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Canterbury Wine Festival™ – showcasing Kent’s award-winning wines

  • Date: Saturday 22nd June
  • Times: 11:00am - 6:00pm
  • Location: Westgate Hall

 

Book your tickets here!

Westgate Community Trust with Clive Barlow, Master of Wine are hosting the inaugural Canterbury Wine Festival ™ to celebrate and promote Kent’s award-winning wines, and the ingenuity of our local wine creators.
 
Yes, the rumours are true — Kent’s wine-growing industry is growing exponentially, winning international awards and a UK leader!
 
Join us to appreciate the achievements of over 14 of Kent’s wine producers – from international wine businesses to family-run vineyards.
 
Sip, share and discover the rich history and heritage of Kent’s wine, and the stories behind some of England’s finest wines.
 
Headline Sponsor: Burgess Hodgson Accountants
Key Partners Girlings Solicitors and Canterbury BID (Business Improvement District)
 
TWO THREE-HOUR SESSIONS ON JUNE 22!
 
Session Times: 11am-2pm; 3pm-6pm
 
Until 31 May: Early bird tickets £25 per person
 
From June 1: Tickets £35 per person; £ 60 for two
 
Clive’s bespoke Masterclasses, two per session (30 mins): £5 (20 spaces per class). Book with your ticket.
 
Book via Eventbrite bit.ly/CWF220619
 
Your ticket gives you
• 20 tastings/samples from our Kent wine producers
• Programme with details of the producers plus a pen to write your tasting notes
• Festival glass
• Festival tote bag
• Voucher for a plate of cheese and crackers
 
AND enjoy
• meeting the expert winemakers and discovering where to find and enjoy our superb Kent wines
• learning more about our very own wine pioneers
• purchasing and taking home a range of still and sparkling wines
 
With us on the day are these Kent wine producers (subject to change)
 
Barnsole Vineyard
www.barnsole.co.uk
 
Biddenden Vineyards
https://biddendenvineyards.com
 
Chapel Down Wines
https://www.chapeldown.com
 
Chartham Vineyard
charthamvineyard.co.uk
 
Domaine Evremond
https://www.domaineevremond.com
 
Gusbourne
https://www.gusbourne.com
 
Herbert Hall
herberthall.com
 
Hush Heath Estate & Winery
https://hushheath.com
 
Meopham Valley Vineyard
https://www.meophams.co.uk
 
Redhill Farm Estate
https://www.redhillestate.com
 
Simpsons Wine Estate
https://simpsonswine.com
 
Squerryes Vineyard & Winery
https://www.squerryes.co.uk
 
Terlingham Wines
https://terlinghamvineyard.co.uk
 
West Fisher Winery
https://westfisher.co.uk
 
Westwell Wines
https://www.westwellwines.com
 
Woolton Farm
https://www.wooltonfarm.co.uk
 
Why Canterbury? A World Heritage Site and a major tourist destination in Kent, with vineyards on its doorstep and less than an hour from London by train.
 
Why Westgate Hall? Canterbury’s great award-winning century-old former drill hall is located in the heart of the city, within walking distance of both stations
 
Why Clive Barlow? One of only 384 Masters of Wine in the world, Clive is an international wine judge and educator and has a long connection with the English wine industry. He has experience of both the Kent wine industry and the wider wine community, as well as running significant wine events. Clive’s Press Wine Services is Canterbury’s longest-running independent wine merchant, based at the award-winning Goods Shed. www.presswineservices.com