Events for the week

UP NEXT IN THE DIARY FOR 2016...

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THURSDAY, 3rd NOVEMBER 2016

Ely x 35The Big Rhône Tasting is back in Dublin’s oldest wine venue, ely bar & brasserie, on Thursday 3rd November from 7pm.

This always sells out fast, so be sure to get your ticket in time. Only €20 a head to meet the producers and taste your way from north to south of the vallay and back again! To buy yours now click here or visit elywinebar.ie and click on the Wine Tasting tab.

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THURSDAY, 3rd & FRIDAY 4th NOVEMBER 2016

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Higgins Off-Licence Rhône Wine Tasting Event  – a two day Rhône festival in Clonskeagh
Where: Higgins Clonskeagh D6
When: Thursday 3rd & Friday 4th November
What: In store tasting “Côte du Rhône Cru’s”
How: Open bottles & price promotions.
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FRIDAY 4th NOVEMBER 2016
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In-store Rhône tasting with Amandine Brillanceau from Château Pesquié
Drop in on Friday from 4.30pm on to have a chat and a taste of these wonderful Ventoux wines.
Some good libations indeed at Drinkstore, Stoneybatter!
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FRIDAY 4th NOVEMBER 2016
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In store Rhône tasting at Baggot Street Wines this Friday evening, 4th November. Drop in and have a sip of the Rhône with William Tindal of Tindal Wine Merchants
There will be bottles open and on offer. Join them then, and sip your way from the north to the south of the valley and back again.
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TUESDAY 8th NOVEMBER 2016
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There will be a Rhône evening at Green Man Wines with Simon Tyrrell of Tyrrell & Co. and Tindal Wine Merchants on Tuesday 8th November in the shop in Terenure. Rhône Wine Week is a week that just keeps on going!
To book a place please call  01 5594234
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THURSDAY 17th NOVEMBER 2016
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November 17th in Cork sees Etienne Fosse of Delas coming to Hayfield Manor for a Rhône Wine Society evening of Châteauneuf du Pape and Gigondas, for more click here or call 021 4845900 and you can also email enquiries@hayfieldmanor.ie
Meet the winemaker, taste the wines.
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AND WHAT YOU MAY HAVE MISSED FOR THE 2016 RHONE WINE WEEK CELEBRATIONS…

TUESDAY, 1st NOVEMBER 2016

Hatch & Sons logo (finalboissonlogo-les-deux-cols_noirBruno Boisson from Domaine Boisson in Cairanne and Simon Tyrrell, of Les Deux Cols both from the Southern Rhône will be at Hatch & Sons on Tuesday 1st November.  Simon will host the evening as he takes us through a short history of the region, what makes it endlessly fascinating and why these wines offer perfect winter drinking and fantastic value for money. You will get to taste six wines in total followed by supper with wine.

Pate de campagne and Jesus du Lyon Cornichons – Shoulder of lamb, Provencal herbs, black olives, Pommes purée – Saint Marcellin and salad

Cost €35 per person – Please call 01 661 0075 or e-mail info@hatchandsons.ie

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FRIDAY, 28th OCTOBER 2016

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In advance of Rhône Wine Week, Sinéad Cabot will be running a Classic food & Rhône wine pairing workshop at No. 1 Pery Square in Limerick. The evening will run from 8-9.30pm and cost €25 pp. For more info please call 061-402402 or email info@oneperysquare.com

 

 

FRIDAY, 28th OCTOBER 2016

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Simon Tyrrell, winemaker with Les Deux Cols, will be in store and will be talking about his range of Rhône wines in advance of Rhône Wine Week.

 

WEDNESDAY, 2nd NOVEMBER, 2016

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logo-les-deux-cols_noirCharles Derain of Les Deux Cols will be at O’Connell’s Restaurant in Donnybrook to talk you through the Rhône Valley and lead an informal tasting and food pairing of six wines for only €35. Taste six wines and  enjoy a delicious 3 course Supper:

Shared table starter of: Avocado, Chilli Flakes, Lime Juice, Black Pepper, Grilled Kelly’s of Newport Black Pudding, Donnybrook Heritage Garden Organic Apple, Charcoaled Courgette with Toonsbridge Fior di Latte Mozzarella, Devilled Granstown Farm Laois Free-Range Egg, Cuppeen of French Onion Soup, Gruyere Cheese, Herb Grilled Firehouse Bakery Focaccia Bread. And to follow: Cassoulet of Braised Shank of Irish Lamb, White Beans, herb relish, mashed potato, kale – or – Josperised Breast of Irish Chicken, Lentils, tomato, gubbeen chorizo, baby potatoes – or – Josperised Vegetable Club, Portobello mushrooms, courgettes, herby tomatoes, pepperonata, butternut squash with za’atar, green salad And then: Poire Belle Helene, Bourbon vanilla ice cream or Irish Farmhouse Cheese Board.

To book please call 01 269 6116 or email tom@oconnellsdonnybrook.com .

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WEDNESDAY, 2nd NOVEMBER, 2016

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bouissierealary-logoA five course dinner with Rhone wine pairing in the Brasserie at the Marker Hotel, Dublin.

The Marker will be welcoming Denis Alary from Domaine Alary and Thierry Faravel from Domaine la Bouïssiere, both from the Southern Rhône to the Brasserie. Wines from each of their vinayards will be served complement the menu carefully cwhich has been designed specifically for this Rhône Wine Week event. Both winemakers are revered for the freshness and elegance of their wines and promise to share with us some of their expert knowledge on the evening. The wines promise everything that lovers of the Southern Rhône look for: power but finesse, fruit allied with spice and minerality.  For more on this event please click here and you can see the full menu here marker_rhone_wine_dinner_november_2016_menu

To book please contact The Brasserie team on 01-6875104 or alternatively email on bookyourtable@themarker.ie.

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WEDNESDAY, 2nd NOVEMBER, 2016

IFIMourchonJoin us for a special Rhône wine-tasting and film showing in conjunction with the IFI and Inter-Rhône as part of Rhône Wine Week. Hugo Levingstone from Domaine de Mourchon will take you through his range of Rhône wines.

The film, After Love, is showing at the IFI as part of the French Film Festival and we are delighted to have a special showing combined with wine-tasting for Rhône fans. Directed by Belgian Joachim Lafosse, you can watch the trailer on the IFI website here.

The wine-tasting will start at 19.00, and the film will commence at 20.30. Tickets for wine-tasting and film: €25 (tickets not sold for wine-tasting alone). Places are limited so pre-booking is essential. For more click here.

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WEDNESDAY, 2nd NOVEMBER, 2016

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Greenes Restaurant Rhone Dinner hosted by Joe McNamee of the Irish Examiner with the winemakers from Bruno Boisson of Domaine Boisson and Simon Tyrrell of Les Deux Cols.  Award-winning chef Bryan McCarthy will be present a wine-pairing meal using produce that is wild. foraged, farmed, preserved, fermented, organic and cultivated in as small a geographical area around the restaurant as is possible. Meet the winemakers and taste the wines in the wonderful surroundings of Greenes Restaurant. For more info or to book please click here or call 021 455 2279 or email info@greenesrestaurant.com

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