Wines and Labels

Wines now have higher alcohol level than labels claim The rise of mighty merlots, stongking sauvignons and potent pinots has been a defining feature of our recent love affair with wine. And as the taste has got even bigger, so too has the alcohol content. New research...

State Banquet

 Mary O’Callaghan, M.A.,Dip.W.S.E.T., Lecturer in Wine Studies Dublin Institute of Technology, Cathal Brugha Street, Dublin and President of the Irish Guild of Sommeliers, had the honour of assisting at the recent State Banquet in honour of Queen Elizabeth in...

La Rousse Wine

Irish Guild of Sommeliers La Rousse Wine Tasting Date: 31st May, 2011 at 2.30pm Hosted by: Shane Murphy, La Rousse Wines, 31 Park West, Nangor Road, Dublin,12. Catherine Griffith, IGS Tasting committee member introduced Shane Murphy to the large attendance. Shane...

Cote du Rhone

Newsletter – November 2012 Découvertes en Vallée du Rhône 2013 – Save the Date The 7th edition of Découvertes en Vallée du Rhône will take place from Monday 11th till Thursday 14th March 2013. Over 700 exhibitors (wine producers & merchants) are expected...