Tomás Clancy

Tomás Clancy

Articles by Tomas Clancy

Still passing the purity test

Still passing the purity test

Vodka suffered highs and lows during the 20th century, and is now entering a golden era

To Try, Buy And Put By

To Try, Buy And Put By

TO TRY: Rufo do Vale D Maria, Rufo, DO Douro, Portugal 2015, €15.95 from Whelehans Wines, Silve...

To Try, Buy and Put By

To Try, Buy and Put By

TO TRY: Goats do Roam Red, Fairview Estate, Western Cape 2013, €11.95 down from €15.95 from O...

Britain’s long-overlooked renaissance

Britain’s long-overlooked renaissance

The vineyards of England and Wales are producing wines of the highest standard that can no longer be ignored by the rest of the wine world

To Try, Buy And Put By

To Try, Buy And Put By

TO TRY: Aldi, Exquisite Collection Riesling, Clare Valley, Australia 2017 at €9.99 while stocks...

Cognac’s times are a-changin’

Cognac’s times are a-changin’

It has a rich background story, but Cognac’s historical success is ultimately rooted in affairs of the heart

To Try, Buy And Put By

To Try, Buy And Put By

TO TRY: Domaine Agathe Bursin, L’As de B, AC Alsace 2016, €19.95 on sale offer down from €2...

My wine list manifesto

My wine list manifesto

There is a flaw in Irish wine list culture, and I have the remedy

To Try, Buy And Put By

To Try, Buy And Put By

TO TRY: Giant Steps, Yarra Valley Chardonnay 2016, €29.99 (91), from Martins Off Licence, Fairv...

How Chianti rose again

How Chianti rose again

Italy’s phoenix emerges from the ashes of fiascos, frescos and a Renaissance

The top 10 wine lists

The top 10 wine lists

Which of our 101 restaurants have the country's best wine lists? Tomás Clancy picks his top ten

Wine: The delights of the dark side

Wine: The delights of the dark side

Pomerol of Bordeaux will never be a huge commercial player, but it remains a shining star in the French wine firmament

3 Wines to Try, Buy and Put By

3 Wines to Try, Buy and Put By

TO TRY: Sipp Mack Riesling Tradition AC Alsace 2016, €16 down from €18.25 at Mitchell & S...

To Try, Buy  And Put By

To Try, Buy And Put By

TO TRY: Domaine François and Carine Crochet, Classique, AC Sancerre 2016 €23.95 from Searsons ...

Number one with a Bulleit

Number one with a Bulleit

Thomas Bulleit took a circuitous route into the family business, but now he’s about to open a new $130m distillery