Wednesday May 27, 2020

Wine: The birth of the cool

For years, the received wisdom on red wine was to serve it at room temperature. Not any more

24th February, 2019
Chilled red wine, once unthinkable, is increasingly becoming the new normal

The rise of wine as a cultural debate topic, the influence of the sommelier in the new, more curatorial position and, of course, the odd wine critic’s tuppenceworth has brought about a more playful, discursive and adventurous landscape for the consumer choosing wines.

One area that has drawn quite fearsome attention has been the temperature at which red wine should be served, especially many of the new red wines from outlier regions.

These...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Sextech creates a platform for gender equality and diversity in sex education while challenging negative perceptions of how sex and sexuality are presented

Caroline West | 3 days ago

The possibly least ‘normal people’ in the world have watched Normal People, and are now mega-fans – and it’s all very exploding head emoji

Emer McLysaght | 3 days ago

Having traded his Six One News slot for the wireless two years ago, the RTÉ veteran now finds himself presenting Morning Ireland from his home in Portobello – but says the 4am starts are still worth it

Daniel Murray | 2 weeks ago