• Inspirational away days at Britain's oldest brewer

    23 February 2011

    With the New Year in full swing, employers are looking for unique conference venues that will bring out the best in delegates. The Shepherd Neame brewery in Faversham, Kent, offers a cost-effective meeting facility just an hour from London, ideal for conferences, seminars and inspiring away-days.

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  • Shepherd Neame shortlisted for enjoy England awards

    22 February 2011

    Shepherd Neame brewery has been announced as a finalist in the Small Visitor Attraction of the Year category at the Enjoy England Awards for Excellence 2011. Shepherd Neame was named the regional winner in the Beautiful South Awards in October last year, and has now been shortlisted along with three other attractions for the national accolade.

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  • Shepherd Neame gets hat-trick at international brewing awards

    21 February 2011

    Shepherd Neame has picked up one gold and two silver medals at the Brewing Industry International Awards, dubbed the Brewing Oscars. Japanese lager Asahi won gold in the keg lager category, and Chinese Sun Lik picked up silver in the same group. Both lagers are brewed under licence at the Faversham brewery. Whitstable Bay Organic Ale also received a silver award in the small pack ale category.

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  • Gold Medal for Asahi

    16 February 2011

    Last week I had the great pleasure of being a Judge in the 125th Brewing International Industry Awards held up in Burton upon Trent. There were 796 entries in the competition, samples sent in from all over the world. The judging panel was comprised of 30 brewers who were onganised into small groups for the initial round of tasting.

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  • Prince of Wales is fit for a King

    11 February 2011

    A popular South London pub has received a makeover, courtesy of Britain’s oldest brewer, Shepherd Neame.The Prince of Wales in Cleaver Square, Kennington now boasts a completely redecorated interior consisting of a redesigned bar, new furniture, carpeting and wallpaper.

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