As the colourful Christmas lights are turned off and packed away for another year, instead of turning your thoughts to denial, think instead of a villa set amongst the undulating hills of Tuscany surrounded by olive groves and geometrically aligned vines…and picture yourself there. People familiar with Caravino of West […]

Fionnuala Harkin is a qualified wine educator with the Wines and Spirits Educational Trust. Her love of wine developed over her years of running a restaurant in Clonakilty, as well as writing on food and wine for West Cork People and Food and Wine magazine. She works for Wines Direct, an […]

West Cork’s Kate Ryan has scooped the award for Food Writing at the second annual Irish Food Writing Awards. Over 75 award finalists attended from throughout the island of Ireland, competing for the 20 awards on offer covering Irish food and drink journalism, cookbooks, feature writing, blogging, podcasting, photography and […]