New for this year – Autumn winemaking. September is the month when the hedgerow bears it fruity goodness and we start the course foraging for berries, hips and haws along the edges of our wood. Then everyone will start off their own 2 litres of Elderberry fizz under the direction of Taste the wild’s co-founder … Continued
Learn the skills needed to skin and carefully butcher a deer. Our expert tutors will take you through the stages needed to turn the whole animal into joints, mince and sausages. Everyone can take part and there will be a venison joint and some sausages for all to take home.
Learn the artisan skills needed to create the most delicious bread. You will learn to make Sour Dough, Ciabatta, Foccacia, and many other styles. Baking will be in our wood fired earth oven in which you will also cook pizza for lunch. Prepare to be inspired Tom Baker knows his stuff.
A ‘hands on’ day using the ancient skill of food smoking to create arrange of delicious products, from traditional smoked salmon to the more unusual items like smoked popcorn and smoked olive oil. The day will cover both hot and cold smoking as well as pre-curing and salting.
This is a fun, hands on half day course where you will learn all the skills needed to make great sausage at home using basic equipment.
Our one day cider making course is a day of immersion in to the world of cider: chopping, pressing, brewing and bottling.
Our One Day Summer Wine Making Course is a treat for those who like learning, tasting and making things. – it is a fun course and there will be a bit of alcohol! Summer flavours preserved in alcoholic drinks – what could be better… Learn about the plants to use, see step by step how to make country wines and make your own wild flower ‘champagne’ and botanical liqueur to take home.