New Title Sponsor - Nyetimber

09 January 2019

Dorset Seafood Festival fizzes with delight as it announces new 3 year title sponsor, Nyetimber

Award-winning English sparkling wine

The Dorset Seafood Festival is delighted to announce its new title sponsor, English sparkling wine producer; Nyetimber. The Seafood Festival is a huge champion of British produce and therefore this award-winning English sparkling wine is a perfect fit for the festival in 2019.  Nyetimber is renowned for its craftsmanship and passion, creating the finest English sparkling wine for over 30 years, across the South of England. 


The festival is now in its 12th year and takes place over 13th & 14th July 2019, attracting an estimated 60,000 visitors annually.  With a focus on incredible fish, food and sustainability, the Seafood Festival also raises money for the Fishermen’s Mission and helps educate attendees on fishing, seafood and the coast.  

Brian Cooper, Festival Director commented: “What a fantastic brand to welcome on board to the Dorset Seafood Festival for the next three years.  Nyetimber is an award-winning English Sparkling Wine producer, the perfect accompaniment for seafood in the sunshine.  We’re very excited to champion this English brand and look forward to all that the ‘Nyetimber Dorset Seafood Festival’ will hold in 2019”

Nyetimber wines have achieved global acclaim, winning international awards and blind tasting competitions, as well as being recognised by some of the world’s most celebrated wine experts.

Eric Heerema, CEO & Owner of Nyetimber commented: “We are delighted to become title sponsor of the Nyetimber Dorset Seafood Festival from 2019, celebrating the wide variety of seafood sourced from the waters around Dorset. Nyetimber’s award-winning English sparkling wines are the perfect pairings for a wide range of seafood, and we look forward to partnering with the festival for the next three years.”

An exciting addition to the festival this year will be ‘The Nyetimber’. A beautifully reimagined 1968 Routemaster bus which offers a luxurious, quintessentially British setting from which guests can relax, admire the coastal view, and enjoy a glass of England’s finest sparkling wine.

The Nyetimber Bus

In addition to the Title Sponsor news, The Dorset Seafood Festival is also pleased to confirm Hall & Woodhouse, Seafish, Weird Fish and Dream Cottages will be participating once again for 2019. More details to follow.

SEAFEAST - The Dorset Seafood Festival raises funds for the Fishermen's Mission - the vital port of call for fishermen and their families.
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