Award Winning Blackrock Cellar

Blackrock Cellar is independent fine wine, craft beer, spirits and food store

Winner of the 2017 and 2019 National Off-licence Of The Year at the Noffla Awards*.

Sunday Business Post Best National drink outlet 2017

Opened on March 9th 2012, by Joel Durand, a trained chef who has been in the off-licence business for 16 years. Joel has a vast experience in wine and spirits acquired while working around Europe in prestigious restaurants (France, Italy, England and Ireland).

All the friendly staff is WSET** trained. Joel, Ross (Wine Buyer), Nicolas (Beer Manager), Ruby, Ted, Des, Josh, Grainne, Anne-Marie, Conan and Emma will help you discover our wines, beer, spirits and foods.

The worldwide wine selection now reaches over 700 small producer wines with a special focus on Organics and Bio-dynamic. Food and Wine pairing service too. With more than 450 Irish and international Craft Beers with constant new arrivals you are spoiled for choice. A vast choice of Whiskeys, Gins, Rums, Vodka and world liquors complement the offering.

(*Noffla is the National Off Licence Association Noffla run a yearly competition between the independents Irish off licences. That includes a mystery shopper that inspect all aspects of the business; Choice, presentation, staff knowledge…)

(**WSET: Wine & Spirit Education Trust is a global organisation which arranges courses and exams in the field of wine and spirits. WSET was founded in 1969, is headquartered in London and is generally regarded as one of the world’s leading providers of wine education)

Awards & Distinctions

2021

Best Dublin Off Licence of the year at Noffla Awards 2021

2020

Customer Service Excellence at Noffla Awards 2020

2019

National Off Licence of the Year at Noffla Awards
Sunday Business Post Best Beer specialist retailer in Ireland 2019

2018

Customer Service Excellence at Noffla Awards 2018
Sunday Business Post Best Beer specialist retailer in Ireland 2018

2017

National Off-licence of the year at Noffla Awards

Sunday Business Post Best National Drink Outlet 2017

2016

Best Dublin Off Licence 2016 at Noffla Awards
Sunday Business Post Best Beer specialist retailer in Ireland 2016
Sunday business top three best Dublin wine retailer specialist 2016

2015

Best Wine Specialist in Ireland at Noffla Awards
Sunday Business Post Best Specialist Beer Retailer in Ireland
Irish Times Best Shop in Ireland finalist 2015 (voted by the public) – In Top 10 food and wine retailer

2014

Best New Off-licence at Noffla Awards
Sunday Business Post Wine Awards – in Top 10 wine specialist Dublin