LECTURES WILL BE AS FOLLOWS:

  • DETAILS  FOR  THE  NEXT  (IGS) WINE  TRAINING  COURSE

     

    • 12 week course that will consist of ten lectures, Examination and Graduation Ceremony
    • The lectures will be on Monday from 10am to 2pm
    • The cost will be 475 euros and we are going to provide wine tasting glasses, study material and will taste at least 6 different wines in each lecture
    • Contact  to  Pedro Jimenez,     pedri.jl@hotmail.com   to reserve a place

     

    LECTURES WILL BE AS FOLLOWS:

    • 4/9/17.          INTRODUCTION

    -          LECTURER :   Mary O’Callaghan    ,   confirmed

    -          VENUE: Wynn’s Hotel

    • 11/9/17.      BORDEAUX,  LOIRE,  SOUTH  WEST

    -          LECTURER : Diarmuid Cawley and/or Pedro Jimenez

    -          VENUE:  Alliance-Francaise

    • 18/9/17.  BURGUNDY, RHONE, SOUTH OF FRANCE

    -          LECTURER : Noel McMahon

    -          VENUE:  Alliance-Francaise

    • 25/9/17. SPAIN  AND  PORTUGAL

    -          LECTURER: Vinos Tito , confirmed

    -          VENUE: Instituto Cervantes

    • 2/10/17. NORTH  ITALY

    -          LECTURER: Richard McMahon

    -          VENUE: Wynn’s Hotel

    • Ø 9/10/17: Spanish wine fair , unavailability of lecturers (I will get invitations for the students to go to the tasting)
    • 16/10/17. Sparklers and fortified wines

    -          LECTURER: Julie Dupouy and Pedro Jimenez,  confirmed

    -          VENUE: Wynn’s Hotel

    • 23/10/17.   GERMANY, AUSTRIA,  ALSACE

    -          LECTURER: Barbara Boyle , confirmed

    -          VENUE: Wynn’s Hotel

    • Ø 30/10/17: Bank holiday
    • 6/11/17. NEW WORLD  PART 1, NORTH AMERICA  AND SOUTH AMERICA

    -          LECTURER :  Fionnuala Synnott and Patricia Walshe

    -          VENNUE: Wynn’s Hotel

    • 13/11/17. NEW WORLD PART 2, AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, SOUTH AFRICA

    -          LECTURER :

    -          VENUE: Wynn’s hhotel

    • 20/11/17.  Central and South Italy

    -          LECTURERS : Pedro Jimenez

    -          VENUE: Wynn’s hotel

    • 27/11/17. Examination

    -          VENUE :Wynn’s Hotel

    • JANUARY     GRADUATION CEREMONY
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  • 8/6/2017 Updated on 14/8/2017
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Come and join us on Tuesday 5th of September for a unique Sake tasting hosted by Julie Dupouy .
 This is a great opportunity to learn about sake : how it is made, the different styles available on the
 market, sake service and storage and of course to sample some extremely interesting examples. The
 spaces are limited so please email Julie at down2wine@gmail.com to secure yours.
Place : ELY CHQ
 
Time : 11am-1pm
 
Please don’t forget to bring your tasting glasses. 
Mackenway Wine Portfolio Tasting
We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting our portfolio tasting on the 11th September 2017. The tasting will take place in the Morrison Hotel from 10.30-17.30hrs.
The theme of our tasting is ”Place Over Process”. As we all know, the location of the vineyards has an unparalleled influence on the quality & distinctive characteristics of the wines produced. As you taste your way through our portfolio you will discover the unique influences of “Place” on the wines produced by our wonderful suppliers.
The tasting represents a fantastic opportunity to taste over 300 wines and meet some of our wonderful suppliers. Since our last portfolio tasting we have added over 100 wines from some of the top producer we could find in their respective regions where “Place” is paramount.
What: Mackenway Wine Portfolio Tasting
When: Monday, 11th September 2017
Where: Morrison Hotel, Dublin 1.
Time: 10.30-17.30
Who: Trade & Press

 

 

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The next council meeting will be held  on 12th September, 11am 

at The Palace Bar, Fleet Street, Dublin 1

 

Image may contain: 2 people, suitAndrew O’Gorman with Jean-Michel Cochet,Ambassadeur de la Maison,HennesseyCognac

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Displaying Raimonds Tomsons from Riga, Latvia, the winner serving the judges including Mary O' Callaghan, Pres. Irish Guild of Sommeliers.png

 

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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 of the Best Sommelier of Europe taking place in Vienna, Austria, came to and end on Tuesday May 9th in the evening with the announcement of the twelve candidates selected after the quarter final through several written and practical tests.

37 sommeliers from 34 European countries and 3 from the Africa area had come to Austria with one objective : to win the title as Arvid Rosengren did in Sanremo, Italy, in 2013.

 

The 12 candidates selected for the semifinal are :

  • Christian Jacobsen (Danemark/Denmark),
  • David Biraud (France),
  • Terry Kandylis (Grèce/Greece),
  • Julie Dupouy (Irlande/Ireland),
  • Raimonds Tomson (Lettonie/Latvia),
  • Piotr Pietras (Pologne/Poland),
  • Julia Scavo (Roumanie/Romania),
  • Aleksandr Rassadkin (Russie/Russia),
  • Jakub Pribyl (République Tchèque/Czech Republic),
  • Eric Zwiebel (Royaume-Uni/United Kingdom),
  • Robert Andersson (Suède/Sweden),
  • Fabio Masi (Suisse/Switzerland).

 

Finalists

David Biraud (France), Raimonds Tomsons (Latvia), Piotr Pietras (Poland) and Julia Scavo (Romania)

Winner

Raimonds Tomsons (Latvia)

http://app.sommelierunion.at/re-live-of-the-final-of-mse2017-from-vienna/

http://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-europe-39906819/how-to-be-europes-best-sommelier

 

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