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Whiskey in the cask

Whiskey in the cask

The recent launch of Green Spot whiskey in Bordeaux is just the latest sign of an explosive Irish whiskey revival

Unicorn’s latest canter is a mixed bag

Unicorn’s latest canter is a mixed bag

The Unicorn by Fiorentina, 12b Merrion Court, Merrion Row, Dublin 2, 01-6762182, Chef: Denis Massey.

COCKTAIL CABINET NO. 5

COCKTAIL CABINET NO. 5

The Negroni is a splendidly old-fashioned cocktail, beloved of Orson Welles in his time. It is blood-red but clearly visionary, hugely theatrical yet understated.

Fish dish all wrapped up

Fish dish all wrapped up

This week, Malek Hamidouche, executive head chef at the new Hugo’s restaurant at the Druids Glen resort in Co Wicklow (druidsglenresort.com) has a monkfish dish that’s perfect for a summer dinner party.

3 wines to try, buy and put by

3 wines to try, buy and put by

3 wines to try, buy and put by

3 wines to try, buy and put by

TO TRY

Dishes with dash at Sash

Dishes with dash at Sash

Sash at One Pery Square, 1 Pery Square, Limerick, 061-402402, oneperysquare.com, Chef: Fred Duarte

Bite size

Bite size

Maguire decides cooking is for kids

Wine: Grenache in waiting

Wine: Grenache in waiting

Grenache is leaving the blend behind to become a superstar in its own right

Let’s be natural

Let’s be natural

The appeal of natural wine, or how I learned to love passion over certainty

Pint of view

Pint of view

Kinnegar Cup and Saucer. Price: €3.59. Available: select off-licences

Three wines to try, buy and put by

Three wines to try, buy and put by

TO TRY

Kelly’s keeps them coming back

Kelly’s keeps them coming back

Beaches, Kelly’s Resort Hotel & Spa. Beaches, Kelly’s Resort Hotel & Spa. Rosslare, Co Wexford. 053-9132114, kellys.ie. Chef: Eugene O’Callaghan

Taste the summer

Taste the summer

Gillian Nelis selects the cream of the summer’s foodie festivals to tickle your tastebuds

Bite size

Bite size

Mix wine and tapas with culture