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

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.