The O’Briens spring wine fair returns next month and is spread across three sessions on Friday & Saturday May 13th & 14th in Dublin and also for the very first time we are heading west and taking the fair to Galway on Thursday May 12th
With more than45 producers represented and over 200 wines to taste, this promises to be the wine event of the year so far and tickets are selling fast.
So to be sure not to miss out, drop into to your local store or followthis linkto purchase online, proceeds gotoThe Cancer Clinical Research Trust and Ability West charities.
To whet your appetite I have picked out below just a couple of the winemakers who will be flying in for the weekend.
Based in Faugères, the charming Domaine La Sarabande is owned by an Irish wine goose Isla Gordon and her Australian wine-making husband Paul. After meeting and working together in New Zealand, they headed back to Europe to create their own wines.
Astrolabe was the brain-child of marine biologist Simon Waghorn and his wife Jane. Together they scoured Marlborough securing the best vineyard sites, this has allowed them to blend their unique award-winning Sauvignon Blanc from over twenty vineyard locations.
Positioned high in the Simonsberg mountains in Stellenbosch the Delheim estate makes wines that are unrivalled in South Africa for elegance and purity of fruit. Floral, aromatic whites and multi-layered, beautifully defined reds. Reg Holder is Chief Winemaker at this class-leading family estate.