Spanish Wine Week - Celebrate in West

Wednesday, 13 March 2019
Spanish Wine Week at The Twelve in Galway

Celebrate Spanish Wine Week 2019 with an afternoon fiesta of flavour inWest at The Twelve


Spanish Wine Week 2019 runs from April 8th to April 14th allacross Ireland, with a host of events happening throughout the country from winetastings and masterclasses to tapas trails and Spanish suppers.


On Sunday April 14th, West restaurant at The Twelve will bringthe week of celebrations to a close with a Fiesta in West, an afternoon of deliciousConnemara tapas and exceptional wine selected from four different regions ofSpain, running from from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m..


Take a wine journey through Spain with one of Ireland’s topsommeliers, wine expert Fergus O’Halloran, who will introduce each wine andtheir region. Paired with Spanish-inspired tapas with the inimitable Westtreatment created by head chef Martin O’Donnell, each dish will be accompanied bya glass of Spanish wine, four different varietals and regions, chosen byFergus.


Tapas on the day will include the best of the west ofIreland’s local produce recreating Spanish tapas with a strong Galway accent.Including ham hock croquettes with piccalilli and rhubarb & sherry chutney,Spanish tortilla with smoked mussels, Connemara ham and wild rocket, and localpork meatballs slow braised in cider, pimentos and chorizo, the centrepiece ofthe day will be organic Connemara black face mountain lamb smoked over gorseand alder on the Big Green Egg.


A Fiesta in West costs €39 per person and includes a wineintroduction with three local tapas, smoked Connemara lamb, petits fours andwine pairing. There are also special overnight rates available for guests whowould like to stay at The Twelve of €230 for two people including breakfast and theafternoon of Spanish wine and Irish tapas in West. Tickets are available inadvance at enquire@thetwelvehotel.ieor by calling the hotel on +353 91 597000.


2019 is a very special year for The Twelve as it’s the yearthat the hotel celebrates its 12th birthday – the year 12is12. All specialoccasions will be celebrated at The Twelve this year with even more Twelveenthusiasm and flair, so join the fiesta and be a part of this 12 month-longparty during the birthday year that 12is12.