Wednesday, 23 June 2010

Turks Head Golf Day

The Turks Head Golf Day which took place on Friday 11th June was a great success.

In total the Turks Head, Alcester raised £2,000, which will be split between Macmillan Nurses and Breast Cancer Care UK.

Wye Valley Brewery entered a team, made up of four of our lovely customers, see photo, left to right, Stuart from Kenilworth Golf Club, Guy from Apres, Julie, Wye Valley Brewery, Peter from Kings Heath Cricket Club and Jim from Edmunds Bar, Birmingham. Thanks to these guys for taking part and well done to The Turks Head for holding such a great day.

Monday, 21 June 2010

Jimmy completes Ride Across Britain

Last week Wye Valley Brewery Head Brewer Jimmy Swan, cycled from John O’Groats to Land’s End along with James Cracknell and 498 others.

Jimmy’s cycle finished yesterday (Sunday 20th June), he covered over 1000 miles and completed the cycle in a fantastic 67 hours, 41 minutes and 42 seconds. To date, Jimmy has raised about £1,700 for Birmingham Children’s Hospital.

See attached photo of Jimmy Swan with daughter Anna at the Land’s End finish line.

Friday, 18 June 2010

Emma's awards evening

Wye Valley Brewery sales administrator Emma Jenkins is celebrating after achieving her NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration.

Emma attended an awards night at Hereford Group Training on 2nd June to collect her certificate.

Congratulations Emma!

Jimmy's Ride Across Britain

This week Wye Valley's Head Brewer Jimmy Swan is cycling from John O'Groats to Land's End, with James Cracknell and 498 others. The ride is 1000 miles in 9 days with a total vertical ascent of more than 22,000 metres!

Jimmy is raising money for a special cause, Birmingham Children's Hospital. We had news last night that Jimmy had made it 682 miles in 6 days.

We wish Jimmy all the best with the final part of his trip. If you would like sponsor Jimmy or to stay updated visit

Pictured Jimmy, Anna and Gill

Terri celebrates 20 years

Wye Valley Brewery's longest serving member of staff celebrated 20 years service this week!

Terri French has been Finance Manager at Wye Valley Brewery for the last twenty years and celebrated in style on Wednesday with cake, champagne and chocolates!

Vernon Amor, Managing Director at the brewery, thanked Terri for all her hard work over the years, saying '...we wouldn't be where we are today without you.'

See photo for Terri's celebratory cake