Contact us/membership

Membership of the Certified Dipsos is open to current students and holders of the WSET Diploma. Membership is currently free for first-year Diploma students and is then €25 per annum.

To join, send the following details to Mr David Rorke, 75 Fairways, Rathfarnham, Dublin D14 PD35. Mob: 086 604 0456. Email:

  • Name and address
  • Email address
  • Mobile number and home telephone number

Please also state whether you are a student or Diploma holder.

Booking policy

Tastings are open to all paid-up and honorary members. It is expected that all events will be booked and paid for in advance. The booking address (and contact email and phone numbers) are on the booking sheet (and above). This is the standard policy for most clubs. It is intended as:

(a) a matter of courtesy to those organising and presenting the event
(b) to allow planning of the venue and number of bottles to be provided
(c) to ensure that there won’t be too many (or too few) attending on the night

It is accepted that in exceptional circumstances members will be unable to confirm their attendance and pay until close to the event. In these exceptional circumstances, bookings will be accepted by email or phone.

Cancellations may be made up until the day before the event, and any money paid will be refunded. Cancellations on the day of the event will be liable for 50% of the event cost (whether paid in advance or not). All no-shows (i.e. non-attendance without cancellation) will be liable for the full cost of the event (whether paid in advance or not).

In the event of ‘fixed-number’ events (such as the Bordeaux tasting), separate conditions may apply, and will be notified on the booking form.

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