Charter an adventurous passage in style at an evening with Helen and Manley as they take you 32,000 miles around the world battling the high seas and high winds, stopping off along the way in each continent to sample some of the most exciting food and wines around.
Manley will share illustrated excerpts from his hugely entertaining and inspirational talk recounting his journey around the world. Definately the "right way" this time, stopping off for a glass of wine!
Helen takes the audience through a line up of wines from South America, North America, Europe, Africa and Australasia.
Manley Hopkinson www.manleytalks.com
Crusty Old Sailor, Author and Presenter
An internationally acclaimed and admired motivational speaker, Manley uses powerful metaphors to enliven the topics of leadership, "team-ship" and "self-ship" all with a focus on delivering high performance. In 2000, he was selected as a skipper in the BT Global Challenge round the world yacht race, leading a team of volunteers, including novices, for 9 months in a 32,000 mile journey, the "wrong way".
Helen McGinn www.knackeredmotherswineclub.com
Knackered Mother, Author and Wino
After more than twenty years working in the wine industry, Helen unpacks the world of wine in an entertaining and informative way. She spent a decade travelling the world as a wine buyer for a supermarket before spending the next half-decade pregnant. Her award winning blog, The Knackered Mother's Wine Club became a best selling book and led to her becoming the resident wine expert for ITV's The Alan Titchmarsh Show. She now writes wine columns for the Daily Mail and Waitrose Food Magazine.
Non residential price £145 to include;
Pre dinner drink and canape reception, Indulgent six course tasting dinner with paired wines from around the world. Presentation during each course by Manley Hopkinson and Helen McGinn*. Coffee and Chocolates.
Book signing (cash sales)
Dress Code: Smart/Casual
*Please note the evening will be recorded for future publicity purposes. If you do not wish to be included, please advise at time of booking.
Cured Chalkstream Trout
fennel, preserved lemon, radish
2013 Columbia Valley, Washington State USA, Chateau St Michelle, Riseling
Spiced Roast Scallop
cauliflower, sultanas, pine nuts
2015 Mendoza Valley, Argentina, Finca Los Primos Familia Bianchi, Torrontes
Truffle & Cep Risotto
mascarpone & parmesan
2014 Marlborough, New Zealand, Little Beauty, Pinot Noir
West Country Venison Loin
parsnip puree, roast salsify, chestnuts, chocolate sauce
2013, Geelong, Victoria, Australia, Lethbridge, Shiraz
Baked Capricorn Goats Cheese
roquette & hazelnut
2003, Laurena River, Stellenbosch Valley, South Africa, Morgenster, Merlot/Cabernet
Apple & Blackberry Delice
2007, Barsac, Graves, France, Chateau Coutet 1ER Cru Classe
NV, Hampshire, England, Nyetimber Demi Sec
Coffee and Chocolates