Altrincham Town Hall will once more host the Fizz Festival and Fizz Festival People’s Choice Awards, now in its third year. Last year’s event was another sell-out success with around 400 people attending.
Where: Altrincham Town Hall, Market Street, Altrincham WA14 1PG
Dates & timings: 18th Nov, 12noon-3pm & 4pm-7pm, 19th Nov 12noon-3pm, 4pm-6pm + Awards.
Tickets are normally £25 with a reduced rate of £15.00 on the later Sunday session. Early bird deals are available for a limited period.
There will be over 100 wines available to try and buy, from Cava and Prosecco through to award-winning English sparkling wine and of course, Champagne. The ticket price includes a free tasting of ALL wines with no need to buy additional tokens. Quite a challenge!
Exciting new producers and suppliers!
This year the festival organisers have attracted some amazing new suppliers to keep the line-up exciting and interesting. They include some of the most passionate and knowledgeable industry experts you’ll ever meet! New for this year are:
· Wines of Brazil: Brazil makes lots of great sparkling wine and you can try them here
· Skyfall: A brand new premium ‘naturally blue’ Gran Reserva from Spain
· Fox & Fox: East Sussex based award-winning winery
We will, of course, welcome back our Award winners from last year as well as local suppliers:
· Veeno: Italian Wine café in Manchester
· Oddbins: A fantastic choice of fizz from their Chorlton based store
· Booze & Burn: Manchester based maker of candles in recycled champagne bottles
Fizz Festival People’s Choice Awards
The Awards attract a huge amount of excitement and each visitor will have the chance to vote for their favourite wines, with the Awards presented at the end of the festival. Categories are:
Best Champagne: Sponsored by Slater & Gordon, Manchester
Best Sparkling Wine UK: Sponsored by Altrincham based Lund Bennett
Best Sparkling Wine Rest of World: Sponsored by The Real Algarve in Hale Barnes
Music Food and Fizz
There will be a pop-up food area, live music and a range of informal masterclasses.
The festival has a modern feel with no snobbery and a fun and relaxed atmosphere. It really does attract those who want to know more about their favourite sparklers and what better way to do that and stock up for Christmas at the same time?