Wonderful Welsh Wine Adventure 23 May 2015

Celebrate Welsh Wine Week with Food Adventure! We’re festive folks, so – in the spirit of Welsh Wine Week – we’re hosting a vineyard tour at two of our favourite vineyards; near Abergavenny in Monmouthshire. Not only will you enjoy a tour of the two vineyards, but you will also have a tour of Wales’ First commercial winery and a wonderful Welsh wine tasting!

Welsh wines are finally coming into their own; Wales is fast developing a reputation for wines of excellent quality. Join us on a Wine Adventure to discover and taste award winning Welsh wine.

On our Adventure, you will visit 2 vineyards and sample at least 10 different wines which will include sparkling, white and red.

First we will visit Ancre Hill Estates, a family run nine-acre, biodynamic, multi-award winning vineyard. They have just completed building their own winery; the first commercial winery in Wales. You will have a tour with the owners of the vineyard, learn about their growing and production methods and taste at least 6 of their beautiful wines. After our visit to Ancre Hill, we will head to White Castle Vineyard . Here, you will enjoy a tour of the vineyard and learn all about the varieties planted. After the tour, sit back, relax , and enjoy a tutored tasting of their sparkling and still wine whilst feasting on a sumptuous lunch featuring the finest Welsh produce prepared by the award winning Plant2plate.


  • 9:30 Arrival at White Castle Vineyard. Join us for a welcome cup of coffee and cake before we head to Ancre Hill
  • 10:00 Travel by Mini Bus to Ancre Hill Vineyard. Carol will provide tips on what to do and see in the area
  • 10:30 to 12:30 Guided tour of vineyard and winery and tutored tasting of wine
  • 12:30 Hop on the mini bus and head back to White Castle
  • 1:00 to 2:00 Enjoy a few canapés followed by a guided tour of White Castle Vineyard
  • 2:00 Feast on a 3 course buffet style lunch whilst enjoying a tutored tasting of White Castle Wine

What’s Included:

  • Welcome Coffee, tea and cakes at the meeting point, White Castle Vineyard
  • Mini bus transportation between White Castle Vineyard and Ancre Hill Vineyard
  • Vineyard, winery tour, and tutored tasting at Ancre Hill Vineyard
  • Vineyard tour, and tutored wine tasting at White Castle Vineyard
  • Canapés and a 3 course buffet style lunch prepared by an award winning caterer featuring some of the finest Welsh produce
  • Tasting of at least 10 glasses of Welsh wine

Optional Extras

Transport to and from Abergavenny train station at an additional charge

White Castle Vineyard

White Castle Vineyard is owned by Robb & Nicola Merchant, it is situated in the beautiful rolling countryside of Monmouthshire in the village of Llanvetherine close to the towns of Abergavenny and Monmouth. The 5 acre vineyard is planted on a gentle south facing slope that is ideal for growing vines and ripening grapes for Welsh wine.


Wine Tour Photo Gallery

When & Where ?

Date – 23 May 2015

Time – 9:30 to 16:00

Meeting Point – White Castle Vineyard Llanvetherine, Abergavenny, Monmouthshire NP7 8RA



Website – www.foodadventure.co.uk



Price – £99 per person

Note: You must be 18 years or older to join this tour

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