Long Table Dinner in the Glasshouse
Ballymaloe Cookery School
‘Long Table Dinner'
in the glasshouse with the Grand Cru wines of
Mas de Daumas Gassac
Dinner hosted by
Darina Allen, Ballymaloe Cookery School
Mme.Véronique Guibert de La Vaissière,
Mas de Daumas Gassac .
Thursday 2 nd August 2012
Aimé & Véronique Guibert, and their family, of iconic French wine estate, Mas de Daumas Gassac, are responsible for what has been described as ‘ The only Grand Cru of the Midi' , writes Hugh Johnson, and the legendary wine writer, Michael Broadbent described Gassac as ‘ one of the 10 best wines in the world'. Mas de Daumas Gassac wines are represented in Ireland by Gary Gubbins, Red Nose Wine, and Michael Kane, Curious Wines.
In the introduction to her cookbook, ‘Savours and Flavours of Mas Daumas Gassac, Mme Guibert - ‘... this extraordinary place which had been caringly cultivated for thousands of years and now our home...mealtime around the table are the most special moments, the most beautiful time , deeply imbedded in the memory of all. It is this happiness that I evoke and wish to share with you'
4.00pm Welcome drink and canapés - Mas de Daumas Gassac Rosé Frizant.
4.30pm Darina Allen and Mme.Véronique Guibert de La Vaissière will welcome all with a presentation,
5.30pm/6.00pm Guests move to the glasshouse, through the farm and gardens, to the ‘Long Table Dinner'. Menu by Rory O'Connell, inspired by the cookbook, ‘Savours and Flavours of Mas de Daumas Gassac' matched with the Grand Cru wines of Mas de Daumas Gassac.
Dinner €120 (including wines)
Advance booking essential
Proceeds will go to East Cork Slow Food Educational Project
Please Email the Ballymaloe Cookery School (firstname.lastname@example.org) to reserve a place
Ballymaloe Cookery School, Shanagarry, Co. Cork , Ireland / +353 21 4646785 / cookingisfun.ie