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A Seasonal Feast and Whisky Tasting with Gill Meller and Nc’nean

from £60.00

Join Gill Meller and the Nc’nean team in our beautiful 18th century threshing barn for a fantastic four-course feast and whisky tasting to celebrate the launch of their collaborative limited edition whisky.

Co-hosted by chef and author Gill Meller, and founder of Nc’nean Annabel Thomas, your evening will begin with a wander down the hill, with stunning views of the valley, to the heart of our farm. You’ll be welcomed with a Nc’nean whisky cocktail and canapes to kick off your evening and will be given the chance to explore the kitchen gardens.

Next, an introduction to Nc’nean whilst settling into the feasting tables in the Threshing Barn. You’ll hear all about the small independent whisky distillery from founder Annabel, and about their wonderful new whisky, created in partnership with Gill Meller.

A menu of three delicious courses of seasonal, organic food to follow, designed by Gill and the River Cottage team, before a guided whisky tasting from the Nc’nean team, served alongside pudding and petit fours.

Nc’nean and Gill can’t wait to have you join them at River Cottage HQ to celebrate the launch of their new whisky!

Your event

18:30 - 22:30

  • Arrive at River Cottage

    Wander through the pathways, (or get a lift in one of our Land Rovers) down into the valley to the heart of the farm

  • Welcome

    Enjoy a welcome whiskey cocktail and canapes as you get the evening started.

    You’ll have a chance to wander into the well-known Kitchen Garden and explore the site further if you wish.

  • The Main Event

    Settle into the Threshing Barn and take a seat at our long feasting tables.

    The Nc'nean team will introduce their exciting new product and explain the story of its creation.

    Your River Cottage chef will introduce the menu and talk you through our ethos, where your food has come from & how it’s been prepared.

    You’ll enjoy three-courses of the finest seasonal organic food.

  • Whisky Tasting

    Next you’ll be treated to a guided whisky tasting, before tucking into your dessert.

  • Departure

    If you still have room, there will be petit fours to sample before heading home.

    Our team will be on hand to chauffeur guests back to the carpark full of lovely food and whiskey.

Please note: Hugh will not be attending this event.

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Further information...

This dining event is run from River Cottage HQ on the Dorset/Devon borders. Full address details of HQ will be provided once you have booked.

We are a licensed venue. We have a wide selection of the finest organic wines available to purchase.

Stay in our famous Farmhouse, click here. For other local accommodation click here.

This event is suitable for guests aged 18 and over. We put these guidelines in place for the safety, comfort and enjoyment of all our guests.

We can accommodate some food intolerances and allergies at our dining events, providing that these are mentioned when you make your reservation. Dietary accommodations we can make include those for vegan, vegetarian or pescatarian diets, those who are pregnant, and those with dairy, gluten, nut or shellfish allergies (we recommend you bring your epi pen). However, we cannot cater to dislikes or to any dietary restrictions that we feel may compromise our ethos or high standard of our menus. If in doubt, please email us before you book: