6,000-year-old (biodynamic) wine?

Interesting article about how researchers have found traces of wine in old copper storage jars, that date back 6000yrs! Read it HERE


The Gallery is proud to be (we believe) Ireland’s 1st ‘All Natural’ wine bar, we are phasing out any existing non-natural wines and will ONLY be selling organic and biodynamic wines, or wines produced alongside organic principles. Our food is all GMO and Palm Oil free, and organic (wherever possible) and locally produced, so it made sense for our wines … Read More

The Dirty Guide to Wine: Following Flavor from Ground to Glass

ESSENTIAL READING!!! A new one on The Gallery Natural Wine & Tapas Bar wine library shelves! Still drinking Cabernet after that one bottle you liked five years ago? It can be overwhelming if not intimidating to branch out from your go-to grape, but everyone wants their next wine to be new and exciting. How to choose the right one? Award-winning … Read More

Sunday Independent recognises The Gallery Wine & Tapas Bar!

Nice to get a mention in The Sunday Independent!!! Once upon a time in Westport: A magical family break in Mayo Short breaks in Ireland Liadan Hynes August 7 2017 2:30 AM The Gallery Wine and Tapas Bar, in Brewery Place, just off Bridge Street, has the pleasant atmosphere of a restaurant in someone’s living room – the walls are … Read More

Nice mention in the Irish Times!

Very happy to be recognised for our wines. The Gallery Wine & Tapas Bar has a committment to only sourcing the finest wines from around the world, at a price point to suit all pockets. This is an extensive task and one that becomes more difficult as my knowledge and love of wine increases. The aim is to become the … Read More

NYETIMBER WINES featured in new Gallery Private Hire Bar

The Gallery is very pleased to announce that we will be stocking NYETIMBER English Sparkling Wine, Charles Heidsieck Champagne, Sophie Baron Champagne, Louis Roerder Champagne, Hattingley Valley English Sparkling Wines, as well as Prosecco Superiore Spumante DOCG and a range of organic DOC Prosecco as part of our 2017 Sparkling Wine Portfolio.   Many were convinced that some of the UK-produced fizz … Read More

The Great Aerate

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IN STOCK NOW AT THE GALLERY WINE BAR & COFFEE HOUSE Now here’s a great article on aeration, source: Wine Spectator Dear Dr. Vinny, What is the science behind the aeration of wine? What does air do to a wine? Why is it if a wine is closed and then you put air though it (via a funnel of some … Read More

Irish Restaurant Awards 2016

Irish Restaurant Awards
The Restaurants Association of Ireland is delighted to welcome back the Irish Restaurant Awards for 2016. This will be the 8th annual awards since its humble beginnings back in 2009, where 70 restaurateurs gathered in Dublin for lunch to celebrate each other’s successes. In 2015 the Irish Restaurant Awards consisted of a roadshow of 4 regional events – Galway, Belfast, Limerick and Dublin ... Read More

Mother’s Day Gallery Treat

Celebrations of mothers and motherhood can be traced back to the ancient Greeks and Romans, who held festivals in honor of the mother goddesses Rhea and Cybele, but the clearest modern precedent for Mother's Day is the early Christian festival known as “Mothering Sunday.” As Mother's Day turns 100 this year, treat here to a general outpourings of love and ... Read More