Looking for a Hotel room in Dublin

Looking for a Hotel room in Dublin ( free of charge) for 1 day (9am – 5pm) to run the Irish Guild of Sommeliers National Competition during the first half of August. Suggestions welcome??? . Contact   andrew.ogorman2015@gmail.com or down2wine@gmail.com               ...

A TOAST TO THE WILD ATLANTIC THIS WORLD GIN DAY

RAISE A TOAST TO THE WILD ATLANTIC THIS WORLD GIN DAY PRESS RELEASE JUNE 2020 In a week that begins with World Ocean’s Day and ends with World Gin Day, a glass of An Dúlamán Irish Maritime Gin will help bring the magic of the sea to wherever you are in the world. If...

International Sommelier Day 3 June

Dear friends and colleagues, You are hereby invited to take part in a toast to pay homage to sommeliers across the world, the date is: Wednesday June 3rd  International Sommelier Day was established in Mexico in 2013 by a group of enthusiastic sommeliers to celebrate...

Profile of members – Irish Guild of Sommeliers

Anke Hartmann Irish Guild of Sommeliers Member “Anke is originally from Germany, she caught the wine bug whilst training as a chef in Germany at the end of the ’90s. In 2002 she took the chance to train as a Sommelier in Chewton Glen one of the ultimate...

Rory Conniffe Member Irish Guild of Sommeliers Profile

Rory Conniffe is a Sommelier living in Belfast and working in the north of Iceland. Following graduation from Trinity College Dublin, he was first bitten by the wine bug in 2012 working at a fine dining steakhouse in Chicago. Despite returning to a Masters and...