Chilean Open Pour Tasting Tuesday 23rd October

The Embassy of Chile in Ireland have great pleasure in inviting you to attend aChilean Open Pour Tasting in Dublin on Tuesday 23rd October, 2018 The wines will be available to taste from 11:30 – 17:30 The tasting will take place at theEmbassy of Chile, 44 Wellington...

THE BIG RHÔNE TASTING, TUESDAY 6 NOVEMBER 2018

TRADE INVITATION: THE BIG RHÔNE TASTING, TUESDAY 6 NOVEMBER 2018, DUBLIN As part of the annual Rhône Wine Week activities in Ireland, Côtes du Rhône wines would like to invite you to The Big Rhône Tasting, taking place on Tuesday 6 November 2018 at ely Bar &...

Pembroke Wines

Pembroke Wines PORTFOLIO TASTING MORGAN HOUSE, BALLSBRDIGE MONDAY 22nd October, 2018 10.30AM – 5.30PM Pembroke Wines is thrilled to invite you to taste the wines from our portfolio. A host of very special guests on the day will be pouring their own wines. These...

Countdown to the ASI Best Sommelier of the World 2019

PRESS RELEASE Countdown to the ASI Best Sommelier of the World 2019 50 years after the first edition of the world’s most prestigious sommelier competition in Brussels (1969), the “ASI Best Sommelier of the World” is returning to Belgium once again. Over 65 sommeliers...

California Wines’ Sommelier Sessions!

  Become part of the brand-new California Wines’ Sommelier Sessions! We will run a series of Sommelier-led wine sessions. These will not only be a great opportunity to network with your peers, but also to train and develop your California wine knowledge and...

Giuseppe Peruzzi R.I.P.

From Jean Smullen’s website With great sadness I learnt of the death of Giuzeppe Peruzzi who died on Monday  30th July, 2018.  Giuseppe was a long standing member of the Irish Guild of Sommeliers and a regular attendee at many of the tastings in Dublin. No wine...

ASI 49th General Assembly

Association de la Sommellerie Internationale reinforces its commitment to the growth and future of sommellerie worldwide at its 49th General Assembly    Paris, France, July 26, 2018– As the Association de la Sommellerie Internationale (ASI) prepares to celebrate...

RIOJA   MASTERCLASS

RIOJA   MASTERCLASS “Rioja” and the “Spanish Embassy” will be holding a masterclass and tasting about Rioja, focusing on the last regulations approved by the control board and different wine styles. Presented by Pedro Jimenez  “Certified Rioja Wine Educator” The...

VIU MANENT – MASTERS OF COLCHAGUA TASTING

  “Viu Manent – Masters of Colchagua”, Tasting, taking place this Thursday 24th May at 14.00hrs in Cavern Wine Bar on Baggot Street. Please see below the details of the tasting. VIU MANENT – MASTERS OF COLCHAGUA TASTING “A DEEP DIVE TASTING IN TO THE...

Council Meeting

The next council meeting will be held at the Palace Bar, Fleet Street, Dublin on 15th May at 11am

ASI News, New Logo & Julie

07.05.2018 BY ASI Best sommelier of Ireland in 2018 is Julie Dupouy Young Julie has been in the wine business since 2003. She started working in France and shortly after moved to Ireland with a short stop in Belgium, Luxembourg and Scotland too. Her education started...

Beaujolais Ireland Trade Tour

InterBeaujolais will be holding a Masterclass on the 10 crus, Beaujolais, Beaujolais Villages, white and rosé, focusing on the differentiation of soils in the region. The tastings are only open to trade and press. If you would like to register, please use the link...

Meet Julie Dupouy

Tholins wine & food Meet Julie Dupouy PUBLISHED ON April 28, 2018 On some of my trips as active in the Swedish sommelier association, I have had the privilege of meeting this talented and talented summer traveler who, with his goal awareness and sharpness, is a...

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...

Archway Lager

Archway Lager, an expert blend of 3 hops and 4 malts used to create a lager that’s exceptional in both substance and flavour....

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...

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...

Rioja 10×10 Ireland 12 November

Rioja 10 X 10 Ireland  will feature an Open Pour Tasting to introduce the concept.  The wines featured will include 100 Rioja wines selected across 10 different stylistic categories to highlight the best the region has to offer. A Masterclass, presented by John...