White Hag Brewery Visit

A group from the Irish Guild of Sommeliers visited  the White Hag Brewery, Ballymote, Co. Sligo on 12th April. Thanks to Amy O' Callaghan and Do the Brewer for giving the group a most informative tour of the brewery and an excellent tasting of a diverse range of craft...

Wines of Argentina will be holding their 6th Argentine Wine Fair on Wednesday 11th April, 2018. 

Wines of Argentina will be holding their 6th Argentine Wine Fair on Wednesday 11th April, 2018. by irishguild | Mar 20, 2018 | Home, Tastings | INVITATION The Embassy of the Argentine Republic  in Dublin, in association with Wines of Argentina will be holding their...

Easter Gretings

Where Guild meetings are held

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Council

Next council meeting 10th April 11am at the Palace Bar, Fleet Street, Dublin.

Guild Officers 2018/2019

Guild Officers 2018/2019 Oliver Murtagh President, Harriet Connolly Treasurer, Andrew O' Gorman, Secretary, Seamus Murray Vice President Irish Guild of...

Best Sommelier of Ireland 2018 Julie Dupouy

Congratulations to Julie Dupouy on Winning the Irish Guild of Sommeliers Best Sommelier of Ireland Competition 2018 which took place today at the School of Culinary Arts & Food Technology, DIT Cathal Brugha Street Dublin https://www.hospitalityenews.ie/ JULIE...

Best Sommelier of Ireland Competition

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 2018 Irish Guild of Sommeliers Best Sommelier of Ireland Competition

2018 Irish Guild of Sommeliers Best Sommelier of Ireland Competition will take place on the 7th March,2018 at the Dublin Institute of Technology, Cathal Brugha Street, Dublin,1  The competition is open to all Professional Members of the Irish Guild of Sommeliers aged...

Meetings February & March 2018

The next council meeting will be held  on 13th February, 2018, 11am  AGM 13th March,2018, 11am Both meetings at The Palace Bar, Fleet Street, Dublin 1

Tastings January/February 2018

Tuesday 23rd of January from 11am to 1pm  in Ely Wine Bar CHQ Anne Roque, from Domaine Laroche, will host a Masterclass about Chablis 1er left bank VS Chablis 1er cru right bank. This tasting was supposed to be taking place earlier this year but was cancelled at last...

The Wine Trends that made 2017 and Sommelier Secrets for What 2018 Brings

http://thetaste.ie/wp/wine-trends-2018-sommelier-secrets/

Tutorial and Competition Videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXpCbqJLDN4&authuser=0   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxaPqQEHMM4&authuser=0   https://youtu.be/XK_Qg-Z6g_E https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mmq6fNMxKFo&authuser=0

New Zealand Wine Scholarship

Irish Sommelier Jurica Gojevic – Adare Manor,Adare, Co. Limerick wins New Zealand Wine Scholarship by Jean Smullen Published 28/11/2017 The names of the eight successful sommeliers from the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe chosen to participate in the 2018 New Zealand...

Irish Guild of Sommeliers Christmas Dinner

Irish Guild of Sommeliers Christmas Dinner Tues. 5th December, 5.30pm  Venue Ely IFSC (CHQ Building, ISFC, North Dock, Georges Dock, Dublin 1.) Cost €40 pp including corkage, guests can all bring in a bottle of their choice. If you are attending please forward Cheque...

At 150th anniversary of Edward Dillon & Co. Ltd.celebration at the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin, 19th July

  Andrew O'Gorman with Jean-Michel Cochet,Ambassadeur de la...

GRADUATION 2017

Report & photos under EDUCATION/GRADUATION 2017

A.S.I. Contest of the Best Sommelier of Europe & Africa 2017

      Full report under NEWS/COMPETITIONS       A.S.I. Contest of the Best Sommelier of Europe & Africa 2017   12 Semifinalists in Vienna   The first stage of the 2017 A.S.I. (Association de la Sommellerie Internationale) Contest...

GuildTastings 2017

16th May The tasting will take place on Tuesday 16th of May, from 11am to 1pm, in Ely’s Brasserie (CHQ). After last’s year masterclass on white wines from Burgundy, Charles Derain will be back to talk to us about Pinot Noir from the very same region. It will be a...

Châteaux & Domaines Castel European Young Sommeliers Cup LONDON October 9th and 10th 2016

Irish Guild of Sommeliers selected  Shane McHugh from Co. Roscommon & The Savoy Grill in London, part of the Gordon Ramsay Group as their competitor for the above competition    ...

Masterclass/Tasting Reports

Thanks A big thank you to Ely CHQ and in particular  Ian Brosnan for their support with the organisation of the tastings. There was no charge for the room this year and this was extremely generous of them. 14th November   The tasting with Charles Derain about White...

TP Whelehan

The funeral of TP Whelehan  took place in Dublin on 12th July.Many figures from the wine trade attended the funeral Mass in St John the Baptist Church in Blackrock. The eulogy was delivered by TP’s brother Harry Whelehan, the former attorney general. The late Mr...

Tastings Dublin, Limerick & Galway

Dublin wine tasting with Lynne Coyle MW Dublin wine tasting with Lynne Coyle MW, wine buyer for O’Briens where she will present some of her most favourite summer wines from Europe. Thursday June 30th in the Fitzwilliam hotel. Tickets €15 http://bit.ly/293tfvP  ...

Serbia GA June 2016

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Oliver J. Murtagh

Oliver J. Murtagh

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Seamus Murray

Seamus Murray

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Andrew O' Gorman

Andrew O' Gorman

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Harriet Connolly

Harriet Connolly

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