‘A Bordeaux Evening in Cork’ with Pierre Lawton, Bordeaux and Ted Murphy, Irish Wine Geese, and author ‘A Kingdon of Wine – The Story of Ireland’s Wine Geese’, in the Sculpture Gallery, The Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, Thursday 11th July, 6pm €12
Pierre Lawton is an eight generation Bordeaux-based wine merchant specializing in top chateaux wines. He is the owner of Alias. His family has been selling wine in Bordeaux since 1739.
Pierre will illustrate his talk with a tasting of the following wines from the acclaimed 2009 vintage:
Château Clauzet Saint Estephe 2009
Château Branaire Ducru 2009
Château Clerc Milon 2009
Château Lynch Bages 2009
He is one of the most interesting and knowledgeable people in Bordeaux and we are very much looking forward to welcoming Pierre back to Cork. His family have great connections with Cork, and there is a portrait of one of Pierre’s ancestors, a Lord Mayor of Cork, on display in the Crawford Art Gallery, Cork
Pierre will also be joined by Ted Murphy, author of ‘A Kingdom of Wine – The Story of Ireland’s Wine Geese. Ted is the expert of all things to do with Ireland’s Wine Geese – Irish people, both long ago, and present generations, who are involved in winemaking all over the wine world.
To reserve places, please contact Beverley Mathews, Maurice O’Mahony, or Colm McCan Contact details here