New Zealand Wine Scholarship

Irish Sommelier Jurica Gojevic – Adare Manor,Adare, Co. Limerick wins New Zealand Wine Scholarship by Jean Smullen Published 28/11/2017 The names of the eight successful sommeliers from the UK, Ireland and mainland Europe chosen to participate in the 2018 New Zealand...

Irish Guild of Sommeliers Christmas Dinner

Irish Guild of Sommeliers Christmas Dinner Tues. 5th December, 5.30pm  Venue Ely IFSC (CHQ Building, ISFC, North Dock, Georges Dock, Dublin 1.) Cost €40 pp including corkage, guests can all bring in a bottle of their choice. If you are attending please forward Cheque...

Wine Lists

FOCUS MORE IMPORTANT THAN SIZE IN WINE LISTS, SAYS TOP SOMM 1st August, 2017 by Patrick Schmitt “It’s more important to have a focused list than lots of wines,” says Julia Oudill, a sommelier turned general manager who oversees the drinks selections at outlets in...

Spirit Education WSET

Demand for spirit education ‘higher than ever’, says WSET 4th August, 2017 by Annie Hayes The Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) is witnessing “record demand” for its courses, with candidate numbers up by 19% on the previous academic year. The WSET is witnessing...