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Saturday Wine Tasting With Champagne & Lunch

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Our Saturday Course is a full day total wine immersion experience hosted in a beautiful and historic former coaching house hotel. It includes Champagne and canapes on arrival, a total of 12 wines to taste and a delicious 2-course lunch.

The day is hosted in a private room at the Lion Hotel, Shrewsbury. This independent hotel is a beautifully preserved and renovated Grade 1 listed building with 16th century architecture. Lunch is served in The Haywards à la carte restaurant

Overview of the day:

  • We kick off at 11.00am with a glass of Champagne and canapes
  • An introduction to wine including how to sniff and slurp like a professional
  • A tasting of classic white wines from the Old and New World including France, Germany, Spain and New Zealand
  • A delicious 2 course seasonal lunch served in the Lion Hotel's Heywood Restaurant
  • A tasting of red wines from the Old and New World, including Bordeaux, Chianti and Rioja, compared with Australia, South Africa or Argentina
  • We will finish with some sweet wine paired with a blue cheese
  • The day will finish at 4.00pm

We will contact you shortly before the event to ask for your menu choices, please advise any special dietary requirements at that time.

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The Lion Hotel
Wyle Cop, Shrewsbury

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