People’s attitude is that wine in a bag is of lower quality. Patrick O’Connor explores the topic of box wine with a view to changing your attitude towards same.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
James O’Connor suggests in this post that when pairing a wine and seafood, you consider the type of fish, and how it has been cooked – Green Acres, Wexford
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 […]
These certainly are the most extraordinary of times that any of us have ever known. The impact on the global economy will be substantial and specifically, in our case, the global wine industry faces an unknown future in the wake of COVID-19. Less than 2 weeks ago, I elaborated on my thoughts about COVID 19 […]
A COVID 19 and wine combination needn’t be a threat to communities, colleagues or wine lovers. As I write that, I do realise that I am late this month with this blog post. This is for two main reasons. The first one is obvious in that the Coronavirus has 100% disrupted business as we know […]
James O’Connor provides us with the three main cuprits behind a wine headache. He also provides some solutions for avoiding one – less alcohol, more water.
James O’Connor examines the causes and symptoms of a wine hangover and ways to mitigate against one. He also answers other quick-fire questions on the topic.
James O’Connor discusses South African Wine and says that it has evolved to provide some of the best valued red and white wines and in the highest quality.
Wine drinkers don’t necessarily have specific wine resolutions. So, James O’Connor of Green Acres, outlines his list of possible wine resolutions for 2020.