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Cocktails with ingredients foraged from The Big Shed with Nick Strangeway and Oisin Davis (cocktail talk and tasting)

Gin with Dave Broom, Peter Mulryan and Nick Strangeway (gin talk and tasting)

'Islands in the Sun' Unique wines from Europe's ancient island vineyards with John Wilson ( wine talk & tasting)

'Hops & Glory' - IPA with Pete Brown and Caroline Hennessy ( craft beer talk & tasting)

"Tales of Ales" is an enlightening tasting event fusing history, storytelling and beer tasting with Susan & Judith Boyle (event with beer tasting)

Irish Whiskey - The Role of Wood (whiskey talk and tasting) Speakers to be announced in the New Year.

The World's Under-priced Wines with Jancis Robinson MW (talk and tasting)

'Monastrell,Mourvédre and Mataro - three grapes in one ' with Leslie Williams (wine talk and tasting)

Hugh Johnson in conversation with John Wilson

Irish Craft Cider, a panel talk & tasting. Panel TBA shortly

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About Litfest

The Kerrygold Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine is a weekend filled with fascinating facts, inspirational stories, intriguing discussions, incredible knowledge, fantastic music, fabulous dancing and of course, delicious food and drinks.

It is the only festival of its kind in Ireland and has created an important hub for food and drinks enthusiasts worldwide to meet and share ideas with each other.

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