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  1. An Exquisite Fusion of Italian Craftsmanship and Lunar New Year Traditions - Masi Costasera Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico CNY 2024 Year Of The Dragon

    An Exquisite Fusion of Italian Craftsmanship and Lunar New Year Traditions - Masi Costasera Amarone Della Valpolicella Classico CNY 2024 Year Of The Dragon
    An Italian Masterpiece Celebrate Lunar New Year with an exquisite Italian masterpiece incorporating traditional customs and practices beautifully. This limited edition Amarone pays homage to the lush vineyards of Valpolicella and the vibrant customs of the Lunar New Year. It is a perfect choice for collectors and wine enthusiasts who appreciate a harmonious fusion of cultural elegance. It's now available... read more
  2. It's Beaujolais Nouveau Time!!

    It's Beaujolais Nouveau Time!!
    Veuve Clicquot Smeg Retro Style Mini Fridge Gift Boxes Have Landed & We've A Lambay Whiskey Tasting On The 19th In a year that seems to have gone quicker than any other, there is now exactly one month until Beaujolais Nouveau Day. We thought it best to be prepared as November will be manic with Christmas orders, so we are now accepting pre-orders... read more
  3. Lambay Whiskey Tasting

    Lambay Whiskey Tasting
    Lambay Whiskey Tasting With Master Distiller Seamus Curtin Save The Date .. We have a Lambay Whiskey Tasting organised for Thursday 19th October from 4pm - 7pm with Seamus Curtin who is the new head master distiller at Lambay. He will talk all about the whiskeys and the exciting plans he has for the distillery. There's a bit of a... read more
  4. Run, Don't Walk!! Or Alternatively Secure Yours Here

    Run, Don't Walk!! Or Alternatively Secure Yours Here
    PREORDER NOW Happy Friday! We're really looking forward to the forecasted spell of good weather and victory over the Scots this weekend,#COYBIG! (Sorry Andy) As you're probably aware our Christmas Gift Catalogue is now available. Since it went out on Tuesday, we have been inundated with enquiries about certain products that were not on our website. They weren't online as... read more
  5. From Porto With Love - Redbreast Tawny Port Cask Edition Has Landed

    From Porto With Love - Redbreast Tawny Port Cask Edition Has Landed
    Redbreast Tawny Port Cask Brace yourself, the highly anticipated 2nd expression from the Redbreast Iberian Series has just landed at The Corkscrew HQ, see below, it's really here!! We recommend you run down to us as they're moving fast. For this reason, it's limited to one per customer. If you're not near us, we have a small quantity available online... read more
  6. Time To Try, Vino On The Camino & More

    Time To Try, Vino On The Camino & More
    September Tastings It's a bit more like September today, but what a weekend! We hope you made the most of it. We're just reaching out with a few dates you might want to pencil into your diaries, as we have a few tastings lined up for the month. Most of our tastings (there is one exception) operate on a walk-in... read more
  7. 45 Years Of History, Who Said Paper Is Pointless?

    45 Years Of History, Who Said Paper Is Pointless?
    Free Corkage, Japanese Tasting & Some Old Paper Today we are 7 weeks at our new abode, but more incredibly, yesterday, August 16th marked 45 years of Corkscrew history. The Corkscrew was originally founded by Peter Foley in 1978 when the first shop opened on Aughrim Street. Peter has now officially worked in the wine trade for 45 years, it's a... read more
  8. The Eighth Wonder Of The World

    The Eighth Wonder Of The World
    Two Wonders Of The Whiskey World The last couple of weeks have been extremely busy to say the least, and now that we have our spirit licence, we're delighted to let you know that we have some very, very rare gems in stock. We have also penned a couple of in-store tastings into our diaries, so if you haven't been... read more
  9. It's Moving Day, Here's A Last Look At 4 Chatham Street & Some Behind The Scenes Moving Action

    It's Moving Day, Here's A Last Look At 4 Chatham Street & Some Behind The Scenes Moving Action
    June 28th 2023 - Our Last Day Wednesday, June 28th, came around in the blink of an eye. Needless to say, it was a very emotional day at Corkscrew HQ. After almost 2 decades of trading from Chatham Street, this would be our last day operating from our humble abode. It wasn't going to be an easy day, emotions were... read more
  10. Celebrate Malbec World Day

    Celebrate Malbec World Day
    Must-Have Malbec World Day Case Celebrate Malbec World Day this April 17th by purchasing our limited edition mixed Must Have Malbec World Day Case. Malbec is one of the world’s most versatile wines. Malbec's lush ripe fruit, distinct spiciness and velvety texture make this varietal hugely appealing. It is much more than just a wine. It is elegant, versatile and... read more

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