Dr Stephen McWilliams reviews a new practical book by fellow Irish psychiatrist Dr Keith Gaynor on how to nurture our psychological health.
Given a Christmas present of a facsimile of Irish physician Dr Edward Barry’s 1775 book on wine, Giovanni Morelli believes its observations are as relevant today as they were in the 18th Century.
Giovanni Morelli learns 2015 will probably produce the best Sangiovese vintage for 15 years, and that sometimes you can judge a wine simply by looking at the label.
Giovanni Morelli hits the autostrade to sample some of the fine artwork at the current Venice Biennale, tasting some proper road-side coffee and some some wines from the Dolomites along the way.
As well as the birthplace of great art, Tuscany has a wealth of interesting wines, including those from Maremma on the region’s west coast, says Giovanni Morelli.
Giovanni Morelli selects three completely different tasting bottles of rosé for you this week, and encourages readers to once again try some interesting Beaujolais
As well as giving this month’s selected offerings from Tuscany and Tesco, Giovanni Morelli’s highlight of the past few months was undoubtedly a trip to meet the famous artist and winemaker Sandro Chia.
As the World Cup kicks off, Giovanni Morelli was fascinated to read of Sir Alex Ferguson’s wine sale. However, it won’t be the footie — or indeed the new range of anti-wrinkle creams — that will be occupying his mind this summer in Tuscany.
Some excellent Chianti Classico and a lovely Rosato — a rosé — has Giovanni Morelli excited this week, as he enjoys the changing seasons in Tuscany and the four seasons in a day back in Ireland.
Director of the Obesity Clinic Prof Donal O’Shea explains how setting up a city garden in a car park fits in with the ethos of St Columcille’s Hospital, Loughlinstown.