Its a long way from Clare to here…

It’s a long way from Clare to here …. ‘A Taste of Clare in East Cork’
was held recently in Ballymaloe, with winemaker Dave Palmer, Skillogalee Wines, Clare Valley, South Australia
& Artisan food producers from Co. Clare, Ireland,  Birgitta Curtin of The Burren Smokehouse and Siobhán Ni Ghairbhith,  of St.Tola Goats Cheese

Dave Palmer, Skillogalee
Dave Palmer, Skillogalee
Skillogalee winery
Skillogalee winery
Birgitta of Burren Smokehouse
Birgitta of Burren Smokehouse
Burren Smokehouse Co. Clare
Burren Smokehouse Co. Clare
St Tola
St Tola
St Tola cheese
St Tola cheese

logo St Tola Goats Cheese

St Tola goats
St Tola goats

Skillogalee is a family-owned, highly acclaimed, boutique winery set amongst wooded hills in the picturesque Clare Valley, in South Australia.‘Our favourite South Australian winery’ Lonely Planet
‘Australian Top 100’ – Matthew Jukes

Jean Trimbach, Trimbach Wines, Alsace

We were delighted to welcome Jean Trimbach, Trimbach Wines, Alsace, France, back to Ballymaloe, who along with Giana & Fingal Ferguson, Gubbeen Farm, Cured Meats and Cheese, and Sarah & Sergio Furno, Cashel Blue and Crozier Blue, Fethard, Co. Tipperary, gave a brilliant presentation together, matching up a selection of Trimbach Wines, including Trimbach Cuvee Frederic Emile Riesling and Trimbach Clos Sainte Hune Riesling with some of their produce – a brilliant presentation. Trimbach are family run since 1626, and ranked amoung the top white winemakers of the world. See also Billy Lyons brilliant series of blogs following on from their presentation all together here at Ballymaloe – about Trimbach here  and Gubbeen here and Cashel Blue here . (Also see Jean Trimbach’s previous visit, in 2010, here )

Jean Trimbach

Gubbeen and Cashel Blue