Rathfinny Wine Estate

Wednesday 26th February 2020 Art for breakfast £20

Following a healthy and wholesome breakfast cooked by our Flint Barns chefs, Dr Darren Clarke, Head of Collections, Research and Exhibitions at Charleston will give a talk providing insight into life behind the scenes at Charleston. The staff at Charleston are encouraged to use their own creativity and experience to make Charleston a living experience for all.

The Charleston Trust is the organisation that cares for the former home of the Bloomsbury artists Vanessa Bell and Duncan Grant. The Bloomsbury group included some of the twentieth century’s most pioneering artists, writers and thinkers – people who believed in debate, creativity, beauty, innovation and truth and whose work was guided by a sense of fun, freedom and irreverence

Dr Darren Clarke is the Rausing Head of Collections, Research and Exhibitions for The Charleston Trust. He has curated several exhibitions including Orlando at the present time (2018) and Post-Impressionist Living: The Omega Workshops (2019). Among his published works he has contributed the essay, Queer Bloomsbury (EUP, 2016) and is Editor of the Charleston Press.

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Thursday 23rd January 2020 New Year’s Resolutions | Meet the Owner’s Dinner £45 per person


Have you made any New Year resolutions?

Do you have plans to make big changes to your life?

Join us for a 3-course dinner at the Flint Barns and hear Mark and Sarah’s story behind the decisions they made before embarking on their journey on the Estate. Hear first-hand what they have experienced, and lessons they have learnt so far.

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Wednesday 15th January 2020 Wellness Breakfast £20

An introduction to Mindfulness: starting the New Year with clarity and calmness in a mindful environment. 

With Elizabeth Martin, MA 

Following a healthy and wholesome breakfast cooked by our Flint Barns chefs, Elizabeth will conduct an immersive 45-minute wellbeing session of cognitive techniques and short mindfulness meditations. Experience exquisite stillness in the calming environment of Rathfinny Wine Estate and begin your New Year with clarity. 

Learn how to become consciously aware of your thoughts and how to shift your emotions into crystal clear intentions. 

Leave feeling calm and balanced with effortless techniques to help you flourish in your everyday lives. Please join us for a gentle morning of calmness and clarity. 

Elizabeth Martin, MA is an Executive Business Coach and Wellbeing Mentor working in some of the most creative hubs across London. Having recently moved to local Meads, she has come to know our beautiful Vineyard and grounds as a place of sanctuary. During her immersive sessions you will experience practices she has evolved through the successful application inside her own career as a Creative Director. Learn effective tools that guide you to be the most creative you can be, feel inspired and visionary. By learning to use mindfulness with purpose, it has been scientifically proven you can steer your mental awareness into optimum health. No experience necessary. 

“I was amazed by Elizabeth’s guidance and the wonderful effects that lasted days for me. I felt incredibly light and joyful with bountiful energy and such a positive attitude.” Grace Alexander. Home House Member, Mayfair 

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2019 Harvest- Over!

2019 has been one of those years where it all looked like everything was going to be great and easy and then the weather had other ideas right at the last minute.
The season was generally ok, nothing like 2018 but a fairly good one for the UK with above average temperatures for most of the year. Then it all suddenly turned in September, bringing us the first wet and at times challenging harvest in the history of Rathfinny.

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Harvest 2019

Harvest at Rathfinny is expected to start next week, on or about 9th October.  So far, we have had over 400 people sign up directly via our website and have over 20 people booked to stay on-site at the Flint Barns, from as far afield as Abu Dhabi and Alberta, Canada.

As Cameron said recently “We must be doing something right!”.  I believe we’re treating people well, with reasonable

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5th, 6th, 7th, 12th, 14th, 19th & 20th & 21st December Christmas Celebration Evenings at The Flint Barns £60 per person

Want to celebrate Christmas but don’t want to do all the work? Celebrate at the Flint Barns. Our ‘home away from home’ welcoming atmosphere allows you, your colleagues, friends and family to celebrate in a relaxed setting.

Christmas Celebration dinners includes a welcome Seven Sisters festive cocktail on arrival, a delicious home cooked three-course Christmas meal and mince pies to finish.

7pm – 11.30pm

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We are also offering a 10% discount off Flint Barns rooms on these nights, so why not fully relax and stay over after? To enquire about availability please contact the Flint Barns team on flintbarns@rathfinnyestate.com

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