Distillery Events

Harvest Festival ’23 – Sun Oct 1

Join us at Powerscourt Distillery to celebrate the Harvest Season in Ireland on Sunday 1st October from 12pm – 5pm. Powerscourt Distillery will participate in a celebration of Irish Whiskey and the harvest. 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.

Click here to book your Ticket(s) for this Event (Free of Charge). 


Please note:

    • entry to this event is only guaranteed in you have a valid ticket, as this an indoor Event with limited capacity.
    • all talks will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis.
    • all talks listed, unless otherwise stated, are complimentary.
    • this Event does not include a Tour of the Distillery.


Running Order (If session is booked out, speakers may be available afterwards for questions)

Waterfall Room

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

2:00PM – 2:30PM
Whiskey Tastings with Head of Whiskey, John Cashman.
* €15

4:00PM – 4:30PM
Whiskey Tastings with Head of Whiskey, John Cashman.
* €15

Mill House

Cheddar Making demonstration with Tom Burgess from Coolatin Cheddar.

Wicklow Food and Drinks producers demos and tastings.

Cinema Room

12:30pm – 1:00pm:
Food Styling for the Film Set with John O’Brien of Enniskerry Antiques.

1:15pm – 2:00pm:
A Day in the Life of a TV Chef with Celebrity Chef Catherine Fulvio.

2:15pm – 2:45pm:
Food in Film with TU Dublin Food Media Lecturer Anke Klitzing.

3:00pm – 3:30pm:
Drinks on Screen with Wine Spirits Women Chairperson Sinéad Smyth.

3:45pm – 4:15pm:
Food Documentaries with Chef, Filmmaker and activist Tadgh Byrne.

Tasting Rooms

12:45pm – 4:45pm:
History & Lore of the Elderberry Tree: Foraging Walk & Folklore presentation, demonstration and tastings with Lorraine O’Dwyer (Please see gallivanting.ie for more info – payment is required for this event).

12:00pm – 4:45pm:
Bee-Keeping Talks and Honey Tastings with Olly Nolan at Powerscourt Orchard – (Please see www.ollysfarm.ie for more info – payment is required for this event).

Sugerloaf Room

Wicklow Food, Drinks & Craft Market including: Daisy Cottage Farm, The Birds and The Teas, Janet’s Country Fayre, Le Paysan, Wicklow Way Wines, Mic’s Chilli and Ebb and Flow.

Whiskey Lounge

1:00PM – 3:00PM
Entertainment including: Music from the Victory Dolls, Poetry Readings from Actor Patrick Bergin and Traditional Music.