Welsh Wine Week 2013
Saturday May 25 – Friday May 31
Were you aware of the award winning vineyards tucked away in some of Wales’ most scenic, sunny spots? If not, then you owe it to yourself to visit these gems during Welsh Wine Week 2013. Welsh wine is now competing with and beating the best in the world. When paired with hard working, passionate producers and beautiful settings, it makes for a very special visit.
Ancre Hill Estate
Open all week, 10.30am to 4.30pm
Free wine tastings
Vineyard tours twice daily at 11.30am and 3pm
Welsh Cheese Platter lunches with glass of wine, served 12pm to 2pm
Rockfield Road, Monmouth, NP25 5HS, Tel: 01600 714 152 website
White Castle Vineyard
Saturday May 25th – The launch of our 2012 Red wines – Rondo Single variety and Pinot Noir single variety.
Conducted vineyard tour and wine tasting at 3pm on the Saturday, Sunday & Bank Holiday Monday (May 25th, 26th & 27th) – an opportunity to walk and explore the vineyard and meet the passionate people behind the vineyard. Following a conducted vineyard tour, we shall return to the cellar door and have the opportunity to taste our 2012 Vintage Quality Welsh Red Wines: Rondo and Pinot Noir. From the terrace we have spectacular views across the vineyard, row after row of vines, a grand sight as the growing season unfolds.
Then Tuesday-Friday (May 29th-31st) we offer a conducted vineyard tour and wine tasting at 5pm by prior appointment.
Llanvetherine, Abergavenny. NP7 8RA Tel: 01873 821443 website
During Welsh Wine Week we will be open every day from 11.30am until 6pm. We will be giving free tastings of our wines and visitors may take a free self-guided vineyard tour. We will also be happy to answer visitors’ questions about growing and pruning vines.
Other activities: Farm Shop – Picnic area
Main Road, Tintern, Chepstow, NP16 6SQ, Tel: 01291 689 636 website
Free self-guided tours and a free small taster for all visitors during Welsh Wine Week!
Other Activities: Tours and tastings by appointment, Cheese and meat platters, cream teas, coffee shop, self-guided tours and holiday cottages
Dummar Farm, Abergavenny, NP7 7LA Tel: 01873 853066 website
Jabajak Vineyard Restaurant and Rooms
Afternoon teas and red kite feeding at 2.30pm, vineyard tour at 4.30pm, cellar door tastings of Welsh vineyard wines at 5.30pm
Other facilities: 5 star evening restaurant and rooms
Banc Y Llain, Llanboidy, Whitland, Carmarthenshire, SA34 0ED, Tel: 01994 448786 website
Cwm Deri Vineyard
Open as usual every day for tastings
Activities: Vineyard and Woodland Walks, self-catered accommodation – camping and caravan pitches, daily restaurant lunch, evening meals on Friday/Saturday, coffee shop, premium tasting experience by appointment and wine tasting available during all open hours.
Martletwy, Narberth, Pembrokeshire, SA67 8AP, Tel: 01834 891274 website
VALE OF GLAMORGAN
Open all week by appointment
Activities: Group tours and wine tastings, gift vouchers for tour, talk, wine tasting and home cooked lunch. Weddings, corporate and special events, Llama walks, Bed and Breakfast, landscaped gardens with orchards, ponds, chickens and ducks
Llanblethian, Cowbridge, CF71 7JF, Tel: 01446 774564 website
Tasting every day from our deli ‘Quince’s’, 13 High St, Newtown, Powys SY16 2NX. Vineyard tours by appointment. Tel: 01686 625 403 website