2011 Real Ale and English Wine Festival, Midland Hotel, Manchester.
PUBLISHED: 00:17 23 December 2011 | UPDATED: 20:28 20 February 2013
Close Invoice Finance hosted their annual Real Ale and English Wine Festival at the Midland Hotel, Manchester
Close Invoice Finance hosted their annual Real Ale and English Wine Festival at the Midland Hotel, Manchester.
Ian Steward, managing director of Closes northern division, said:We wanted to organise a drinks reception with a difference. The idea of supporting local breweries and food suppliers really appealed to us, as assisting SMEs is essential to what we do at Close.
Breweries in attendance included Stockport-based Robinsons, who showcased their new beer Build a Rocket Boys inspired by local band Elbow. Tatton and Greenfield were also involved. English wine was supplied by award-winning Chapel Down. Cheshire-based Cheese Detective
Peter Papprill was on hand to take the guests through some of the regional cheeses on offer.
The event was attended by over 120 of Manchesters business professionals.
The print version of this article appeared in the January 2012 issue of Cheshire Life
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