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  • Magnificent Seven Dinner

    Magnificent Seven Dinner

    Friday 20th March - 7pm onwards

    Join Daniel and seven of his favourite food suppliers for unforgettable seven course dining experience. Each supplier will provide a special ingredient for one of the courses, introduce the dish that incorporates their ingredient and choose their favourite wine to match. You’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and really get to know why Daniel is so passionate about working with such a great team of suppliers. Also take away a copy of Daniel’s most recent book, Revolutionary French Cooking.

    Seven course tasting dinner with matching wines

    £155 per person

    Stay the night with breakfast from £173.50 per person*

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    Please call us on 01635 528770 to book

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

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 Double room with breakfast on a Sunday
  • Tour of our 30,000 bottle cellars
  • Use of spa facilities throughout your stay.

From £322.50 per person

Please call us on 01635 528770 to book

Day Course Dates 
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.