A much loved book!

Award Winning Food and Wine B

‘Rarebit and Rioja’ has just won the Gourmand world book awards in the British round.  People enjoy it for the wine travel stories as well as the information on wine and food and wine matching suggestions.


'Welsh cooking great cookery book, photographers alone give you an appetite!'


'Love it! Read it all last night! Really interesting and insightful, a cracking book and beautiful pictures and fab recipes!'


'Mae llyfr chi'n lovely, recipes amazing, dyma be onin neud pnawn ma.'


'It's fabulous. I'm coming to buy another!'


'Waterstones' Wales Book of the Month :-). March 2016'


'If you missed out on "Bwyd a Gwin" which came out over a year ago the English version has now been published - same great recipes and lots of info for wine buffs . Gorgeous book .'


'One of the best wine lists in the region' Times 


'My lunch yesterday was terrific Llinos, and I love the recipe book. Thanks very much. I'll be back!'


'Just started to read your fabulous book, I'm now hungry and very thirsty!!'


'Just been to buy this fantastic book from Dylanwad.'


'Such a beautiful book full of brilliant recipes. Its in our drawing room for a sneaky peak at the moment.'


'Getting stuck into the new book and finding it very easy to follow. Made chicken with spinach & coconut last night - excellent!'


'A great book, full of new ways to tempt the family.'


'I'm really enjoying reading the book; great stories from Dylan. #NotJustAnotherCookbook'


'This is a man who knows and understands wines!'


'Great book not to be missed.'


'Delicious!  #welsh #rarebit from #rarebit&rioja by @DylanwadWine. Diolch!! #MothersDay treat.'


'Most informative Food & Wine book read. And its Welsh. #MothersDay treat.'


'Simply the best cookbook I've ever owned, so interesting and accessible. #NotJustAnotherCookbook'


'Picked up my copy of #Rarebit&Rioja today. Fabulous ! . . Get one !'


'Some really nice looking recipes to try and lovely photography.'

Food and Wine Book Rarebit and Rioja


Dylan is a regular contributor on the Welsh television programme Prynhawn Da as their wine expert.

Wine expert Dylanwad Wine Shop Cafe-bar

Find us in this lovely old Welsh stone town - we are just off the main square in a 17th century building with a stunning glass extension.


See pictures of the renovation project in our blog

Welsh Wine Merchant


Porth Marchnad Dolgellau

Gwynedd   LL40 1ET

Opening Hours January 2021

Monday to Saturday 

10am - midday

January/February limited opening.



01341 422 870


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