New Zealand Wine Tasting

nz wine discovery

The 2013 New Zealand grape harvest yielded high quality grapes from all regions, and winemakers are heralding it as one of the best vintages in history. 22 wineries are showing their wines at the Dublin show, on Thursday 23rd January, at the Radisson Blu Royal Hotel (where I hold my WSET wine courses). Trade tasting: […]


Zenato Wines

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Zenato wines greatly impressed me at a recent wine tasting. Quality was consistently high across the  range of red and white wines. Moreover, on re-tasting the humble Valpolicella after the delight of Amarone, the quality still hummed.  A good sign! Alberto Zenato, who heads the family-owned business, kindly gave a wine tasting for Premier Wine […]

Zenato Wine Tasting

Zenato Ripassa

I am delighted to announce that Alberto Zenato will present a wine tasting in Dublin, on Sunday evening, April 15th 2012. Zenato is one of Veneto’s most illustrious wine families, most famous for its award-winning Amarone and other appassimento styles.  This is a rare opportunity, to discover the broader range of Zenato wines, as Alberto […]

Tips for buying wine

Tips on buying wine

Choosing a wine is often like sticking a pin in a list of Grand National runners.  And that’s if you are in a restaurant. In an off licence the choice is at least ten times more daunting.   Your odds of choosing a winner vary wildly, and can often be dictated by the provenance of the […]

Premier Wine Training introduce gift vouchers

gift vouchers

A little learning for a lifetime’s enjoyment of wine…a gift voucher for a wine course or a wine tasting day is a perfect present.   Give the gift of a lifetime to someone who you know will really appreciate it.  Choosing Premier Wine Training guarantees an entertaining wine course with lots of learning thrown in.  Choose between […]