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Californian Wine Weekend 

8th to 9th May 2015

Why attend?
Whether you’re a Californian wine lover or simply want to discover more about this exciting wine producing country, this is the event to attend. California is on a roll right now, with a succession of superb wines, from vineyards dedicated to pushing quality ever higher. Visitors often note a pastoral, "laid back” approach to viticulture, but behind that lies some of the greatest vineyards and wines on the planet.


Friday 8th May - Peter Michael Winery Dinner

The weekend begins with the Peter Michael Winery dinner where you will have the rare opportunity to try the latest and back vintages of Peter Michael wines perfectly matched with a five course dinner.

Menu

Canapés
2011 Schramsberg Blanc de Blancs, Calistoga, Napa Valley

Pressed rabbit and parsley terrine, confit carrot, mustard
2013 Peter Michael Winery, L'Apres-Midi Sauvignon Blanc, Knights Valley

Black risotto, roasted hand dive scallop
2011 Peter Michael Winery, Le Caprice Pinot Noir, Fort Ross, Sonoma Coast

Cutlets of Iberico pork, tarragon mash, mustard sauce
2008 Peter Michael Winery, Le Moulin Rouge Pinot Noir, Pisoni Vineyard, Santa Lucia Highlands

Dark chocolate fondant, passion fruit, green tea ice cream
2011 Justin Vineyards, "Obtuse", Paso Robles

Selection of farmhouse cheeses
2011 Peter Michael Winery, Les Pavots Proprietary Red Wine, Knights Valley

Coffee and petit fours

Five courses with matching wines - £120 per person

Please call us on 01635 589407 to book


Saturday 9th May - Californian Wine Tasting

Taste over 50 Californian wines

You will have the chance to taste and purchase over 50 Californian wines from various regions throughout California. Peter Michael Winery, Benovia, Ferrari-Carano, Waterstone, Honig Vineyards, Rudd Estate and Donelan will be but a small selection of bottles being opened. The winery owners and representatives will also be there too so feel free to ask them anything about their wines or even just life in California’s wine country!

Tasting ticket including masterclasses - £30 per person

Masterclasses

12pm - Schramsberg Vineyards - America's best fizz!

1.30pm - Pinot Noir - North and South

3pm - Cool Climate Syrah (Donelan Family Wines)

4.30pm - Peter Michael Winery - a vertical tasting*

Please call us on 01635 589407 to book

*There is a £25 charge to attend this masterclass per person. All other masterclasses are free to attend with the purchase of a tasting ticket. Wine tasting attendees to sign up to masterclasses on the day on a first come first served basis.


Californian Wine Weekend Break

Enjoy the whole experience and stay the night in a luxurious room and experience this unique weekend. As well as a dinner with matching wines and an educational wine tasting on Saturday, be sure to make use of our boutique spa throughout your stay and relax over a leisurely breakfast the following morning.

From £299 per person*

*Based on two people sharing a Luxury Double room on Friday night. Single supplements apply.


Californian Wine Weekend