What could be a nicer than a weekend away in The Lake District? And, for those interested in wine, what could be better than a wonderful
Cumbria Wine Weekend at the ***Westmorland Hotel!
What can you expect from this course?
The experience of tutored wine tastings, which provide great insight and illustrate the specific characteristics of contrasting wines, reflecting the part played by grape varieties, vineyard sites, geographical location, and individual winemakers. Also, the appreciation of high quality wines specially chosen by, an unbiased Independent Wine Tutor, and a member of the Association of Wine Educators.
All in all, an exciting, informative, enjoyable and memorable weekend!
AVAILABLE FOR GROUPS (Wine Society members, U3A groups, corporate events etc.)
The cost of this all inclusive 'big weekend' package is (based on 2 people sharing a double room). (Single room supplement £50.00)
Estimated rates for 2015. Minimum 18 people £ 195.00 per person.
It consists of two tutored wine tasting sessions, all the 18 wine tasting samples of wine and tasting sheets, two nights bed and breakfast, one buffet supper (Friday night) and a special 'a la carte' 5 course gourmet dinner (Saturday night).
Incredibly good value!
Details of the Itinerary and Sample Menus are given below.
(Single room supplement £50.00)
Initially, no deposit payment required. Don't delay - Make a provisional booking to-day! Deposits will not be required until three or weeks prior to the wine tasting event.
Westmorland Hotel*** near Orton, Cumbria; conveniently situated between Kendal and Penrith.
Beetroot, Parsnip and Ginger Soup
Smoked Cumbrian meats from our Farm shop
Carrot and Orange Chutney
Butternut Squash, Sage and Parmesan Fritters
Caramelized Onion Crème Fraiche
Home Cured Salmon Gravadlax
Pickled Dill Cucumber and Rye Bread
Roasted Salmon Fillet
Hay Roasted Shoulder of Mutton from our own Farm
apple cider cream
Braised Leeks and White Bean Mille Feuille
Selection of Local Cheeses
Rough Oatcakes and Westmorland Chutney
Sticky Pear and Ginger Pudding
Chocolate Amaretti Cake
Amaretti poached Apricots & Crème Fraiche
Double Jersey Ice Cream
Rhubarb Compote and Granola Crumble