Gerard Basset RIP

It is with great sadness that the Irish Guild of Sommeliers have learned of the death of Gerard Basset. May He Rest In Peace. Deepest sympathy to Gerard’s family from the President Oliver Murtagh and members of the Irish Guild of Sommeliers Arguably one of the...

2019 Borsa Vini Tues 5th Feb 2019

THE EVENT: The Italian Trade Agency will bring a delegation of 32 Italian wine producers from Italy and the islands to Dublin on Tuesday 5th February, 2019 from 12.00-18.00    Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel, Golden Lane, Dublin 8. The 32 producers presenting their wines...

Dalcassian Wines & Spirits Portfolio Tasting

by irishguild | Jan 28, 2019 | Home, Tastings | Come join us this February for a portfolio tasting day in Dublin’s Morrison Hotel and The River Lee Cork.The Portfolio day will give you a chance to come and taste the extensive range of top wines we have from all across...

Saint Chinian Wine Fair Mon 4th Feb 2019

INVITATION Date:               Monday 4th February, 2019 Time:               12:00 – 18:00 Venue:             Hilton Hotel, Charlemont Place, Dublin 2. One of the Languedoc’s historic appellations, Saint-Chinian is located close to the town of Béziers and the source...

Didier Fiat R.I.P.

Didier Fiat R.I.P. by Jean Smullen Published 04/01/2019 Sad news of the death  of one of Ireland’s top Sommeliers Didier Fiat, on December 28th, 2018. Didier was the Head Sommelier at the Kildare Hotel & Country Club for many years and was one of the...

Wine Diary January 2019 Events Preview

      Wine Diary Highlights for January 2019 January Diary Highlights Details of all these events are in the wine diary.The 2019 trade tasting season will begin with a number of generic wine fairs: on Monday 14th January, 2019 the New Zealand Wine ...