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Events this Weekend

The St Andrews Food and Drink Festival is kicking off in style tomorrow (Friday) with a whole host of delicious events.

There is a Champagne Tasting & Buffet at Rufflets Country House Hotel (who are also the main sponsor of the Festive Light Switch on, details here), Enjoy a Champagne aperitif followed by a fun fizz tasting of nine delicious Champagnes.  The tasting is a popular annual St Andrews event held in the luxurious surroundings of the hotel’s Garden Suite.  No knowledge of wine required to enjoy this – just a love of good fizz!

To Italy from Scotland is a special event being held at the Three AA Rosette Rocca Restaurant. This will be a  truly Scottish Italian affair, with the best of Scottish and local produce treated to an Italian makeover. A fantastic four course hand crafted menu from chef Davey Aspin and his team, with wines to complement, live music and a taste of the Boss’s Negroni Shots

Friday night will see a fantastic and fun Ceilidh at Forgans on Market Street – a real Scottish affair!

Playfairs Restaurant is holding a Wine Tasting Dinner and will also be presenting an Autumn Seasonal Menu.

The St Andrews Wine company will play host to a beer tasting event on Saturday evening, a must for beer lovers!

The Fairmont Hotel will be hosting it’s fantastic Christmas in November event – Avoid the high-street frenzy in the run up to Christmas and head along for this weekend winter wonderland.  Amidst a beautiful setting, buy your presents at the festive market, visit Santa Claus with the children, sample fine Scottish produce at our Food & Drink tastings, prepare for Christmas lunch with our cooking demos, relax with a Christmas movie or enjoy the singing and dancing entertainment with mulled wine and other festive treats!

There are lots of other fantastic special menus taking place throughout the festival, full details here.

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