The diary is as busy as ever with lots of consumer wine fairs taking place in November. This weekend O’Briens Winter Wine Festival takes place in Cork (Nov 7th) and Dublin (8th & 9th) lots of producers attending, great opportunity to taste their portfolio.
Mitchell & Son have a Riedel Comparative Tasting in Ashbourne on November 14th. Not to be missed!John Wilson will present a Rioja Masterclass on Tuesday 19th November, 2019 at The Dean Hotel in Harcourt Street, Dublin 2. There will be two sessions, 11.00 – 12.00 a.m. or 3.00 – 4.30 p.m.
The tasting is only open to trade & press and places must be booked in advance. The focus on Spain’s flagship region will include a tasting of 12 wines and the presentation will highlight the latest developments in the region.
To book a place (please specify the time) please contact: Jean Smullen Email [email protected]or Tel: 086 816 8468
Whiskey Live Dublin 2019 is Ireland’s premier whiskey tasting event. With over 60 exhibitors, all providing whisk(e)y samples. Meet the faces behind your favourite brands, from both Ireland & across the globe. 22nd & 23rd November, 2019 at the Printworks in Dublin Castle. Look out for the exciting Masterclass programme which this year is the most exciting yet with classes presented by Teeling, Dingle, Tullamore DEW, Dublin Liberties, Glendalough, Diageo, Pappy Van Winkle, Buffalo Trace, Michters, Method & Madness, Mitchell &Sons, Macallan and Templeton Rye.
More details here https://www.eventbrite.ie/d/ireland/whiskey-live-dublin/
Dates for your diary in January 2020. New Zealand Annual Trade Tasting Monday 13th January, 2020 and French Wine Discoveries Fair (all wineries seeking representation on the Irish market) Tuesday 14th January, 2020 both at the Radisson Blu in Golden Lane. More details to follow.