Saturday Course & Lunch

Our Saturday Courses are a full day wine experience hosted at the Sir Christopher Wren Hotel and Spa in Windsor. It includes an aperitif on arrival and a delicious 2-course lunch.

In total guests will taste 13 examples and learn all about wine during the day. The event is suitable for anybody, from beginners to budding connoisseurs and situated in a relaxed, informal environment.

Typical events include:

'Introduction to Wine' Course

Interested in wine & want to learn more? Our 'Introduction to Wine' course covers all the need-to-know including grape varieties, climate, food and wine matching, how wine is made, the use of oak and much more. Further information can be found at the listings below.  

'A Taste of Italy' Course

Come and enjoy an informal and fun journey through the world of Italian wine! Tasting 13 wines across the day, discover what makes Italy one of the most fascinating wine producing nations in the world! Further information can be found at the listings below. 

Both of our Saturday courses include a two-course lunch at the esteemed 'Thames View' restaurant - typical dishes include:

(Please note though this is a sample menu and dishes available at time of booking may differ according to seasonal produce)

Starters (Italian course in Italics)

  • Char-grilled asparagus, avocado and sun-blush tomato salad
  • Hot smoked Salmon rillettes with fresh horseradish cream and beetroot
  • Pressed Guinea fowl, apricot terrine wrapped in bacon with melba toast
     
  • Mushroom Arancini with mozzarella on rocket and pesto salad
  • Honey dew melon and Parma ham with raspberry and lime dressing
  • Roast courgette and lemon thyme soup with artichoke (v)

Main Courses (Italian Course in Italics)

  • Braised Shin of Beef with parsley mash, endive carrots and button onions
  • Goat's Cheese, red onion and sun-blush tomato, spinach dressing
  • Pan-friend duck in honey on Pak Choi, confit of baby pepper and hoi-sin dressing
     
  • Grilled Chicken on smoked paprika and red pepper risotto, natural yoghurt
  • Linguine with cep mushrooms, spring onion and truffle oil
  • Pan-fried seabass on creamed basil gnocchi with sun-blush-tomato

Recent Reviews: "Fascinating and fun. Learned a lot and had a great time with a nice group of people. Wines were all fantastic and the cheese was good too. Venue and lunch were lovely and Phil was a knowledgeable and great teacher. Highly recommended." Simon K, via Trip Advisor

COURSE TIMES

  • 1100 – 1300: Morning session including aperitif
  • 1300 – 1415: 2 course lunch at the Thames View Restaurant
  • 1415 – 1600: Afternoon session

This course makes a superb gift and can be purchased as a gift voucher 

Saturday 'The Wines of Italy' Course inc. Lunch (Windsor)

Saturday 'The Wines of Italy' Course inc. Lunch (Windsor) :: Sat 15th Sep 2018

Come and enjoy an informal and fun journey through the world of Italian wine!  Tasting 13 wines across the day, discover what makes Italy one of the most fascinating wine

Places remaining: 6
Date/Time: 15th Sep 2018 at 11am-4pm
Venue: Sir Christopher Wren Hotel & Spa, Windsor

Price: £90.00
Saturday 'Introduction to Wine' inc. Lunch (Windsor)

Saturday 'Introduction to Wine' inc. Lunch (Windsor) :: Sat 6th Oct 2018

11am to 4pm - starting with a decadent Champagne aperitif including a delicious 2-course lunch, and a tutored tasting of 12 superb wines! Passionate about wine & want to learn more? Our Saturday

Places remaining: 8
Date/Time: 6th Oct 2018 at 11am-4pm
Venue: Sir Christopher Wren Hotel & Spa, Windsor

Price: £90.00
Saturday 'Introduction to Wine' inc. Lunch (Windsor)

Saturday 'Introduction to Wine' inc. Lunch (Windsor) :: Sat 3rd Nov 2018

11am to 4pm - starting with a decadent Champagne aperitif including a delicious 2-course lunch, and a tutored tasting of 12 superb wines! Passionate about wine & want to learn more? Our Saturday Courses are a great way

Places remaining: 6
Date/Time: 3rd Nov 2018 at 11am-4pm
Venue: Sir Christopher Wren Hotel, Windsor

Price: £90.00
Saturday 'The Wines of Italy' Course inc. Lunch (Windsor)

Saturday 'The Wines of Italy' Course inc. Lunch (Windsor) :: Sat 1st Dec 2018

Come and enjoy an informal and fun journey through the world of Italian wine!  Tasting 13 wines across the day, discover what makes Italy one of the most fascinating wine

Places remaining: 6
Date/Time: 1st Dec 2018 at 11am-4pm
Venue: Sir Christopher Wren Hotel & Spa, Windsor

Price: £90.00

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