Tomás Clancy

Tomás Clancy

Articles by Tomas Clancy

The top 10 wine lists

The top 10 wine lists

Tomás Clancy picks the ten best wine lists from this year’s 101 Restaurants

Don’t sweat the soft stuff

Don’t sweat the soft stuff

Something very interesting is happening in the drinks sector in Ireland, and many of us may not h...

To try, buy  and put by

To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Herdade dos Grous Reserva Branco, Alentejo, Portugal 2017, €27 from Whelehans Wines, Th...

Why wine families succeed and endure

Why wine families succeed and endure

From Bordeaux to Mayo, the clans who rule the wine world are built to last

A gin star is born

A gin star is born

It’s a golden age for Irish gin, but one new experiment in particular has yielded intoxicating, truly unique results

To try, buy and put by

To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Selvapiana Chianti Rufina, Italy 2016, €21.95 from Mitchell & Son, CHQ, IFSC, Glast...

Meet the world’s oldest luxury brand

Meet the world’s oldest luxury brand

Château Haut-Brion has come a long way since the days when it was run by Talleyrand, Napoleon’s most trusted fixer

Three to try

Three to try

Tio Pepe, Fino Sherry, Jerez, €15.95 from O’Briens Wines stores nationwide and at obrienswine...

Wine: The birth of the cool

Wine: The birth of the cool

For years, the received wisdom on red wine was to serve it at room temperature. Not any more

To try, buy and put by

To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Mont Rubí, White, DO Penedès 2017, €19 from Whelehans Wines, Silver Tassie, Loughlins...

To try, buy and put by

To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Zenato, Lugana San Benedetto, Veneto 2017, €19.95 from Searsons Wine Merchants, Monksto...

The untold story of a sparkling giant

The untold story of a sparkling giant

Prosecco was being written about by the Romans as long ago as the first century AD, but in many ways its narrative is just beginning

To try, buy and put by

To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Château Miraval, Rosé d’Aix en Provence 2016, €59.50 for the 1.5ml magnum from Terr...

France’s valley of the lost wines

France’s valley of the lost wines

Overlooked by modern wine lovers until recently, the Loire is home to an impressive variety of top-quality, well-priced wines

The First Family of new Irish whiskey

The First Family of new Irish whiskey

The Teelings aren’t just a success story in their own right: the arc of their narrative is also the story of modern-day Irish whiskey