The wine list at The Whitebrook is currently made up of 40% organic and biodynamic wine with a view to expanding to 50% by next year. Notable examples which reflect the The Whitebrook’s approach to wine include Limney Dry White Sussex, Pecoranera Tenuta Grillo Italy, Bourgogne Blanc ‘Le Petit Tetu’ Jean-Marie Berrux France, Frappato COS Sicilia.
The Whitebrook’s now award winning wine list is complimented by Chris’ dedication to local produce; every dish served, from breakfast through to dinner, boasts locally sourced ingredients, many of which are foraged a short distance from the restaurant. For lunch or dinner, guests may opt for a three course set menu or a seven course tasting menu matched with a wine for each course.
A snapshot of Chris’ menu with wine matches includes Mugwort smoked beets, Trealy Farm black pudding, aromatic herbs and flowers matched with Grenacha, 2014, Casa Di Si Chiquitin, Catalaluyd, Spain; Orkney scallop, turnip, apple, miso, wood sorrel, pearl barley matched with Vouvray Sec, 2014, Didier Champalou, Loire, France and Cornish plaice, heritage carrot, buttermilk, estuary herbs matched with Shoreline, 2014, Axminster, Devon, England.
Rooms at The Whitebrook are simply yet stylishly decorated and guests are always greeted with tea and freshly baked Welsh cakes on arrival. Overnight visitors can tuck into breakfast delights which include bacon, sausage and black pudding from neighbouring village Trealy Farm Charcuterie, and smoked haddock and kippers from the Black Mountain Smokery in Crickhowell. Offering exceptional value with dinner, bed and breakfast starting at £215, The Whitebrook is the ultimate gastronomic rural retreat.