To mark the first summer sailing to Roscoff, Irish Ferries is hosting a wine fair on board the Oscar Wilde departing Rosslare on Friday 11th May and arriving back two days later. Talks, tastings and a preview of the wines they can buy ashore have been laid on for passengers with discounts of 10% to 12% available. Wines can be pre-ordered at winebeersupermarket.com.
In attendance will be wine growers from Château Ballan-Larquette and the Médoc and Graves region of Bordeaux, Château de Marjolet in the Rhône Valley, Domaine de Gagnebert in the Loire Valley and Boutinot Wines from the Languedoc Roussillon region, as well as brands from Michel Lynch and Michel Laroche.
Fares are from €99 return per adult, €59 per child, including bed in a two-bed cabin with shower and toilet. A car or motorbike can be brought for €89 return when two or more adults travel together.