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  1. The Sideways Effect

    The Sideways Effect
    Massive Savings To Coincide With International Merlot Day (November 7th)   November is undoubtedly one of the busiest months in the wine world; not only are we gearing up towards the festive season, but there are also many "wine days". Tomorrow is International Merlot Day, it's one of the newest wine days which is believed to have been "Hallmarked" to... read more
  2. Global Champagne Day Bespoke Tasting Event

    Global Champagne Day Bespoke Tasting Event
    October 27th 6PM €95 After two weeks of 6 am starts (that was to let the builders in, we did not do it ourselves), our private tasting room aka "Fíona's Cellar" has been refurbished and is now officially open for bespoke tastings. We are going to kick off in fizzy fashion with a very special tasting next Friday to coincide... read more
  3. International Prosecco Day Savings

    International Prosecco Day Savings
    International Prosecco Day Summer 2023 hasn't handed us many opportunities to pop a cork but this Sunday the 13th is International Prosecco Day, and in better news, you won't even have to wait until 5pm to pop one. Perfect as an apéritif, served chilled with nibbles, Prosecco has become an international favourite for fans of sparkling wines and it will add... read more
  4. 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
  5. Discover Your Perfect Pour - Upcoming Wine Tastings

    Discover Your Perfect Pour - Upcoming Wine Tastings
    Dates For Your Diary We just wanted to inform you briefly that we have some more wine tastings arranged for over the next few weeks. We guarantee you a fun, social night out where you might even discover some new liquid loves. No experience or wine knowledge is required, you will learn a bit about wine in a fun, informal and interactive... read more
  6. We're Blown Away By Your Support

    We're Blown Away By Your Support
    Wine Fair Updates We recently announced that our 16th Annual Charity Wine Fair will take place on Sunday March 12th in The Westbury Hotel from 1pm to 5pm. We asked you to come "sip and support" us as we raise funds for Fraser Holden who was diagnosed with MND last May. And WOW, the fair is exactly two weeks away... read more
  7. Annual Charity Wine Fair For Fraser Holden

    Annual Charity Wine Fair For Fraser Holden
    Sip And Support We are delighted to formally announce that 0ur 16th (almost) Annual Charity Wine Fair (we missed a couple due to Covid) is due to take place on Sunday March 12th in The Westbury Hotel from 1pm to 5pm. As always, all proceeds go to a very worthwhile cause. This year we are asking you to "sip and... read more
  8. It's Beaujolais Nouveau Time

    It's Beaujolais Nouveau Time
    Pre-Order Yours Today With exactly one month to go until Beaujolais Nouveau Day we thought it best to be prepared, so we are now accepting pre-orders for this year's release of Georges Duboeuf Beaujolais Nouveau 2022. Traditionally Beaujolais Nouveau Day is marked in France on the third Thursday in November with fireworks, music and festivals. Under French law, the wine is released at 12:01am just weeks after the wine's grapes have... read more
  9. Eggcellent Value Easter Cases That Will Complement Anything From The Good Friday Fish To The Lamb And All The Chocolate And All The Chocolates

    Eggcellent Value Easter Cases That Will Complement Anything From The Good Friday Fish To The Lamb And All The Chocolate And All The Chocolates
    Easter Cases With April now in full swing and Easter fast approaching, it's time to get the Easter wines sorted. We've put together a selection of cases that will inspire your Easter celebration. They are packed with terrific wines that will complement everything from the Good Friday fish to the Sunday Roast and all the Chocolates. Not only is there... read more
  10. We're Legal - Celebrate With 18% Off

    We're Legal - Celebrate With 18% Off
    Thank You Today marks an incredible 18 years on Chatham Street for us.  When we started out in 2004, our mission was to become a destination wine shop with a  convenient city-centre location and we think it's fair to say we've done pretty okay. We've grown from strength to strength and have also managed to survive a recession and a global... read more

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