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?


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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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?


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?


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?


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?


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?


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?


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


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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