Win tickets to The Slieve Donard Beer, Cider, Spirit & Cheese Festival

Monday 10th October 2016 by Lynne

The lovely people at Hastings Hotels have given Eating Ideas 2 tickets to their first ever Beer, Cider, Spirit & Cheese Festival for one lucky reader to win. The tickets include 3 drinks tokens and a souvenir glass. How fabulous is that? There will also be lots of food and drinks to sample. The festival will take place on October 29th. To win the tickets all you have to do is comment on this post saying why you would like the tickets. It really is that easy. Good luck everyone! The winner will be selected at 12 noon or Wednesday 19th October

About the festival

Some of County Down’s finest food and drink artisanal producers will be at the Slieve Donard Resort and Spa, Newcastle on October 29th for the inaugural Slieve Donard Beer, Cider, Spirit and Cheese Festival.

This new food and drink event, supported by both Newry, Mourne and Down District Council and Tourism Northern Ireland, is part of the annual Hallowtides calendar of celebrations taking place in Newcastle over Halloween.

Drinks exhibitors at the festival include Whitewater Brewery, Kilmegan Cider, Farmageddon Brewery, Tempted Cider, Hughes Spirits (Ruby Blue vodka) and Shortcross Gin, and local food producers include Kearney Blue Cheese and Fivemiletown Creamery.

Tickets for the event cost £12 per person, which includes 3 drinks tokens and a souvenir glass, and are available from the Slieve Donard reception or by calling the hotel on 028 4372 1066.

This fabulous Festival will showcase many of County Down’s finest brands and you can experience the whole lot.  We almost wish we could win the tickets ourselves!

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Win tickets to The Slieve Donard Beer, Cider, Spirit & Cheese Festival
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9 responses to “Win tickets to The Slieve Donard Beer, Cider, Spirit & Cheese Festival”

  1. Linda devlin says:

    Where the mountains of mourne sweep down to the sea. In the Slieve Donates where I long to be.
    With wee tipple in my hand and a nice piece of cheese. That would be heaven so send me there please!

    What’s not to love my favourite hotel, good and drink. I’m in heaven

  2. heather gracey says:

    Would love to win this fabulous competition. Sounds like it would be a good day tasting all these delicious cheese, ciders and spirits.

  3. Shelley wilson says:

    Would love to win this

  4. Lisa Smyth says:

    Slieve Donard is by far my favourite NI hotel! Thanks for the heads up on #lisburnhour and for the fun on #foodNIhour each week too! Fingers crossed 🙂

  5. Lily Kwok says:

    I love Northern Ireland and I love Newcastle Would love to win this as I have always wanted to stay at Slieve Donard and what a treat at cider, beer, spirit and cheese festival

  6. Gillian says:

    Thank you for the opportunity to win tickets to this event.
    My husband is a drinks connoisseur, having worked in the industry for over 30 years, it would be a lovely treat to take him to this event. Also he could be an exhibitor next year as he is about to launch a Gin into the marketplace x

  7. Jill Little says:

    Wonderful combination – cider, beer, spirit and cheese, never mind the superb venue! What’s not to like!! Dreaming already!

  8. Linda McGibbon says:

    So many fabulous new beers, ciders and spirits in NI of late and I would so love to try some of them. What better way than at this great event.

  9. Donna Caldwell says:

    I’d love these tickets my partner has been making his own cider from the apple trees in the garden . He would love to try out what Northern Irelands other brewers have been producing . Northern Irelands food and drinks have come on in leaps and bounds in the past few years .

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