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French Food and Wine Lovers’ Weekends 2023

Make an enquiry or a booking by emailing us here            or call 00 44 7801 833615

 

‘The fusion of French and English food was absolutely amazing’

 

Why not treat yourself and someone close to you to the ultimate foodie gift?

Here is the opportunity to enjoy a weekend of fabulous food and wine in beautiful South West France where you can relax and savour the cooking of our UK Masterchef finalist.

Along with delicious home cooked meals and a variety of local wines, trips out, cooking demonstrations and time to relax, the weekend will give you the opportunity to learn something new or revitalise your interest in cooking. The focus will be on using seasonal local and regional ingredients.

Places are limited to a maximum of 14 people with prices starting at £360 per person and are all-inclusive, so all meals, drinks, four night’s accommodation and trips out are included.

It is even better value if you are interested in staying on for a full week – so just let us know.

We have two weekends planned:

Wednesday 17th – Sunday 21st May 2023

Wednesday 14th – Sunday 18th June 2023

Don’t miss out. Email Joy at joyfelgate@live.co.uk or call 00 44 7801 833615 to make a booking or to make an enquiry.

Draft Programme: Arrive Wednesday – Depart Sunday May/June 2023

Programme and price include:

  • Welcome drinks and four course dinner on arrival

  • Breakfast basket every morning including homemade preserves and eggs from our own chickens

  • Lunch with wine every day (Thursday – Saturday) including lunch at a local French restaurant and a food and wine pairing lunch with wines from the Bergerac region.

  • Dinner with wine every evening (Wednesday – Saturday) including an eight course dinner paired with award winning wines from the Duras region (see example menu attached)

  • Visiting the traditional food and gift market in the beautiful Bastide town of Eymet

  • A trip to the artisan chocolate factory shop with tasting included

  • Wine tasting and tour of the vineyard at an award-winning vineyard in the Duras wine region

  • Cookery demonstration and food information session using seasonal, local produce

  • The price includes all the above plus 4 nights’ accommodation as set out below

 

Accommodation available:

  • Arch Gite (1 double bed and 1 bathroom) £420 per person based on 2 people sharing

  • Lodge Gite (1 double, small twin and 1 bathroom) £420 per person based on 2 people sharing

  • Grange Gite (2 doubles, 1 bathroom) £360 per person based on 4 people sharing

  • Farm Gite (3 doubles, 1 twin, 2 bathrooms) £360 per person based on 4-6 people sharing

 

Would you like to stay for the week? Weekly rate available on request

 

All gites have a sitting and dining area, kitchen, bathroom with toilet and shower plus private and shared outside space. Hairdryers, bath towels and pool towels are provided.

 

During the weekend guests have full exclusive use of the gardens and grounds and the two swimming pools.

All gites are equipped with tea, coffee, sugar and milk plus a welcome basket.

 

Feedback from guests:

‘A brilliant mix of relaxation and activities – I would highly recommend the 4 days to family and friends’

 ‘The whole weekend was superb. From the stunning location to the amazing food and the thought that has been put into the trips out and the menus’

‘A highlight for me has been the flavour combinations that I would never have considered. You have changed my attitude to trying new foods’

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