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An Interesting Read with a Good Italian Wine

An Immodest Proposal – Wine and Health We received a very interesting little volume recently here at Northwestern Wine, the author being one Giovanni Morelli.   He was once – over 40 years ago - a teacher of mine and had a distinguished career in medicine in Ireland, haematology to be...

New organic wines from Sicily

Organic wines from Milazzo in Sicily Maria Costanza Northwestern Wine now has imported several wines from the Milazzo organic winery in Italy to Ireland. We have 3 whites, one of which is sparkling, and 3 reds.  See the Sicilian section for detailed descriptions.  These wines are exclusive to Northwestern Wine....

The Black Cock of Chianti

The Gallo Nero Chianti is a popular wine in Sligo and elsewhere in Ireland too. Bottles of this wine frequently display an image of a black cock or rooster – the Gallo Nero - which has become the symbol of Chianti. It is now also the symbol of the Chianti...

Organic and Biodynamic wine in Sligo and Galway

Organic and Biodynamic wine Interest in organic wine continues to grow in Sligo, Galway and the Northwest with our rising environmental awareness.  But what exactly is organic viticulture and grape production?  Organic winemakers use natural resources and production methods which are sensitive to the environment. The organic growers who supply...

COVID AND PHYLLOXERA – TERRIBLE TWINS OF SUPPLY AND DEMAND

COVID Most of us here in Sligo and the Northwest who drink wine have heard of COVID and are aware of its profound impact on us all. But the pandemic has also had a marked effect on the wine industry. In Spain, for example, closed bars and restaurants seemed unthinkable...

Fish, Eggs, Carrageen moss and Wine

Here's a question for wine drinkers here in Sligo and the northwest.  What do sturgeons, carrageen moss and eggs have in common?  In order to answer this, a small amount of knowledge about one stage of wine production is necessary.  After fermenting the grape juice and the wine is made,...

Northwestern Wine and working around Covid here in Sligo

Hi Everyone and welcome to Northwestern Wine website.  We think we have come up with a solution to COVID and wine tasting in a novel way for Sligo and the Northwest.   We will be offering samples which you can choose from our wine list and we will deliver them to...

Welcome to Northwestern Wine Blog Page

Welcome to the updated website of Sligo-based Northwestern Wine and to our blog page. We really hope you like the website.  In our posts we will keep you up to date with our wine enterprise and will also have some interesting things to share with you.  Here are some important...

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