The Ballymaloe Literary Festival of Food and Wine first launched in May 2013 and brought 8000 people onto the grounds of Ballymaloe House and the Ballymaloe Cookery School. 2016 was the 4th successful #Litfest and the festival attracts national and international authors, chefs, foragers, educators, wine experts, gardeners, publishers, TV presenters, bloggers, journalists and food and wine enthusiasts from around the globe. Every year the weekend is filled with fascinating facts, inspirational stories, intriguing discussions, incredible knowledge, fantastic music, fabulous dancing and of course.. delicious food and drinks and all to be enjoyed within a fabulous setting and amongst a magical atmosphere.
The festival has gained itself a reputation as a 'must visit' hub for food enthusiasts worldwide to meet and to share ideas and new trends in food and wine and is the only festival of its kind in Ireland.
For more information visit www.litfest.ie.
Dates for the 2017 Litfest are yet to be confirmed.