Italian Wine Pairing Evening - 19th October

On Thursday 19th October, we will be holding one of our popular wine tasting events, when we'll be delighted to welcome a member of the Cottini family who will be travelling from Italy to host the evening. 

The Cottini family has been producing high quality Valpolicella for generations under the name of Scriani.  Their wines are frequently awarded medals and Scriani are considered one of the best producers in Valpolicella. 

The Valpolicella region is located in Veneto, N.E. Italy; Scriani are situated in Fumane, in the heart of Valpolicella, an area considered to be the prime location for growing high quality grapes.  The family employ higher density vine plantings in their vineyards and respect traditional wine making practices, all of which helps to elevate the quality and personality of their wines.  

The evening will be co-hosted by Mark Soudah of Grape Passions, an independent wine wholesaler which imports Scriani wines.

The evening will include:

  • A reception in the garden lounge from 7.00pm, with the first of the evening’s wines to try.
  • A 3-course imaginative menu, matched with wines.
  • An informal explanation of each wine, together with interesting background information.

Priced at just £49.50 per person this promises to be a wonderful evening!

We're also offering a 30% discount on standard bed and breakfast terms for guests attending the Wine Pairing evening, who wish to stay overnight.


On Arrival

Glass of Prosecco Superiore, Versetto, Asolo DOCG, Brut NV, Italy

For Starter

(V) Minestrone Soup

Scallop & Monkfish Carpaccio with apple, beetroot & mango

Falanghina, Villa Schinosa, IGT Puglia, 2016, Italy

For Main  

Braised Beef Ossobucco, herb mash and roasted carrots

(V) Wild Mushroom Risotto with Amarone, parmesan and truffle oil

Valpolicella Classico, Scrani, 2016, Veneto, Italy
Valpolicella Ripasso Superiore, Scriani, 2014, Veneto, Italy
Amarone della Valpolicella, Scriani, 2012, Veneto, Italy

For Dessert  

Dark Chocolate Torte with salted caramel sauce

Trio of Italian cheeses with biscuits

Maddalena, Recioto della Valpolicella, Scriani, 2012, Veneto, Italy


For reservations or further enquiries
please call 01728 452 312