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The Cloudy Bay Forager Weekend, England

Cloudy Bay wine has launched the Cloudy Bay Forage weekend – a luxury escape to Cornwall incorporating foraging, fishing and fine dining.

You can now experience Cornwall fishing at its best, learning about the variety of local fish and the different techniques to reel them in. Then forage for local ingredients including wild mushrooms, berries, nettles, sea beet, sorrell and marsh samphire before enjoying a cooking masterclass with a Michelin star chef.

Partnering with the stunning boutique Driftwood Hotel in Portscatho, the luxury English weekend break is only available for four weekends across August and September. The luxury weekend break includes a morning of foraging with a local expert where guests can expect to find wild ingredients, followed by a woodland picnic of Cloudy Bay and a selection of food from the Driftwood Hotel menu, guests then take a trip out to sea with local fishermen to net the catch of the day. Guests will then be taken back to the Driftwood Hotel to enjoy a cooking Masterclass experience with the hotel’s Michelin starred chef Chris Eden, who will use guests’ foraged ingredients to create a natural and delicious meal that can be enjoyed with Cloudy Bay wine. The day of adventure ends with a four-course dinner in the Driftwood Restaurant, where each dish is paired with a different wine from the Cloudy Bay portfolio to ensure guests experience the full variety of the wines and their famed food pairing abilities.

This unique luxury English weekend break is designed to introduce wine lovers and beginners alike to the concept of foraging, food and wine pairings, and exploration. The rugged beauty of Cornwall is the perfect backdrop for this adventure filled experience. Cornwall’s abundance of locally sourced produce is a perfect match for Cloudy Bay’s tradition of foraging for edible ingredients the local environment, which was begun at the New Zealand Maison and continues each year in new and fascinating areas.

For booking or further information contact Driftwood hotel on +44 (0) 1872 580644 or visit driftwoodhotel.co.uk.

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Assif is a luxury travel and design aficionado currently working as a BBC content producer. He holds an MA in journalism from the University of Leeds. He is partial to tea and cake - Yorkshire Tea Gold Blend please. His favourite trips include island hopping in the Seychelles, a mountain escape in Kashmir and getting lost in Hong Kong.

Assif is the current editor of Adelto Magazine. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram: @journolista.

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August 27, 2012 | Cornwall England Travel | View comments

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