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Four Week Wine Night! Hampshire’s Harvests

Four Week Wine Night! Hampshire’s Harvests

Let us take care of your Friday night plans for the whole month of October – come and celebrate harvest with us by trying something deliciously different every week. Each Friday night, you will be thoroughly treated to a range of scrumptious local food, delightful drinks and unbeatable entertainment for the evening. The chance to experiment with your taste buds!
 
Hosted by a different guest speaker each week, we are offering you the chance to see and taste the decadent alcoholic delights of what your local County; Hampshire, has to offer.
From Sparkling Wine grown and pressed on our very own estates, to the glorious gin giant that is Bombay Sapphire!
 
Join us from 7pm – 9pm every Friday in October 2016 (the 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th).
Tickets can be purchased individually – for any of the four Friday October evenings of your choice, £50 each, or all four Fridays for £160.
 
Week 1: Sparkling Wines Week
Your chance to sample 7 wines from local Hampshire Vineyards.
Hosted by the passionate Vineyards of Hampshire team, we will begin with offering you the truly unique chance to get an interactive look into their wineries and speak to the people directly involved with all aspects of the Vineyards, including the winemakers themselves. The evening will be hosted by French winemaker Didier Pearson. The wines will be delicately and accurately complimented by a range of fresh, local Hampshire Cheeses.
Featuring the local wines:
·         Hambledon Classic Cuvee
·         Meonhill Blanc Du Blancs
·         Jenkyn Place
·         Exton Park
·         Hattingley
·         Danebury
·         Cottonworth
 
Week 2: Hampshire Gin and Spirit Week
Hosted by Alistair Gibson from Hermitage Wine Cellars.
Join us in trying a selection of pure quality gins, vodkas and liquors, all local to the Hampshire area. Food for the evening will be delicious local fish platters, to compliment the delicate flavours of the gins.
Drinks for the evening include:
·         CONKER Gin
·         Bombay Sapphire
·         Twisted Nose Winchester Gin
·         Wild Plum Liquor
·         Tipsy Wight Flavoured Vodka
 
Week 3: Beer and Cider Week
Hosted by BBC2 Joe Wadsack.
Something entirely different for wine expert Joe to come and talk about. The extraordinarily entertaining personality and passion Joe has for wine also lies in his love for beer. Complimented by a mouth-watering range of succulent local Hampshire charcuterie.
Featuring the following local beers and ciders:
·         Bowman Ales
·         FlackManor
·         Irving and Co
·         Red Cat Brewing
·         Southwyk Ales
·         Tutts Cider
·         Mash Brewery
 
Week 4: Hampshire Cocktails Party
Hosted by Ian Kellett and the Hambledon Team.
To round off the end of the fantastic course, enjoy an evening of luxurious canapes and freshly-made, refreshing Hampshire Cocktails.
 
 
All the Information
·         Date = Friday 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th October 2016
·         Time = Each evening runs from 7pm to (roughly) 9pm
·         Location = All evenings to be held at Hambledon Vineyard in our tasting room
 
Tickets for the 4 weeks are on sale now for £160 per person, or £50 for each evening if purchased for individual/ one off evenings.

Each truly unique and exclusive event consists of; numerous varied tastings of a range of spirits and alcoholic beverages each week, fantastic local food and nibbles each evening, as well as the evening hosted by a guest speaker each night.

Guaranteed education, entertainment and excellent fun.