Pairing Wine and Cakes


OK, so I’m still on the ‘cooking during COVID’ theme (see my recent posts Your Questions Answered About Cooking with Wine and Pairing Wine and Takeaway Food), but this time I want to build on the baking-at-home phenomenon. More specifically on the pairing of wine and cakes. I will admit that I have a sweet […]

12 Common Wine Myths, Debunked

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In this post I want to debunk a number of common wine myths. The current coronavirus, has resulted in a rise in sales and consumption of alcohol. We can attest to that, here in Green Acres, particularly the sale of wines. Despite the increased consumption though, many common wine myths prevail. I did write a […]

Your Questions Answered About Cooking with Wine


We are all painfully aware that millions of people are self-quarantining at home or are under lockdown, during this coronavirus pandemic . “StayhomeStaysafe” has become a familiar mantra. Many people have turned to hobbies and pastimes that bring comfort in these uncertain times. One of the most popular appears to be cooking. More and more […]

Pairing Wine and Takeaway Food.


Ireland’s affection for takeaway food has risen steeply over the years. From the humble battered cod’n’chips to the huge variety available in recent years, people have expanded their takeaway food tastes and practices. Up until the outbreak of COVID 19, you could search online and find almost any type of takeaway food that tickled your […]