Wye Valley and Forest of Dean celebrate British Food Fortnight with foraging, feasting and gin

Top tips for safe foraging and ideas for where to go    Autumn is awesome for food and drink in the Wye Valley & Forest of Dean, and September’s British Food Fortnight (BFF) will serve up delicious dishes and drinks to whet the appetite indoors and outdoors.  To celebrate BFF between 22 September and 7 … Continue reading Wye Valley and Forest of Dean celebrate British Food Fortnight with foraging, feasting and gin

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Move over kale and quinoa as the Scotch Egg is 2018’s picnic basket favourite

What is the nation’s favourite picnic item? Have traditional favourites such as egg and cress sandwiches or cheese and onion crisps, fallen foul to healthier options such as quinoa salad or kale chips? According to a poll* of members and visitors to its area, Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Tourism found that the Scotch … Continue reading Move over kale and quinoa as the Scotch Egg is 2018’s picnic basket favourite

Monmouthshire Food Festival – Caldicot Castle: 14 – 15 October 2017

Monmouthshire Food Festival returns to the glorious surroundings of Caldicot Castle with a packed programme of chef’s demonstrations, tutored tastings, talks and lots of artisan foods to try and buy. Demonstrating in the Chef’s Theatre will be two of our finest local chefs. Clive Williams and Liam Whittle grew up together and both went on … Continue reading Monmouthshire Food Festival – Caldicot Castle: 14 – 15 October 2017

Discover the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Top Pubs

The Wye Valley and Forest of Dean offers a wide range of homely traditional pubs that have a wide variety of high quality local food and real ales. Why not have a browse and decide which one to visit first?    Saracens Head Inn The Saracens Head Inn occupies a unique position on the East … Continue reading Discover the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean Top Pubs

Discover our Food Festivals in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

Come and discover the best local food and drink that the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean has to offer at our annual famous food festivals.   Abergavenny Food Festival Over the last 18 years, Abergavenny Food Festival has grown to become the largest, longest running food festival in Wales, being held on 16th and 17th September … Continue reading Discover our Food Festivals in the Wye Valley and Forest of Dean

New business to give gourmands food for thought

A NEW Welsh food business has been launched that will offer exclusive insight into Welsh food and drink producers. Food Adventure will provide food tours containing behind-the-scenes visits to vineyards, farms, restaurants and hotels across many popular south Wales foodie destinations, with the chance to meet independent and local producers and sample their produce. The … Continue reading New business to give gourmands food for thought