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

News from the Wales and West

Our 53rd Festival deemed to be a great success with three very well received tutored wine and beer tastings; entertainment each evening; fancy dress [I still can’t believe Neil Barton’s Giraffe! Not to mention over 1000 entries in the competition

Aperitif Tasting
Moscow Mule; Dry Vermouth; White Port

Beer Tasting
Fruh Kolsch;  Saison Dupont;  Hofbrau Munchen Schwarze Weisse;  Pyraser Schwarzbier;  Weihenstephaner Vitus;  Schneider Weisse;  Nordbrau Ingolstadt Eisbock

Wine Tasting [Great Western Wine, Bath] Adur Txakonlina;  Dry Dam Reisling, McClaren Vale;  Knipser Johannishof Reisling;  Chateau Bovila Malbec, Cahors; Don David Malbec, El Esteco;  Meinert Printers Ink Pinotage; Hearland Dolcetto Lagrein, Langhorne Creek.


Some happy festival goers

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

Hywel & Rosemary – “Rosemary and I would like to congratulate and thank all the members of the committee for organising another successful and enjoyable festival weekend”

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