Wine Evenings

These evenings are designed for lovers of fine wines and food and are great fun, you don’t have to be a wine expert to join us!

Held around the third Friday of every month

The evening starts at 7.30 with an Aperitif in the Drawing Room Bar and an opportunity to meet that evening’s presenter and socialise with other guests. A table seating plan, together with the dinner menu and list of wines to be tasted are displayed in the Hall.

At 8 o’clock you will be shown through to the Private Dining Room and, hosted by Gary, proceed with a five course dinner with a different wine especially chosen to accompany each course. The wines are introduced by the presenter and poured by our lovely waitresses, whilst you induldge in the taste of each wine the presenter will answer any questions you may have before the next course is served .

Before the main course we have a ‘blind tasting’ where guests are invited to taste and identify one of the wines as to country, vintage, region etc. This is a lighthearted interlude but marks are awarded and a winner announced who receives a prize – normally a nice bottle!

When dinner is over coffee is taken back in the Drawing Room Bar and there is an opportunity to chat with guests who were placed on other tables and to meet Vicky Lyons, Head Chef at Glewstone Court and her superb team who will have prepared your dinner. It is probably best to have booked a taxi home and you are welcome to leave your car here overnight or even book a room and enjoy a great Hereford breakfast in the morning.

Hopefully you will have had an enjoyable evening, with good food, great wines and convivial company, and in the morning – if you can remember, you might think that you have learned something of the magic of wine.

If you would like to go on our mailing list and receive advance notice of future Wine Dinners, please ask a member of staff to record your details – including email address. We advise you to book a wine evening that you are interested in as soon as is possible as numbers are limited and sell out quickly………..and we hate to disappoint! Regretably we require at least 48 hours notice of cancellations or a full charge will be made.

Cost, depending on the wines, usually around £60-£75 per person.



Presented by Adrian Patterson of Tanners Wines

Wine Evening Menu


Canapés on arrival


Chicken Liver Parfait

Brioche Croute, Date, Apple & Fig Relish


Natural Smoked Haddock Spring Onion and Chive Arancini

Takka Dahl, Curry Broth


Braised Welsh Lamb Rump

Cottage Pie Tartlet, Carrot Puree, Crushed Peas, Minted Mash Potato, Rosemary Jus


Dark Rum & Raisin Cheesecake

Golden Raisin Pure, Bitter Chocolate Ganache, Rum syrup


Cheese & Biscuits

House Chutney


Coffee & Homemade Fudge


£60 per person including Wine for each course

Next Wine Dinner

Friday 27th March 2015

Save the Date!



Your hospitality was wonderful, with warmth and fun at its core. Your cooking is delicious making each meal a joy and the hotel itself is a pleasure to experience. Thankyou too for the care that you took with Mum. You contributed such a lot to making her birthday fun from the egg cup at breakfast to the posie and card.

Pam and John