Tomás Clancy

Tomás Clancy

Articles by Tomas Clancy

To try, buy  and put by

To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Quinta do Vale Meão, Meandro Tinto, DO Douro 2016, €22.95 from Mitchell & Son autu...

Tomás Clancy on wine: Bordeaux’s Kildare connection

Tomás Clancy on wine: Bordeaux’s Kildare connection

The tale of AC Saint-Julien is the most illustrious strand of the Irish wine story in France

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To try, buy and put by

TO TRY Château des Arroucats, AC Saint-Croix-du-Mont 2017 (91), €30 for two bottles in the Mit...

Languedoc is dead, long live Occitanie

Languedoc is dead, long live Occitanie

The Vin de Pays d’Oc project was a huge success in the Languedoc region, but it has been abolished to make way for the new administrative region of Occitanie. It’s time for wine lovers to study up

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To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Peppoli by Antinori, Chianti Classico DOCG 2016 (91) around €24.95 from Searsons Wine M...

The brief rise and long fall of Puglia

The brief rise and long fall of Puglia

Marketing missteps saw Puglia in southern Italy lose its cachet, but its best wines are still well worth quaffing

Tomás Clancy's three to try

Tomás Clancy's three to try

Zenato, Custoza, DOC 2017 (90) around €15.95 from Searsons Wine Merchants, Monkstown Crescent, ...

The old king of Italian wine

The old king of Italian wine

Barolo used to rule the roost before it fell out of favour. Could its time be coming again?

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To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Arianna Occhipinti, SP68 Bianco IGT Terre Siciliane 2018, €27.55 from Le Caveau, Kilken...

The glory that was Rome’s other wine

The glory that was Rome’s other wine

Italy’s fragmented modern history means we know far less about the very impressive Frascati than we should

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To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Craggy Range Kidnappers’ Chardonnay, Hawkes Bay 2013, €27.95, from Searsons Wine Merc...

Tomás Clancy on wine: Bergerac is making a comeback

Tomás Clancy on wine: Bergerac is making a comeback

Winemakers in the region are producing well-priced wines which are giving Bordeaux a run for its money

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To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Kopke 10 Year old Tawny Port €27.50 from 64 Wines, Glasthule, online at 64wine.ie and i...

The return of the wine co-op

The return of the wine co-op

Cave co-operatives fell out of favour at dizzying speed, but now they’re flourishing again across France

The canary in Bordeaux’s goldmine

The canary in Bordeaux’s goldmine

Bordeaux’s winemakers are having to change tack in the face of the climate crisis