Tasting Times – Drinks Tours in Britain
If you love beer you might wish to go on an ale trail in Cumbria, visiting micro-breweries and going on brewery tours. Then there’s the cider trail in Herefordshire – especially good in the autumn when the orchards are filled with ripe apples.
Of course you might prefer to include just one winery or one cider-maker in your culinary tour. Or you might wish to see some of the UK’s more unexpected alcoholic attractions. You could, for instance, go on a tour of the only
in England, visit the home of Herefordshire vodka on a
culinary trail of Herefordshire
or take a tour of
in London, where artisan gin makers have established the first distillery to open in London for 200 years.
If you’re not a whisky lover, you may prefer to visit a Scottish country winery, or an historic brewery that makes a delicious Jacobite ale. Find out more here, at uk-food-drink-travel.com.
While Wales doesn’t offer the same potential for dedicated drinks tours as Scotland and England, it still has some attractions that are well worth building into your culinary tour. There are several winerys in Wales – and even a
Welsh whisky distillery.
And if you’re a fan of real ale, then why not time your tour to fit in with the annual
Welsh Beer and Cider Festival?