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From TheJournal.ie How much of a bottle of a €9 wine goes on taxes? Wine Oh

How much of a bottle of a €9 wine goes on taxes?

It’s quite a bit.

From TheJournal.ie Are loose alcohol-sale laws turning Irish diners into a nation of 'handbag drinkers'? Pinot In Yo' Prada

Are loose alcohol-sale laws turning Irish diners into a nation of 'handbag drinkers'?

Restaurateurs want a shake up of liquor pricing… and immediate action to fix a chef-shortage “crisis”.

From TheJournal.ie Child crushed by fireplace in California earthquake Shaken

Child crushed by fireplace in California earthquake

The child is in critical condition and some 130 people were injured in the quake.

From TheJournal.ie Tax hike could force wine merchants out of business Budget Wine

Tax hike could force wine merchants out of business

Not the wine…please.

Teenager charged 1p for having to show her ID in the off-licence

Adding insult to injury.

From TheJournal.ie Lidl will soon be stocking wine for €39.99 - but what can you usually buy there for that much? Lidl Bit Classy

Lidl will soon be stocking wine for €39.99 - but what can you usually buy there for that much?

The budget supermarket is going after wine snobs from this September.

Game of Thrones wine is coming

Damn it feels good to be a Lannister.

Here's how to throw the ultimate Spanish fiesta

They might be out of the World Cup, but that won’t stop the Spanish from having a good time.

According to science, here is the optimum way to enjoy wine

In a red room with sweet music. ;)

From TheJournal.ie 61% of independent off-licences will sack staff if excise duty rises Alcohol

61% of independent off-licences will sack staff if excise duty rises

Just 7 per cent of these businesses said they have managed to maintain pre-Budget 2014 sales volumes.

From The42 Alex Ferguson is auctioning off his famous €3m wine collection For Sale

Alex Ferguson is auctioning off his famous €3m wine collection

5,000 bottles will be up for grabs from next month.

Irish brewmaster reviews cheap American wines

Hint: They’re not nice.

How much of what you spend on a bottle of wine pays for actual wine?

The answer might shock you.

From TheJournal.ie Irish households will consume 5m boxes of chocolate and 22m bottles of wine over Christmas Recycle

Irish households will consume 5m boxes of chocolate and 22m bottles of wine over Christmas

Repak expects to recycle 44,000 tonnes of packaging waste over the Christmas period.

Alert! There is a global wine shortage!

WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO?!?

From TheJournal.ie Details on minimum pricing of alcohol to be published today Cheap Drink Ban

Details on minimum pricing of alcohol to be published today

Cheap alcohol has been targeted under the new pricing rules.

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Coffee robots, Angry Birds in cars and tracking wine like terrorists Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Coffee robots, Angry Birds in cars and tracking wine like terrorists

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

From TheJournal.ie Off Licence association to bring wine excise increase to EU Commission Budget 14

Off Licence association to bring wine excise increase to EU Commission

The price of wine is gone up by 50 cent, under yesterday’s Budget 214 announcement.

Wine for cats is a real life thing now

In Japan, of course.

From TheJournal.ie Dáil own-brand wine is a bizarre idea, says Adams Oireachtas Vino

Dáil own-brand wine is a bizarre idea, says Adams

The proposal to have Oireachtas house wine and label was meant to be discussed last week at committee.

From TheJournal.ie That extra euro on a bottle of wine has raised €45 million in taxes Raising A Glass

That extra euro on a bottle of wine has raised €45 million in taxes

The Irish Wine Association says the tax is disproportionate and excessive, and wants it reversed in the upcoming Budget.

From TheJournal.ie France set for worst wine grape harvest in 40 years

France set for worst wine grape harvest in 40 years

Cool temperatures and too much rain contributed to a particularly poor harvest this year.

From TheJournal.ie '€6.3bn is too much to spend on booze for a small country' National Campaign

'€6.3bn is too much to spend on booze for a small country'

There was €6.3 billion spent on alcohol in 2012, up 1.2 per cent on 2011.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Have you reduced your alcohol consumption in the past year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you reduced your alcohol consumption in the past year?

In the last year, the amount of alcohol consumed in Ireland fell by 4.4 per cent.

From TheJournal.ie 'Drunken Irish' no more: Alcohol consumption falls 20% in 12 years Booze

'Drunken Irish' no more: Alcohol consumption falls 20% in 12 years

The amount of beer drank in the last year increased but the consumption of cider, spirits and wine all fell.

From TheJournal.ie Wines getting boozier - and leaving us with worse hangovers Wine Me

Wines getting boozier - and leaving us with worse hangovers

But it’s our own fault, say wine economists – consumers want fruitier wines which involve higher sugar/alcohol levels.

16 absolutely enraging things that happen in the kitchen

It’s a hotbed of frustration.

From TheJournal.ie British government sells off French wine to cut down on costs Liquidation

British government sells off French wine to cut down on costs

Some of the British government’s wine is being sold off as part of a bid to make its hospitality service self-funding.

From TheJournal.ie Tánaiste: Dept of Foreign Affairs has stopped buying 'expensive wines' Wine

Tánaiste: Dept of Foreign Affairs has stopped buying 'expensive wines'

The Tánaiste said the Department maintained a stock of wine for use in relation to State and official hospitality only.

Struggling for a last minute Valentine’s idea?..

Look no further…

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: Wine replaces the euro as common currency; Budget enshrines right to die in poverty and exclusive details of the Love/Hate Christmas special.

7 people who were really keen to get cheaper wine...

… and some people who didn’t understand the fuss

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s the morning after the €3.5 billion day before… so let’s bring you up to speed. Good morning!

From TheJournal.ie Budget 2013: the main points from today's announcements Budget 2013

Budget 2013: the main points from today's announcements

Here are the most notable measures announced by Ministers Howlin and Noonan today.

From TheJournal.ie Study shows even moderate drinking in pregnancy can affect child's IQ Pregnancy

Study shows even moderate drinking in pregnancy can affect child's IQ

Alcohol Action Ireland said there are no known safe levels of alcohol during pregnancy and their position is that pregnant women should abstain.

From TheJournal.ie Wine shortage nearing as grape harvest hits historical low Wine

Wine shortage nearing as grape harvest hits historical low

Poor weather and shrinking size of land under cultivation means global wine production will fall to its lowest level since records began in 1975.

From TheJournal.ie Column: How Ireland helped bring wine to the world Opinion

Column: How Ireland helped bring wine to the world

Think wine is relatively new to Ireland? That’s understandable – but you’re very wrong, writes Susan Boyle.

From TheJournal.ie These are the surprising things that can help you live longer Longevity

These are the surprising things that can help you live longer

Here’s what the scientists say…

From TheJournal.ie Celeb chef who shoplifted from Tesco asks: 'Why did I do it?' Worrall Woes

Celeb chef who shoplifted from Tesco asks: 'Why did I do it?'

Antony Worrall Thompson has spoken out about his embarrassment and shame after he was arrested for shoplifting low value items from his local Tesco.

From TheJournal.ie Celeb chef apologises after arrest ‘for shoplifting cheese and wine from Tesco’ Recession

Celeb chef apologises after arrest ‘for shoplifting cheese and wine from Tesco’

Antony Worrall Thompson was accused of stealing at the self-service checkout area five times before being arrested.