Is there a wine to go with everything? A lot of the time, matching food and wine is fairly straightforward. Most wines go with most foods. The old (...)

 Finian Sweeney in Sweeney’s off-licence in Phibsborough, Dublin. Photograph: Bryan O’Brien

The lowest hanging fruit appears to be the grape, and it was once again targeted by Michael Noonan when he announced a 50 cent increase in excise duty(...)

I regularly receive emails from readers anxious to know if their ageing collection of wine is still drinkable. Generally, I recommend immediate(...)