Tomás Clancy

Tomás Clancy

Articles by Tomas Clancy

To try, buy and put by

To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Diemersfontein Pinotage, Western Cape, South Africa 2016, €24.95 from 64 Wines, Glasthu...

Terroir’s lessons for Irish agriculture

Terroir’s lessons for Irish agriculture

Dairy farmers in this country could learn a thing or two from the terroir system used to make some of France’s best wines

To try, buy and put by

To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Duque de Miralta, Rioja Reserva 2014, €17.50 from Marks and Spencer nationwide (90) Mar...

White lies and beautiful deception

White lies and beautiful deception

Seeing the Saint-Émilion label on a bottle of wine can fool many into thinking it’s the real thing, so keep a close eye out for the good stuff

To try, buy and put by

To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Domaine Rolet, Père et Fils, Chardonnay, AC Arbois, Jura 2015, €25.95 from Green Man W...

Moving on up: Aldi’s wine evolution

Moving on up: Aldi’s wine evolution

A third supermarket has emerged in the competition for best offering of fine wines

To try, buy and put by

To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Columbia Winery, Chardonnay, Columbia Valley, Washington 2016, €15, down from €20 fro...

The Rhône’s north-south divide

The Rhône’s north-south divide

Slate roofs and orange tiles dominate the vista of the Rhône Valley, France’s gateway to the Mediterranean – and there’s a reason for that

How Torres mastered reinvention

How Torres mastered reinvention

Taking an academic approach to mass wine production has put Miguel Torres firmly on course to join the fine wine category

To try, buy and put by

To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Taylor’s, Late Bottled Vintage Port 2012 €21.95 down from €24.95 from from Mitchell...

To Try, Buy And Put By

To Try, Buy And Put By

TO TRY: Lustau, Los Arcos, Dry Amontillado NV, 2016, €11 for a half-bottle from from Mitchell &...

The baron and the beauty of diversity

The baron and the beauty of diversity

When Patrick, Baron de Ladoucette, expanded his French wine empire into Ireland, it was a business decision that had a great friendship at its heart

To try, buy and put by

To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Drac Magic, DO Catalunya, Tomàs Cusiné 2016, €16.95 from Searsons Wine Merchants, Mon...

California and the time of the wolf

California and the time of the wolf

Upon release, Opus One became the most expensive wine in the US: unsurprisingly so, given its origins as a team effort by Robert Mondavi and the Rothschilds

To try, buy and put by

To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Mitchell Claret, AC Bordeaux 2015, €12.50, down from €15 at Mitchell & Son and on...