Wild Gin Foraging Workshops with Matt Vernon

Wild Gin Workshop

Come and learn how to craft your own gin using foraged ingredients from Cornwall.

Matt Vernon an expert foraging instructor and wild chef from Cornish Wild Food will be leading this masterclass. During the lesson, he will teach you all about the wild ingredients he will supply to go into creating your own unique gin! Discover some really unusual flavours and forgotten ingredients. Learn how to identify them, the habitats they can be found, and tips on bringing them into your kitchen at home. He will then help you select various wild components to infuse into your gin. We will then finish up with a wild G & T.

Workshops will last around 1 hours.

Wild Gin Foraging

Think ‘George’s Marvellous Medicine’ for grown-ups, and make your own personal wild G&T! Use the flavours of the Cornish countryside to create a scrumptious drink tailored to your own tastebuds. Discover surprising new tastes you can find growing wild.

Price £15 per person, and booking is advised. You can book here: www.cornishwildfood.co.uk/events Meet outside The Horse Shed.
Saturday 12:00 or 14:00

An Introduction to Foraging
Come explore the Great Estate with Matt Vernon of Cornish Wild Food, no need to book just meet outside The Horse Shed.
During the walk Matt will teach you about safe and sustainable foraging, you will learn about unusual and forgotten flavours that can be found in your garden, down the park and on your walks in the countryside. Matt will teach you how to safely identify these exciting ingredients and give you top tips on how to use them in the kitchen at home.
Sunday 11:00, 16:00

This will be free for all and a great family workshop, and a great way to spend part of your day.


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