Showing posts with label Dave Palmer. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Dave Palmer. Show all posts

Saturday, September 17, 2011

In Ballymaloe with Skillogalee's Dave Palmer


Wine with a smile

Clare Valley wine-maker Dave Palmer (above, right) and his wife Diana were in Ballymaloe this weekend introducing some of his wines during a top notch five course meal. The Wales born one time economist delivered his to the point information with a great deal of practical insight (as you’d expect) and also with a large measure of sparkling humour.

Of course, we did start with their

Friday, September 2, 2011

Winemaker Dinner at Ballymaloe House

Winemaker Dinner at Ballymaloe House

with owner/winemaker Dave Palmer, Skillogalee, Clare Valley

8pm, Friday 16th September, 2011


Skillogalee is a small family-owned, highly acclaimed, award-winning boutique winery, owned and run by winemaker Dave Palmer (pictured), and his family, set amongst wooded hills in one of the most picturesque parts of the Clare Valley, in South Australia.


Ballymaloe's Colm McCann: "We are delighted to be welcoming Dave Palmer to Ballymaloe, for his first ever winemaker dinner to be held in this part of Ireland, with a great line-up of his wines for the evening – from Sparkling wine, to dry whites, rosé, red wines, and a sweet wine to finish off the evening!


The wines include a Sparkling Wine; a Dry Riesling and the Reserve ‘Trevarrick’ Riesling (sealed under Vino-lok; a glass stopper); a Gewurztraminer; a Rosé;  a Cabernet Sauvignon/Cabernet Franc – labeled ‘The Cabernets’; a Shiraz; and a Liquer Muscat, with a menu to match."



‘Our favourite South Australian winery’ Lonely Planet


‘5 star wines; delicious, complex, and multi-dimensional’ – Decanter Magazine, September issue, 2011


‘Australian Top 100’ – Matthew Jukes



Friday 16th September, 8pm,

€75 including dinner and wines.

Special rate available also for accommodation.


Ballymaloe House, Shanagarry, Co. Cork,
Tel: 021 4652531