Tag:christmas dinner

by Traci Gates | December 21, 2020
Christmas Relish Edward Hayden’s Cranberry, Apple and Orange Relish with LBV Port from Quinta do Crasto Chef Edward Hayden returns to Wines Direct this year with LBV Port from Quinta do Crasto in mind. Edward was also so kind to demonstrate the recipe on his IGTV channel @edwardentertains and tell you a bit about how […]
by Traci Gates | December 17, 2020
A Festive Christmas Dessert Mulled Wine Chocolate Cake by Diva Boutique Bakery If you regularly follow Wines Direct on Instagram, you’ve seen Fionnuala Harkin taste our wine from her little Wine Shed in West Cork. In a recent tasting, Shannen Butler Keane from Diva Boutique Bakery of Ballispittle joined her in the Wine Shed. After hearing about all the deliciously fun […]
by Traci Gates | December 16, 2020
Christmas Beef Wellington Annie McNamara and Mary McCullagh proprietors of the Left Bank Bistro in Athlone started “Cooking with Annie and Mary” during Ireland’s first lockdown. We so enjoyed their video recipes showing up in our Instagram feed that we asked if they would prepare a Christmas main for you. In their special Christmas recipe […]
by Traci Gates | December 15, 2020
The Perfect Christmas Dinner Starter Imen McDonnell’s Fire-Roasted Crab Cocktail Imen’s Fire-Roasted Crab Cocktail is a simple yet elegant seafood starter that boasts a zesty explosion of flavours and serves as the perfect dish to begin your Christmas feast. She was inspired to create this recipe after a long afternoon drive along the Wild Atlantic […]
by Traci Gates | December 9, 2020
Christmas Wine Gift Guide The Top 5 Wine Lover Gifts Whether you are buying gifts for friends, relatives or colleagues, we are confident you will find something really special to spread the magic of Christmas. We stock over 350 wines from 10 countries throughout Europe and the New World. The team at Wines Direct have […]
by Traci Gates | December 16, 2019
Christmas Pudding & Wine Pairing We are very delighted to have Imen McDonnell return this year with yet another stunner recipe that embodies Christmas and will get you all the oohs and ahhs at your festive gathering. A family Christmas Pudding recipe close to Imen’s heart and paired with some equally indulging wines guaranteed to make you […]
by Traci Gates | December 9, 2019
Christmas Turkey Tips & Wine Pairing There is nothing that says Christmas more than the traditional Christmas Turkey at the table. There is also nothing more intimidating Christmas morning than staring at a naked turkey, especially if it’s your first time hosting the family Christmas feast. We are here to help you cook a showstopper […]
by Traci Gates | November 26, 2018
Christmas Goose Wine Pairing In this year’s Wines Direct Christmas Brochure, top chefs and influencers in the Irish food scene shared their much-loved Christmas dishes with you, paired with some of our favourite festive wines. This week we reveal their delectable recipes. Whether you are the head chef or kitchen porter at home, we hope you […]