We are looking forward to the upcoming Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine taking here at Ballymaloe 15th - 17th May 2015 with talks & tastings by wine & drinks experts on wine, craft beer, craft cider, gin, whiskey, rum, cocktails and much more.
We look forward to welcoming wine & drinks experts from Ireland and overseas including:
Jancis Robinson MW, one of the 'most respected wine writers in the world'
Alice Feiring, the New York based award winning natural wine writer
Garrett Oliver, one of the worlds top beer writers, editor-in-chief of Oxford Companion to Beer, and Brewmaster at Brooklyn Brewery
Caroline Hennessy, co-author of Slainte, the book on Irish Craft Beer and Cider
Desmond Payne, the worlds most experienced Master Gin Distiller
Brian Nation, Master Distiller Midleton Distillery
Dave Broom, one of the worlds top Whiskey writers, incl 'The World Atlas of Whisky'
Nick Strangeway, a Cocktail legend on the London and international bar scene
John Wilson, wine & drinks writer, The Irish Times
Raymond Blake, wine editor, Food and Wine Magazine
Mary Dowey, wine editor, The Gloss Magazine
Leslie Williams, wine & drinks writer, The Irish Examiner
Tomas Clancy, wine & drinks writer, The Sunday Business Post
Tom Doorley, wine & drinks writer, The Irish Daily Mail
Oisin Davis, one of Irelands top names in the world of cocktails
Ger Buckley, 5th Generation Master Cooper, Midleton Distillery
Susan Boyle with her critically acclaimed 'A Wine Goose Chase' which combines wine tasting & theatre
Irish Craft Beer talk with Ireland's craft brewers on stage with with Caroline Hennessy
Irish Craft Cider talk with some of Ireland's top craft cider producers on stage with Leslie Williams
All of the above participants are involved with talks, tastings, demos, and much much more throughout the Litfest weekend. Please see link here www.litfest.ie
Contact Colm@ballymaloe.ie for any further information on the wine and drinks events at Litfest.