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National Wine Month, Make Time for Wine

national-wine-month

Make Time for Wine We are supporting National Wine Month for May, and have created a series of Wine and food events in association with our wine writer Philippe Boucheron and Midlands Lifestyle Dining Club www.gourmet-life.co.uk. Why dont you make time for wine in May, with some tasty new events listed on eat-the-midlands.  See our […]

Michelin Event Success

Will Holland and the La Becasse Brigade: Will Holland with; Ian  Swainson (Sous Chef); Carl Johnson, Warwick Kidd, Andrew Thomas, David  Martin

See Will Holland on BBC’s ‘Great British Menu’ Starter Episode 1 HERE Episode 2) Fish Course…HERE Episode 3) Just Desserts HERE Episode 4) Final Judgement Day HERE Michelin Event Review, with Will Holland: Wednesday 14th April saw a great team success at La Becasse Michelin Restaurant, Ludlow. The brigade on the night, created an exemplorary 7 […]

La Becasse ~ Michelin Food and Chateauneuf du Pape Evening

La Becasse, Ludlow

La Becasse Michelin Star Restaurant, Ludlow ~ Chateauneuf du Pape, and Michelin Menu Selection Evening Wednesday 14th April 2010, 7.30pm “Wine from Châteauneuf brings courage, melody, love and joy” Frederic Mistral – poet, author and Nobel Prize Winner for literature. Gourmet-Life Midlands Lifestyle Dining Club are delighted to be associated with this exceptional event hosted […]

Port Varietals ~ Explained

Wine writer Philippe Boucheron

Philippe Boucheron To many people the mere mention of Port conjures up images of crusty old colonels sitting in their clubs, falling asleep over their after dinner glass of Taylor’s ’63.  A very great vintage that had been ceremoniously decanted that morning by the Club secretary. In fact Port is slowly but surely undergoing a […]

Old Rectifying House, Worcester ~ New Chef Review

Old Rec, New Chef ~ Putting the Fun back into Eating Out Three rousing cheers for Matt Denwood who has put much-needed Fun back into eating out in Worcester. There is nothing the least bit snooty-nosed about his simple dining bar and restaurant beside the river Severn. The bar offers an international range of beers […]

Feathers Brockton ~ Shropshire Art, Wine & Food

Kerrie Griffin-Rogers (Left) & Anna Anna Kayiatou, Feathers Brockton

The popular Feathers Country Inn at Brockton, near Much Wenlock, Shropshire hosted an evening of Art, food and wine, in association with acclaimed artist Kerrie Rogers whose exhibition focused on ‘Falling Feathers’ as her centrepiece. Kerrie commented last night “My pieces involve movement and texture, using acrylic on canvas to give a feel of depth […]

Midlands Wine Tastings ~ Philippe Boucheron

Philippe Boucheron

By way of Introduction …..Wine is a way of life for Philippe Boucheron. For some 35 years Philippe  has been writing on the subject. In 1987 he began broadcasting, organising tastings and even taking groups from the Sunday Times Wine Club and other organisations to vineyards as far a field as Champagne and the Cape. […]

Hotel du Vin, Birmingham ~ Gourmet Wine Night

HOtel Du Vin, Birmingham

HOTEL du VIN GOURMET NIGHT WITH WINE TASTING ~ THURSDAY 12TH NOVEMBER Organised by: Hotel du Vin, Classic Wine Direct and Journey’s End Vineyards in association with Eat-the-midlands.co.uk & Gourmet Life Midlands Dining Club Luxurious wine hotel, Hotel du Vin, Birmingham,  would like to offer an invitation to an evening to celebrate fine wines, from Journey’s […]

British Food Fortnight ‘Taste the Midlands’ Event

Elms Event Chefs

British Food Fortnight concluded with the cream of the Midlands Chefs hosting a sell out British Food Fortnight ‘Taste the Midlands’ regional celebration on Thursday 1st October. The Elms ‘Von Essen’ Hotel , in Abberley, Worcestershire saw  some of the region’s most accomplished 2 AA Rosette chefs, prepare a 5 tasting course meal to celebrate […]

Journeys End Wine

Journeys End Wine

Journeys End Wines South African wines are becoming very popular in the Midlands due to their round of Wine and food matching dinners being held in the Shropshire area. Owner Rollo Gabb is well known in the Midlands, and world wide following the success of their ‘Kumula Wine’ range, which was part of the extremely […]