Coming swiftly on the heels of its merger with 10 in 8 The Fine Dining Group, Hotel TerraVina has landed two prestigious awards.
The boutique wine hotel founded by World Champion sommelier, Gerard Basset OBE, picked up Best Drinks Offering in a Hotel beating The Dorchester and The Connaught at the inaugural Harpers Awards held at the London International Wine Fair earlier in the week, whilst Nina Basset, co-founder of Hotel TerraVina and Managing Director of The 10 in 8 Fine Dining Group was presented with the Condor Lifetime Achievement in Business prize at the Venus Awards recognizing businesswomen in the South West.
The award wins cap a momentous month for The 10 in 8 Group. Its amalgamation with Hotel TerraVina led to the announcement of a world class cookery and wine school jointly led by Michelin star chef, Alan Murchison and Gerard Basset. This week the group also announced that it has entered into a joint venture with Macdonald Hotels to operate the restaurant at The Bear Hotel in Woodstock, close to Blenheim Palace.
Nina says, “This has been an extraordinary few weeks of exciting announcements that will cement TerraVina’s reputation as one of the UK’s leading destinations for food and wine lovers. 2012 is shaping up to be a momentous year and we are relishing the challenges ahead.”