• Cocktail Masterclass

    Irish Guild of Sommeliers  Cocktail Masterclass

    Presented by James Murphy

    Date: Monday 3rd March 2014

    Time: 6.00 – 8.30 pm

    Venue:  Dublin Institute of Technology, Cathal Brugha Street, Dublin 1

    Areas to be covered: cocktail categories, mixing terms, equipment, glassware and a special practical cocktail making experience.


  • Syrah/Shiraz Tasting

    Julie Dupouy Best Sommelier in Ireland,competitor at the World Sommelier competitions in Tokyo, Japan and competitor at the Best Sommelier of Europe contest in Sanremo, Italy during 2013 will present  a tasting of ‘Syrah/Shiraz’ Wines for members of the Irish  Guild  of Sommeliers on  14th  April, 2014 after the AGM at the Stephen’s Green Hibernian Club, 9, St. Stephen’s Green, Dublin,2.

    Julie Dupouy Best Sommelier in Ireland

    Julie Dupouy Best Sommelier in Ireland

  • Padmore Buys Febvre Control

    Investor group Padmore has bought a majority shareholding in wine distributor Febvre and Company. Former shareholders and directors Gregory and Anthony Alken have resigned and left the company while Jim Bradley formerly of C and C Group has been appointed as chief executive. 


  • Mitchell & Son/Travel Dept.

    Date: Thursday, 6th March 2014.

    Venue: Thomas Prior Hall, Bewleys Hotel, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4

    Time: 7.00pm-9.00pm (doors open 6.45pm)

    Booking: €15 per person. To reserve your place please call 01 637 1600 or emailevents@traveldepartment.ie

    Pre booking is essential as places are very limited. Max 3 places per person.

    This event has been subsided by Travel Department and the rate is exclusive to Travel Department customers and newsletter subscribers plus guests.

  • 2014 Sommelier Graduation

    S 2014

    S2 2014


    Maxime Dubois,  Dublin Wine Rooms .  Best Taster & winner of the Irish Guild of Sommeliers, President’s Gold Medal- Presented by Oliver Murtagh,  President, Irish Guild of Sommeliers

    Mark Donohoe, Dublin Wine Rooms. Ist place overall in the examination & winner of the Restaurants Association of Ireland’s prize. This award was presented by Padraic Óg Gallagher, President, Restaurants Association of  Ireland



  • Beer Tasting

    Altech International Craft Brews & Food Fair will take place at the Convention Centre, Dublin on 7th February,2014, 17.00- 21.00 Hours & 8th Feburary,2014, 12.00 – 21.00 Hours.

    Tickets @ €15.00 available online at entertainment.ie/tickets