Irish food paired with Powerscourt Distillery’s Fercullen range, a marriage made in gastronomy heaven!
Nestled at the heart of County Wicklow, Powerscourt Distillery has one of the most stunning settings situated at the foothills of the Sugarloaf. The Distillery’s Fercullen range of Premium Blend, 10 Year Old Single Grain, 14 Year Old Single Malt and 18 Year Old Single Malt provides the basis for this very special fully immersive sensorial experience. Powerscourt Distillery offers an array of tasting pleasures where tours incorporate delicious food pairings of carefully selected Irish Artisan food products complementing the tastings of Fercullen Irish Whiskey.
Whiskey is not just an after-dinner drink, learn just how to enjoy the Fercullen range when paired with the very best of Irish food. Join Powerscourt Distillery’s in-house Food & drinks specialist Santina Kennedy and the rest of the enthusiastic & very knowledgeable team who will first provide a guided tour of this fascinating building followed with a mouth-watering food pairing & whiskey tasting experience. Learn how the different expressions of Fercullen whiskey pairs with Wicklow bán cheese, how it tastes with a scrumptious piece of Wooded Pig charcuterie and enjoy the taste of local Wicklow honey.
What better place to spend a cosy afternoon this autumn!
The Distillery, which is based on the grounds of Powerscourt Estate in a stunningly refurbished old Mill House, first whiskey production in 2018 with its Visitors Centre opening in 2019. Santina Kennedy holds an MA in Gastronomy and Food Studies from TU Dublin and as part of this devised the food pairings to complement the wonderful tasting notes on the Fercullen whiskey range by Master Distiller Noel Sweeney. Santina is passionately interested in Ireland’s food history & culture and in developing awareness of the abundance of superior Irish food and drink produce. She shares her expertise by creating exciting events at Powerscourt Distillery that celebrate the culture and heritage of Irish food and beverages
The Food Pairing Tour is priced at €35 per person and is fully COVID compliant, places are strictly limited so advanced booking is highly recommended. Tours take place every Friday and Saturday at 4pm and on Sunday the tour/pairing is at 2.30pm. Over 18’s only.