Why is it that Ballymaloe seems to get it right so often? They do you know. On the 17th of May they are hosting, in association with John McDonnell of Wine Australia, a Masterclass session on Riesling titled, The Riesling Revolution - Journey to the heart of this great Variety
This really does carry with it a wow factor.
Ballymaloe House, in association with Wine Australia, is thrilled to present this wine event, with three winemakers from different parts of the wine world, renowned for producing thrilling Riesling. This unmissable wine event will be chaired by John Wilson, wine writer, The Irish Times.
Thursday May 17th, 2012, 7pm. €25 The Grain Store, Ballymaloe, Shanagarry, Co. Cork
Riesling presents a conundrum. For some it produces the greatest white wines in the world, yet misunderstood and ridiculed by many. Our presentation, plus a 12 wine tasting, followed by a Summer supper, aims to resolve these two disparate points of view. Joining us to present the evening are 3 winemakers from some of the great Riesling growing regions of the world.
Tim Adams, Clare Valley, South Australia
- Tim Adams is based in Australia's Clare Valley and since establishing Tim Adams wines in 1984 has developed a reputation as a brilliant and fiercely independent winemaker.
|Tim Adam's Country - Clare Valley Australia|
Carl Ehrhard, Rheingau, Germany
- Based in Germanys Rheingau, Carl Ehrhard expertly marries tradition with innovation in making and packaging his delicious range of wines.
Séverine Schlumberger, Alsace, France
- Owning some of Alsace's most respected vineyard sites, Séverine Schlumberger of Domaines Schlumberger is custodian of both this famous house and it's vineyards.
Although from different parts of the world, Tim, Carl and Severine share a passion for Riesling, a passion they will share with us on the night.
€25. For more information, please contact Ballymaloe or John Mc Donnell at Wine Australia.
Bookings direct with Ballymaloe House firstname.lastname@example.org
Unfortunately the closest yours truly has been to Ballymaloe this year was running the Ballycotton 10 road race last month! Time to make amends?