Whelehans Wines features in Sunday Independent’s Top 20 Best Spots for Outdoor Dining

We are delighted to have been named in Lucinda Sullivan’s list of the Top 20 Best Spots for outdoor dining in The Sunday Independent on 5th June in The Life Magazine section.

The patio is a gorgeous sun-trap and a great place to sample some of our unique and exclusive wines and delicious summery food from our chef Michael.

Whelehans Wines Store Front
Whelehans Wines Store Front

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David on Sparkling Wines ~ Saturday AM, TV3, 4th June 2016

On Saturday 4th June, David appeared on the Saturday:am Show on TV3 to talk about Sparkling Wines with the summer here to stay. What better way to celebrate this than with some delicious fizz.

Below are the wines which featured on the show, which you can see David talking about here. All are available from Whelehans Wines store in Loughlinstown and also on our website www.whelehanswines.ie.

Torri del la Marca Prosecco Frizzante DOC
€14.95 (Widely available)

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Prosecco as a sparkling wine is firmly on the map worldwide, so much so there are constant rumblings that production will not be able to keep up with demand. This frizzante offering captures a lot of the charm of what has made Prosecco so popular. It has attractive honeysuckle and pear aromas and flavours. Frizzante means semi-sparkling and has up to 2.5 bars of atmospheric pressure.
Alc. 10.5%

Bottega Prosecco Spumante DOC
€19.95 (Widely available)

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Bottega Prosecco is a full Spumante which means it must have a minimum of 3 bars of pressure. This is an intense with very attractive ripe fruit character. This is an intense Prosecco with attractive peach and nectarine notes. Very lively on the palate.
Alc. 11.0%

Bouvet Crémant de Loire Excellence
€23.95 (Whelehans Wines)

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It is not the first time that we have talked about Crémant on the show and it will not be the last time as it offers a really exciting alternative to Champagne. Made from a blend of Chenin Blanc and Chardonnay it is intense and exciting with a rich palate feel.
Alc. 12.5%

Bénard-Pitois Premier Cru Champagne Brut NV
€33.95 (Whelehans Wines)

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This is a dramatic Premier Cru Grower Champagne. Made from a blend of 60% Pinot Noir, 40% Chardonnay it is rich, intense, powerful with great fruit and has the classic developed autolytic character of brioche.
Alc. 12.5%

Louis Roederer Champagne Tasting on Wednesday 8th June with Thierry Wallaert

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We are thrilled to announce a tasting of Louis Roederer Champagnes in Whelehans Wines. We will be joined by Thierry Wallaert of House Roederer to guide everyone through their stunning range of world famous Champagnes.

The Champagnes will be accompanied by a selection of delicious Meats & Cheeses prepared by our Chef Michael and his team.

As numbers are strictly limited, places will be booked on a first come basis; we would ask you to double check your diaries before committing.

To book your place at this fully hosted tasting event, please email wclub@whelehanswines.ie with your name and number of spaces you would like to reserve, or ask at the Wine Shop Desk.

Date: Wednesday 8th June 2016

Venue: Whelehans Wines

Time: 7:30pm – 9pm (starts at 7:30pm sharp)

Cost: €20 per person payable at the door

Il Molino di Grace Chianti Wine Tasting on Tuesday 7th June with Gerhard Hirmer

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We are extremely excited to have Gerhard Hirmer, co-founder of Il Molino di Grace Winery join us for a memorable evening to guide everyone through a tasting of their magnificent, award-winning Chiantis.

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Nestled in Panzano, in the heart of Tuscany’s prestigious Chianti Classico region, Il Molino di Grace produces critically acclaimed Tuscan wines that are true to both tradition and terroir, farmed organically and crafted with immense care.

The wines will be accompanied by a selection of delicious Meats & Cheeses prepared by our Chef Michael and his team.

As numbers are strictly limited, places will be booked on a first come basis; we would ask you to double check your diaries before committing. To book your place at this fully hosted tasting event, please email wclub@whelehanswines.ie with your name and number of spaces you would like to reserve, or ask at the Wine Shop Desk.

Date: Tuesday 7th June 2016

Venue: Whelehans Wines

Time: 7:30pm – 9pm (starts at 7:30pm sharp)

Cost: €20 per person payable at the door