Food & Wine

Talking terroir: Santina Kennedy of the Powerscourt Distillery on the food and drinks of her native Wicklow

A long family history with the Powerscourt estate has given one Wicklow woman a passion for the produce of the county

Santina Kennedy of the Powerscourt Distillery and Wicklow Naturally: “I love the idea of tasting a place. It's the ultimate way to become part of a destination.”

You could travel the entire length and breadth of Wicklow, chatting to every resident, and still struggle to find anyone with as much love and pride for their home county as Santina Kennedy.

Through her roles as food and beverage specialist at the Powerscourt Distillery, and coordinator at Wicklow Naturally, the county’s food and drink network, she has been a driving force when it comes to putting Wicklow on the global epicurean map.

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