Archive for the ‘Tastings’ Category
Highlights include the Banfi Tasting (Oct 2nd), Findlater & Co Portfolio Tasting (Oct 3rd), SPIT (trade and consumer) Oct 5th, MacCormaic Vintners Portfolio Tasting (Oct 12th) and Pembroke Wines Portfolio Tasting (Oct 16th)
Generic events include the Spanish Wine Fair (Oct 9th), South Africa 2nd Wave (Oct 12th), Rioja Open Pour & Masterclass (Oct 17th), Israeli Wine Tasting (Oct 19th) and the Chilean Press Tasting & Open Pour (Nov 1st).
Check out the diary for these and many other trade and consumer events onhttps://jeansmullen.com
Tuesday 17th of October: Domaine Laroche in Chablis will be organizing a masterclass about Chablis 1er Cru
Tuesday 7th of November: Bren Mackenway will organise a tasting about the impact of Climate on Chardonnay wine styles.
Further information to follow.
Julie Dupouy, Council Menber &
Best Sommelier in Ireland since 2009 (Irish Guild of Sommeliers)
3rd Best Sommelier in the World 2016 (ASI)
A big thank you to Ely CHQ and in particular Ian Brosnan for their support with the organisation of the tastings. There was no charge for the room this year and this was extremely generous of them.
17th October, 2016
Campania, Basilicata and Sicily with Enrico Fantasia
15th September,2016 Masterclass with Alex Starey, South Africa. This was an excellent tasting
Tim Aiken regards Keermont as a “first growth” level in South Afica in his classification. Alex Starey is in charge of viticulture and winemaking at Keermont, a boutique winery set in an amphitheatre between the Helderberg and Stellenbosch mountain ranges. This masterclass was organized by Barbara from Mason wines.
19th September, 2016
Masterclass with Harriet Tindal 0n Climate change and its influence on alcohol levels in classic regions. This was an excellent tasting.
Reports on tastings submitted by Julie Dupouy
Dublin wine tasting with Lynne Coyle MW
Dublin wine tasting with Lynne Coyle MW, wine buyer for O’Briens where she will present some of her most favourite summer wines from Europe. Thursday June 30th in the Fitzwilliam hotel. Tickets €15 http://bit.ly/293tfvP
Albariño on Tour:
To mark the School’s 75th Anniversary and developing links with Taiwan
The School of Culinary Arts & Food Technology, DIT,
in association with the Taipei Representative Office in Ireland invite you to:
Cookery and Fruit Carving Demonstration
from 3:00 to 5:00 pm on 31st of May 2016
Venue: Kathleen O’Sullivan Theatre
at School of Culinary Arts and Food Technology,
DIT, Cathal Brugha Street, Dublin 1.
Demonstrated by Prf. Yi-Chun Lee and Mr. Kuo-Chih Wen, followed by a reception
Opening Address by H.E. Representative Simon S.K.TU and
Dr Frank Cullen Head of School, School of Culinary Arts and Food Technology.
Among wine lovers, there is no greater divide than that between Burgundy and Bordeaux.
These are the world’s most celebrated wine regions, different places producing different styles of wine.
What separates them and why the great rivalry?
Wine connoisseurs Jancis Robinson of the Financial Times (Burgundy) will debate the issue with John Wilson of the Irish Times (Bordeaux), chaired by Master of Wine Lynne Coyle of O’Briens Wines.
Don’t miss this opportunity to be part of this debate on
Thursday 19th May, 7.30-9.30pm
at the RDS Concert Hall, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4
The debate is sponsored by O’Briens Wines and supported by the Merrion Hotel.
A great opportunity to entertain your clients or simply enjoy a stimulating evening with your friends.
Tickets are €35.00 each and include a glass of Burgundy and a glass of Bordeaux.
For further details and to book go to: