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Wine Tasting Weekends in Cumbria

TSH Wine Weekends - Wine Tasting Weekends in Cumbria, the Lake District & Eden Valley


Our next TSH Wine Weekend

will be announced soon.

Meanwhile, here are the details

from our latest weekend...

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Quirky Wines


Classic France

10 - 12 March 2017



Friday 10th - Sunday 12th March 2017


On our latest Wine Weekend we go in search of the more unusual wines of this great old-world country!

From north to south and east to west, France is a country of great diversity in terms of the climate, geology and varieties of grapes used. A true 'old world' winemaking country, it has had to respond to the challenges of the new world and, finally, it is doing so, producing surprising (and delicious!) wines from many of the classic regions.

Along with the great traditions of appellations such as Bordeaux, Burgundy and Rhone, there are dynamic regions like Languedoc and Vaucluse, where new techniques and the so-called 'flying winemakers' have brought their wines bang up to date and they are exciting to explore!

The weekend will include a tutored tasting of some of the more unusual, or unexpected wines from France's classic wine regions. This tasting will be hosted by wine expert Neil Goldie from House of Townend Wines and he will also join us for dinner on Saturday evening to introduce the wines and answer your many questions!

All in all, a relaxing weekend of great food, fine wines and good company!


Prices per person, including all of the above

Classic Room     £275

Superior Room   £295




  • Arrive during the afternoon or early evening to check in
  • 'Champagne' or drinks reception from 7.15pm
  • 3-course dinner with matching wines
  • Overnight accommodation in a Classic or Superior Room


  • Cumbrian Breakfast to start the day
  • Tutored Wine Tasting at 4.00pm
  • 'Champagne' or drinks reception from 7.15pm
  • 4-course Tasting Dinner with matching wines
  • Overnight accommodation in a Classic or Superior Room


  • Cumbrian Breakfast before departure

Note that the menus each evening are set menus with no choice, created to complement the wines. Please let us know if you have any allergies or dietary requirements.


To book your TSH Wine Weekend

Call us direct on 01768 361578 or email





Here are some guest comments following
our previous wine weekends:

"We hadn't been on a wine tasting weekend before and were a little apprehensive in case it was a bit beyond us! We needn't have worried as we were made to feel at home straight away and thoroughly enjoyed the tastings and especially the food"

"The wine tasting wasn't a bit stuffy, we enjoyed the informal yet informative approach. A very good balance between the range of wines, information and help in choosing wines"

"Having arrived with limited knowledge other than I know what I like, the weekend was really helpful in organising my future buying selections"

"Having been to 3 previous wine weekends at TSH, there was absolutely no repetition in content. It's a great opportunity to compare wines"


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