Wine and Winter at The Vineyard, Berkshire
13 Aug 2014
– Wine Festival Weekend in November with over 150 wines
– Wine & Spirit Education Trust courses in October, November & December
– Wine pairing menus by Daniel Galmiche drawing on 30,000 bottle cellars
– Award winning spa including ‘Red Grape Pampering Body Wrap’ treatment
The UK’s wine hotel, home to over 30,000 bottles of wine has a selection of wine breaks and experiences this winter. The 49 bedrooms and suites hotel where all rooms are named after iconic wines is the ideal destination to eat, sleep and drink wine.
Wine Festival Weekend – 14th & 15th November
Over 150 wines will be available to taste at The Vineyard’s annual Wine Festival this November. Guests can deepen their wine knowledge, speak with suppliers and winemakers, and attend The Vineyard masterclasses throughout Saturday 15th November. Guests are invited to taste and enjoy wines from Peter Michael Winery, Schramsberg, Rudd Estate, Champagne Taittinger, Nyetimber, Les Caves de Pyrene among other suppliers.
Wine tasting ticket £25 per person, Wine masterclass ticket £5 per person. B&B priced from £299.00 based on two sharing.
WSET Courses & Qualifications – 19th October, 23rd November, 7th December
WSET courses have been created for those seeking formal recognition of their interest and knowledge in wine. Level 1 is ideal for anyone looking to learn more about the different wine styles, food & wine pairing and the correct way to store and serve wine. The course lasts one day and includes an exam and wines. A three course lunch with matching wines in The Vineyard’s restaurant is also served along with a detailed tour of the 30,000 bottle cellars. Some of the topics covered include ‘Types and Styles of wine’, ‘Grape Varieties’, ‘Food & Wine Matching’ and ‘Wine Service & Storage’.
Priced £150 per person for the whole day, all guests receive a study book and professional WSET tuition. B&B priced from £235.00 based on two sharing.
Eat, Sleep & Drink Wine Break – Menus by Daniel Galmiche
The Vineyard’s executive chef Daniel Galmiche has created menus that blend Old World taste and New World values using locally sourced produce from sustainable stocks. Each dish is carefully paired with wines by the sommelier team.
Spend two nights in Berkshire staying at the UK’s wine hotel and enjoy a seven course dinner paired with wines on the first evening and a five course dinner paired with wines on the second evening. The break also includes a spa treatment each, use of spa facilities, daily breakfast, a bottle of Peter Michael Wine and a signed copy of Daniel Galmiche’s cookbook.
Priced £1110.00 based on two sharing for the two nights.
Spirit-lifting Spa Experience – The Vineyard Red Grape Pampering Body Wrap
The award winning boutique spa at The Vineyard offers a selection of spa treatments, many drawing on the hotel’s position as the UK’s wine hotel. The spa includes an indoor swimming pool, spa bath, sauna, steam room and relaxation area. The ‘Red Grape Pampering Body Wrap’ begins with a body exfoliation followed by a wrap in a red grape body mask. While the active ingredients are working, the therapist offers a tension releasing head massage. The treatment ends with the application of a red grape cream that leaves the skin soft.
Priced £70.00 for the 55 minute treatment.
Discover a world of wine at the UK’s wine hotel this winter and eat, sleep and drink wine.
The Vineyard, Stockcross, Newbury, Berkshire RG20 8JU 01635 897589
A night at The Vineyard is priced from £235.00 based on a Luxury Double room
for two guests sharing inclusive of breakfast