We co-host our very own wine festival in Winchester, where we live. It takes place on the last weekend of November every year in Winchester’s glorious Guildhall. There are hundreds of wines on free pour, from English sparkling to vintage port and beyond (gin is a regular feature) as well as delicious food, masterclasses and much more. To date the event has raised more than £16,500 for local charities. It’s been described variously as, ‘Iconic,’ ‘Magical,’ ‘Unmissable,’ ‘Best show in the business,’ and ‘The finest consumer wine festival in the country.’ In 2020, given the realities of the Covid-19 pandemic, we took the festival online. You can check out the action, including all the video masterclass, on the Wine Festival website. The 2021 dates are 26-27 November and we’re crossing all our fingers…