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Dara Ó Briain was extremely confused by an Irish Peat Wine he came across in Knock Airport

Oh the puns.

DARA Ó BRIAIN is a man that often brings the UK’s attention to Ireland’s unique ways.

He’s previously introduced them to the word chipper, as well as schooled them on the correct Tayto to eat.

But this is one that even we are shocked by.

Knock Airport appears to be selling Irish Peat Wine

He rightly questioned WTF it was.

The puns came fast and plentiful





The company replied to Dara, sending him some reviews. They explained that the process is similar to the oaking process, with the wine matured in barrels. It’s merely matured in the peat, in the traditional sense.

It’s made by BT Wines of West Limerick by Brendan and Trisha, two life-long friends. According to

The wine is produced in small quantities of only 500 bottles. The amount of peat used is sufficient to infuse and complement the Pinot Noir.

Not gonna lie, it sounds lovely, described as having all the characteristics of a Pinot Noir with a ‘hint of mocha’ and the ‘smokiness of peat’.

Dara is sold:


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