Wine: Praising wine's deep roots

The McGuigan wine family are recognising two centuries of tradition by bringing a vineyard from Australia to Dublin's Temple Bar, writes Tomás Clancy.

1st September, 2012
Neil and Brian McGuigan of the McGuigan City Vineyard.

I greeted the announcement earlier this year that the 'McGuigan City Vineyard' was coming to Dublin in September with a wry smile. However, with a week to go until V Day I find myself childishly excited.

From this Wednesday until 7pm on Saturday, Meeting House Square in Dublin's Temple Bar will be transformed into a little slice of the Hunter Valley with the creation of a living, active vineyard replete with rows of live 70-year-old...

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