Tomás Clancy

Tomás Clancy

Articles by Tomas Clancy

Family of Twelve goes on tour

Family of Twelve goes on tour

While the New Zealand All Blacks have been slicing and dicing the British and Irish Lions during this year's rugby test, New Zealand's winemakers have been on a world tour of their own.

Three to have with Caesar salad

Three to have with Caesar salad

Dolle Winery, Gruner Veltliner, Gaisberg, Este Lage 2003, €11, Superquinn nationwide (90).

Three to have with Caesar salad

Three to have with Caesar salad

{ "b" : "Dolle Winery, Gruner Veltliner, Gaisberg, Este Lage 2003, €11, Superquinn nationwide (90)."}

Three to have with paté

Three to have with paté

Napa Valley Vineyards, Reserve Chardonnay 2003, €17, available from most wine shops and supermarkets nationwide (89).

Three to have with paté

Three to have with paté

{ "b" : "Napa Valley Vineyards, Reserve Chardonnay 2003, €17, available from most wine shops and supermarkets nationwide (89)."}

Three to have watching Wimbledon

Three to have watching Wimbledon

{ "b" : "Jacobs Creek, Pink Sparkling NV, €20, Redmond's, Ranelagh, Dublin, and most good off-licences (87)."}

Cellar notes: Hungarian wine's Celtic roots

Cellar notes: Hungarian wine's Celtic roots

The grand boulevards of Budapest resound with the clatter of Irish voices as cheap, direct flights and low property prices lure investors east.

Three to have watching Wimbledon

Three to have watching Wimbledon

Jacobs Creek, Pink Sparkling NV, €20, Redmond's, Ranelagh, Dublin, and most good off-licences (87).

Cellar notes: En primeur sees 30% price-drop

Cellar notes: En primeur sees 30% price-drop

Now nearly a month behind the usual date, the en primeur prices have at last started to arrive in an Amazon-like flood.

Three to have al fresco

Three to have al fresco

E Guigal, St Joseph, Vigne de L'Hospice 2000, €20, Redmond's, Ranelagh and good off-licences nationwide (90).

Three to have al fresco

Three to have al fresco

{ "b" : "E Guigal, St Joseph, Vigne de L'Hospice 2000, €20, Redmond's, Ranelagh and good off-licences nationwide (90)."}

Three to have with antipasta

Three to have with antipasta

{ "b" : "Fritz Salomon, Gruner Veltliner, Brunberg 2003, €11, Austrian specialist Paul Dubsky, 055-25176 or www.pauldubsky.com (90)."}

Three to have with antipasta

Three to have with antipasta

Fritz Salomon, Gruner Veltliner, Brunberg 2003, €11, Austrian specialist Paul Dubsky, 055-25176 or www.pauldubsky.com (90).

Red wine dominates the imagination in Argentina

Red wine dominates the imagination in Argentina

The phrase ‘New World Wine' quite rightly describes the wines of Australia and New Zealand, but is something of an anomaly when applied to South America.

Argentinian wine makers chase international market

Argentinian wine makers chase international market

Argentinian winemakers are perplexed. They are the largest wine producers in South America, the fifth largest wine producers in the world, and their cost base is cheap by any standard.