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“We Love Wine...”

Desmond Castle & International Museum of Wine
Ranked #11 of 34 things to do in Kinsale
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Reviewed 6 August 2014

And it was a nice surprise to happen upon Desmond Castle. It is a small museum up a hill in Kinsale. Be aware that there are many steps and may not be that interesting to children. While the structure itself is in excellent shape and well maintained, it was the small review of wines made by Irish emigrant families throughout history that was of interest to us. Wineries in France and the new world with Irish connections were featured and there were posters of wine labels for sale. The staff were enthusiastic and pleasant. A quiet respite from the happy throngs that populate the town.

Thank Mary H
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

I tend to enjoy wine and try hard to be educated about it, but I did learn much more about the Irish tie to US wine culture - really enjoyed that!

Thank Mark F
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Reviewed 30 July 2014

The tour guide was very informative! We really enjoyed learning all of the town's history through his knowledgeable wit and humor. Definitely worth the time.

Thank Lorene B
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Reviewed 28 July 2014

Small property with a knowledgeable tour guide. It combined history of the area and property, and the history of wine making and distribution.

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Reviewed 24 July 2014

The staff was very kind in offering to provide a mini off-schedule lecture about the site. We had a really hard time understanding what he was saying, but appreciated him taking the time to give us background.

Thank maureen4120
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