Celebrate New Year
13th November 2017
New Year’s Eve is perceived by many as the ultimate celebration of the year. A time to kick up your heels and have a jolly good time. If you are hankering after an unforgettable New Year’s Eve then look no further than our Country Inns, located in beautiful spots in the South of England. Whether you are planning to celebrate with family, friends or just the two of you, Bel & The Dragon are sure to make you feel at home.
Supper with Laurent-Perrier
16th March 2016
“Champagne is more than a sparkling wine. It is a place and can be a very special place at that.”
We share these sentiments of wine expert Danny Borchert of Laurent-Perrier. At Bel & The Dragon we believe that an occasion for champagne should be an occasion to remember and cherish. There are many champagne houses from which to choose however Laurent-Perrier or LP, as we affectionately call them, tick every box. They are one of the world’s leading champagne brands and continue to produce a unique range of pioneering champagnes from the finest growths. We were delighted to welcome Danny to host yesterday’s Supper Club at Bel & The Dragon Churt and I caught up with him to see how it went.
Supper with Labet
10th February 2016
“Life is too short to drink second rate wine. Quality is everything.”
We share these sentiments of wine expert Stuart Porter of Corney & Barrow. Bel & The Dragon has worked closely with Stuart & his team for many years, sourcing the finest wines and we were delighted to welcome him and Burgundy’s much-respected wine producer, François Labet, to host our first Supper Club of the New Year. I caught up with Stuart to see how it went.
Pass me another canapé please
2nd November 2015
With Christmas just around the corner, the party season will soon be in full swing. ‘Tis the season for bountiful platters of rich, robust flavours. The sort of group-oriented soul food that creates a warm ambience and will allow the festive spirit to pervade. I am referring to canapés…
Through The Grapevine
20th October 2015
A very special Bordeaux that we have collected consistently over various vintages is Château Grand Puy Lacoste. The name derives from a combination of its location and one of the original owners of the Pauillac estate. It is a fifth growth which means anything but fifth rate – Château Grand Puy Lacoste is widely regarded as one of the most respected wine regions in the world.
19th October 2015
There is something unquestionably peaceful about the proximity of water. Our dining riverboat The Majestic Bel, which is located on the scenic River Thames and Kennet & Avon Canal provides the perfect setting in which to sit back relax & enjoy a rather novel & truly unforgettable experience…