Riesling Around the World

I worked for Heymann-Löwenstein during harvest period on 2017. The work experience was based on working with Riesling variety and different aspects of canopy management such as topping, shoot thinning, desuckering, shoot positioning, leaf pulling and harvesting in the steep slope vineyards of Winningen in Mosel region. We used to organize some tasting events for … Continue reading Riesling Around the World

Euro-Toques Ireland Food Awards in Ashford Castle

The annual Euro-Toques Food Awards was organised by Euro-Toques Ireland at Walled Garden in Ashford Castle on the 28th of May 2018. Euro-Toques member chefs and cooks around Ireland nominated their favourite suppliers again this year. There were six catagories; 5 going to producers – Water, Land, Farm, Artisan Produce, Craft – and a sixth award … Continue reading Euro-Toques Ireland Food Awards in Ashford Castle

Gilbeys Wines & Boutinot Wines Portfolio Tasting at Mc Swiggan’s

I attended the portofolio tasting of Gilbeys Wines & Boutinot Wines to try their new wines at Mc Swiggan’s in Galway yesterday. There were lots of great wines they added to their portfolio that I enjoyed tasting. Some other French wines I wanted to highlight from the tasting: Cave de Florensac Picpoul de Pinet, 2016, … Continue reading Gilbeys Wines & Boutinot Wines Portfolio Tasting at Mc Swiggan’s

Wine & Seafood Pairing – Brasserie Wine Club

I spent such a pleasant evening pairing Wine and Seafood at Brasserie on the Corner in Galway on the 25th of April.. The Vineyard Wines had chosen a great selection of wines which paired well with all dishes. The pairing menu: 1. Fresh Oysters with shallot & red wine vinaigrette from Gannet Fish paired with Picpoul de Pinet 2017 from Domaine … Continue reading Wine & Seafood Pairing – Brasserie Wine Club