1. Ask the Expert - Wines to Accompany Asparagus
    Posted On: May 10th, 2011

    Ask the Expert - Wines to Accompany Asparagus

    I was fortunate enough to spend last Thursday lunchtime at Le Gavroche selecting the wines for our forthcoming Spring lunch. I took the opportunity to buttonhole the head sommelier David Galetti, who presides over a list of biblical proportions, about his personal recommendations of wines to accompany asparagus. When English asparagus is in season, as […]
  2. Fairyhouse Fun
    Posted On: May 4th, 2011

    Fairyhouse Fun

    The double whammy long weekends afforded me an opportunity to catch up with in-laws in Dublin. Arriving on Good Friday caused a mild panic as I’d clean forgotten that the sale of alcohol is forbidden in Ireland on Good Friday (and Christmas Day). Hard to believe now that this law, which dates back to 1927, originally prohibited […]

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