Events - Trade ShowsFood and Wine Magazine Christmas Showhttp://www.visitdublin.com/event/Food_and_Wine_Magazine_Christmas_ShowA three-day food and drink extravaganza, that will show you how to recreate world class dishes in the comfort of your own home! The RDS Main Hall in Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 will be transformed into a winter wonderland for the weekend. Santa will be there all weekend as our guest of honour with gifts for all! (ALL FOR FREE!!) The Chef’s Kitchen which will be the heart of the show featuring Ireland’s top chefs.  Learn from the masters and recreate some of their favourite Christmas dishes at home with fabulous produce available in our Artisan Village.  The Drinks Zone is also ideal for wine enthusiasts and experts who want to learn more about wine matches, tasting, grape varietals and even how to pull a cork with flair! Between demos on the chef’s stage, there are a host of fantastic free masterclasses to enjoy.  Inspired by Ireland’s top FOOD&WINE Magazine experts in our FREE Master classes, which will cover topics such as Wine & Champagne tasting, Cocktail-making, Cheeses and Chocolates and much more! Click here for bookings and information   Coffee and Tea Festivalhttp://www.visitdublin.com/event/Coffee_and_Tea_Festival THE COFFEE & TEA SCENE IS A-BUZZ AS MOMENTUM BUILDS  FOR THE DUBLIN COFFEE & TEA FESTIVAL Word is spreading throughout the growing coffee & tea scene about the inaugural Dublin Coffee & Tea Festival 2014.  This unique event is fast becoming a must-do on the Dublin social calendar and takes place at the RDS, Dublin 12th -14th September 2014.   The Dublin Coffee & Tea Festival will be brimming with varying features to tickle the taste buds of coffee and tea lovers including:- The Roasters’ Village Located at the very front of the show the Roasters’ Village will house a vast range of Coffee and Tea micro roasters and retailers all wishing to engage with the public and tell the story of their particular blends.  The Cupping Room a purpose-built cupping room allowing members of the public and media to cup and taste a wide variety of teas and coffees from different Origin countries for the very first time in Ireland.  The People’s Stage showcasing a range of video footage and presentations from farmers, importers, green bean traders, and coffee and tea enthusiasts, acting as an educational platform allowing the public understand the tea and coffee growing and harvesting process first hand. The Food Village comprise a range of hand-picked artisan food and beverage suppliers whose product compliments the coffee and tea drinking experience. And not forgetting the National Barista Championships semi-final and the inaugural Home Barista Championship, the widest variety of tea and coffee blends the country has ever seen under one roof, the Dublin Coffee & Tea Festival is guaranteed to whet the visitor’s appetitie and indeed demonstrate the ever-sophisticated offering on the market today. . Visit the official Dublin Coffee & Tea Festival website for more details. The Wedding and Honeymoon Showhttp://www.visitdublin.com/event/The_Wedding_and_Honeymoon_ShowThe RDS Main Hall will be transformed into Irelands largest Wedding & Honeymoon Showcase. You can, by simply walking around and viewing over 250 exhibitors stands see perhaps your dream wedding dress close up, with all the accessories and shoes, have a complimentary Wedding Day make up trial and a Wedding hair stylist will be on hand to help you decide on that special hair style, view the luxurious wedding limousines from vintage to top of the range Mercedes and admire all the various floral arrangements on view. Click here to book tickets