Harvest Festival

Join us at Powerscourt Distillery to celebrate the Harvest Season in Ireland on Saturday 1st October from 12pm – 5pm. Powerscourt Distillery will participate in a national celebration of Irish Whiskey and the harvest and contribute to developing this event into an annual national celebration of Irish Food and drink with whiskey at the heart of it. The best of Wicklow’s culture, food & drink will be centre-stage, showcasing our food culture, markets, panel discussions, Fercullen Irish Whiskey and plenty more.

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Running order (sign-up sheets available on the day)

Waterfall Room

12:45PM – 1:15PM
Whiskey Tastings with Head of Whiskey, John Cashman.
* Register here

2:00PM – 2:30PM
Whiskey Tastings with Head of Whiskey, John Cashman.
* Register here

4:00PM – 4:30PM
Whiskey Tastings with Head of Whiskey, John Cashman.
* Register here

Tasting Room 1

12:45PM – 2:30PM
History & Lore of the Elderberry Tree: Foraging Walk & Folklore presentation & demonstration with Lorraine O’Dwyer. (Foraging Walk 12:45pm – 1:15pm).
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3:30PM – 4:00PM
Terri Ann Fox of River Run Ferments: Demo & Tasting.
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3:00PM – 4:45PM
History & Lore of the Elderberry Tree: Foraging Walk & Folklore presentation & demonstration with Lorraine O’Dwyer. (Foraging Walk 3:00pm – 4:00pm.)
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Tasting Room 2

12:45PM – 1:15PM
Cocktail Demo
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2:45PM – 3:15PM
Cocktail Demo
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TIME TBC
Bee-Keeping Class with Olly Nolan at Powerscourt Orchard – (Details TBC www.ollysfarm.ie).

Mill House

12:00PM – 12:30PM
Food and Whiskey Pairing with Wicklow Food Producers.

12:45PM – 1:15PM
Food and Whiskey Pairing with Wicklow Food Producers.

1:30PM – 2:45PM
Cheddar Making demonstration with Tom Burgess from Coolatin Cheddar.

2:45PM – 3:15PM
Food and Whiskey Pairing with Wicklow Food Producers.

3:30PM – 4:00PM
Food and Whiskey Pairing with Wicklow Food Producers.

4:15PM – 4:45PM
Food and Whiskey Pairing with Wicklow Food Producers.

Cinema Room

12:00PM – 12:30PM
Sustainable Wicklow Panel discussion with Wicklow food & drinks producers.
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12:45PM – 1:15PM
Anke Klitzing – Irish Cuisine and Culinary Heritage in Seamus Heaney’s Poetry.
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1:30PM – 2:30PM
Finbarr Bradley – Authentic Food Experiences: Why Sense of Place is Key. Followed by a discussion panel featuring local Wicklow Producers.
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2:45PM – 3:15PM
Whiskey Glasses through the ages: from antique glasses to the Tuath Glass. (With Special Guests – Rosie from Tuath Glass & John from Enniskerry Antiques).
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3:30PM – 5:00PM
Sustainability at Powerscourt Gardens – Majestic Tree Trail Tour with Alex Slazenger (Head Gardener). (Includes Tree Trail Tour 4:00pm – 5:00pm.)
* Tickets Available for Tree-trail Tour here

4:15PM – 4:45PM
Lorraine Aspill, Margaret Joyce & Teri Ann Fox – Ancient Grains & Irish Baking from Soda Bread to Sourdough.
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Whiskey Lounge

1:00PM – 3:00PM
Music from The Victory Dolls

3:00PM – 5:00PM
Join us for Traditional Music

 

~YOU SHOP~WE SHIP~YOU SIP~

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