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Viking Irish Drinks Video

A short video with the utmost professional Julie Ward ,and Myself, hosted by Food the Waterford way , showcasing our Viking Irish harvest blush and Viking Irish Hop it ciders, It also showcases how much craft produce Waterford East and West have available and with distribution nationwide.  

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Irish wine from an Irish Vineyard

                               IRISH WINE FROM AN IRISH VINEYARD The idea of growing vines in Ireland sounds extreme, let me explain , the Prefatory in the Northern Hemisphere is around 50 degrees North , we are way beyond that, the question is can you grow grapes in Ireland for wine,? Yes is the answer,  certainly weather plays a major part, as it does in most wine producing countries like, too much heat , not enough water , etc, we do not have these problems , on the contrary we have to much rain and wind and not enough heat or sun, so we have to adapt our Terroir  and grape varieties to suit our ever changing climate. Our holding is free of...

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Irish Blackcurrant Liqueur - Three Years in the making

On one of my first trips to France and with very little of the French tongue, I was sitting in a café in the town of Beaune. I suppose you could call this town the heart of the Bourgogne region, famous for 'Vin de Bourgogne'. I spotted the local clientele drinking what looked like red wine in small glass goblets. I asked what wine they were drinking and with a puzzled look the perplexed server blurted “Kir, Monsieur”. Being none the wiser and slightly embarrassed, I replied “deux Kir Monsieur s’il vous plait”. On arrival of the Kir, I tasted and discovered this was not in fact a not red wine. It was chilled and sweet. Later I discovered this was the...

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