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Beaujolais

Tchin tchin! Beaujolais Nouveau

Tchin tchin! Beaujolais Nouveau 2000 1333 The Editor

Possibly the world’s largest wine bash, Beaujolais Nouveau takes place on the third Thursday of November, this year falling on the 21st November. This is the date the Beaujolais Nouveau hits the shelves worldwide – retailers are not allowed to sell this year’s vintage before this date. Beaujolais is a wine region in Burgundy, France. For centuries, the wine was…

Arreton Barns - Christmas Tree

It’s time to Make Your Mind Up!

It’s time to Make Your Mind Up! 2000 1333 The Editor

Get those rara skirts at the ready, crimp your hair and dig out that piano tie and step back in time to the 80s with Jack Up Christmas. To get you all in the festive spirit (we don’t mean the 80s favourite Advocaat) Taste will be giving away a set of two tickets to one lucky follower. On Saturday 23rd…

An oh so yummy supper club

An oh so yummy supper club

An oh so yummy supper club 2000 1333 The Editor

On Friday 4th October Taste was invited to try a new supper club event on the Island. This genius idea is the brainchild of Paul Thorley, Something Yummy. Paul is looking to roll out monthly events across the Island inviting foodie lovers to a special, individually themed dining experience. Keep reading to see how you can get involved and grab…

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Ticket to Ryde – A Tasty Guide to the Isle of Wight Scooter Rally

Ticket to Ryde – A Tasty Guide to the Isle of Wight Scooter Rally 2000 1105 The Editor

This August bank holiday, Ryde is set to come alive with the arrival of the Isle of Wight Scooter Rally, and along with it a party atmosphere takes over the town. The event has been taking place on the Island for over thirty years and is internationally renowned, attracting over 5,000 classic Vespas and Lambrettas with an island-wide drive out on the Sunday. With so much going on we’ve pulled together a few places we think should be on your hit-list for the weekend. Carnaby Street may not be what it used to be but Union Street has got it all.

Cowes Week

Cowes Week Eats – A Tasty Guide to Cowes Week

Cowes Week Eats – A Tasty Guide to Cowes Week 2000 1307 The Editor

Cowes Week is and has been a big deal for a long time… Well, since 1826 if we’re being exact! Cowes is host to many great sailing events, races and regattas throughout the year but Cowes Week truly is the jewel in the crown – Queen Victoria’s would be apt, as HRH was a fan of the event, awarding the…

Pint of Beer, Isle of Wight Steam Railway

Hop aboard for the Real Ale Festival at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway

Hop aboard for the Real Ale Festival at the Isle of Wight Steam Railway 2000 1333 The Editor

The 14th Isle of Wight Real Ale Festival features beers sourced from brewers all over the country, including many brewed on the Isle of Wight. Try over 40 real ales and seven real ciders

Burns’ Night

Burns’ Night 1200 1104 Lindsay Becker

Burns’ Night is traditionally celebrated on the 25th January. No longer an exclusively Scottish affair, the whole country is getting in on the act, including the Isle of Wight! The Garlic Farm Burns’ Night Supper runs from 7pm to 11pm on the 25th. Enjoy the traditional Burns’ night menu with Haggis, neeps and tatties and a Scottish Whisky Menu. Entertainment…

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