We share our most delicious cocktails, much-loved recipes and favourite foodie destinations, as well as take you behind the scenes of our exquisite dining venues

 
wine cellar
The Wine Makers' dinner series

Embark on a journey of exquisite French wines at Ashford Castle.

 

Gin tasting experience
The ultimate craft gin experience

Craft your own miniature gin and taste craft gins from around the world.

 

wine cellar
Extraordinary Experiences

Experience the very best of what Ashford Castle has to offer.

 

Irish Cheese
Meet the producers: our favourite Irish cheeses

Meet the people behind the Irish cheeses served at Ashford Castle and learn about the tasting notes behind each creation.

16th November 2018

Middleton Whisky
Producing the Perfect Blend

Ashford Castle has teamed up with Midleton Rare Whiskey and Waterford Crystal to create a unique cask and engraved Ashford Castle tumblers.

19th October 2018

Dooncastle Oysters
Discover Dooncastle Oysters

A proud supplier of Ashford Castle, discover the story of these very special Galway oysters.

24th July 2018

 Elderflower Lemonade Recipe
Paula Stakelum’s Elderflower Lemonade Recipe

Super talented and highly knowledgeable, Head Pastry Chef shares another of her show stopping recipes for you to recreate at home

20th June 2018

Traditional Irish Recipes
3 Traditional Irish Recipes to Make for St Patrick's Day

Celebrate St Patrick's Day with these delicious and traditional Irish recipes.

13th March 2018

JP McMahon
My Ireland: Interview with Michelin Star Chef JP McMahon

JP McMahon talks to us about what Irish foods you must try, his dream Galway food tour, and why we should all be eating more seaweed.

25th December 2017

irish soda bread
How to Make Traditional Irish Soda Bread

Here, our Head Pastry Chef at Ashford Castle, Paula Stakelum shares her recipe for how to make the perfect Irish soda bread, a delicious and versatile baking classic.

03rd November 2017

Wedding Cake
The Icing on the Cake: Tips for achieving the Perfect Wedding Cake

The perfect wedding cake requires a good deal of planning but we are here to help.

07th July 2017

How to forage
From Estate to Plate: Foraging Fine Food at Ashford Castle

How to forage for the finest ingredients at Ashford Castle.

30th May 2017

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