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Dungarvan Brewing Meet The Makers Tasting Session

16 December 2020

Dungarvan Brewing Company: The Heritage Craft Beer In Conversation with Julie Ward of Ardkeen Stores, Claire Dalton draws on tradition, and the vibrant Waterford food community and loves to see her beers turn up as ingredients in restaurants, as well as in the glass. Celebrating their tenth birthday in 2020,…

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Legacy Cider Meet The Makers Tasting Session

16 December 2020

Legacy Irish Cider: Opening Up Your Cider Experience Legacy Irish Cider is aptly named, as you could almost think Liam McDonnell’s blood runs with apple juice. In conversation with Julie Ward, Liam speaks about how growing has been in his family for generations, and he’s one of the best advocates…

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Viking Cider Meet The Makers Tasting Session

16 December 2020

Viking Irish Drinks: Get hoppy In conversation with Julie Ward of Ardkeen Stores, David Dennison talks of terroir with a passion as he discusses what makes Viking Cider so unique. Discover bits of history, and how the weather affects each year’s crops, subtly influencing flavour and the intricacies of brewing.…

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Metalman Brewing Meet The Makers Tasting Session

16 December 2020

Metalman: A Feast for the Senses At Metalman Brewing, Gráinne Walsh knows the importance of a decent glass. “You need to see the colour of what you’re drinking,” she says. Just like a great wine, a really great beer is a feast for the senses. Brewing, it seems, is not…

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Meet The Makers Sessions Waterford Beers and Ciders

15 December 2020

The Most Excellent Craft of Beer Pairing Welcome to our series of four Meet the Makers tasting sessions – do try this at home! Like wine tasting, but much more rewarding and fun (for a start, you don’t spit), craft beer tasting and food pairing is the way to discover…

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Discover Ireland’s Copper Coast

25 August 2020
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From beaches to restaurants, farm visits to deli delights, there’s too much to do in just one day on Waterford’s Copper Coast, but you’ll be amazed at what you can pack in!

Step back Wild Atlantic Way, and welcome to the Copper Coast. With spectacular scenery, unspoiled beaches, rugged coves, and plenty of food and drink spots along the way, it is the ideal day out whether you’re staying in Tramore, Dungarvan, or anywhere in between.

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Chicken Broth for the soul

08 June 2020
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A lovely recipe from Clotilde Benard Kiely, who farms in the Comeraghs, her new home (only 20 years now). This broth contains her organic chicken, lots of garlic, and the chance to “kill colds”…. We hand over to Cloitlde, and in her own words… (Franco-Waterford) CHICHEN BROTHaka Jewish Penicilyn It…

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