A trio of gourmet wine events at The Devonshire Arms Hotel


By Paul Johnson on Mar 13, 2023 in Accommodation, Europe, Events, Food and Drink, Going Out, Hotels, Regions, Restaurants, Travel Miscellany, United Kingdom, Western Europe

Befitting of this Yorkshire hotel’s award-winning wine list and sommelier service, The Devonshire Arms Hotel will be presenting a trio of wine events at its 3AA Rosette ‘Burlington’ restaurant this coming season.

Each is hosted by John Atkinson, Master of Wines since 1999, whose passion for wines and academic prowess for the subject has led him to work on both sides of the channel as both distributor and producer. During his career, John has worked alongside some of the industry’s most influential characters including Paul Draper, Charles Rousseau, Alvaro Espinosa and Francois Billecart, and he has been awarded the Bollinger Tasting Medal for ‘blind tasting excellence’.

The three gourmet wine events held at The Devonshire Arms, will each take guests on a sensory deep dive into a particular wine region or country, commencing on May 8 th with the best of Burgundy, where five notable wines will be presented by John, along with a five-course tasting menu curated by the Head Chef to complement the selection.

The dinners promise to be both informative and convivial, an opportunity to share and discover with fellow oenophiles, and learn more about the region’s master producers, terroir and varieties. Each wine will be thoughtfully chosen to pair with delightful seasonal dishes on the tasting menu, creating a satisfying and possibly thought-provoking evening for those who love dining out, and who are especially passionate about superb wines.

The classical Burgundy region is renowned for both its white and red varieties, which can age quite…

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