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Grape & Grain Timetable

Grape & Grain Timetable

2020 Programme

Wine, beer & cider tastings led by industry experts and exciting operators. Topics include 20 minute tastings and in depth explorations in upcoming
areas such as fortified wine and low ABV beer. Curated by Tom Higham.
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11:00
  1. Grape & Grain Theatre
    45 mins
    Both Sarah and I will be presenting some of our fantastic Castorani wines. To start with we will give a little introduction to Castorani and the history behind the brand, information about the vineyar ...
12:00
  1. Grape & Grain Theatre
    -15 mins
    What is Sake? Discover the origins, how it is made, what food to pair it with, how to sell it and more
13:00
  1. Grape & Grain Theatre
    45 mins
    We are re-inventing mead. What we will show is how we are making it more appealing to the on-license trade, be it pub or restaurant. Skadi is an all round good pure Mead, suitable as both a dessert wi ...
14:00
  1. Grape & Grain Theatre
    45 mins
    A look at sparkling wines from other regions with Wine & Spirit Education Trust
15:00
  1. Grape & Grain Theatre
    45 mins
    Brought to you by Manchester Cider Club
16:00
  1. Grape & Grain Theatre
    45 mins
    Is it time for UK restaurants to have a home-grown sparkler as a house wine and on their by-the-glass list?
11:00
  1. Grape & Grain Theatre
    45 mins
    The term "minimal intervention" is thrown around a lot when talking about wines, and especially so-called "natural wines". But what does minimally intervening actually mean?
12:00
  1. Grape & Grain Theatre
    45 mins
    From Original Lager to The Boilerhouse with a few happy stops in between
13:00
  1. Grape & Grain Theatre
    20 mins

    A portfolio tasting and discussion on each of the unique core expressions of unadulterated Cognac from Mme. Fanny Fougerat. 

13:30
  1. Grape & Grain Theatre
    20 mins
    A simple way for your teams to make it an impactful part of your offering.
14:00
  1. Grape & Grain Theatre
    45 mins
    Join our Beer Sommelier Dominic Apes, who will give you a peek into the history of Meantime and our founder’s Alastair Hook’s pioneering story
15:00
  1. Grape & Grain Theatre
    45 mins
    Out of the Bottle Andrea Asciamprener, Cave de Pyrene
16:00
  1. Grape & Grain Theatre
    45 mins
    Pairing Fortified and Food