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Phil’s Midweek Wine Tip: Blank Bottle Winery Moment of Silence 2016 (Green Man Wines €23.95)

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, South Africa produces some of the most delicious, well made and under rated wines in the world, currently. The country has some of the most versatile and beautiful terroir, which can produce excellent grapes. From this top grade fruit the highly skilled wine makers of the…… Continue reading Phil’s Midweek Wine Tip: Blank Bottle Winery Moment of Silence 2016 (Green Man Wines €23.95)

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Phil’s Weekend Wine Tip: Blank Bottle Koffer 2016 (Blackrock Cellar €32)

This week I took a recommendation from Blackrock Cellar home in the form of Blank Bottle Winery’s Koffer 2016. This is a wine made from 100% Cinsault, which is a grape I have little experience with. It produces light to medium bodied red wines and is a component of some Rhone wines. Along with Pinot…… Continue reading Phil’s Weekend Wine Tip: Blank Bottle Koffer 2016 (Blackrock Cellar €32)

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Phil’s Weekend Wine Tip: Liberator Francophile Chenin Blanc 2015 (Kelly’s of Clontarf €14.99)

Chenin Blanc is one of the most versatile grapes there is. Originating in the Loire region in the north of France, it can produce wines that are dry, sweet and sparkling. South Africa has taken it on as it’s own flagship grape and there is a steady stream of excellent wines coming out of the Western Cape that…… Continue reading Phil’s Weekend Wine Tip: Liberator Francophile Chenin Blanc 2015 (Kelly’s of Clontarf €14.99)

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Phil’s Weekend Wine Tip: Cimarosa Chenin Blanc (Lidl €5.49)

If you’re looking for something easy drinking for the weekend, then look no further than the Cimarosa South African Chenin Blanc from Lidl for €5.49.  Cimarosa is Lidl’s wine supply partner and they have a good range of wines that they provide Lidl with, sourced from all over the globe. Chenin blanc is an extremely versatile…… Continue reading Phil’s Weekend Wine Tip: Cimarosa Chenin Blanc (Lidl €5.49)