Rhône Wine Week Ireland 2017 – A Celebration of the Wines of the Rhône Valley

From the 4th to the 11th of November, Irish wine lovers will celebrate Rhône Wine Week Ireland 2017, a celebration of the wines of the Rhône Valley, which returns on its 5th edition with even more wines to try and activities to enjoy.

Importers, restaurants and wine shops will be highlighting wines from this legendary region with tastings, dinners, offers, and more, with the support of Inter-Rhône (the French body charged with promoting the wines of this region).

Join the celebration! Here’s a list of the events that will take place during the week!


rhone wine week 2017 1Meet the winemakers, taste the wines: the Big Rhône Wine Tasting is back!

With 15 independent Irish wine importers, and over 120 wines from north to south of the Rhône Valley, with Châteauneufs and Côte-Rôties, from Condrieu to Ventoux, and all that’s in between. Come along for a tasting of what this wonderful region has to offer. Travel the Rhône in your glass with us; the most diverse wine region in France, if not the world!

Now in its 5th year, the Big Rhône Tasting takes place on Thursday 9th November in ely bar & brasserie in Dublin’s I.F.S.C.

rhone wine week 2017 2For the public event which takes place from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, you can buy your ticket, €20.00 p.p., here from ely – but hurry, these always sell out, fast!

For Trade & Press

The Trade & Press tasting will take place from 10:30 am to 5:00 pm in ely bar & brasserie on Thursday 9th November in Dublin’s I.F.S.C.

Please register your attendance here.

For more info, please get in touch with us info@rhonewineweekireland.com or contact one your Rhône suppliers.



More events for the week will be added as they are confirmed. Check back in regularly, or for more instant updates why not follow Rhone Wine Week Ireland on Twitter, like them on Facebook, and see what they’re up to on Instagram. Here’s what we have so far:

rhone wine week 2017 3SATURDAY, 4th NOVEMBER 2017

Southern Rhône Tasting

Open tasting at Blackrock Cellar with Vinos Tito

All welcome, free event, from 3:00 pm -7:00 pm

More info: blackrockcellar.com

montys rhone wine week fixTUESDAY, 7TH NOVEMBER 2017

Rhône Dinner at Montys of Kathmandu

More details to follow. Please contact Montys to book and for more info.

Tuesday 7th November.

siyps rhone wine weekTUESDAY, 7TH NOVEMBER 2017

Côte-Rôtie Dinner with SYIPS at Avalon Restaurant in Dublin.

Members only event.

For more info on the event and SYIPS, please contact: jeremy@siyps.com or visit syips.com

rhone wine week pigletWEDNESDAY, 8TH NOVEMBER 2017

Very limited, only 22 places available: wine dinner with Thomas Schmittel of Domaines Lises et Graillot.

Meet the winemaker, sip that Crozes-Hermitage.

For more please contact Piglet Wine Bar or click here.

rhone wine week 2017 4WEDNESDAY, 8TH NOVEMBER 2017

Beaucastel Dinner with La Rousse Wines

Where: Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud

More details to follow.

rhone wine week 2017 5WEDNESDAY, 8TH NOVEMBER 2017

Delas Wine Dinner with Febvre Wines

Where: Bastille, Belfast

More details to follow

rhone wine week 2017 6WEDNESDAY, 8TH NOVEMBER 2017

Wine Paring Dinner with Tindal Wine Merchants and Château Pesquié at Greenes Restaurant, Cork

Meet Cindy Albero from Château Pesquié and taste your way through a range of the wines.

For more info, and to book, click here.

rhone wine week 2017 7WEDNESDAY, 8TH NOVEMBER 2017

Cairanne Tasting at Searsons Wine Merchants, Monkstown

With winemakers Jean Etienne Alary from Domaine Alary as well as Bruno Boisson of Domaine Boisson both from the (recently raised to Cru status) village of Cairanne.

For more info, and to book, click here.

rhone wine week 2017 8THURSDAY, 9TH NOVEMBER 2017

It’s the Big Rhône Tasting,

back on Thursday 9th November 2017 in ely bar & brasserie.

See here for more.

rhone wine week 2017 9FRIDAY, 10TH NOVEMBER 2017

Wine Dinner with Tindal Wine Merchants and Château Pesquié at O’Connells Restaurant in Donnybrook

Meet Cindy Albero from Château Pesquié and taste your way through a range of the wines, starting with an aperitif and then more carefully paired with a 3 course set menu.

To see the full menu and find out more, please click here.

rhone wine week 2017 10FRIDAY, 10TH NOVEMBER 2017

Delas Wine Dinner with FebvreWines

Where: The Imperial Hotel, Cork

More details to follow.

rhone wine week 2017 11FRIDAY, 10TH NOVEMBER 2017

Southern Rhône Tasting

An in-store pour at Baggot Street Wines with Vinos Tito

All welcome, free event, from 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

rhone wine week 2017 12FRIDAY & SATURDAY, 10th – 11th NOVEMBER 2017

Indulge yourself at Hotel Doonbeg – a weekend of Rhône wines – Taste the wines of the Rhône with an elite group of wine experts

Friday 10th and Saturday 11th November.

For more info and to book please click here.

rhone wine week 2017 13SATURDAY, 11TH NOVEMBER 2017

Rhône Tasting

In store tasting event at Sweeneys Wine Merchants with Vinos Tito.

All welcome, free event, 12:00 pm to 6:00 pm



They’re getting their Rhône on over at The Winehouse with 20% discount on all Rhône wines – and an in store tasting for Friday and Saturday, 10th and 11th November. If you’re in Howth be sure to call by!

More information: thewinehouse.ie


6 for 5 across the Rhône range at Searsons for the whole month of November, and Rhones open for tasting every weekend during the month. Call by for a sip if you’re in the Monkstown area!

More information: searsons.com


Rhône Wine Week Ireland

If you are a restaurant owner or run an off licence or wine shop and would like to take part then please get in touch. It costs nothing to get involved and the week is open to all independents who are Rhône lovers.

Email us on info@rhonewineweekireland.com for more.



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