Past WineGeese Events

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Tuesday February 13th

Venue : L’Atitude 51

Jane Boyce (Master of Wine, Wine Writer & Wine Judge) will present a tasting of wines, including Chateau Phelan-Segur, in association with James Nicholson Wine

Read all about the evening here

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Sunday March 10th

Venue : The Grainstore, Ballymaloe

Presentation & Tasting with Jean-Charles Cazes, owner of Chateau Lynch-Bages, Pauillac, Bordeaux and the Cazes Family Selection Wines, in association with Barry & Fitzwilliam

Read all about the evening here

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Thursday March 21st, 7pm Cost: €45

Venue : The Farmgate Café , The English Market, Cork.

Dinner & Tasting with winemaker Anna Seifried of Seifried Wines, Nelson, New Zealand in the charming Farmgate Café upstairs in The English Market. Anna Seifried has strong Irish roots linking back to Donegal & Kilkenny. Event is organised in association with Classic Drinks.

Read all about the evening here

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Thursday April 25th. 6.30pm Cost: €10

Venue : Crawford Art Gallery

Tomás Clancy, well known Wine Writer & Presenter of the Irish Wines Geese series on RTE Radio, will give a talk and wine tasting on his personal selection of Irish Wine Geese wines.

Read all about the evening here

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Thursday May 16th. 7pm Cost: €12

Venue : Latitude 51

Fleur McCree of Little Beauty, Marlborough, New Zealand, will retrace her family steps back to Cork in a presentation and tasting of her wines in association with Maurice O’Mahony of Wine Alliance.

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Saturday May 18th

Venue : Flemings Restaurant

“The Return of The Wine Geese” Black Tie dinner organised by Gary O’Donovan of O Donovan Off Licences  will bring together wines with an Irish heritage from around the

globe with wonderful food in the beautiful Flemings Restaurant

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Tuesday May 28th

Venue : Cafe Paradiso

Presentation & Tasting with winemaker Emma Cullen of Cullen Wines, Margaret River, Australia in Café Paradiso in association with Liberty Wines.

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Thursday June 27th. 7.30 pm. Wine Dinner. Cost: €50

Venue : Chapelsteps Restaurant, Bandon

Barry O’Farrell of the Bandon Wine Club joins forces with Anthony Tindal of Tindal Wines to give a brief history of the Irish connection with Bordeaux and a tasting of some well-known Wine Geese Wines, (including Ch Talbot, Ch Lynch-Moussas, Ch Phelan Segur, Ch Leoville- Barton), as part of a 5-course tasting menu presented by chef Kevin O’Regan.

Booking is essential. To book, please contact Chapelsteps Restaurant on +353 23 8852581

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July 11th 6pm. Cost: €12

Venue : Crawford Art Gallery

“A Bordeaux Evening in Cork” with Pierre Lawton, Bordeaux and Ted Murphy, author of “A Kingdom of Wine – a Celebration of Ireland’s WineGeese”

Booking is strongly advised. To book, please contact Colm McCan on 021 4652 531 or by email on colm@ballymaloe.ie

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Saturday August 17th 3.30pm

Venue : The Port Of Cork Building

 ‘Retracing the footprints of Cork’s Wine Geese Families’, with Ted Murphy

Ted Murphy, wine historian and author of ‘A Kingdom of Wine – The Story of Ireland’s Wine Geese’ will lead the walking tour, ‘retracing the footprints of Cork’s Wine Geese families’ – their connections in Cork – the street names, buildings and places, and people originally from Cork, connected with some of the famous wine families of the world.

Free event

Walking Tour

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Thursday August 22nd 7.00pm

Venue : L’Atitude 51 – Cost €25

 “A Wine Goose Chase” Susan Boyle brings her widely acclaimed one-woman wine show “A Wine Goose Chase” to Cork, where famous Wine Geese from past and present take centre stage.

This is an interactive wine tasting combined with storytelling which takes you on a trip with the tenacious Irish people who transformed the wine world and didn’t let coming from a grape-free land stop them.

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Thursday September 5th 6.30pm

Venue: Fresco Bistro @ The Glucksman – Cost €10 

Presentation & Tasting with winemaker Pat Neville of Domaine Aonghusa, Corbieres, Languedoc, France in association with Karwig Wines.

Bookings: Booking in advance is highly recommended as this event is expected to sell out very quickly. Contact the “Bringing The Wine Geese Home” Committee (https://bringingthewinegeesehome.com/contacts/)

If you’d like to stay on for dinner after the tasting, this should be booked directly with the restaurant (021) 490 1848

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Friday September 6th 7.00 pm

Venue: L’Atitude 51, 1 Union Quay – Cost €15 

Presentation & Tasting with winemaker Tim Kirk of Clonakilla Wines, Canberra District, Australia in association with Liberty Wines.

Clonakilla has built up a great reputation as one of the finest producers of Shiraz in all of Australia.

Bookings: Booking in advance is highly recommended as this event is expected to sell out very quickly. Contact L’Atitude 51 on 021 2390219

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Thursday October 10th 7pm

Venue : The Grainstore, Ballymaloe

Hennessy Cognac, with Hennessy Ambassadeur de la Maison, Marc Boissonnet. Presentation & Tasting in association with Edward Dillon & Co

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Thursday 14th November

Venue : Latitude 51, Cork

Chateau Bellevue La Foret, Fronton, with Philip Grant. Presentation & Tasting in association with Mackenway Distributors Ltd. Joined by Laurent-Miguel Wines, St. Chinian, with Neasa Corish Miguel. Presentation & Tasting in hosted by Irish Examiner wine writer Leslie Williams.

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Wednesday 20th November, 7pm. Cost : €12 (includes canapes)

Venue : Latitude 51, Cork

Domaine La Sarabande, Faugeres, with Isla and Paul Gorden.

Presentation & Tasting in association with Tyrrell & Co.

Booking is essential as places are limited. Click here for booking details

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