The WineGeese Events


Thursday 5th December, 6pm.

Free Ticketed Event but places must be pre-booked

Venue : Ballymaloe Wine Shop. The Food Emporium. Brown Thomas, Cork

“The Wine Geese and Wine Writer Maurice Healy”, with John Wilson, Wine Writer, The Irish Times

We are delighted to be welcoming John Wilson, wine writer, The Irish Times, to Cork, on Thursday 5th December. John will give a presentation and wine tasting based around the famous Corkman and wine writer Maurice Healy.

John will be joined by Dermot Sugrue (Co. Limerick born, and features on P98 of this months Decanter Magazine) now of Wiston Sparkling Wine, Sussex and Simon Tyrrell with his Les Deux Cols Cuvée d’Alize Cotes du Rhone.

John Wilson is just finalising the line-up but will be

2 Sussex Sparkling wines (Anglo-Irish)

Sugrue Pierre ‘The Trouble With Dreams’ 2009

Wiston Estate 2011 Rose

2 Bordeaux/ Barton wines (including the new Chateau in Moulis that Lillian Barton owns)

1 L’Abbeille de Fieuzel Red (Irish owned by Lochlann Quinn)

I Irish made Cotes du Rhone by SimonTyrrell

And a Cognac to finish (a Cognac house with Irish roots…)

Booking through Colm McCan of Ballymaloe on 086 0859034 or through Latitude 51 on 021 2390219

There are a limited number of spaces available for this wonderful talk and tasting so pre-booking is essential to guarantee a place.

It is highly likely that there will be a waiting list so please book early to avoid disappointment.



Contact Details : 


Beverley Mathews

Latitude 51

Phone : 021 2390219

Email :

Twitter : @Latitude_51


Colm McCan

Ballymaloe House

Phone : 021 4652531

Email :

Twitter : @colmmccan


Maurice O Mahony

Wine Alliance Ltd

Phone : 086 7759713

Email :

Twitter : @winealliancemoz


National Wine Geese Events


The Dublin Bay Wine Experience,  Venue:  Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire, Co. Dublin

Saturday 18th May  Trade: 11.00 – 13:00 Consumer 15:00 – 21:00

Sunday 19th May  Consumer 13:00 -18:00

The Dublin Bay Wine Experience is a new and innovative event.  A wine themed show offering interactive wine related events.  It will support local business by offering importers, retailers and restaurants the opportunity to sample their portfolio of wines. There will be a strong focus on global links between Ireland and the world of wine, as well as an opportunity to highlight wine brands, wine regions and wine personalities with the consumer through an interactive focus that will encourage greater knowledge of wine

Website :

Tickets on sale price €15.00 or €25 for 2

Press Release : DBWE-Press-Release-08042013  Postcard_RZ Final

For additional information contact:

Jean Smullen | |

Twitter: @DublinBayWine #dbwe

Facebook: dublinbaywineexperience


3 comments on “The WineGeese Events

  1. […] The full list (so far) of planned tastings are available here  […]

  2. […] Also of great Wine Geese interest, is The International Wine Museum, in Desmond Castle, Kinsale dedicated to the Irish people the world over, both long ago, and current generations, involved in winemaking around the word, is well worth a visit, and of course Ted Murphy’s book, A Kingdom of Wine, The Story of Ireland’s Wine Geese, is brilliant, and this years  series of wine geese events that I am involved along with, along with Beverley Mathews, of L’Attitude51, Wine Cafe, Cork and Maurice O’Mahony, of Wine Alliance, and the broader vibrant wine commuity of Cork city and county, is very much inspired by Ted’s lifetime of work with all things Wine Geese in Ireland and around the world. For the line-up of planned events, and may more in the pipeline, please see the website […]

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