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The Wine & Cheese Festival: All You Need To Know

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10:58 8 Aug 2019


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The Wine & Cheese Festival comes to the Iveagh Gardens this week. The event, from the Bodytonic team behind Eatyard, takes place from Thursday, August 8th until Sunday, August 11th.

The festival, now in its second year, features a stellar selection of boutique wine and cheese vendors.

Here's everything you need to know if you're heading along:

Opening Times

  • Thurs – 12-4:30pm // 5:30-10.30pm
  • Fri – 12-4:30pm // 5:30-10.30pm
  • Sat – 12-4:30pm // 5:30-10.30pm
  • Sun – 12-4:30pm // 5.30-9:30pm

Site Map

 

Timetable

Friday Eatyard Stage 

Afternoon

  • 12:30 – The Cheesecake Bloke
  • 13:15 – Little Milk Company
  • 14:00 – Don’t mind if I fondue with Erica Drum
  • 14:45 – Champagne and Crisps with Station to Station Wines
  • 15:30 – Roe & Cheese

Evening

  • 17:30 – Wine and Cheese: Breaking the rules
  • 18:15 –  Roe & Cheese
  • 19:00 – Cracker Challenge & Grape Expectations
  • 20:00 – Sing Along Social
  • 21:30 – DJ Gorgonzola City

Friday Sip-Sip-Horray Tent 

Afternoon

  • 12:30 – You F*** My Wine with Station to Station Wines
  • 13:15 – We want Loire with L’Atitude 51
  • 14:00 – Far from Merlot we were reared! with Green Man Wines
  • 14:45 – Cheese & Wine matching: Little Milk Company & Dublin Wine Trails
  • 15:30 – Yes way, Rosé with Lynne Coyle, Master of Wine

Evening

  • 17:45 – WTF, chilled red wine?’ with John Wilson
  • 18:30 – Don’t believe the hype…what’s in a bottle not a label with Wines Direct
  • 19:15 – Dublin Wine Trails & Kylemore Cheese
  • 20:00 – Sing for your dinner

MOB Comedy Floating Fun 

  • 13:30 // 14:30 // 15:30 How Merlot Can you go? (Limbo)
  • 18:00 // 19:00 //21:00 How Merlot Can you go? (Limbo)
  • 20:00 Easi Singles (speed dating)

Saturday Eatyard Stage

Afternoon

  • 12:30 – Cheesemaking with Tom Burgess of Coolattin
  • 13:15 – Great Irish Cheese chats with Seamus Sheridan and Susan Boyle
  • 14:00 – Cracker Challenge & Grape Expectations
  • 15:00 – Trinity Orchestra Funk n Soul Tribute

Evening

  • 17:45 – The Perfect Toastie with Kevin Powell, Loose Canon
  • 18:30 Cheesy canapes and cheap wine: Erica Drum & Rory Craig
  • 19:00 – Cracker Challenge & Grape Expectations
  • 20:00 – Trinity Orchestra ABBA Tribute
  • 21:30 – DJ Roque The Fort

Saturday Sip-Sip-Horray Tent 

Afternoon

  • 13:15 – Italian Wine & Cheese with Little Italy
  • 14:00 – USA is more than OK with Wine Lab
  • 14:45 – Mountains, Volcanoes & Coasts with L’Atitude 51
  • 15:30 – The Judgement in Dublin with Station to Station Wine

Evening

  • 17:45 – Dublin Wine Trails with Hegarty’s Cheese
  • 18:30 – Whiskey & Cheese with Seáneen Sullivan
  • 19:15 – Wines made in Clay vessels – Amphora and Qveri with Le Caveau
  • 20:00 – Sing for your Dinner

MOB Comedy Floating Fun

  • 13:30 // 14:30 // 15:30 How Merlot Can you go? (Limbo)
  • 18:00 // 19:00 //21:00 How Merlot Can you go? (Limbo)
  • 20:00 Easi Singles (speed dating)

Sunday Eatyard Stage

Afternoon

  • 12:30 – Cheesemaking with Tom Burgess of Coolattin
  • 13:15 – Blue Cheese & Beer with PJ Ryan of Cashel Blue Cheese
  • 14:00 – Cracker Challenge & Grape Expectations
  • 15:00 – Dublin Ukulele Collective

Evening

  • 18:00 – Blue Cheese & Beer with PJ Ryan of Cashel Blue Cheese
  • 19:00 – Cracker Challenge & Grape Expectations
  • 20:00 – Cooks But We’re Chefs

Sunday Sip-Sip-Horray Tent 

Afternoon

  • 12:30 – Drinks for the fragile with Dublin Wine Trails & Beekon
  • 13:15 – Michelin Starred Matching with Majken Bech Bailey and Cathryn Steunenberg, Aimsir
  • 14:00 – What’s all the buzz about natural wines? with Green Man Wines
  • 15:30 – Sing For Your Dinner

Evening

  • 17:45 – Michelin Starred Matching with Majken Bech Bailey and Cathryn Steunenberg, Aimsir
  • 18:30 – Why I hate the term natural: The importance of growers over marketing with Sean Gargano, The Legal Eagle
  • 19:15 – Beyond Sauvignon! Unexpected fish matches with Talha Pasha, Little Mikes
  • 20:00 – Sing for your Dinner

MOB Comedy Floating Fun 

  • 13:30 // 14:30 // 15:30 How Merlot Can you go? (Limbo)
  • 18:00 // 19:00 //21:00 How Merlot Can you go? (Limbo)
  • 20:00 Easi Singles (speed dating)

Tickets

Tickets cost between €16 - €20.

The Friday and Saturday evening slots are now sold out.

You can get tickets for the other slots here or at the door.

If you're looking for information on group bookings, click here.

Demos & Masterclasses

The Sip-Sip-Hooray tent will host masterclasses. These are limited to 20 people per tasting and can only be booked on the day so you'll have to put your name down on arrival.

Check out the timeable here.

No Cash

All of the food/wine/drink vendors will be accepting Debit or Credit Cards. Cash will not be accepted at any of the vendors.

Can I Bring The Kids?

Sunday is a family day at the Wine & Cheese Festival.

Children can attend the day time Sunday session from 12-4.40pm. Kids aged 0-12 years go free.

There'll be entertainment including Bricks4Kidz, Geniemackers, Dublin Circus Project.

Buggys are allowed on site.

What If I Don't Drink Wine?

There is a bar selling a full range of beers, cocktails, and low/no alcohol options too, plus tea & coffee.

Head over here for more FAQ's.

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