Manchester Food and Drink Festival have announced that the latest foodie name to join this year Festival line up is the wine icon Fiona Beckett. Fiona is an award-winning food and drink journalist, author and web publisher with over 25 years’ experience of writing for the UK’s biggest newspapers and magazines.
One of the country’s top names in wine, and a friend of Manchester Food and Drink Festival, MFDF fans may know her best for her popular Guardian column and her previous attendance at the Festival as one of “Three Wine Women”!
Fiona also writes for National Geographic Travel Food magazine, is restaurant critic for Decanter, while also publishing her own website www.matchingfoodandwine.com – a busy woman indeed. But she has agreed to take time out of her hectic schedule to come back to MFDF to share her incredible knowledge and experience at a very special solo wine tasting this year. Fiona will be guiding guests through the six wines that shaped her career in this fascinating insight into the story of wine via the life of one of the country’s most revered experts.
Fiona Beckett’s ‘Six Wines That Shaped My Career” event will take place at the MFDF Dining Dome at the Festival Hub on Albert Square on Saturday 6th October.
The event starts at 6:30pm and tickets are £25 which includes all 6 wines.
This is set to be fabulous experience for lovers of wine – a chance to hear from one of country’s leading voices in wine, in her trademark relaxed and convivial style, all in the unique location of the Dining Dome!
Tickets are on sale now: