‘The First of the Summer Wine’ with South West Wine School
Deer Park Country House, Buckerell Village, Weston, EX14 3PG
Join South West Wine School for a magnificent evening of food, wine and live music at the Deer Park Country House near Honiton on Thursday 13th June 2019. Tickets cost £55 per person, with a special early bird offer of £45 per ticket for the first 50 people to book (tickets available from www.southwestwineschool.co.uk or www.helmtickets.com).
Guests will arrive from 6pm and will be treated to a sensory experience with exquisite canapés produced using freshly picked ingredients from the Deer Park Country House’s walled garden and served with a selection of English Sparkling Wines.
Devon-based Sunday Telegraph wine writer and Saturday Kitchen drinks presenter Susy Atkins will head up a team of wine experts hosting this most memorable of evenings. Susy will be joined by Master of Wine Liam Steevenson, the brilliant Stephen Barrett, Rebecca Mitchell DipWSET and co-founders of the wine school Jonathan and Hayley Reynolds DipWSET. Guests will taste wines from all over the world, including from South Africa, the Napa Valley in California, Alsace and Provence as well as, of course, plenty of wines from the South West of England.
The wines will be accompanied by the tastiest of dishes including Porchetta and legs of lamb cooked on the braai oven and a celebration of the freshest of produce from the Deer Park Country House’s own plentiful vegetable garden, which is overseen by head gardener Oliver Forster. This unforgettable food offering will be prepared by the expert hands of chef Richard Still and his team, and will be enjoyed in a magical setting amongst the apple trees in the gardens of this beautiful Georgian house.
For further information on the ‘First of the Summer Wine’ evening as well as the Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) courses hosted by the South West Wine School, visit www.southwestwineschool.co.uk.
For further information and to book accommodation at a special rate for the evening (ranging from £50pp for B&B in a garden room to £80pp for a House Master suite) at the Deer Park Country House visit www.deerpark.co.uk.