Saturday June 6, 2020

3 wines to try, buy and put by

8th January, 2015

Ireland’s higher tax on wine with bubbles in it has meant importers, and therefore consumers, rarely experimented with left-field producers or unknown names. They required a high price for their low-margin wine to make it worthwhile at all. So hundreds of fascinating grower producers with great reputations, but little brand image, are largely avoided.

This small, artisan grower Champagne has low-brand recognition, but superb quality. It is luscious, silky and toasty, with a...

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