Loire Valley Wines – 12.00pm to 12.45pm

Discover the friendly, diversity, fresh and fruity wines of the Loire Valley, France and explore the region they come from. A unique journey and a tasty experience, wines from small independent winerys presented by Amanda’s Wines. The winerys, many of whom have a connection with the land dating back centuries make these wines in relatively …

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English wines are the best they have ever been – 1.00pm to 1.45pm

English wines are the best they have ever been, join Lyme Bay winery in one of their free wine tasting classes at the festival. Lyme Bay winery will be showing eight of their superb wines. Lyme Bay is a small, dedicated West Country winery producing award-winning English still and sparkling Wines. We will be sampling …

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Washington State Wines – USA – 2.00pm to 3.00pm

If you love exciting geography and weather then Washington could be the wine region for you. Washington State is all about extreme landscapes and microclimates and their influence on the wines, often down to the acre.  While extremely young in the history of wine, the region is arguably producing some of the most exciting wines …

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The Fine Art of Blending – 3.30pm to 4.15pm

Like the artist who blends colours to create masterful pieces, or an orchestra made up by a large combination of instruments, so do winemakers blend to reach the highest pinnacle of their product. The art of blending is something that winemakers have practiced for centuries. And it is said to master it takes decades. In …

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