Tomás Clancy

Tomás Clancy

Articles by Tomas Clancy

To Try, Buy And Put By

To Try, Buy And Put By

TO TRY: Havens Winery Merlot 1997, €49.50 terroirs.ie The husband and wife team of Mike and Cat...

The ancient charms of Brunello di Montalcino

The ancient charms of Brunello di Montalcino

The proudly traditionalist Biondi-Santi wines are finally coming into their own, as wine lovers increasingly seek authenticity and natural production methods

Old friends with post-Brexit potential

Old friends with post-Brexit potential

As Britain prepares to leave the EU, perhaps Ireland’s focus should now be on Europe, and one country in particular

To try, buy and put by

To try, buy and put by

TO TRY Sipp Mack Cremant d’Alsace NV, €24 down from €29, from Mitchell & Son CHQ; IFSC;...

To try, buy and put by

To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Domaine Boisson, Côtes du Rhône Villages, Cairanne 2015, €19.99 down from €22.99 fr...

Everybody needs good neighbours

Everybody needs good neighbours

Historically, Chile has long languished in Argentina’s shadow, but its high-quality wines are increasingly stealing its rival’s thunder

To Try, Buy And Put By

To Try, Buy And Put By

TO TRY: Zenato, Lugana San Benedetto DOC, Italy 2016, at €18.95 from Searsons Wine Merchants, M...

The left-field story of the Right Bank

The left-field story of the Right Bank

The ancient vineyards of Saint-Émilion, Pomerol and Lalande-de-Pomerol survived decades of discrimination from Bordeaux merchants. Now they produce some of the priciest wines on the planet

To try, buy and put by

To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Von Winning’s Dr Deinhard Sparkling Riesling Sekt NV, at €29.95 from the Corkscrew Wi...

What D’Artagnan would have drunk

What D’Artagnan would have drunk

Château le Puy’s commitment to organic, non-intervention methods is bringing us the tastes of 400 years ago, with an expressive raw vivacity that is well worth splashing out on

To Try, Buy And Put By

To Try, Buy And Put By

TO TRY: Blason D’Aussières, AC Corbières 2016, at €12.95 down from €17.95 in O’Briens W...

Just how low can you go?

Just how low can you go?

The title of most southerly wine region in the world is fiercely contested, but New Zealand’s South Island appears to be the winner

Fortify yourself for autumn

Fortify yourself for autumn

Between Brexit, new blends and continued popularity, port wines and sherry are enjoying an upsurge in sales

To Try, Buy And Put By

To Try, Buy And Put By

TO TRY: Kaiken Ultra Mendoza Chardonnay, Mendoza Argentina 2014, at €19.95 Street Wines, Baggot...

To try, buy and put by

To try, buy and put by

TO TRY: Tomàs Cusiné Llebre, DO Costers del Segre, 2015, €17.95 from Searsons Wine Merchants,...