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#Wine

# wine - Thursday 2 October, 2014

Graham Norton apparently has his own wine now
# Vino
From The Daily Edge
# Vino

Graham Norton apparently has his own wine now

Oct 2nd 2014, 3:25 PM 2,650 Views 0 Comments

What’s this now?

# wine - Thursday 25 September, 2014

How much of a bottle of a €9 wine goes on taxes?
# Wine Oh
# Wine Oh

How much of a bottle of a €9 wine goes on taxes?

Sep 25th 2014, 7:16 PM 31,322 Views 113 Comments

It’s quite a bit.

# wine - Monday 22 September, 2014

Are loose alcohol-sale laws turning Irish diners into a nation of 'handbag drinkers'?
# Pinot In Yo' Prada
# Pinot In Yo' Prada

Are loose alcohol-sale laws turning Irish diners into a nation of 'handbag drinkers'?

Sep 22nd 2014, 12:23 PM 18,263 Views 63 Comments

Restaurateurs want a shake up of liquor pricing… and immediate action to fix a chef-shortage “crisis”.

# wine - Monday 25 August, 2014

Child crushed by fireplace in California earthquake
# Shaken
# Shaken

Child crushed by fireplace in California earthquake

Aug 25th 2014, 11:09 AM 10,601 Views 9 Comments

The child is in critical condition and some 130 people were injured in the quake.

# wine - Friday 15 August, 2014

Tax hike could force wine merchants out of business
# Budget Wine
# Budget Wine

Tax hike could force wine merchants out of business

Aug 15th 2014, 3:21 PM 12,249 Views 53 Comments

Not the wine…please.

# wine - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Teenager charged 1p for having to show her ID in the off-licence
# Bargain Booze
From The Daily Edge
# Bargain Booze

Teenager charged 1p for having to show her ID in the off-licence

Aug 9th 2014, 5:00 PM 7,028 Views 8 Comments

Adding insult to injury.

# wine - Friday 18 July, 2014

Lidl will soon be stocking wine for €39.99 - but what can you usually buy there for that much?
# Lidl Bit Classy
# Lidl Bit Classy

Lidl will soon be stocking wine for €39.99 - but what can you usually buy there for that much?

Jul 18th 2014, 10:09 AM 26,700 Views 75 Comments

The budget supermarket is going after wine snobs from this September.

# wine - Monday 7 July, 2014

Game of Thrones wine is coming
# The God Of Wine
From The Daily Edge
# The God Of Wine

Game of Thrones wine is coming

Jul 7th 2014, 4:23 PM 1,844 Views 1 Comment

Damn it feels good to be a Lannister.

# wine - Friday 20 June, 2014

Here's how to throw the ultimate Spanish fiesta
# Sponsored By Campo Viejo
From The Daily Edge
# Sponsored By Campo Viejo

Here's how to throw the ultimate Spanish fiesta

Jun 20th 2014, 3:43 PM 11,156 Views 7 Comments

They might be out of the World Cup, but that won’t stop the Spanish from having a good time.

# wine - Thursday 19 June, 2014

According to science, here is the optimum way to enjoy wine
# Wine Not?
From The Daily Edge
# Wine Not?

According to science, here is the optimum way to enjoy wine

Jun 19th 2014, 7:00 PM 3,165 Views 0 Comments

In a red room with sweet music. ;)

# wine - Monday 2 June, 2014

61% of independent off-licences will sack staff if excise duty rises
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

61% of independent off-licences will sack staff if excise duty rises

Jun 2nd 2014, 11:52 AM 9,090 Views 50 Comments

Just 7 per cent of these businesses said they have managed to maintain pre-Budget 2014 sales volumes.

# wine - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

Alex Ferguson is auctioning off his famous €3m wine collection
# For Sale
From The42
# For Sale

Alex Ferguson is auctioning off his famous €3m wine collection

Apr 16th 2014, 2:34 PM 7,299 Views 8 Comments

5,000 bottles will be up for grabs from next month.

# wine - Friday 11 April, 2014

Irish brewmaster reviews cheap American wines
# Whine
From The Daily Edge
# Whine

Irish brewmaster reviews cheap American wines

Apr 11th 2014, 8:13 AM 2,138 Views 0 Comments

Hint: They’re not nice.

# wine - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

How much of what you spend on a bottle of wine pays for actual wine?
# Wine Me
From The Daily Edge
# Wine Me

How much of what you spend on a bottle of wine pays for actual wine?

Jan 21st 2014, 3:00 PM 7,103 Views 7 Comments

The answer might shock you.

# wine - Monday 23 December, 2013

Irish households will consume 5m boxes of chocolate and 22m bottles of wine over Christmas
# Recycle
# Recycle

Irish households will consume 5m boxes of chocolate and 22m bottles of wine over Christmas

Dec 23rd 2013, 10:00 AM 7,034 Views 23 Comments

Repak expects to recycle 44,000 tonnes of packaging waste over the Christmas period.

# wine - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Alert!  There is a global wine shortage!
# Panic Stations
From The Daily Edge
# Panic Stations

Alert! There is a global wine shortage!

Oct 30th 2013, 12:29 PM 20,082 Views 41 Comments

WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO?!?

# wine - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Details on minimum pricing of alcohol to be published today
# Cheap Drink Ban
# Cheap Drink Ban

Details on minimum pricing of alcohol to be published today

Oct 24th 2013, 8:29 AM 5,809 Views 68 Comments

Cheap alcohol has been targeted under the new pricing rules.

# wine - Sunday 20 October, 2013

Weird Wide Web: Coffee robots, Angry Birds in cars and tracking wine like terrorists
# Week In Web
# Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Coffee robots, Angry Birds in cars and tracking wine like terrorists

Oct 20th 2013, 11:00 AM 7,855 Views 1 Comment

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

# wine - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Off Licence association to bring wine excise increase to EU Commission
# Budget 14
# Budget 14

Off Licence association to bring wine excise increase to EU Commission

Oct 16th 2013, 6:00 AM 6,149 Views 47 Comments

The price of wine is gone up by 50 cent, under yesterday’s Budget 214 announcement.

# wine - Tuesday 15 October, 2013

Wine for cats is a real life thing now
# Cat-ernet Sauvignon
From The Daily Edge
# Cat-ernet Sauvignon

Wine for cats is a real life thing now

Oct 15th 2013, 7:30 PM 2,189 Views 2 Comments

In Japan, of course.

# wine - Sunday 13 October, 2013

Dáil own-brand wine is a bizarre idea, says Adams
# Oireachtas Vino
# Oireachtas Vino

Dáil own-brand wine is a bizarre idea, says Adams

Oct 13th 2013, 5:36 PM 12,452 Views 107 Comments

The proposal to have Oireachtas house wine and label was meant to be discussed last week at committee.

# wine - Monday 23 September, 2013

That extra euro on a bottle of wine has raised €45 million in taxes
# Raising A Glass
# Raising A Glass

That extra euro on a bottle of wine has raised €45 million in taxes

Sep 23rd 2013, 5:04 PM 10,727 Views 62 Comments

The Irish Wine Association says the tax is disproportionate and excessive, and wants it reversed in the upcoming Budget.

# wine - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

France set for worst wine grape harvest in 40 years

France set for worst wine grape harvest in 40 years

Aug 28th 2013, 7:26 PM 8,431 Views 43 Comments

Cool temperatures and too much rain contributed to a particularly poor harvest this year.

# wine - Thursday 22 August, 2013

'€6.3bn is too much to spend on booze for a small country'
# National Campaign
# National Campaign

'€6.3bn is too much to spend on booze for a small country'

Aug 22nd 2013, 5:19 PM 13,457 Views 120 Comments

There was €6.3 billion spent on alcohol in 2012, up 1.2 per cent on 2011.

# wine - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Poll: Have you reduced your alcohol consumption in the past year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you reduced your alcohol consumption in the past year?

May 19th 2013, 11:16 AM 12,380 Views 80 Comments

In the last year, the amount of alcohol consumed in Ireland fell by 4.4 per cent.

'Drunken Irish' no more: Alcohol consumption falls 20% in 12 years
# Booze
# Booze

'Drunken Irish' no more: Alcohol consumption falls 20% in 12 years

May 19th 2013, 10:43 AM 11,485 Views 34 Comments

The amount of beer drank in the last year increased but the consumption of cider, spirits and wine all fell.

# wine - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Wines getting boozier - and leaving us with worse hangovers
# Wine Me
# Wine Me

Wines getting boozier - and leaving us with worse hangovers

May 5th 2013, 6:30 PM 20,153 Views 34 Comments

But it’s our own fault, say wine economists – consumers want fruitier wines which involve higher sugar/alcohol levels.

# wine - Wednesday 1 May, 2013

16 absolutely enraging things that happen in the kitchen
# Kitchen Nightmare
From The Daily Edge
# Kitchen Nightmare

16 absolutely enraging things that happen in the kitchen

May 1st 2013, 6:00 PM 33,747 Views 119 Comments

It’s a hotbed of frustration.

# wine - Monday 4 March, 2013

British government sells off French wine to cut down on costs
# Liquidation
# Liquidation

British government sells off French wine to cut down on costs

Mar 4th 2013, 10:40 AM 5,034 Views 5 Comments

Some of the British government’s wine is being sold off as part of a bid to make its hospitality service self-funding.

# wine - Thursday 28 February, 2013

Tánaiste: Dept of Foreign Affairs has stopped buying 'expensive wines'
# Wine
# Wine

Tánaiste: Dept of Foreign Affairs has stopped buying 'expensive wines'

Feb 28th 2013, 8:36 PM 11,292 Views 70 Comments

The Tánaiste said the Department maintained a stock of wine for use in relation to State and official hospitality only.

# wine - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

Struggling for a last minute Valentine’s idea?..
# Lucky Bucky
From The Daily Edge
# Lucky Bucky

Struggling for a last minute Valentine’s idea?..

Feb 13th 2013, 5:30 PM 45,654 Views 18 Comments

Look no further…

# wine - Saturday 8 December, 2012

Here is the week's news... skewed
# Not The New
From The Daily Edge
# Not The New

Here is the week's news... skewed

Dec 8th 2012, 5:00 PM 5,524 Views 4 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Wine replaces the euro as common currency; Budget enshrines right to die in poverty and exclusive details of the Love/Hate Christmas special.

# wine - Thursday 6 December, 2012

7 people who were really keen to get cheaper wine...
# Wine Flu
From The Daily Edge
# Wine Flu

7 people who were really keen to get cheaper wine...

Dec 6th 2012, 10:37 AM 21,595 Views 31 Comments

… and some people who didn’t understand the fuss

# wine - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Budget 2013: the main points from today's announcements
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

Budget 2013: the main points from today's announcements

Dec 5th 2012, 4:21 PM 42,458 Views 93 Comments

Here are the most notable measures announced by Ministers Howlin and Noonan today.

# wine - Thursday 15 November, 2012

Study shows even moderate drinking in pregnancy can affect child's IQ
# Pregnancy
# Pregnancy

Study shows even moderate drinking in pregnancy can affect child's IQ

Nov 15th 2012, 1:06 PM 5,556 Views 46 Comments

Alcohol Action Ireland said there are no known safe levels of alcohol during pregnancy and their position is that pregnant women should abstain.

# wine - Wednesday 31 October, 2012

Wine shortage nearing as grape harvest hits historical low
# Wine
# Wine

Wine shortage nearing as grape harvest hits historical low

Oct 31st 2012, 3:40 PM 7,113 Views 19 Comments

Poor weather and shrinking size of land under cultivation means global wine production will fall to its lowest level since records began in 1975.

# wine - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Column: How Ireland helped bring wine to the world
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: How Ireland helped bring wine to the world

Sep 8th 2012, 7:00 PM 1,532 Views 23 Comments

Think wine is relatively new to Ireland? That’s understandable – but you’re very wrong, writes Susan Boyle.

# wine - Sunday 15 July, 2012

These are the surprising things that can help you live longer
# Longevity
# Longevity

These are the surprising things that can help you live longer

Jul 15th 2012, 8:00 AM 11,797 Views 45 Comments

Here’s what the scientists say…

# wine - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Celeb chef who shoplifted from Tesco asks: 'Why did I do it?'
# Worrall Woes
# Worrall Woes

Celeb chef who shoplifted from Tesco asks: 'Why did I do it?'

Jan 10th 2012, 11:26 AM 4,166 Views 20 Comments

Antony Worrall Thompson has spoken out about his embarrassment and shame after he was arrested for shoplifting low value items from his local Tesco.