Entries by Claire O'Boyle

SPIT Festival, 13th October 2016, Smock Alley Theatre

“Don’t miss this wine festival….If you want to sample a vast array of high-quality, out-of-the-ordinary wines, you should be there.” Mary Dowey, Gloss Magazine  September 2016.     SPIT (Specialist Professional Independent Tasting) Festival is now in its third year and is a collaboration between five of Ireland’s most vibrant and exciting wine importers: VinosTito, Wine Mason, […]

Evening of wine, food and conversation with Elena Pantaleoni and Nicholas Sciackitano of La Stoppa

We had the pleasure and honour of having Elena Pantaleoni of Azienda Agricola La Stoppa visit us on Tuesday 19th April. She spoke to a packed house here in Green Man Wines about La Stoppa, her wines and her wine growing/making philosophy. La Stoppa is a 50 hectare property located in the Colli Piacentini in north-west […]

Guide to choosing an interesting wine for Mother’s Day

Why not choose something different for your mum to enjoy this Mother’s Day?   Here are a few of our top suggestions for gorgeous alternatives to the ‘usual suspects’ of Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Grigio or Prosecco.   1. Austrian Grüner Veltliner  One of our favourites is from the redoubtable Birgit Eichinger. She has made a […]

Metropolitan Opera Competition: Win opera tickets and wine

Classical Arts Ireland‘s new season of live opera in cinemas from the Metropolitan Opera in New York continues on 31 October at 4pm (please note earlier start time than was advertised in some venues) with Wagner’s early masterpiece Tannhäuser. To celebrate, Classical Arts Ireland have a pair of tickets to give away to this screening at a venue of your […]