Canterbury Wine Festival™ – showcasing Kent’s award-winning wines
Saturday 22nd June
11:00am - 6:00pm
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
• 20 tastings/samples from our Kent wine producers
• Programme with details of the producers plus a pen to write your tasting notes
• Voucher for a plate of cheese and crackers
• 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)
Hush Heath Estate & Winery
Squerryes Vineyard & Winery
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