Dublin Bar Academy

Introduction to Wine


Read that wine menu with confidence. Our wine evenings unveil the mystery behind the oldest consumed alcoholic beverage. The Dublin Bar Academy sommeliers will ensure to bring a clarity and understanding to this complex but exciting subject.

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  • History of wine
  • Understanding Grapes
  • Identifying aromas and flavors
  • Serving techniques
  • Food pairing and tasting

Sean Gargano

Sean comes to us from Chicago, the heart of American craft beer country. Despite this, he has developed a love for Ireland and all things from the vine. He has worked in some of the best Dublin restaurants including The Eden, San Lorenzo, The Windings Stair and is now found at the Woolen Mills

Anke Hartmann

Anke has worked in more Michelin Star restaurants than most of us have had the pleasure of eating in. Having first worked as a chef, before getting a nose for the finer points of wine, she is now a trained sommelier and WSET instructor. Before joining Ronan at the Drury Buildings, Anke was the manager at Tiger Palace, a twice Michelin starred restaurant in Frankfurt.

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Dublin Bar Academy is fully accredited with the European Bartender School

Supported by Vanguard Beer Collective. The one stop shop for Irish Craft Beer