wine and food blog

Henley Beer Festival Brews Up a Storm

There was no dampening anyone’s spirits at Saturday’s Henley Beer Festival. Despite the definite need for umbrellas, locals battled the rain to enjoy a brew or two at Henley Rugby […]

Toast of the Town – Brakspear Brews New Beer with Surplus Bread

Brakspear is collaborating with Toast Ale to brew an ale from surplus bread. Henley on Toast will be sold in pubs during Cask Ale Week (20-30 September), with 30p per […]

Fizz Awarded Gold Medallion

In just the first year of popping the bottles of  Fairmile Vineyard sparkling wine, the Thames & Chiltern Vineyards Association have awarded their 2015 Rosé sparkling wine a gold medallion, […]

Introducing Henley Food Blog – Local & Seasonal

I’ve wanted to write about food for as long as I’ve been eating it, no seriously! I can remember writing menus out as a child and grading my mother’s cooking! […]

Lovibonds Brews Up at New Production Facility and Unveils New Heritage Branding

Many home beer brewers probably dream about turning their hobby into a business and having a proper craft beer brewery but most don’t realise their aspirations. Jeff Rosenmeier however who […]

Brakspear Shortlisted in National Beer Marketing Awards

Henley brewer and pub operator Brakspear has been shortlisted for two trophies in the Beer & Cider Marketing Awards, competing against 35 finalists from across the country. Winners will be […]