OATLEY EVENTS

2015

 
 

Good Fri Apr 3rd 2015: Oatley Summer opening starts. 

Fridays and and Saturdays, the whole of bank holiday weekends, Apr to mid-Sep (Exceptions in italics below). 11am - 6.00pm. Wander the vineyard with us, taste our wines (tour and tasting free of charge), wine sales by the glass, bottle and case. Or bring a picnic, buy a cool bottle of Oatley and chill out in the vineyard.  Directions here>> 


NB  Sorry, the vineyard will be closed 21st and 22nd August when we’re at The Oxford Wine Festival



Thu 23 Apr 2015: Clavelshay Barn St George’s Day Tasting Menu. We’ll be there, presenting our wine. Clavelshay use produce from their farm and the surrounding countryside and fully-traceable  produce from quality local producers. £45 for 9 courses, 7.30 - 11pm.


Sunday May 10th “Somerset Day

To celebrate Somerset Day come to Blackmore Farm Shop, Cannington, 11am - 4pm, and taste a range of Somerset fine English wines and artisan cheeses. Meet the producers and, if you like, buy some to take some home.  Refreshments available, indoor and garden seating.


Sat 23 May - Sun 31 May 2015: English Wine Week

Vineyard OPEN EVERY DAY. Come and find out how we’ve done in the international competitions this year, taste our 2014’s pre-release.


Thu 28 May 2015 - Bordeaux Quay, Bristol: Local vineyards introduce the “Vintage of Dreams”

SW Vineyards Association English wine trade and public tasting, with themed dinner. Bordeaux Quay on Bristol’s Harbourside is a restaurant, brasserie, bar, deli, bakery and cookery school, all under one roof. Housed in an elegant, converted warehouse on the waterfront, Bordeaux Quay offers seasonal, regionally sourced food and drink.


6 Jun 2015 Glastonbury Abbey Sustainability Fair Featuring producers of locally, sustainably and ethically produced food, drinks, crafts and trades. There will be regular talks and demonstrations throughout the day in one of our marquees, along with information stands from local and national organisations and some environmentally themed fun activities for children. All of this will take place in the heart of the beautiful abbey grounds, which will be open free of charge to the public on this day, with an estimated footfall of 1000 - 2000 people. Trading will take place between 11.00 and 17.00.



Sun 14th Jun 2015: Taunton Food Fair and Sustainability Show: Queens College, Trull Road, Taunton. Over 100 exhibitors will be on the playing fields behind Queen’s College. Not all green and serious though. Dozens of food stalls, drinks, live music.  Our 2014 stand pictured right.


Sat 20 Jun 2015 Walled Gardens of Cannington Summer Fair

Free entry to the gardens on the day and the 20 piece Tone Swing Band are booked to play. We’ll be there!


Fri 21 Aug - Sat 22nd Aug 2015 Oxford Wine Festival

The Oxford Union, Frewin Court, Oxford OX1 3JB. Oxford. “A unique weekend in a magical city. Sample and savour hundreds of award-winning and rare wines from over twenty countries, as well as take an exclusive look inside one of Oxford's most iconic venues - the Oxford Union. The festival also includes a whole range of tastings led by wine writers, wine sellers, and the vineyards themselves, as well as food and live music.” We’ll be there along with other English vineyards. (Photos of last yrear’s festival right)  Details>>























 

3 APR: OATLEY SUMMER OPENING STARTS.


23 APR CLAVELSHAY BARN, NORTH PETHERTON, ST GEORGE”S DAY TASTING MENU


10 MAY “SOMERSET DAY” TASTING OF LOCAL ENGLISH WINES AND CHEESES, BLACKMORE FARM SHOP, CANNINGTON


23 - 31 MAY VINEYARD OPEN FOR ENGLISH WINE WEEK


28 MAY, Bordeaux Quay restaurant Bristol: PUBLIC AND TRADE: SWVA English Wine Tasting and Dinner


Sat 6 JUN Glastonbury Abbey Sustainability Fair


Sun  14 JUN. TAUNTON FOOD FAIR AND SUSTAINABILITY SHOW


Sat 20 Jun WALLED GARDENS OF CANNINGTON SUMMER FAIR


FRI 21, SAT 22 AUG, OXFORD WINE FESTIVAL