Monthly Archives September 2019

Happy Grenache Day…

    Happy International Grenache Day!! Deep within Aragon, a region in the north of Spain, a deep purple-red jewel dangles in bunches from vibrant green leaves. It has grown in the warm sun of its native land, filling up with a characteristic red berry sweetness and a lovely touch of spiciness,  that makes it incredibly interesting to fans of great red wine.  This is the Grenache Grape,  once known as the Red of Aragon (Tinto Aragonés), also called Garnacha, and Grenache Day celebrates it’s history and the contributions it has made to some of the world’s most delightful wines.   Cotes du Rhone,
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Pizza & Wine Tasting Report…

Thanks a million to everyone who attended our recent Pizza & Wine Tasting Event. We had a great turnout and we even got the weather!   The eight wines we tasted on the night were: Whites Villa Cornaro Frizzante RRP12.99 (Italy) Rocca Ventosa Pinot Grigio 2018 RRP13.99 (Italy) Parson’s Point Sauvignon Blanc 2017 RRP13.99 (New Zealand) Wutzl Steinsetz Gruner Veltliner 2018 RRP19.99 (Austria)     Reds Kampl Zweigelt 2018 RRP15.99 (Austria) Loteta Garnacha 2018 RRP15.99 (Spain) Sugar Loaf Pinot Noir 2016 RRP19.99 (New Zealand) Mas de Libian Khayyam Cotes du Rhone 2017 RRP19.99 (France)     Everyone had their favourites of course,
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Back To School Wine Deal…

Greetings in Wine from Nectar Wines! Launching this week our “Back to School” 6 Bottle Special Parcel Wine Deal… Just in time for the All-Ireland weekend and the imminent Indian Summer in September… We’re offering a fabulous journey in taste and discovery, around the world of wine… Some of our favourite tipples, from France, Spain, Italy, Austria and New Zealand… (3 Whites/3 Reds) The wines are: Reds Domaine Aimé Minervois 2015 RRP15.99 Organic (France / Languedoc) Don Luciano Reserva  2012 RRP15.99 (Spain / La Mancha) Berberana Carta de Plata RRP12.99 6 months in oak (Spain / Castile)     Whites Kampl Gruner Veltliner 2018 RRP15.99 (Austria / Kamptal) Parsons Point Sauvignon Blanc 2017 RRP13.99
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