The Basset family has announced that a Service of Thanksgiving for the life of Gerard Basset OBE, MS, MW, MBA, MSc (OIV) will be held at 1100 on Friday 14 June at Winchester Cathedral. Gerard Basset passed away on 16 January following a brave battle against cancer of the oesophagus.
The family has close personal ties to the city of Winchester, not least because it is home to the original Hotel du Vin. Members of the wine and hospitality industries are warming invited to attend.
Following the service, a reception will be held at The Guildhall, Winchester. It would be appreciated if those intending to attend please email email@example.com by 30 May to give an indication of numbers.