Food and wine enthusiasts, tempt your tastebuds and improve your palate as you discover ​​
how to taste wine, blend wine and match wine to a host of different food types and flavours 
on a tutored wine-tasting holiday at Le Choisel. 
Wine-tasting holidays
Local wine enthusiasts can join the wine-tasting holidays on a ​non-residential basis if
there are spare places.
Join the group for the morning lecture and tastings on days 2 and 3, and the lecture and food and wine matching lunch on day 4.
Contact Le Choisel for
availability and prices.

From the novice to the devotee, our ​​​​​​​​tailor-made wine courses have something to suit every palate. Over four days/three nights we will explore everything from tasting techniques to how to read the wine label, from how wine is made to blending your own style, champagne and sparkling to quality assessment and blind tasting, and not forgetting food and wine matching.
    Your tutor for the course will be Caroline Murphy who holds the prestigious Wine and Spirit Education Trust Diploma as well as a wealth of knowledge gained from over thirty years in the international wine industry both in the retail and
education sectors.
    Each day she will deliver a series of interactive
lectures and tastings on a variety of aspects, and
with a maximum group size of 8 people (over 18s
only) you are assured of individual attention.
     Come as a group or mix with like-minded
enthusiasts who share your interest. This is also a
popular package for business or staff incentives.
   Your visit can, of course, be extended subject to
room availability; see B&B rates for additional cost.
    Course participants will be asked to complete a
brief questionnaire prior to arrival to ascertain their
particular areas of interest.

​Please note: all tuition will be in English.
Price includes: 3 nights’ accommodation, 3
continental breakfasts, 3 lunches, 3 dinners, all
tasting samples and course handouts. Wherever
possible, meals are prepared with locally-sourced
ingredients including home-grown organic
Holidays can be extended, subject to availability,
if booked in advance.  

Airport and ferry transfers can also be arranged,
please ask for details and prices; all charges will
be payable locally.

Non-participating partners sharing a room are
welcome. They are invited to join us for meals and
evening tastings, and will be charged a reduced rate.
For a group booking at least 5 participant places
               on a course, the programme can
               be arranged on a bespoke basis.
Typical wine-tasting holiday programme:
 Day 1 Arrival day
           Pre-dinner tasting and course overview followed by three-course  

Day 2 
           Continental breakfast
9.30   Lecture – how wine is made and what factors affect the final product   
           Tasting –
blending your own wine     
13.00 Lunch
           Afternoon free to relax and/or explore the surrounding area
17.00 Afternoon tea and cake
18.00 Evening tasting - quality assessment, how do you tell the difference   
19.30 Three-course dinner

Day 3
Continental breakfast          
9.30   Lecture
–  the main French wine regions
           Tasting – regional specialities
13.00 Lunch
           Afternoon free to relax and/or explore the surrounding area
Afternoon tea and cake
18.00 Evening tasting - sparkling wines
19.30 Three-course dinner

Day 4
           Continental breakfast
9.30   Lecture ​- wine regions of the world
12.00 Food and wine matching lunch
For prices and how to book, click "Contact us at Le Choisel"