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Movies and Booze

24 November 2023 - 36 mins
Podcast Series Movies and Booze on Moncrieff

On this week’s Movies and Booze we reviewed the latest offering from Disney, Wish. Chris Wasser also recommended Eileen, the new psychological thriller with Anne Hathaway.

Fionnuala Jones brought us all the gossip from Hollywood.

The wines are from Northern Spain, specifically Castilla Y Leon, a region famous for mushrooms and truffles.  This week's two red wines will match meaty umami dishes with beef, lamb or mushrooms - but also with truffles - and yes we had a truffle in studio...

Leslie Williams’ featured wines were Brezo de Gregory Perez, from Bierzo in Spain and Condado de Haza Crianza 2020, Ribera del Duero, also from Spain.

Movies and Booze, with thanks to Marks and Spencer

36 mins

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Movies and Booze

Movies and Booze

Sean was joined by Fionnuala Jones, Jean Smullen and Brian Lloyd with thanks to Marks and Spencer. Today's wines are listed below: All beers from today's show are listed below: 2023 Nautilus Pinot Gris €23.99  Stockists: Independent off licences including Clarkes Supervalu Barna, Co Galway; Thomas Murphy, Foxrock, D18; Burkes Supermarket, Donegal, Dwans Off Licence, Ballycullen, D16;  and https://wineonline.ie/  2021 Hãhã Pinot Noir €23.95   Stockists: Available from Mitchell & Son, Glasthule, CHQ, Avoca Kilmacanogue, and Avoca Dunboyne;  1601 Off Licence- Kinsale, Cork; Ardkeen Stores, Waterford; Gibney’s, Malahide; Next Door Clonakilty and Centra Cabinteely 

40 mins

9 February Finished

Movies and Booze

Movies and Booze

Sean Moncrieff was joined Mick O'Connell, Sarina Bellissimo and Olivia Fahy with thanks to Marks and Spencer. Today's wines are listed below: RAZA PET NAT   Pet Nat is an abbreviation for Petillant Naturel, a naturally sparkling wine. The fermented wine is still bottled in the bottle, which stops the fermentation there, so a little CO2 and yeast precipitate is formed in the bottle. The wine is not filtered or sweetened (no dosage) and the wine is now closed with a regular crown cap. The wine is made with natural yeast and uses minimal sulphites. Spontaneous fermentation ends in the bottle, as a result of which a pleasantly natural cloudy layer remains in the wine. This refreshing, sparkling wine is full of fruity and lively orchard flavors. The natural sediment makes the wine cloudy, while adding many interesting nuances to the taste, the wild yeast makes the wine tasty and easy to enjoy.  STOCCO PROSECCO  Refined, elegant bouquet. Fine on the palate with typical Prosecco preservation of quality, floral and fruity hints of white peach. Excellent as an aperitif and for the whole meal, excellent with delicate first courses. Glera grape grown on the flat with gravelly substrate covered by earthy material with low density - 3500 plants to hectare. Soft pressing, static decantation, fermentation in stainless steel tanks, second fermentation according to the Charmat method in autoclave with selected yeasts at a controlled temperature.  Tinned pear and peach aromas with a little mineral inflection. Great party wine. 

42 mins

2 February Finished

Movies and Booze: LIVE from Triskel Arts Centre

Movies and Booze: LIVE from Triskel Arts Centre

Sean was joined LIVE from Triskel Arts Centre in Cork by Leslie Williams, Brian Lloyd and Fionnuala Jones with thanks to Marks and Spencer. Today's wines are listed below: All wines are available at Marks and Spencer: Pavia Pinot Grigio  - €15  A rounded dry white with citrus blossom and pear aromas over a crisp palate that reveals lemon, almond and green olive notes. This flavoursome Pinot Grigio is from Italy’s famed Veneto region, where winemaker Anselmo Martini sources grapes from prime hillside vineyards.    CERRO FUERTE Malbec - €14  This Malbec is smooth with sweet and spicy aromas and rich flavours of plum and cherry. Enjoy it with barbecued foods or richly flavoured dishes.  Wine of Argentina, Suitable for vegans    Bordeaux Merlot - €14  A soft and rounded red wine with flavours of plum and cherry. Made with Merlot grapes, this medium-bodied French claret pairs equally well with light flavours or hearty dishes like shepherd's pie. 

47 mins

26 January Finished

Movies and Booze

Movies and Booze

Sean was joined by Fionnuala Jones, Chris Wasser and Dean McGuinness with thanks to Marks and Spencer. Today's beers are listed below: Moose Small Batch Hoppy Lager   Moose Small Batch Derek Oland's IPA

42 mins

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