Death Notice

I wish to let you know of the death of Joan Murray wife of Guild member Seamus.  Deepest sympathy is extended to Seamus and family from Mary O’ Callaghan President Irish Guild of Sommeliers on behalf of the Guild membership. The death has occurred of Joan MURRAY...

DIGI

A report by the Drinks Industry Group of Ireland highlights how bars, pubs, hotels, and restaurants are continuing to suffer a sharp decline in business largely at the expense of sales in the off-licence trade, which grew 5% last year. Pub sales are continuing to fall...

Gleesons/Gilbeys Tasting

Some of the world’s top wineries were in Dublin recently when Gleeson Incorporating Gilbeys held its annual tasting at the Guinness Storehouse.Over 40 producers were in attendance at the event. Many Guild members attended this tasting on the 29th February,2012....

Superior Taste awards 2012

Superior Taste Award 2012 Catherine Griffith and Liam Campbell represented the Irish Guild of Sommeliers as part of the jury at the Superior Taste Award 2012 held in Brussels from the 18th to the 20th March at Erasmus University College.  This is organised by the...

Nash Wines

Nash Wines Newcastlewest, Co. Limerick Lisa O’ Doherty, award winning sommelier at the K Club, Service Skills Trainer and Lecturer with The Irish Guild of Sommeliers presented a masterclass on wine service, wine list development, food and wine matching, customer...