Mackenway Wine Portfolio Tasting

Mackenway Wine Portfolio Tasting Autumn Wine Portfolio Tasting. This year our tasting will be a more focused affair with about 60 wines on the tables for tasting and a focus on the new wines and new suppliers. Together we have worked really hard and are thrilled with...

Giuseppe Peruzzi R.I.P.

From Jean Smullen’s website With great sadness I learnt of the death of Giuzeppe Peruzzi who died on Monday  30th July, 2018.  Giuseppe was a long standing member of the Irish Guild of Sommeliers and a regular attendee at many of the tastings in Dublin. No wine...

ASI 49th General Assembly

Association de la Sommellerie Internationale reinforces its commitment to the growth and future of sommellerie worldwide at its 49th General Assembly    Paris, France, July 26, 2018– As the Association de la Sommellerie Internationale (ASI) prepares to celebrate...

ASI GA Tiblisi

      On left of top photo is Oliver Murtagh President Irish Guild of Sommeliers who attended the ASI General Assembly in Tiblisi, Georgia Dear friends! We offer Agenda for ASI General Assembly 2018. Welcome to Georgia! During the Assembly the...

A Luxembourg Masterclass hosted by Niels Toase

A Luxembourg Masterclass hosted by Niels Toase, the Irish Sommelier for Bernard Massard Wines took place today. Niels presented a range of wines from their vineyards along the banks of the Moselle River, including their recently highly-acclaimed sparkling wines and...

RIOJA   MASTERCLASS

L/r Pedro Julian Jimenez Lopez, Seamus Murray, Vice President Irish Guild of Sommeliers, Luciano Radmil, Ballyfin Demnse, Co. Laois, Oliver Murtagh, President Irish Guild of Sommeliers RIOJA   MASTERCLASS “Rioja” and the “Spanish Embassy” held an excellent masterclass...