Masterclass

RAYMOND BLAKE PRESENTS BURGUNDY WINES MASTERCLASS Wednesday September 10th, 2014, ALEXANDER HOTEL, DUBLIN,2- 4PM Register...

Sacre Bleu

TV chef Raymond Blanc has kicked off a storm by praising McDonald’s and attacking the organic food movement. But with fast food improving in quality while the costs of organics stay sky-high, could he be onto something? asks Ed Power.With tongue perhaps ever so...

Wine sales plunge by 10pc as tax hikes take their toll

WINE sales have plummeted by up to 10pc this year as repeated government tax hikes eat ever further into the cost of each bottle The taxman now enjoys a windfall of nearly €5 every time you pull out the cork on a bottle of wine costing just €8. And the repeated price...