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Mount Juliet Estate to host their premier - Meet the Maker - wine dinner tasting event


May 2019 -  Mount Juliet Estate, Mount Juliet Estate are hosting their premiere ‘Meet The Maker’ wine tasting evening this coming June 12th in the Michelin star and 3 AA Rosette Lady Helen restaurant. This special evening will explore the wines of the Weingut Malat Estate. A distinctive selection of his wines will be paired with an exceptional menu created by Lady Helen Head Chef John Kelly.

Michael Malat will introduce the wines on the evening. Michael says, “I want to make wines that are wonderful not only to taste, but especially to drink.The Weingut Malat estate has been producing wine since 1722 and Michael represents the 10th generation in his family to be involved in this prestigious winery. Having gained valuable experience working in vineyards around the world he returned to manage the family estate in 2008.

Guests will be welcomed to a sparkling wine reception with a glass of Malat Brut Nature Reserve 2014 Winnersekt sparkling wine, prior to taking their seat in the Lady Helen where they will enjoy a tasting with Head Chef John Kelly and Wine maker Michael Malat for the 6 Course Tasting Menu and wine pairing in the Lady Helen Restaurant.

The ‘Meet The Maker Wine Event’ at Mount Juliet Estate costs €145 per person and is available to both hotel guests and non-residents. For further information and booking enquiries, visit or phone +353 56 777 3000.

For nearly 300 years, Mount Juliet Estate has been recognised as one of Ireland’s finest country estates, a 5-star escape in the heart of Kilkenny’s beautiful countryside.  Mount Juliet Estate offers ultimate relaxation in the Treatment Suites and its beauty and privacy makes it the perfect 5-star venue for weddings and civil ceremonies. 

The magnificent 18th century walled estate overlooking the River Nore, is home to two exception 5 star properties, the 32-bedroom Manor House and newly-opened, 93-bedroom Hunter’s Yard hotel,  a Michelin starred restaurant, the Lady Helen, the Michelin Plate awarded The Hound restaurant, the Jack Nicklaus designed signature championship golf and an array of country estate pursuits including fishing, falconry and a state-of-the-art equestrian centre.  


For further information, please contact Rachel McGuinness

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