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Free wine anyone? Anyone?

Most of us like a glass of wine or two, whether we know much about it or not. And most of us at least know what kinda wine we generally like. But it’s always fun to get a little bit outside of your comfort zone and try something you mightn’t ordinarily get a chance to try, and maybe learn a little about it while you’re at it. And if you can get to taste a few new wines without having to pay for the pleasure, all the better right? So, today I’m giving you not one but TWO chances to sip and savour wine FOR FREE!
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Curious Feasting

I went to The Sugar Club for my dinner last night. Not your usual venue for a three course meal, served on white linen with separate cutlery for each course and matching wines. I went because I was curious, which … Read the rest of this entry

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EVENT: Pre-Easter cheese tasting

WHAT? Honest to Goodness market (a little slice of foodie nirvana based in the unlikely but oddly suitable location of a Glasnevin industrial estate) are hosting a pre-Easter cheese and wine tasting this evening.

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A heavy day’s spitting

A heavy afternoon session today which involved working my way through all 50 wines in Marks & Spencer’s Spring portfolio tasting. I spat each and every one of those 50 – yet I still felt squiffy coming back out into the blinking late afternoon sun. Read the rest of this entry

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EVENTS: Old V New World Masterclass

WHAT? Masterclass in global wine styles, contrasting old and new world takes on different grape varietal such as Pinot Noir and Sauvignon Blanc.

WHEN? 11th April 2011

WHERE? Ely Brasserie, CHQ Building, IFSC, Dublin 1 Read the rest of this entry

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