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Bobal – Hidden Spanish Vinous Gold in Utiel-Requena

We have been happily importing wine from Dominio de la Vega for a few years now with a major emphasis on their award-winning Cava’s. On a recent trip to the Valencia region however, we learned a little more about the … Continue reading

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La Ganghija, Barbaresco and more

Our friend and passionate wine producer Enzo Rapalino has just released his 2015 vintage of Barbaresco. Based in Treiso near Alba Enzo farms over 10ha’s prducing mainly Nebbiolo and Barbera grapes. We were lucky enough to visit Enzo in September … Continue reading

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Plaimont Masterclass

Trade and Wine Professionals are invited to a wine Masterclass later this month – details below. Since 1979 Plaimont Producteurs have been making excellent characterful wines from indigenous varieties in Gascony, South West France. Now they are coming to Dublin … Continue reading

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D Casadei – new to H2G Wines Portfolio

D Casadei – 3 wine estates linked by a common approach, environmentally friendly, high density planting and low yielding vines and use of natural methods in the vineyard and the winery!     We met Anna who owns the wineries … Continue reading

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Luigi Valori – “Chiamami quando piove”

On a recent visit to Italy, we visited Luigi Valori’s  vineyard in Abruzzo as renovations are ongoing. Luigi is one of those wine producers who lights up a room with his beaming smile and energetic presence, and although its been … Continue reading

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Rioja’s Bordeaux-like Classifications

Tim Atkin MW recently published his 2018 Rioja Report which is a very comprehensive guide to the region. Tim is a very well respected and renowned wine journalist and as part of his report he classifies the top producers similar … Continue reading

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Reviving the Sherry tradition

In June 2017, H2G Wines took delivery of our first consignment of Sherry – from the highly respected family producers Colosia, owned by Juan Carlos Gutierrez Colosia. So far, we have been delighted with our customers’ reactions to this most … Continue reading

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Benanti Wines visit Ireland

Honest2Goodness Wines are delighted to be welcoming Antonio Benanti to Dublin later this month. We import all the Benanti wines into Ireland, subject to availability. Pictured above – Guiseppe, Antonio and Salvino Benanti The Benanti family are credited with much … Continue reading

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Honest2Goodness Wines Portfolio Tasting April 2016

From Betomish Wines in Spain’s North East to Estate Argryos on Santorini, Honest2Goodness Wines offer a great value proposition to the discerning Restaurateur or Wine specialist. These are all wines with a story to tell – stories that resonate with fine … Continue reading

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Gimonnet Champagne ‘The best-value sparkling wine of any kind that I have tasted in the past five years’

This pronouncement was made in this month’s DECANTER Magazine about Pierre Gimonnet & Fils Special Club Millesime de Collection Blanc de Blancs 2008. Although the 2008 is no longer available to us, the 2009 Vintage is shaping up to be … Continue reading

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