Edinburgh Programme

Edinburgh programme

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Our Edinburgh Festival 2017 has completely sold out of all tickets. We will be adding details of the 2018 Festival in due course, and urge you to sign up to our newsletter so you will be the first to hear about 2018’s date going on sale.
12:00pm to 5:00pm – THE EDINBURGH FESTIVAL OF WINE. TICKETS £25
Over 300 superb quality wines from you to chose from, being poured by some of the country’s top retailers and the world’s best producers. The range of wines will emphasise quality and diversity, and we’ll also have some fun elements like a competition to win a bottle of Champagne. Many exhibitors will be offering exclusive discounts on the day, and remember – your 2017 festival admission ticket includes all of the above.  SOLD OUT

Masterclass tickets valid only with a main festival ticket.

12:30pm, 2:00pm and 3:30pm – TUTORED MASTERCLASSES. ALL TICKETS £10
12:30pm – A journey through Chenin Blanc with Ken Forrester. SOLD OUT
We are thrilled that South African legend Ken is joining us to present this tasting in which he will compare his own award-winning wines with the best that the variety’s spiritual home, France’s Loire Valley, has to offer. Read more

2:00pm – Does decanting make a difference? SOLD OUT
Arguments rage over whether decanting a wine to let it ‘breathe’ is myth or magic. From Barolo to Bordeaux, this session sponsored by The Wine Society will let you decide by comparing pairs of wine in a blind tasting.  Read more
3:30pm – Heaven or Hell? Cheese and wine matching. SOLD OUT
Selecting matching wines from the superb portfolio of Rude Wines, Tom Cannavan will lead a tasting of cheeses, to explore the rules of cheese and wine matching – and how it can be worth breaking them. Read more