China

Time was when grapes were for grape juice in China and some decidedly dodgy local tipples, but these days Chinese wine is taking on the world. China is slowly gaining attention as a viticultural player. The country is already the world’s fifth biggest market, and it...

Whiskey Galore

The inaugural Whiskey Week, a celebration of one of Ireland’s most successful products, was launched at the beginning of May by representatives of 3 of the country’s leading distilleries – Irish Distillers, Grants and Cooley Distilleries. Running from 21-26th...

Whiskey Galore

The inaugural Whiskey Week, a celebration of one of Ireland’s most successful products, was launched at the beginning of May by representatives of 3 of the country’s leading distilleries – Irish Distillers, Grants and Cooley Distilleries. Running...

Destination Dublin

Can ‘Destination Dublin’ Grow Again? Written by Frank Corr, Honorary Member, Irish Guild of Sommeliers Monday, 14 May 2012 This article appears in the current issue of ‘Hotel and Restaurant Times’ Frank Corr looks at the potential for tourism...

Wine Australia

A+ Wine Australia Trade Tasting The Great Room, Shelbourne Hotel, Dublin 2 Monday 28th May Wine Australia Tasting on May 28th, 2012. Our day will start with a Silent Hour (11am – 12noon), allowing you to focus on the wines without any distraction. If there is one hour...