Enrico Muscetra

L/R Shinya Tasaki, President Association Sommelier International presenting Andrew O’ Gorman, Irish Guild of Sommeliers  with the Emozioni International Prize as winning Journalist,Nichi Stefi, Jury Member for Emozioni Prize, Stanislas de Roccofort de la Vinniere,...

Wine sales plunge

24 DECEMBER 2013 WINE sales have plummeted by up to 10%this year as repeated government tax hikes eat ever further into the cost of each bottle. The taxman now enjoys a windfall of nearly €5 every time you pull out the cork on a bottle of wine costing just €8. And the...

DIT 2013

  5th November,2013 The Irish Guild of Sommeliers teamed up with the Bartenders Association if Ireland  to introduce hospitality trainees to our respective trade associations. Also there was, Deirdre Byrne, Ireland’s Gold Medal Winner at the World Cocktail...

Last orders

Last orders as band of brotherly brewers dies off 8 DECEMBER 2013 DEMAND for Europe‘s elite Trappist beers, brewed in monastic seclusion behind abbey walls, is at an all-time high — but soon there may be no one left to make them because fewer people want...

€132k

Corks pop as vintage case of wine sells for €132k A picture taken on June 15, 2013 shows a bottle of the Chateau Cheval Blanc’s Premier Grand Cru Classe A, in Saint-Emilion, southwestern France. HENRY SAMUEL PARIS – 18 DECEMBER 2013 A Case of 1947 Cheval Blanc...