Winter Cookery Demonstration
Tuesday 12 November
Our Cookery School Head Chef Chris Ansell will show his passion, flair and enthusiasm for great food. As winter draws in this demonstration will highlight some winter ingredients, as well as different cooking and preservation methods and classic recipe skills.
Discover Rutland Food & Drink Week
SPONSORED BY NEWBY CASTLEMAN
Saturday 26 October - Sunday 3 November
The County of Good Taste invites you to a week of events and promotions celebrating the great produce, producers and food & drink establishments across Rutland.
Discover Rutland Ball
Join us at the 2nd Discover Rutland Ball, and celebrate our small but mighty county, and all its tourism industry has to offer – with lots of local food and drink from our generous sponsors and great music to dance the night away too.
Clos de Trais Wine Evening
Monday 11 November
An informal evening of great wines from the Ventoux, presented by an American, raised in Norway making stunning wines in the South of France....
Wine Masterclass - Carmenere
Saturday 16 November
A lunch time tasting of Carménère wines, with local wine expert Johnny Bingham from Jackson Nugent Vintners. Some very rare wines to taste and a roller-coaster of a ride for your palates, hold on!
With a selection of tapas size dishes created to suit the wines.
All the wines will be available to buy at a wholesale price after the tasting....
Festive Wine Tasting
Thursday 28 November
13 festive wines for you to try & buy, perfect for festive parties, special dinners and gifts. A great combination of fizzes, reds, whites and some sweet ones.....
Christmas Wreath Workshop
Wednesday 11 December
Rebecca from The Botanical Flower Studio will be hosting two wreath making workshops followed by lunch and a glass of wine on Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th....
The Olive Branch's Kitchen Masterclasses with Cookery School Head Chef Chris Ansell. A half day hands-on course in our kitchens followed by a light lunch or five course tasting menu.
2019 Wine Masterclass Dates
The Olive Branch's Wine Masterclasses. A two hour lunchtime tasting with our co-owner & wine buyer Ben Jones with a selection of light bites to accompany and match the wines.
2019 Wine Dinner Dates
A program of evenings showcasing great wines, matched with great food. With speciality menu's created by our award winning kitchen team, with stunning wines to match chosen by Ben or a visiting wine expert..