June 18, 2021
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Our society has strange values and it’s a sign of them that the lockdown re-openings which created the most excitement were Penneys and McDonald’s. That’s not a criticism – my own priority was the Premier League. I guess those who rushed to the Big Mac queue were aware that yesterday (June 25) was National Burger Day.  The event […]
I am always a bit suspicious when I see the label ‘organic’ on any item. The definition tends to be vague, the product expensive and I have never found the flavour of the meat, vegetables or whatever, to be noticeably enhanced. I am particularly  suspicious of ‘organic’ wine because the term has no legal standing. It […]
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Christmas dinner is a  hearty meal which would seem to call for a hearty red to accompany it. But if turkey is the biggest item on your plate, that may not be true. It is quite a bland meat and can easily be overpowered by the heftier reds. A Beaujolis or Fleurie (Joseph Drouhin Fleurie €19.50, Ardkeen Stores, Waterford); a Pinot Noir (Reserve de Luch, Pinot Noir, €11 at