Drams & Tales Whisky Dinner

This November we are delighted to announce that we will be hosting our first ever Whisky dinner

Friday 10 November 2017

Starting with a whisky cocktail on arrival, our expert guest speaker will talk you through everything Whisky whilst we serve a delicious dinner. The evening will finish with coffee

This fantastic event will take place in the wonderful Signatures restaurant. There will be space for 35 tickets only so be sure to get yours before the event sells out.

Our guest speaker

Roger Mallindine has been in the Scotch Whisky Industry for over 40 years, 35 of which have been with Diageo GB. His passion for Scotch has taken him beyond his role as a roving Ambassador. He was responsible for the first ever Johnnie Walker Mentor Programme which was adopted globally for International Scotch Whisky Ambassadors. Roger has lectured on cruise liners and has conducted tutored tastings throughout Europe and the UK. He has also lectured at universities and institutions in the City of London,Westminster and the South East. He has also presented Malts and Blends to Royalty in aid of the the Princes Trust at Highgrove and to the King of Ghana whilst on his visit to the U.K. For his contribution to the Industry, Roger was proposed as a Liveryman of the Worshipful Company of Distillers in the Millennium and in 2002 was made a Keeper of the Quaich.

Menu

Whisky cocktail on arrival

Starters

Highland whisky cured salmon, cucumber textures, heather honey dressing

with wine

To follow

Leek & watercress soup, St George’s cream

Mains

Scallops of beef, parsley puree potato, little vegetables, penderyn sauce

with wine

Dessert

Apple crumble parfait, Irish cream custard

Coffee, drams & whisky tales from our guest speaker

Tickets

  • £65 per person

How to book

Tickets can be purchased directly through Wivenhoe House reception with no commission or via Eventbrite

 

WHERE WE ARE

find us, however you travel
By car:

Whether approaching Wivenhoe House from London and the South or Ipswich and the North via the A12, take the exit marked Colchester (A133). Follow the A133 towards Clacton, ignore the entrance to the Knowledge Gateway, continue along the A133 then take the B1028 for Wivenhoe before turning right into Boundary Road, then right again into Park Road. The entrance for Wivenhoe House is shared with the University of Essex but Park Road leads you through Wivenhoe Park and you will be able to see the glorious house from the road.

For Sat Nav please use CO7 9HT and then follow signage to Wivenhoe House. Please note, some Sat Navs may direct you to the wrong side of Wivenhoe Park so please check our PDF Map

Download our PDF Map

By train:

Colchester station, Colchester Town station, Wivenhoe station and Hythe stations are all between 10-15 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Trains run between London (Liverpool Street) and Colchester station every 10-20 minutes. The journey takes around an hour. Also connect with Colchester from Norwich, Ipswich, Felixstowe & Harwich. Some trains from London (Liverpool Street) also stop at Wivenhoe Station. When travelling from the Clacton/Walton direction, alight at Wivenhoe or Hythe Stations.


By plane:

Stansted airport is approximately 45 minutes from Wivenhoe House by car. Helicopter pad coordinates are 603200/223900.