andre Simon. Following two evenings of delicious food and fantastic wines from the collection of estates owned by Joseph Henriot: Champagne Henriot, Bouchard Pere et Fils and William Fevre Chablis, it stands to reason that some reflection of the enjoyment and enrichment the consumption of fine food and wine gives to us all is due. Catherine Léonard from Maisons and Domaines Henriot led each evening, one at the renowned Artisan restaurant in Galway and the second at Locks Brasserie in Dublin. At the start of each

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  • Tindal’s October Wine Club. Biodynamics at Bijou!

    Biodynamics with Andrej from Alpamanta formed the theme of our wine club this month. Here’s a little insight into what we get up to!

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  • Pinot Noir & Terroir with Larry ‘McPinot’. Which Pinot Noir would you prefer?

    A short insight into our recent tasting and seminar on Pinot Noir and the effects of terroir. Which is your favourite region to grow Pinot Noir?

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  • The Riesling Revolution

    Some of the greatest wines in the world are from this grape. Alsace, Germany and Australia are brought together in this tasting illustrating the different styles on the market.

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  • Where’s Wally? No where’s Tindal in the collection of corks?!!

    Win your way to going home with some wonderful wines for free!

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  • Find us at the Bride of the Year Show 2011

    We’ll be exhibiting once again at the Bride of the Year Show in the RDS on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th January 2011. If you’re getting married in the near future this is the perfect opportunity to sample all of the wines from our unbeatable €5 per person deal. Our package offers all of your wedding wines – that’s three glasses of wine plus a glass of Prosecco for every guest, and it’s delivered free anywhere in Ireland. We have an extensive range of wines available to suit any menu, and you can use the Prosecco as either a reception drink

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