Big Rhône Wine Quiz!

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Win a wine holiday in the Rhône valley for yourself and 3 friends, courtesy of Inter-Rhône! Rhône Wine Week kicks off from 2-8th November, with a Big Rhône Quiz on Monday 2nd November, around 5.30pm, at a city-centre venue in Dublin.  The winner gets a 5-day wine holiday, for 4 people, including flights, camper van […]

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WSET in Dublin

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The Wine & Spirit Education Trust is coming to Dublin to spread the news about its programme of wine education.  It’s a great opportunity to meet with members and find out what WSET wine courses can do for your career and your business. Monday 19th October 2015, Ely Bar & Brasserie at IFSC, from 6.30pm. […]

Wines from Spain 2015 Fair

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The annual Wines from Spain Fair is probably the best tasting of the year – an unmiss-able event for trade: Monday, 21st September at the Shelbourne Hotel. Here’s what Wines from Spain have to offer: 26 Irish importers of Spanish wines will show most of their Spanish portfolios in the Great Room, from 11.30 am […]

WSET in Dublin

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The Wine & Spirit Education Trust is coming to Dublin to spread the news about its programme of wine education.  It’s a great opportunity to meet with members and find out what WSET wine courses can do for your career and your business. Monday 19th October, Ely Bar & Brasserie at IFSC, from 6.30pm. WSET […]

10 things to know about WSET

1969 WSET started providing wine education.  ½ million people have achieved WSET qualifications since WSET started. 61,452 people sat exams for WSET qualifications in 2014/15 around the world. 9% growth in candidate numbers vs previous year. 66 countries where WSET wine courses are offered. Top 3 countries for candidates taking WSET courses: UK, USA, China. […]

Chris Hatcher – an inside track

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Wolf Blass President’s Selection is for many people, the wine of choice for special occasions. About fifteen years ago, Ireland drank more of this level than any other country in the world!  I was lucky recently to spend an hour with Chris Hatcher, the winemaker behind Wolf Blass for the last 25 years. In 2013 […]