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Welcome to Matson's Wine Store

Matson’s Wine Store began its life in the market town of Bandon in West Cork in 2004. In 2013 we added to our store in Bandon with the opening of our Grange store and in 2018 we added the Youghal store. Over the years our love of craft beers and boutique wines has influenced the path we have chosen for our business. Stocking over 500 craft beers and over 600 wines from all around the world, we have something for everyone. With the revamp of our Grange and Bandon stores completed in 2022, we now also have a huge range of high quality spirits available to our customers.


Pic: David Scally, Nicolas Sicot, Derrick Matson

Meet The Team

Derrick Matson, Director
Derrick opened the first Matson’s Wine Store in Bandon in 2004. Coming from a hotel management background, the opening of the Bandon store was his first step into the retail side of the drinks market. In the years since then Derrick has completed both a certificate in Irish Whiskey from the Edinburgh Whiskey Academy and WSET training for wines. A strong interest in the Irish craft beer industry has lead to Matson’s stocking over 500 craft beers from Ireland and around the world.

David Scally, Director
David joined Matson’s Wine Store in 2008. Coming from a strong retail and accounting background, David added extra stability and drive to the growing company. David has completed Level 2 WSET training over the years and a passion for wine has seen the growth of more boutique and exclusive wines on the shelves at Matson’s.

Nic Sicot, Wine Development Manager
Nic is the newest member of the team having joined Matson’s in 2023. Coming from a hugely experienced and knowledgeable wine background, Nic is the perfect person to advise you on wines for any situation. Nic will be searching Europe in the coming months to find the perfect wines to import exclusively for Matson’s.

Jola Tyczynska, Grange Store Supervisor
Jola joined Matson’s in May of 2013, just 2 weeks after the store was opened. In the last 10 years she has developed and grown superb customer relations with Matson’s many regulars. Jola is currently completing her WSET training and has completed craft beers training courses in the past.

Daire Healy, Bandon Store Supervisor
Daire joined Matson’s in 2021 after the store reopened from a 2 year, covid delayed, revamp. Daire became store supervisor soon after he join the company and has gone form strength to strength in his wine and craft beer knowledge. A keen interest in the spirits and wines industry sees him looking for further his education in these markets in the near future.

Hannah Davis, Youghal Store Supervisor
Hannah joining Matson’s in 2018, 2 weeks before the store opened. Hannah had 10 years of retail experience when she started in the company and was instrumental in the setting up of the retail systems in the Youghal store. Hannah’s love of design and crafts sees her responsible for the seasonal displays in the three shops. Hannah is currently completing her WSET training.