Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookies

Terms of Use

These “Terms of Use” apply to the A WINE IDEA website located at http://www.awineidea.ie, and all associated sites linked to http://www.awineidea.ie. By using the site, you agree to these “Terms of Use”; if you do not agree, please do not use the site.

Your access to our services are subject to your acceptance, without modification, of all of the terms and conditions contained herein and all other operating rules and policies published and that may be published from time to time by us.

Please read the Agreement carefully before accessing or using our Services. By accessing or using any part of our Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms. If you do not agree to any part of the terms of the Agreement, then you may not access or use our Services.

General Tastings & workshops

Your booking is not secured until payment is received – all events must be paid for in advance.

In the event of cancellation for any reason, your ticket is transferable but not refundable.

virtual wine tastings – public

It includes general Public Virtual Wine Tastings.

The event is not confirmed until the receipt of the full payment.

virtual wine tastings – CORPORATE & PRIVATE

It includes Corporate and Private Virtual Wine Tastings.

Your booking is not secured until the deposit is received – all events must be paid for in advance.

A deposit of 20% of the total price has to be paid when confirming the booking with the balance due within 7 working days of the event.

Corporate & Private Events

It includes Corporate Tastings, Stag & Hen Parties and Private Wine Tastings.

Your booking is not secured until the deposit is received – all events must be paid for in advance.

A deposit of 50% of the total price has to be paid when confirming the booking with the balance due within 7 working days of the event.

In the event of cancellation for any reason, deposit will be forfeit if we are notified less than 14 days before the date of the event.

In the event of cancellation for any reason at least 14 days before the date of the event, the deposit will retain to be used for future booking if re-booked within 3 months.

Gift Voucher

Voucher holders should book their places by contacting us at least 1 week before the date of event.

Booking using the Gift Vouchers will be subject to availability, please check in advance by emailing info@awineidea.ie

When booking your place, holders must identify themselves as voucher holders and quote voucher number.

In the case of a no-show after you redeemed your voucher, the amount you redeemed will not be redeemable again.

Vouchers cannot be exchanged for cash.

Gift vouchers are non-refundable.


A WINE IDEA (“us”, “we”, or “our”) is committed to protecting the privacy of those using our site. The information that you provide about yourself to A WINE IDEA will only be used by A WINE IDEA in accordance with its Privacy Policy. This privacy policy informs you about how our organization collects, stores and uses your personal data that you provide when you use our website.

What data do we collect?

We collect your personal information. Personal information is any data that relates to an individual to use as identification like:

  • Personal identification information – This data is provided by you for registration and for using other services – name, email address, phone number, country, state, etc.
  • Browser and visit information – This data is provided by your browser and visits you made on our website – browser type, operating system, IP address, demographics, etc.
  • Cookie-related information – See cookie policy for cookie-related details.

However, you can browse our website without providing your personal information.

How do we collect and use your personal information?

Collection of personal information

We collect your data in the following forms:

  • Register online or place an order for any products or services
  • Complete a survey or provide feedback on our products or services or via emails
  • Visit our website using your browser’s cookies

Use of personal information

We use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • To create and manage your account on our website
  • To process details related to your orders and refunds
  • To identify you once you register on our website
  • To provide you better usability and service
  • To contact you and respond to your queries and feedbacks
  • To understand which sections of the website are visited and how frequently

Data used for marketing or shared with third parties

Data used for marketing

Based on your preference, our organization would like to send you marketing emails for products, services, and offers that you might like. You have the right at any time to stop our organization from contacting you. You can anytime opt-out of our marketing-related emails at a later date.

Data sharing with third-party sites

Our organization will never share your personal information with third-party sites without taking prior permission from you. Though, we share your personal information within the organization, business partners, authorized third-party services.

What are your data protection rights?

We would like to make sure that you are fully aware of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following rights:

  • The right to access – You have the right to ask for copies of your personal information provided to us.
  • The right to rectification – You have the right to tell us to correct the personal information that you believe needs correction. You also have the right to complete the information you believe is incomplete.
  • The right to erase – You have the right to ask us to erase all your personal data at any time.
  • The right to object – You have the right to object to our organization’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to data portability – You can anytime ask us to transfer your personal information to any other organization or directly to you, under certain conditions.
Privacy policies for other linked websites

Our website contains links from and to other websites. However, our privacy policy applies to only our website and not other linked websites. So, if you click on a link to other websites, you can read their privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy

Our organization reviews and updates its privacy policy on a regular basis. We may change our data privacy practices and place any updates on this privacy policy page.

How to contact us?

If you have any queries related to our data privacy practices or this privacy policy, feel free to contact us at info@awineidea.ie.


What are cookies?

Cookies are often known as browser cookies or tracking cookies. These cookies are small encrypted text files stored in browser directories. Like other web servers, we also place these cookies on your device to collect standard internet log information and visitor behavior information.

How do we use cookies?

The main purpose of placing these cookies is to provide you better user experience on our website. These cookies are used in the following ways:

  • To keep you signed in
  • To understand user behavior on how you use our website
  • To keep track of user visits and activities
  • To auto-fill login details when your re-visit website
What type of cookies do we use?

There are many types of cookies, however, our website uses mainly below cookies:

Necessary cookies

These cookies are essential for the basic functions of the website or to provide the product, service or content requested by you. Without these cookies, we will not be able to provide you the products or services asked for.

Functionality cookies

These cookies enable the website to provide enhanced functionality and personalization. These cookies are set to provide better services that we have added to our pages.


The website uses this type of cookies to collect information about your visits to our website. Such as:

  • Which pages did you visit?
  • What content did you view?
  • Which links did you click?

And other information about your browser, IP address, device, location. These cookies are used for advertising purposes.

Analytics cookies

These cookies are set through our site by our advertising partners. These cookies are used to build a profile of your interests and show you relevant advertisements based on your visits. They do not store personal data but store info of your browser and internet device. You can opt-out by not allowing these cookies which will lead to less targeted advertising.

Third-party cookies

We use these cookies from third-party organizations to get insights about our website. These cookies are set by websites that are not visited by you by adding third-party elements like plugins or ads on their website. Third-party cookies also track users activities and save their browsing information for targeting ads.

Responsible Drinking

A WINE IDEA supports the efforts of www.drinkaware.ie to promote responsible drinking.

By placing a booking with us you are confirming you are over 18 years of age.

Spittoons are available at all events to encourage not to drink & drive.

This page was last updated 23 June 2020.