Welsh Wine Week in Monmouthshire

Welsh Wine Week - From Saturday 28th May until Sunday 5th June 2011 Welsh Wine has come of age- it is at long last being recognised for it’s quality and individuality, not only nationally but internationally also. Last year Ancre Hill Estates at Monmouth were awarded a silver medal in the International Wine Challenge and … Continue reading Welsh Wine Week in Monmouthshire

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International Award for Wye Valley Vineyard

Parva Farm Vineyard in Tintern has won a silver medal in the International Wine Challenge for its Tintern Parva Bacchus 2009 dry white wine.  This is one of the most prestigeous competitions in the wine world and Parva Farm were the only Welsh vineyard to gain an award in this competition. Parva Farm Vineyard- owned by Colin … Continue reading International Award for Wye Valley Vineyard

Romans invade Symonds Yat in the Forest of Dean

Symonds Yat Rock will be echoing again to the sounds of a Roman invasion on Sunday May 22 ,when roman soldiers and an iron age warriors meet again on the ancient hillfort site. Organised by the Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Unit and Overlooking the Wye Landscape Partnership Scheme, in partnership with … Continue reading Romans invade Symonds Yat in the Forest of Dean

Wye Valley AONB Farming Awards

Significant cash prizes are on offer in the popular annual Wye Valley Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Farming Awards 2011. This year’s competition is directed at small farms under 100 hectares/ 247 acres and the winning farm will secure the £500 cash prize plus vouchers for Harold Johns Ltd and the Farming Awards Trophy … Continue reading Wye Valley AONB Farming Awards

Ross-on-Wye Sedan Chair Race

The Ross Lions are seeking teams to take part in their Charity Sedan Chair Race to be held at the Georgian celebration event ‘On the Way to the Wye’ on June 18 in Ross on Wye. The race will raise money for the Lions charitable causes and will be an added attraction at the Georgian … Continue reading Ross-on-Wye Sedan Chair Race

Golden Valley Llamas win the show

Golden Valley Llamas win Supreme Champion and Reserve at at North Somerset Show Golden Valley Llamas has gone to a County show outside its normal area of Herefordshire and the Welsh borders and been awarded the Supreme Championship and Reserve Championship. There are approximately 4000 llamas in the UK and shows where they may compete in … Continue reading Golden Valley Llamas win the show