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  • New Years Eve break

    New Year’s Eve – Two Night Stay

    From £675 per person

    30th December to 1st January

    Welcome in the New Year in style and join us on a journey around the world in wines. Enjoy a six course dinner with matching wines, dancing and fireworks.

    Your break at a glance:

    • Two nights in a luxurious room with breakfast each morning
    • Four course dinner in our restaurant on 30th December
    • Afternoon Tea and Champagne masterclass on 31st
    • Six course New Year’s Eve dinner and entertainment
    • Full use of our ‘5 Bubbles’ spa.

    From £675 per person*

    Why not stay an extra night on 1st January from £150 per room?**

    Please call us on 01635 528770 to book

    *Subject to availability. Based on guests arriving on 30th December and departing on 1st January. Subject to availability. Based on two people sharing a Luxury Double room.

    **Based on two people sharing a Luxury Double room on a room only basis. Breakfast is an additional £20.50 per person. Single Supplement Supply.

WSET Level 1 Award in Wine

This course is suitable for anyone who has an interest in wine and would like to know more about the different wine styles, food and wine pairing and the correct way to store and serve wine. As this is an introductory course, no prior knowledge is needed.

Residential Course
Day Courses 2015

Residential course at a glance

  • Full day of WSET Level 1 Award in Wine training including exam and wines
  • Three course lunch with matching wines in our restaurant
  • One night in a luxury room with breakfast on a Sunday
  • Tour of our 30,000 bottle cellars
  • Use of spa facilities throughout your stay.

From £316.50 per person

Please call us on 01635 528770 to book

Day Course Dates 
25th January, 22nd February, 22nd March, 19th April, 17th May, 28th June, 9th August, 20th September, 18th October, 22nd November

Your day course at a glance

  • Full day of WSET Level 1 Award in Wine training including exam and wines
  • Three course lunch in our restaurant
  • Tour of our 30,000 bottle cellars

£199 per person

Please contact us on 01635 589407 to book




Course synopsis

1. Professional WSET tuition by WSET-Certified Tutor
2. Introduction to wine
3. Introduction to wine tasting – taste and describe wines using the WSET® Systematic Approach to tasting
4. Wine service and storage – learn the correct way to store, serve wine & recognise common faults found in wine
5. Social responsibility – a guide to sensible drinking
6. Types and styles of wine – learn about what makes wine different
7. Grape varieties – learn about the characteristics and styles of wine
8. Introduction to food and wine matching
9. Number of wines tasted – a minimum of nine wines
10. Study material – WSET Level 1 Award in Wine study guide
11. Duration of course – 1 day inclusive of examination
12. Examination – 30 multiple choice questions to be answered in 45 minutes
13. Certification - all students who pass will be issued with a certificate suitable for framing and a lapel pin.

Please call us on 528770 to book

*Payment is to be made in full at the time of booking the course. This is non-refundable and non-transferrable. The Vineyard reserves the right to cancel the course should there be less than six people booked on the course at any one time. For registration purposes, you are advised to book to attend a WSET course at least 12 working days in advance of the start date of the course.