Join the chefs and wine buffs…
Learn about wine — No. 2 Pound Street in Wendover is a combination of award-winning delicatessen, wine shop and café/bar all in one! A food and wine lovers delight. Enjoy a glass of wine, a fabulous Musetti coffee or a tasting deli platter whilst you shop. They run a wine school and there are regular wine courses on offer (Beginner and Intermediate options) as well as wine tasting evenings and other events. Visit their web site to find out more.
Cookery demonstrations near Henley-on-Thames — The Crooked Billet at Stoke Row offers the ultimate gourmet experience. Start off with champagne and canapés, progress to a three course lunch (prepared in front of you by chef Paul Clerehugh) and throw in a spot of wine tasting too. All this in a beautiful and atmospheric setting, tucked away on the edge of the beech woods.
Learn the art of the chocolatier — Rumsey’s Chocolaterie is a small family business making exquisite chocolate. They have cafés in Wendover and Thame and a school of chocolate where they offer regular courses and events.
Meet the Chess Valley food producers - visit the Paradigm Brewery to taste their popular ales and onwards to Crestyl Watercress Beds to buy a food crop that has been grown in the Chilterns for hundreds of years.