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5 OF THE BEST CHRISTMAS MARKETS | FOOD FEATURE

5 OF THE BEST CHRISTMAS MARKETS | FOOD FEATURE

With mulled wine flowing aplenty and the hunt for unique gifts starting anew, Rhonda Lee Reali checks out some of the best Christmas Markets in Wales. NATIONAL BOTANICAL GARDEN OF WALES’ WINTER WONDERLAND If you’re looking for something quirkier from your Christmas fair this festive season, look no further. Combining startling light shows, a wonderful […]

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ABERGAVENNY CHRISTMAS FAIR | FOOD FEATURE

ABERGAVENNY CHRISTMAS FAIR | FOOD FEATURE

The largest and longest-running Welsh food festival is hosting another Christmas-themed fair, as Jake Young looks ahead to what’s on offer. Still stocking up for Christmas and preparing festivities? If you’re not sure where to even begin, look no further, as the annual Abergavenny Christmas Fair has you covered. The acclaimed festival was started by […]

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PENDERYN WHISKY: STEPHEN DAVIES | INTERVIEW

PENDERYN WHISKY: STEPHEN DAVIES | INTERVIEW

Stephen Davies, Chief executive at Penderyn, Wales’ premier whisky distillery, had a chat with Buzz about the distillery’s recent successes. Can you tell us a bit about the Penderyn whisky bottle redesign? This is our Madiera Finish single malt whiskey which first launched back in 2004. The packaging has been unchanged since 2004, but we […]

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REAL ALE WOBBLE | PREVIEW

REAL ALE WOBBLE | PREVIEW

The ‘wobble’ is a routed cycling course for both fun riders and intermediate bikers, with marked checkpoints where participants can trade beer tokens for locally brewed ale. This non-competitive event marks the beginning of the 10-day Mid-Wales Beer Festival, celebrating excellent local real ales, ciders, food and live music. Located in the heart of Mid-Wales, […]

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BEST GINS IN WALES | FOOD FEATURE

BEST GINS IN WALES | FOOD FEATURE

With the announcement that the best gin in the UK is Welsh and amidst the explosion of gin bars around the country, Corrie David dives into the best Welsh gins on the market. DYFI POLLINATION GIN A relatively new brand, Dyfi, founded by two brothers, began production in 2016 and has already managed to make […]

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STUDENT GUIDE: FOOD AND DRINK | FEATURE

STUDENT GUIDE: FOOD AND DRINK | FEATURE

FOOD AND DRINK Selected by CHRIS HAYES CAFÉ 37/RAMONS As a student, you’re likely to have a few hangovers, and some will be worse than others. Nothing solves that like a good Full English (or Full Welsh, depending on who you ask). Salisbury Road hosts two excellent breakfast spots in the heart of studentville. Ramons […]

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CAVAVAN ON TOUR | FOOD FEATURE

CAVAVAN ON TOUR | FOOD FEATURE

Cavavan, a refurbished caravan from the 1970s, is a unique pop-up bar available for hire. They sell a variety of fancy, alcoholic treats such as cocktails, champagne and Prosecco. The caravan itself was designed by Swci Delic, from Camarthen, whose work is psychedelic and bold, from which she was given her moniker, and the Caravan […]

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5 PLACES TO GET SOZZLED IN THE SPRING | FOOD FEATURE

5 PLACES TO GET SOZZLED IN THE SPRING | FOOD FEATURE

From Cardiff to Llanelli, and Swansea to the Gower, Ruth Seavers gets into the spirit of the spring and finds the best places in South Wales for a tipple. Remember to drink responsibly. Not that you will. We have to say that. Just don’t be an idiot. NO SIGN WINE BAR Swansea’s oldest pub, where […]

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THE ROYAL WELSH | EVENT PREVIEW

THE ROYAL WELSH | EVENT PREVIEW

One of Wales’ most popular summer events, the Royal Welsh Show, is back this July and aims to celebrate the best Welsh livestock, as well as high quality food and drink produced in Wales. It also brings together the wider spectrum of farming and rural life in an attempt to bridge the gap between town […]

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WIN TICKETS TO DRINK RUM

THE TRUE RUM EXPERIENCE TOUR Mocka Lounge, Cardiff Thurs 26 Nov In these modern times where fame is determined by palatability to the public, even an inanimate beverage can go on tour (and, let’s face it, a bottle of Angostura has twice the charisma of Calvin Harris). In what must represent the Rum World’s equivalent […]