How Pouring Perfect Guinness Pint Evolved From 1900s To Today’s Iconic Method

AS Irish people have been locked out of the pubs for almost a year, the image of the perfect pint of Guinness has become a symbol for the eventual end of lockdown. According to Guinness, the most v?


South African Winemakers Survived Three-year Drought Before Pandemic Struck

THESE are tough times for South Africa?s winemakers and grape growers in the Cape area. They had survived a three-year drought cycle when the Covid-19 pandemic arrived. It has ravaged the country, ?

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Toy Show Viewers Spot Ryan Tubridy Dropping ‘f Word’ After Fanta Explodes

EAGLE-EYED Toy Show viewers spotted Ryan Tubridy dropping the ?F word? on tonight?s festive special. The host muttered the swear under his breath when a bottle of Fanta he tried t?


Some Guinness Cans Temporarily Without Floating Widget Over Covid ‘supply Issue’

GUINNESS owners Diageo have confirmed that certain cans of the black stuff will temporarily no longer include the floating widget ? as the coronavirus pandemic has caused a ?supply issu?


Wine Making In Chile?s Colchagua Valley And Submerging Wine In The Sea

IT is something like 15 years since I visited the Montes vineyards in Chile?s Colchagua Valley. It happened on quite a special day, during a ten-day journey through some of the country?s wine regio?


Three ‘winter Warmer’ Wines To Cheer You Up Through Gloomy January

WE are half-way through a dark and gloomy January. It?s cold, wet and habitually damp. But February is just a couple of weeks away ? with exciting events and new wines heading our way to lift the s?


Dubliner Whiskey Collaboration Has Shown Why Creative Need Not Have Hefty Price

IT?S funny, sometimes I?ll happily travel half way around the globe to visit a brewery or distillery yet I?ll overlook one on my very own doorstep. In fact, The Dublin Liberties Distillery is quite?


Dublin?s Rascals Brewing Producing True ?liquid Bread? With Launch Of Toast Ale

SOME years ago, I was in a pub where I noticed a collection of coasters advertising the German brewery Paulaner. This was not unusual, given the bar in question sold Paulaner wheat beer on tap, but?


Embracing All The Action On A Jam-packed City Break

LONDON is one of the most enchanting cities to visit at any time of year, winter or summer. I may be biased, but after visiting for a pre-Christmas holiday, I’m inclined to think the season of good


My Round: Best Beer Of The Year Awards After Top 12 Months For Irish Breweries And Beyond

BEING the start of a new year, it’s time for the annual golden pint awards, my personal retrospective of all things beer from the past year that all of you can partake in. Beer is subjective:…

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