Tomás Clancy

Tomás Clancy

Articles by Tomas Clancy

10 trends for 2019

10 trends for 2019

Square wine bottles and the Brexit effect are among the developments to watch out for this year

Winning wine sellers part two

Winning wine sellers part two

In this week’s second instalment of The Sunday Business Post Annual Gold Star Awards 2019, we acknowledge the sommelier of the year, the most impressive supermarket wine outlets and the best importers, among many others

Winning wine sellers

Winning wine sellers

We reveal the finalists and winners of The Sunday Business Post Annual Gold Star Awards 2019

The SBP Christmas Day wine advisory

The SBP Christmas Day wine advisory

From an opening tipple to the sweetest of dessert wines, the following list recommends the perfect accompaniment to every moment of the festive day

10 of the best gifts for wine lovers

10 of the best gifts for wine lovers

From vineyard visits to quirky corkscrews, here are some super gift ideas for the wine buff in your life

To try, buy and put by

To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Fabre-Montmayou, Reserva Malbec, Mendoza, Argentina 2016, €17.50 from Whelehans Wines, ...

The sheer effervescence of sparkling wine

The sheer effervescence of sparkling wine

Once the very symbol of extravagant luxury, Champagne is available now from iconic producers, boutique makers and discount chains alike

Practical opulence

Practical opulence

In luxury and business gifting, wine and spirits have become one of the most practical options

Re-gifting – the joy, the sorrows and the sins

Re-gifting – the joy, the sorrows and the sins

The issue of giving away gifts that you do not want is a thorny one. There are, it’s worth noti...

Making Amarone great again

Making Amarone great again

Unashamedly complex and technical, the northern Italian wine Amarone is a living rebuke to the practices of low-intervention winemaking

To try, buy  and put by

To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Selvapiana Chianti Rufina DOCG 2014, €21.25 from 64 Wines, Glasthule and on 64wine.ie (...

To try, buy and put by

To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Taylor’s 10 Year Old Tawny Port, on sale at €28.95 down from €30.95 from O’Briens...

The fine art of family values

The fine art of family values

The First Families of Wine group, which prioritises sustainable wine production, has chosen its 12th and final member

To try, buy and put by

To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: René Muré, Crémant d’Alsace Cuvée Prestige, NV, on sale at €25 down from €30 fr...

In praise of all that’s natural

In praise of all that’s natural

Natural Wine makers are gaining new followers with authentic flavours and minimum intervention