If your chosen venue doesn't provide the catering then you’ll need to call in the professionals to feed your guests. There's a plethora of options from a formal sit-down dinner comprising of a three-course meal to a variety of fun, informal ways of feeding your guests such as hog roasts and barbecues. Whatever option you choose for your big day make sure you meet with the caterers to discuss your requirements; a reputable supplier will provide a tasting menu so that you can sample your planned dishes making sure they are the perfect choice for your wedding day.
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The Scenic Supper Parties and Wedding Management Service offers creative planning and management of bespoke parties and weddings. We work closely with clients to create memorable events to suit individual tastes and preferences for up to 100 guests for a sit-down event or for a canapés and drinks reception.
If you're using this January as a month to be more mindful about your alcohol intake then Cotswolds Dry Gin Essence offers a great low-alcohol alternative making your Ginuary damp rather than dry! Cotswolds Dry Gin Essence is a full-strength gin designed to reduce the amount of product and alcohol required in a drink while retaining the intensity of flavour. Cotswolds Dry Gin Essence is made using ten times the botanical concentration of their award-winning Cotswolds Dry Gin, resulting in a lighter and deliciously refreshing gin, with all the taste and 90% less alcohol than the standard 50 ml serve. Each 5ml serve of Cotswolds Dry Gin Essence contains just 0.23 units of alcohol and only 14 calories. One bottle makes a total of 20 almost alcohol-free cocktails.
Posted: 12 January 2023
Enjoy a festive tipple this New Year's Eve with whiskey gifts from The Cotswolds Distillery. Nestled in the heart of the beautiful Cotswolds countryside, it's the perfect one-stop-shop for gin and whisky gifts, with gift messaging available with every purchase, and all available at the click of a button. The award-winning Cotswolds Signature Single Malt Whisky was launched in 2017 and is the first whisky ever distilled in the Cotswolds. Rich and fruity, Cotswolds Single Malt Whisky is sippable with notes of honey, Seville orange marmalade and dark red fruits. Available in a beautiful gift box, it is the perfect gift for a whisky lover and is very versatile.
Posted: 29 December 2022
Christmas is around the corner, so get into the festive spirit with these gin and whisky cocktails from Cotswolds Distillery. As well as forming the base for delicious Christmas cocktails, the beautifully designed Cotswolds Gin and Whisky bottles make wonderful gifts and are conveniently all available to purchase from Cotswolds Distillery. To make a Cotswolds single malt whisky Wintertime Love cocktail, dissolve 60ml of the whisky and 10ml of maple syrup in a cocktail jar or glass. Add ice and stir continuously for dilution. Add the bitters, and more ice and stir a few more times. Strain into an ice-filled rocks glass and express orange peel around the glass. Garnish with the orange peel.
Posted: 6 December 2022
Make entertaining easy this autumn and spend more time with your guests at your Halloween or fireworks party with these premium pre-mixed cocktails. Instant crowd pleasers, there's an option for every taste palate with the following delicious cocktails available in cans, bottles and pouches from Oxfordshire-based company The Cocktail Society. Canned cocktails include an authentic Caribbean rum punch made with Barbados Cockspur Rum and a blend of natural tropical fruit juices. With the sweetness of tropical fruit juice and the kick of Cockspur Rum, each 250ml can is fruity and refreshing, instantly transporting drinkers to a tropical island. The Cockspur Rum Punch cans are produced by the long-established Carib Brewery in the Caribbean under a licence from Barbados-based Cockspur Rum and are priced at £1.99 per can from Drink Supermarket or £26.40 for 12 x 250ml cans from Amazon. ABV: 4%.
Posted: 13 October 2022
Daylesford Organic has developed a bespoke range of organic teas and botanical infusions in collaboration with London-based Nemi Teas. The collection includes 12 thoughtfully selected teas and infusions that complement Daylesford's unrivalled array of bakery treats including cakes, biscuits and pastries. Sourced from locations ranging from West Bengal to Mozambique, the teas include Darjeeling, Jasmine Green and Elderflower Green. Featuring flavoursome botanicals from liquorice to lemongrass, the refreshing infusions include Radiance and Dreamtime. Those visiting Daylesford cafes can enjoy 'tea for two' where the collection of blends will be served on trays with brewing instructions and timers for guests to create the perfect cup. There will also be the option to enjoy the teas over ice, perfect for warmer days. Tastings of the new collection will also be held daily in the Daylesford farm shops with customers having the opportunity to experience the flavours and scents of the blends.
Posted: 4 October 2022
With a bumper wedding season ahead in the UK this summer, make sure you cater for all your guests' needs and be sure to offer delicious no and low alcohol options at drinks wedding celebrations. With a range of great wine, cocktail or gin alternatives to stock up on this summer for the designated drivers and sober curious, there's something for all taste buds leaving guests happy, refreshed and clear-headed the next day - hallelujah to that!
Posted: 3 August 2022
Daylesford Organic has opened its new wine shop, The Wine Stall. Located at Daylesford Farm in Kingham, the Cotswolds, the new store is a one-stop-shop offering expert advice from Daylesford's team of specialists plus a collection of carefully curated wines from international producers including Rothschild wines from Bordeaux. In addition, lesser-known vineyards will be showcased in the collection, for example, Montlouis and the Loire Valley. Daylesford's wine experts will host daily drop-in tastings to share advice and insights on the range. Further events will take place throughout the year with a focus on seasonal wines and food pairings including Wine Flight Suppers hosted at Daylesford Farm's Trough & Legbar restaurant. Running on 12th August, 18th and 25th November, the suppers will showcase the best ingredients in season paired with curated wines from The Wine Stall. Monthly wine evenings will take place on the first Friday of every month to celebrate a curated range of the best vineyards, vignerons and wine estates from across the globe. The store will also offer private and bespoke tastings upon request.
Posted: 21 July 2022
Summer has officially arrived in the UK and during the upcoming heatwave, take Hollywood film star and co-owner of Aviation Gin, Ryan Reynolds' advice by serving up some Aviation Gin cocktails for al fresco celebrations. Aviation American Gin has been voted the world's highest rated gin (97 points, Wine Enthusiast) and has helped establish a new style of American gin - softer and smoother, with juniper in the background and citrus and floral notes in the front - resulting in more balanced cocktails.
Posted: 13 July 2022
When planning your wedding day celebrations, accommodating your guests' needs is paramount when considering you food and drink offering. From veggies and vegans to the teetotallers - you should ensure you have something for everyone. Award winning Apothecary and herbalist, Amanda Saurin, is excited to announce the launch of her long anticipated organic botanical infusion drink, Wild Eve Recipe no 1. This innovative, small batch non-alcoholic drink is hand crafted from an exclusive selection of organic flowers, fruits, leaves, and seaweeds, hand foraged on the Isle of Harris, in the Outer Hebrides of Scotland. The carefully blended botanicals assist to reduce stress, alleviate anxiety, and invite calm through the innate properties of the plants.
Posted: 11 July 2022
The Isle of Wight Distillery has launched Mermaid Zest Gin, a limited-edition, smooth and refreshing grapefruit and gentle juniper London Dry Gin. Mermaid Zest Gin is the fourth addition to the sustainable range which includes Mermaid Gin, Mermaid Pink Gin and Mermaid Salt Vodka. Mermaid Zest Gin is produced in Seaview at the Isle of Wight Distillery, the first and only distillery on the island. Mermaid spirits are shaped by the distillery's stunning surroundings and the unique character of the Isle of Wight, all whilst minimising waste using ethically sourced and often locally sourced ingredients to hand-craft a range of smooth yet complex spirits with a hint of sea air, and the new gin is produced in harmony with the Island's coastal elements, using foraged rock samphire and rosemary.
Posted: 3 July 2022