The Real Wine Month - April 2014

RealWineMonth The Real Wine Month will be running throughout the whole of April to promote natural wines in Ireland and the UK. Natural wines are made from organic or biodynamic grapes with minimal intervention in the winery. The Real Wine Month will seek to highlight and celebrate these wines in restaurants and independent retailers by making them widely available for consumers to taste, and enjoy.   Over 40 participants so far and counting!   Participating restaurants (Ireland) : Ballymaloe House, Shanagarry Co.Cork Fallon and Byrne Restaurant, Dublin 2 Hatch & Sons, St-Stephen's Green, Dublin 2 Chapter One, Dublin 1 La Cave wine bar, Dublin 2 Café Paradiso, Cork Cliff House Hotel, Ardmore, Co. Waterford Zuni, Kilkenny Anocht @ Kilkenny Design Centre, Kilkenny Campagne, Kilkenny The Grapevine wine and tapas bar, Kilkenny Trinity College Cellars, Dublin 2 Etto, Dublin 2 DeVille's Restaurant, Dalkey, Co.Dublin The Arch Bistro, Churchtown, Dublin 14 Uki-Yo, Dublin 2 The Box Tree, Stepaside Village, Dublin 18 One Pico, Dublin 2 China Sichuan, Sandyford, Dublin 18 The Green House, Dublin 2 Marcel's, Dublin 4 The Cliff Townhouse, Dublin 2 The Black Pig Wine Bar, Kinsale, Co. Cork Ely Wine Bar, Ely Place, Dublin 2 Ely Bar and Brasserie Chq , IFSC, Dublin 1 Ely Gastro Bar Hq, Grand Canal Square, Dublin 2 Ghan House, Carlingford, Co.Louth Trax Brasserie, Naas, Co. Kildare Bouchon (Above Kavannagh's Pub), Naas, Co. Kildare Taste Matters, Loughrea, Co. Galway Inis Meain Restaurants and Suites, Aran Islands, Co. Galway Locks Brasserie, Portobello, Dublin 8 Roly Saul : The Restaurant, Dundrum Town Centre, Dublin 14 Jacques Restaurant, Cork   Participating wine shops and off licences (Ireland) : The Corkscrew, Dublin 2 64 wines, Glasthule, Co. Dublin Fallon and Byrne Wine Cellar, Dublin 2 World Wide Wines, Waterford La Touche Wines, Greystones, Co.Wicklow Mac Guinness Wine Merchants, Dundalk, Co.Louth Clontarf Wines, Clontarf, Co.Dublin Blackrock cellar, Blackrock, Co.Dublin Liston's Food Store, Dublin 2 Baggot Street Wines, Dublin 2 Nectar Wines, Sandyford, Dublin 18 Le Caveau, Kilkenny   Restaurants, wine bars, wine shops - Interested in joining in? don't delay, email us secure@lecaveau.ie or contact 056 77 52166   Real Wine Month Events and Tastings in Ireland:   - Alliance Francaise, Dublin 2 -  Wednesday 9th April 2014 - 'Exploring Bordeaux' with Claire O'Boyle-Gallagher - Real Wine Month Natural wine Tasting and Seminar (trade and press) - Wednesday 16th April 2014 - 4 to 6 pm - Ely Wine Bar (upstairs), Ely Place, Dublin 2 - Moderated by Doug Wregg of Les Caves de Pyrene, with guests natural winegrowers: Elena Pantaleoni of La Stoppa (Emilia Romagna, Italy) and Craig Hawkins of Testalonga wines (South Africa) - Places are limited please call Claire, Gary or Pascal to book your seat! - The Dundalk Wine Circle - Wednesday 23rd April - 'Organic, Biodynamic and Natural Wines' with Claire O'Boyle-Gallagher - Fallon and Byrne, Dublin 2 - 'Real Wine Tutored Tasting' - Thursday 24th April - 7pm - wine@fallonandbyrne.com - tel: 01 4721012 - €25 - Blackrock cellar, Blackrock, Co.Dublin - 'Organic, Bodynamic and Natural Wines Tasting' - Friday 25th April - 6pm-8pm - Contact: Graham Kearney  - Tel: 01 2783844 - Baggot Street Wines, Dublin 2 - Thursday 17th April - 5 to 7 pm - Natural wine tasting with Claire O'Boyle-Gallagher - free - World Wide Wines, Waterford - 'Real wine tasting' - Friday 25th April 2014 - 4 to 8pm - declan@worldwidewines.ie - tel: 051 878 798 - free - Café Paradiso, Cork - Monday 28th April - 7pm - 'Real Food and Wine Dinner' - 5-course dinner with matching wines - info@cafeparadiso.ie - tel: 21 4277939 - €60   Related posts / blogs: The Vine Inspiration, March 6th 2014 Matthew Nugent, The Irish Sun March 8th 2014     and also don't miss ........ The Real Wine Fair London RealWineFair1                             Meet the winemakers   13th – 14th April 2014
    • Sunday April 13th (Trade & Public) 10am – 6pm
    • Monday April 14th (Trade) 10am – 6pm
VENUE | Tobacco Dock, Wapping, E1W 2SF over 150 growers will present their wines in London during these 2 days (Sunday is open to the public)   Full list of participants to the Real Wine Month (UK and Ireland) here    
Pascal Rossignol

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