The Daily Drop – Two Great Wines Under €15

  • Colinas del Itata Old Vines Muscat 2017, Itata   Inviting delicate perfumed floral aromas; juicy, really lively orange peel and apricot fruits, with a lovely musky kick on the finish. A delightful wine and outstanding value for money.   Lightly spicy prawn or chicken Thai curries.   I featured the 2014 vintage of his wine a few years ago. The 2017 is, I […]
  • Ramon Roqueta Tina 3 Garnacha 2016, Calatayud   This is a very moreish all-purpose wine that offers great value for money. Medium-bodied juicy ripe strawberry fruits with plenty of concentration and real oomph on the mid-palate, and a smooth rounded finish.   A good match for most red meats or pork; I had mine with mildly spiced lamb kofte and a tomato […]




The Top Drop – Two Great Wines Over €15

  • Soave La Rocca 2015, Pieropan Quite deep in colour with a restrained lightly nutty nose. The palate opens out with time to reveal a delightful mix of almonds, light peach fruits and honey. A wonderful subtle wine full of nuance. Don’t serve it too cold; the flaovurs are quite delicate. Not cheap, but worth it. Spaghetti or linguini with either […]
  • Le Cadet 2016, Montirius, IGP Vaucluse A vivid youthful colour. Full of bold vibrant ripe dark fruits, this is a seductive medium to full-bodied red that retains a mouth-watering freshness. Not a keeper but excellent now. We drank it with chicken thighs baked with herby tomatoes and peppers. Montirius produce some of the finest wines of Vacqueyras and Gigondas in the […]


Upcoming Events

  • Forthcoming Signings & Tastings for Wilson on Wine 2019 Forthcoming Signings & Tastings for Wilson on Wine 2019 Sunday 25th November – Green Man Wines Christmas Fair, St. Joseph’s Parish Hall, Terenure 4-7pm €20 for tickets, see   Saturday 1st December – Mitchell & Son, Avoca, Kilmacanogue 12.00-3.00 Sunday 2nd December – 64 Wines, Christmas Fair (ticket only – call 01 280 5664 […]
  • Wine with an Irish Accent Knockranny House Hotel will hold an Irish winemakers weekend on the 16th and 17th of November, featuring a series of tastings, dinners and master classes. Sinéad & Liam Cabot, Róisín Curley and Simon Tyrrell make wine in Slovenia, Burgundy and the Rhône Valley respectively. Each will present their wines at master classes, a walkaround tasting, […]