International acclaim for Wines from Wales for Welsh Wine Week

  Three of Wales’ vineyards have something special to celebrate in the run up to this year's Welsh Wine Week which starts on Sat. 23rd May & runs until Sun. 31st. May. The results of the International Wine Challenge competition 2015 have just been announced and commended awards were given to Ancre Hill Estates (Monmouth) … Continue reading International acclaim for Wines from Wales for Welsh Wine Week

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May: Bank Holiday events

Saturday 2nd May, 7.30pm - Wyndcliffe Court's May Charity Ball - Event in support of Help for Heroes with live music, dancing in the ballroom and on the terrace, evening DJ and entertainment. Food includes sizzling hog roast and complimentary bubbly drink on arrival (both included in the ticket price). It's fancy dress 'hats and masks' … Continue reading May: Bank Holiday events

Where to Refuel – Our Favourite Cafes and Restaurants

Feeling a bit peckish? Here are a few of our favourite places to sit down and chow down in Dean Wye...  Humble by Nature - This local cafe uses the produce grown on the farm with a menu that changes with the season. Stop by Thursday - Sunday from 10-4, and for groups, private dining is … Continue reading Where to Refuel – Our Favourite Cafes and Restaurants

Mother’s Day Ideas in Dean Wye

Mother’s Day is quickly approaching, and we’re guessing the regular old chocolate and flowers is getting a bit old. Do something different this Mother’s Day with The Forest of Dean and Wye Valley: Take mum to dinner on the Royal Forester dining train. For £39.50 each, you can take her on an all day trip and … Continue reading Mother’s Day Ideas in Dean Wye

Bumper harvest for Tintern Vineyard

After an almost perfect year for vineyards in Wales, Parva Farm Vineyard at Tintern in the beautiful Wye Valley reports that they have completed their harvest. This has turned out to be one of the best ever with over 10 tonnes of grapes picked from the hectare of vines growing on the farm. Colin Dudley … Continue reading Bumper harvest for Tintern Vineyard

Summer Success for Parva Farm Vineyard, Tintern

Colin & Judith Dudley from Parva Farm Vineyard, Tintern, in the Wye Valley are proud to report their recent successes in the English & Welsh Wine of the Year Competition. Held on 5th & 6th of June at Balliol College, Oxford & judged by 6 Masters of Wine in a blind tasting, the competition attracted … Continue reading Summer Success for Parva Farm Vineyard, Tintern

Welsh Wine Week

This year Welsh Wine Week runs from Sat. 25th May until Sun. 2nd June. It is an exciting time for Welsh vineyards with our wines now being accepted as good in their own right and able to stand up against the rest of the world. The newly formed Welsh Vineyards Association will be doing their … Continue reading Welsh Wine Week

Parva Farm Vineyard does it again!

At the recent English & Welsh Wine of the Year Competition, held at Plumpton College in E. Sussex, Parva Farm Vineyard won yet more awards for their wines.  This is the largest national competition for wines produced in the U.K. and is judged to an international standard so awards are much sought after by the vineyards … Continue reading Parva Farm Vineyard does it again!

Ancre Hill Estates of Monmouth wins medals

Ancre Hill Estates of Monmouth,Wales’ premier Vineyard & Wine Producer, has scooped a hatful of medals in this year’s leading International Wine competitions.  The results were announced at the London International Wine Fair, today 22 May 2012. International Wine & Spirit Competition Sparkling Rosé 2008              SILVER Sparkling White 2008            BRONZE Pinot Noir 2009                     BRONZE Decanter … Continue reading Ancre Hill Estates of Monmouth wins medals

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