Yorkshire Wolds brewery reaches the final of a regional tourism award

The team at a Yorkshire Wolds brewery is celebrating after it was shortlisted for a Yorkshire tourism award.

Kate Balchin with Scarborough Fair IPA

The Big Sky Beer Festival hosted by Wold Newton-based Wold Top Brewery has reached the final of the Event of the Year award in the Yorkshire Post Tourism Awards. 

“The Big Sky Beer Festival has gone from strength to strength over the years and is a great platform to showcase great beer from all over the UK, plus local musicians and food producers. We’re very excited to have won a place in the final and look forward to the dinner next month,” said Brewery Director, Kate Balchin.

The Big Sky Beer Festival faces competition from HERD, ‘A Night Under the Stars’ – Yorkshire Children’s Charity and Grantley Hall, Harrogate Autumn Flower Show and JORVIK Viking Festival. The team will learn whether they have been successful at an awards ceremony at New Dock, Leeds on Monday 4 December. The judges include Wayne Topley, MD of the Cedar Court Hotels Group and Chef Consultant, Steph Moon.

Wold Top was founded in 2003 and is located on the Mellor family farm at Hunmanby Grange. The team use homegrown barley and water from the farm’s borehole to produce a range of award-winning cask, keg and bottled beers that are available throughout Yorkshire and nationwide.