The UK’s Premier Festival & Competition
for Amateur Wine & Beer Enthusiasts

News from the Wales and West

Our 54th Festival deemed to be a great success with three very well received tutored wine and beer tastings; entertainment each evening; fancy dress [Neil Barton’s giraffe from last year morphed into a bull! Not to mention over 1000 entries in the competition

Aperitif Tasting
3 gin specials, Bombay Sapphire, Tanquaray and Oliver Cromwell from Aldi

Beer Tasting
Wiper & True Cuvee Simple, Siren Suspended in Space, Magic Rock Hedonistic Escalation, Tiny Rebel Dutty, Arbor Choc a Block, Wiper & True Hard Shake

Wine Tasting [Morrish & Banham] Cava Brut Reserva, Bodegas Sumorroca; Rioja Blanca Bodegas El Coto; Albarino Rias Baixas Pazo Torrado; Mala Vida Tinto Bodegas Arraez; Monastrell Yecia Bodegas Castano; Reserva Rioja Bodagas El Coto


Some happy festival goers

Cheltenham Wine Circle – “many thanks once again to you and your wonderful committee for an excellent weekend.

Bath Wine Circle – “we would like to reiterate our thanks to you for giving us yet another great few days”

The Reddings – ” A great weekend, many thanks for all your hard work”