Event Preview: Fizz Festival, Edinburgh

Fizz festival edinburgh

Edinburgh’s first Fizz Festival will be held at Edinburgh Academy on 29th October and it sounds like an event not to be missed!

There will be lots of fantastic fizz from around the world, masterclasses and food.

Fizz festival edinburgh




The fizz festival includes:

Over 75 different Champagnes and sparkling wines for you to try and buy

Free wine carrier

Local delivery service

Exclusive fizz discounts

An opportunity to speak to producers and suppliers and learn more about your favourite fizz

Competitions and prizes

Your chance to vote in The Fizz Festival People’s Choice Awards, Scotland

An exclusive awards ceremony with oysters and fizz!
Tickets are priced at £25 and include a free tasting of each of the wines at the festival.

Fizz festival edinburgh




There are two sessions which run from 12.00 until 15.00 and 16.00 until 19.00. The awards ceremony takes place at 19.30.

The categories include:

Best Champagne – Sponsored by Tom Cannavan at wine-pages.com
Best Sparkling Wine (UK)
Best Sparkling Wine (Rest of World)

Fizz festival edinburgh

MASTERCLASSES

Session 1: 12pm-3pm and Session 2:4pm-7pm, Saturday 29th Oct

Masterclass 1, 12.15pm & 4.15pm: THE WINES OF FERGHETTINA FROM FRANCIACORTA: Price £5

A real treat and a chance to taste and learn about Italy’s finest sparkling wines, presented by Doug Wood of Woodwinters, you won’t be disappointed! Duration 20mins.

Masterclass 2, 1.15pm & 5.15pm: THE HOUSE OF CHAMPAGNE TAITTINGER: Price £7

Mark O’Bryen MW will be presenting a selection of wines from Champagne Taittinger, one of the only Champagne houses to remain owned and actively managed by the family named on the label. The tasting will uncover how Champagnes can be so very deliciously different! Duration 20mins.

Masterclass 3, 2.15pm & 6.15pm: ALL ABOARD THE FIZZ LINE!: Price £5

Travel and taste the Fizz Line with Nikki Welch, founder of the WineTubeMap. A whistle stop tour of different styles of sparkling wines using their unique approach. Duration 20mins

Buy tickets here for the event and the masterclasses. 



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