Tomás Clancy

Tomás Clancy

Articles by Tomas Clancy

Dujac: the house that Jacques built

Dujac: the house that Jacques built

Surrounded by Burgundy’s elite, the owners of Domaine Dujac are keeping their feet on the ground and producing top-class, yet affordable, wines

To Try, Buy or Put By

To Try, Buy or Put By

TO TRY: Delheim Wines, Chardonnay Sur Lie, Stellenbosch, South Africa 2014, €24.95 from O’Bri...

The ten Cru that saved Beaujolais

The ten Cru that saved Beaujolais

The family wineries of Beaujolais have made the region the hipster’s choice by staying true to their roots

To try, buy and put by

To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Villiera, Barrel Fermented Chenin Blanc, Stellenbosch, South Africa 2017, €18.50 from M...

Meet Ireland’s South American twin

Meet Ireland’s South American twin

It’s a tiny republic squeezed in between Brazil and Argentina, but Uruguay knows how to fight its corner - not just at World Cups, but in the wine world too

A rich legacy of female innovation

A rich legacy of female innovation

It is thanks to a young 19th-century French widow that Champagne was developed into the world-class, sparkling drink that it is today

To Try, Buy  And Put By

To Try, Buy And Put By

TO TRY: Coto de Gomariz The Flower and the Bee Treixadura, DO Ribeiro 2016, €19 from 64 Wines, ...

To Try, Buy and Put By

To Try, Buy and Put By

TO TRY: Whispering Angel de Château D’Esclans, Rosé, Côtes de Provence 2017, €28.95 Mitche...

A dry white season in Burgundy

A dry white season in Burgundy

It’s easy to find real value in the Côte d’Or’s southern white wines

To Try, Buy And Put By

To Try, Buy And Put By

TO TRY: Castello di Verduno, Basadone, Verduno Pelaverga, Piedmonte, Italy 2016, approx €26 fro...

There’s still no place like Rhône

There’s still no place like Rhône

France’s most egalitarian wine region has a system that allows every humble producer to believe they can crack the big time

Jura the obscure takes its bow

Jura the obscure takes its bow

A mountain world of rare wines and Jurassic rocks is just waiting to be discovered

To Try, Buy  And Put By

To Try, Buy And Put By

TO TRY: Mionetto, Rosado Spumante, Vivo Rose NV at from available at €18.95 from O’Briens Win...

To try, buy or put by

To try, buy or put by

TO TRY: Champagne Laurent Perrier NV, €44.99 down from €53.99 from Jus de Vine, Portmarnock a...

Mountains, mists and Barolo

Mountains, mists and Barolo

The wineries of the Po valley fell out of fashion over the last few decades, and winemakers there have been forced to choose between following fashion and sticking rigidly to sacred doctrines