Jim Bradley

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More than four in every five bottles of wine are sold in the off-trade in the State, confirming the drink’s propensity as a favourite of home drinkers

Overall wine sales are falling but Irish drinkers are becoming increasingly likely to pop a celebratory bottle of a sparkling variety such as Champagn(...)

Irish consumers pay excise of €3.19 on a standard bottle of wine and €6.37 on sparkling wine.

Irish consumers downed a record 9.1 million cases of wine last year, despite complaints from the trade that the excise duty on wine is too high. The (...)

The Irish Wine Association  says the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill will effectively require producers to put an “Irish only” label for products sold in the Republic. Photograph: iStock

A measure to put health labelling on alcohol products will have a “devastating effect on Ireland’s wine importers” and will “increase business costs s(...)

Republic of Ireland fans at the River Inn on Shipquay Street in Derry. Photograph: Trevor McBride

As the final whistle blew in Copenhagen, members the Derry branch of the Republic of Ireland Supporters Club were turning their attention to Tuesday n(...)

Wine consumption in Ireland hit a record-equalling 9 million last year, matching the figure for 2011. Photograph: PA

Irish wine sales are booming again with a record-equalling 9 million cases sold last year, according to a report from the Irish Wine Association (IWA)(...)

Paul Sapin bottles wines for export to more than 30 countries

Febvre, one of the country’s largest wine distributors, has sold its French subsidiary Paul Sapin to Les Grands Chais de France for an undisclosed sum(...)