2017 tickets on sale now

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wine tasting tickets on sale

Main festival admission tickets are on sale now via our ticketing partner, SEEtickets.com. Tickets cost £25.00, which buys you an all-day ticket with in and out privileges, to include unlimited tastings from 200 high quality wines. Tickets for our optional ‘masterclass’ tutored sessions are sold separately, and the first two masterclasses have now been announced […]

We’re coming back in 2017!

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Hello Glasgow! The Festival is coming back, with the exciting details of our exhibitors, tutored tasting sessions and more to be announced soon. Summer 2017 is going to see Glasgow go wine crazy for another weekend, so please subscribe to our newsletter to ensure you are the first to hear about tickets going on sale. […]

The 2016 party’s over!

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Glasgow – what a blast! A huge thanks to all of our exhibitors and the 340 wine lovers who made the event a complete sell out, buying over 500 tickets for the main tasting, masterclasses and BYO dinner. The feeback from both exhibitors and attendees has been hugely positive – so thank you. To be […]

2016 event sold out – thank you!

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Apologies to those who have missed out this year, but the Glasgow Festival of Wine 2016 is completely sold out: all of our masterclasses sold out a couple of weeks ago, but the final few tickets for the main tasting event have also gone, with 10 days to go. My thanks to everyone who has […]

Full list of all 200 Festival wines

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The catalogues for the Festival are being printed as I type, but meanwhile I’ve added a page showing the full list of wines that are available for you to chose from so that you can do a bit of forward planning. Tasters at the Festival really are going to be spoiled for choice with 10 […]

Full ‘masterclass’ line-ups confirmed

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We have three superb ‘masterclasses’ during the day of the Festival. Each is a sit-down, 35-minute session in a room adjoining the main hall, where a winemaker or expert in the wines concerned will lead you through a tasting of between 6 and 9 terrific wines, priced up to £70 per bottle. Each session is […]

Ticket buying options

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Please note that you are strongly advised to buy tickets in advance. There is no guarantee that tickets will be available on the door, as we expect the event to sell-out in advance as it did in 2016. You can purchase tickets through the SEEtickets booking agency online or by phone, where all tickets are […]

Meet the winemakers

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I’m delighted to have already confirmed two winemakers who’ll be travelling to Glasgow to pour their wines for us on the 11th – all the way from South Africa and New Zealand! Joining us from South Africa, Brian Smith and his wife Marion set up Elgin Vineyards in 2007, having sold their IT business in […]

Here come the Independents

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I’m delighted with the strong showing from independent wine merchants who will be joining the bigger boys at our tasting. The list includes some of Scotland and the UK’s most innovative retailers. Multi-award-winning WoodWinters have shops in Edinburgh and Bridge of Allan, but have carved a reputation for their outstanding wine list that spans everything […]

The BYO Dinner

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The Saturday night BYO dinner that officially marks the end of the Festival is the highlight of the weekend for many people. It is a relaxed and casual evening (no black tie required!) although it will take place in the magnificent Grand Hall of the Trades Hall in the centre of Glasgow, where 100 guests […]