This is an external event. Please contact the organisers of the Canterbury Wine Festival if you have a query.

Sip and celebrate the splendour of Kent wines at Westgate Hall’s Canterbury Wine Festival.
Immerse yourself in the world of Kent’s award-winning wines – meet the renowned vineyards, from all corners of the county, taste over 45 wines and take your favourites home, for an unforgettable wine-tasting experience.

Talk one-to-one with the producers making Kent one of the most dynamic and thrilling wine regions in the UK, including Balfour, Biddenden, Barnsole, Brabourne, Brenley Wine, Chartham, Heppington, Nine Oaks, Simpsons Wine Estate, Terlingham, Wayfarer Wines and Woodchurch Wine and the Wine Garden of England. English wine specialist Corkk will also present a selection of local homegrown wines, with Cheesemakers of Canterbury and Oyster Buoys providing tasting pairings to buy.

For aspiring wine aficionados, expand your knowledge with a 45-minute wine-tasting Masterclass with wine expert Clive Barlow Master of Wine.

The Festival is your passport to discovering the diversity and splendour of Kent wines, a unique experience under one roof where you can sample the best of Kent’s wide-ranging viticulture.
Choose from three sessions, including our new wine lovers’ session.

NEW ‘Kent’s Finest’ Wine Lovers’ session
Friday 17th May 2024, 2:30-5:30pm

Be the first to enjoy the festival experience. During this intimate session, you’ll have the opportunity to explore the vineyards more extensively, spending more time with each producer. Master of Wine Clive Barlow will give an exclusive ‘Kent’s Finest’ Masterclass, featuring a specially curated selection of Kent’s distinguished award-winning wines, only available for tasting during this session.

Early Bird tickets: £75pp (Saving £5 – RRP £80pp) A limited number of tickets are available for this session, so book early to avoid disappointment.

Saturday 18th May 2024
12-3pm / 4-7pm

Discover the diversity and splendour of Kent wines, all in one place in Canterbury’s city centre at Westgate Hall. Sip, sample and buy the best in English wine.

Choose from one of two three-hour sessions: session 1: 12 – 3pm or session 2: 4 – 7pm

Expand your knowledge by adding a 45-minute festival wine-tasting Masterclass with wine expert Clive Barlow MW to your experience (RRP £20pp).

Early Bird tickets: £35pp (Saving £10 – RRP £45pp)
Festival and Masterclass Early Bird ticket: £50pp (Saving £15pp)

Event details

Date/Time: 17th May, 2024 — 18th May, 2024


Location: Westgate Hall