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  • Wine Festival Weekend

    Wine Festival Weekend

    14th November - Wine Festival Dinner

    £120 per person

    7pm arrival for 7.30pm

    We begin the Wine Festival Weekend with a fantastic five course dinner matched with two superb wines per course selected from wineries who will be showcasing their wines for you to taste the following day. Join us for this special dinner and enjoy great food, wine and company.

    Five course dinner with two matched wines per course and Schramsberg Californian sparkling wine aperitif - £120 per person

    Stay the night with breakfast from just £269.50 per person*

    15th November - Wine Festival Tasting

    £25 per person

    12pm to 4pm
    Join us for our fifth annual wine festival with over 150 wines available to taste from suppliers around the globe. Have fun and deepen your wine knowledge, chat with suppliers and winemakers, and attend our masterclasses throughout the day. Taste and enjoy wines from Peter Michael Winery, Schramsberg, Rudd Estate, Champagne Taittinger, Boutinot, Les Caves de Pyrene and more.

    Wine ticket - £25 per person

    Masterclass ticket - £5 per person

    Discover more about this weekend

    Please call us on 01635 589407 to book


    *Based on two people sharing a Luxury Double.



Afternoon Tea at The Vineyard

Afternoon Tea at The Vineyard is the ultimate indulgence. Treat yourself to an array of delicious and carefully created cakes, warm scones and finger sandwiches in an elegant setting and experience afternoon tea like never before. Discover more about our Head Pastry Chef, Anthony Millon

£25.00 per person

Highclere Afternoon Tea

Enjoy all of the above and a copy of Lady Carnarvon’s current book, ‘Lady Catherine and the Real Downton Abbey’ together with Lady Carnarvon tea.

£35 per person*

Champagne Afternoon Tea

Add a little sparkle to your Afternoon Tea...

Schramsberg, Blanc de Blancs, California, 2006
 £10.50 Glass
 £50.00 Bottle
Taittinger, Rose, Brut, France, NV
 £12.00 Glass 
 £65.00 Bottle

Make your reservation online or call us on 01635 528770

Afternoon Tea Menu**

Finger Sandwiches

Cucumber and crème fraiche
Smoked salmon with coriander and lime butter
Ham with honey mustard
Chicken with tarragon mayonnaise
Egg mayonnaise

Cakes and Patisserie

Warm home made scones with strawberry preserve and Dorset clotted cream
Raspberry and vanilla entremet
Fresh seasonal fruit sorbet
Blackcurrant macaron
Mini lemon tartelette
Dark chocolate cake
Classic fruit cake

Teas, coffees and infusions

Black tea:

English breakfast
Lapsang Souchong
Earl Grey


Herbal tea:

Green tea
Jasmine green tea
Fresh mint


Daniel Galmiche Coffee - A blend created by our own award-winning chef. A combination of medium roast Arabica beans from Columbia, Papua New Guinea and Kenya, which delivers a refreshing cup that leaves the mouth wanting more.

Purchase afternoon tea gift vouchers online

If you have any dietary requirements, please let us know when making your booking and we will do our best to accommodate.

* Based on two people enjoying afternoon tea. One book between two people. Price for one person is £45.00 including the book.

**Gluten or dairy free Afternoon Tea is also available upon request with 48 hours notice. This is a sample Afternoon Tea menu.

While away the afternoon.

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