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Category Archive: Old World Wine

ARTADI Awarded Best Cellar of the Year by Guia Penin 2014

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As exclusive agents for Artadi in Ireland, our congratulations go out to them on their most recent accolade. Bodegas Artadi has been chosen as the best Spanish cellar of the year in the new edition of the prestigious Guia Penin. According to the tasting committee, ARTADI is responsible for some truly  “exceptional wines”. Among the […]

Italy – The Land of Plenty

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You could be forgiven for thinking there were about a dozen grape varieties in the world. The so-called ‘international varieties’ (Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and their cronies) seem to dominate the shelves and it is this handful of grape varieties we are all very used to seeing on wine labels. However, if you […]

The Intriguing Wines of Domaine Modat

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Wines like they used to be… From here and there… No need to wait any longer… Intrigued? We were too. These are the names of the wines from Domaine Modat and these quirky phrases on their labels certainly pricked our interest. Domaine Modat Le Petit Mod’Amour 2011 Domaine Modat Comme Avant 2010 Domaine Modat Sans […]