21 Oct 2013 No Comments
The latest series of Downton Abbey has prompted us here at the Borrowdale Hotel to emulate the nostalgic era of privilege with our afternoon teas.
30 Jan 2013 No Comments
Burn’s Night at the Borrowdale Hotel couldn’t have been more Scottish, with whisky tasting, haggis and a piper! The room was packed with Burn’s Night enthusiasts, many of whom commented that it was “The best Burn’s Night we’ve ever had.”
The main event was whisky tasting and tutorage with Master Sommelier, and alcohol expert and columnist, Stephen Wilcock, who is also manager of the hotel. Whisky expert Rob Kilgour, from the famous Speyside distillery Macallan whisky gave interesting and intriguing tips about the drink and introduced a brand new malt whisky.
23 Jan 2013 No Comments
The Borrowdale Hotel is celebrating Burns Night with an evening that couldn’t be any more Scottish – with haggis, whisky and even a piper. The main event is whisky tasting and tutelage with Master Sommelier, and alcohol columnist, Stephen Wilcock, who is also manager of the hotel.
18 Dec 2012 No Comments
What could be more appropriate for the festive season than another great wine orientated article from the Borrowdale’s Master Sommelier Stephen Wilcock? Cognac is on the menu today, a drink which is rich in taste and history, as Stephen explains…
14 Sep 2012 No Comments
Today on the blog we have another great article from our Borrowdale Hotel Master Sommelier, Stephen Wilcock. Did you know that now there’s an ‘r’ in the month it means its oyster season? And what’s the perfect wine accompaniment for oysters? Well, we’ll let Stephen explain.. More
07 Sep 2012 1 Comment
This week Master Sommelier at the Borrowdale Hotel, Stephen Wilcock takes us through the history of Châteauneuf-du-Pape. This includes the extreme measures people took to protect the precious vineyards that produce it! More