Wine (and whiskey) tastings at ely, Spring 2012
ely's wine tastings are a great way to spend the evening with friends. Each week a guest speaker will present a selection of wines from the given region and we'll serve up a supper dish to match the wines. Our wine tastings are fun and informal evenings where you can learn more about the wines you love in relaxed, informal atmosphere.
Thursday 19th January: Bordeaux (€40 per head)
Thursday 26th January: Great Whiskeys of the World (€45 per head)
Thursday 2nd February: Chateauneuf du Pape (€40 per head) featuring Simon Tyrrell!
Thursday 16th February: Southern France (€35 per head)
Wednesday 22nd February: Italy (€35 per head)
Thursday 1st March: Chardonnay (€35 per head)
All the above tastings start at 18:45 sharp and take place in ely bar & brasserie, IFSC.
For more information or to reserve your place please contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01 678 7867.
Cookery demonstration classes from ely
Improve your culinary skills in 2012 at ely. Our cookery school teaches essential kitchen techniques and recipes used daily in our 3 restaurants, to bring the ely experience home.
During our 3 week course, Ryan Stringer, our Executive Chef, will guide you through the complete process of hosting the perfect dinner party, using locally sourced, seasonal produce in a creative and fun way. Ryan will help you with sourcing the raw ingredients, preparation, timing and presentation of your dish. After the demonstration, we'll serve the prepared dishes while our in-house wine expert presents the ideal white and red wines to serve with your food, explaining the principles of food and wine matching.
Venue: ely bar & brasserie, IFSC. Time: 7pm sharp.
Price: €45 per person per night. Sign up for 1 or all 3.
Book for all 3 and receive a complimentary copy of the ely cookbook ‘the wine and food of ely through the seasons'.
18th January: Week 1 - Skillful Starters €45 per person
25th January: Week 2 - Main Course Perfection €45 per person
1st February: Week 3 - Delicious Desserts €45 per person
To make a booking or for more information please contact email@example.com or call 01 678 7867.
ely's wine appreciation course
Our 4 Week Wine Appreciation Course is great for those who love wine and would like to learn a little more. We examine how wine is made, where it comes from, why we like it and why sometimes we don't. ely provides a fun, fresh and sociable approach to wines tasting: deciphering Jargon and how to get value and the best out of a bottle.
The topics include:
- principle red grape varieties
- principle white grape varieties
- sparkling, dessert and fortified wines
- food and wine matching
- understanding labels
Each evening we will taste 6 wines with a retail value of €15 - €50, serve a supper dish to match the wines and provide full course notes. The course is held at ely bar & brasserie, IFSC on Tuesday evening from 7-9pm.
Cost: €160 per head
Dates: January 17th, 24th, 31st and Feb 7th