I have just updated the details for our Port Tasting on October 11th. Tickets on sale now in the shop and online - only £10 per person (£5 back on any orders placed on the evening). ... See MoreSee Less
Port Wine Tasting
October 11, 2017, 7:30pm - October 11, 2017, 9:00pm
Symington Family Port Tasting
with Matthew Nutt of John E Fells
@ Lysses House Hotel, High Street, Fareham
Wednesday 11th October 2017
7.30pm Prompt Start
Tickets £10.00 per person in advance only.
(£5 back off any orders placed on the evening).
Tickets available at Fareham Wine Cellar or online.
The Symington Family are one of the largest and most important producers of Port wines. You may not have heard of the name, but you will have heard the Port Houses that they own which include Dow, Graham, Warre and Cockburn amongst others. Matthew Nutt works for John E Fells who represent the Symington's Ports in the UK.
This will be a sit down tutored tasting to provide a general introduction to the mains styles of Port and they are made. We will taste through the various styles of Port beginning with a white Port, through the various style of Ruby (bottle aged Ports) through to Vintage Port. The tasting will then be finished with a couple of Tawny Ports (barrel aged Ports).
Ports for Tasting
Graham's Fine White Port
Dow's Late Bottled Vintage (LBV) 2011 Port
Grahams's Crusted Port (bottled 2012)
Smith Woodhouse Magdalena 1998 Vintage Port
Warre's Quinta da Cavadinha 2002 Vintage Port (Single Quinta Port)
Graham's 1997 Vintage Port
Graham's 10 Year Old Tawny Port
Graham's 30 Year Old Tawny Port
So, if you have ever wanted to learn about various styles of Port are made and how they differ, this is the tasting for you!
I have just added full details for the Seresin Estate Wine Dinner with Leah Seresin at Clifford Brown's Brasserie on Tuesday 5th September - have a look for the list of wines and the menu! It looks good! Seresin Estate ... See MoreSee Less
Wine Tasting and Dinner with Seresin Estate
September 5, 2017, 7:30pm - September 5, 2017, 10:00pm
We are very lucky to have a visit from Leah Seresin, the daughter of the founder Michael Seresin, and Brand Ambassador for, Seresin Estate. The estate was founded 1992 with their first vintage in 1996. They are now one of the leading wineries in the Marlborough wine-growing region of New Zealand and their wines are made from organically and biodynamically farmed grapes.
The dinner will be held at Clifford Brown’s Brasserie which is located at Knowle Village. Clifford Brown’s opened in late 2016 and the owners, Chef Olly and his wife Carrie, have been building a reputation for good food and wine served in a welcoming, relaxed atmosphere ever since.
Seresin Estate Wine Dinner
Tuesday 5th September 2017
Prompt start at 7.30pm
@ Clifford Brown’s Brasserie, Knowle Village, PO17 5FL [Maplink]
£42.50 per person
Tickets / Booking in Advance Only – Please contact Clifford Brown’s Brasserie (please let them know if you require the vegetarian options).
T: 01329 834241 E: [email protected]
The evening will begin with a short pre-dinner wine tasting hosted by Leah Seresin who will introduce the wines and the story of Seresin Estate. There then follows a three course meal with wines matched to each course. The evening will also feature Champagne Gosset on arrival and Cognac Frapin to finish.
Champagne Gosset Grand Reserve Brut
Pre-Dinner Wine Tasting
Seresin Sauvignon Blanc
Seresin Pinot Gris
Seresin Leah Pinot Noir
Hot Smoked Organic Salmon, Textures of Beetroot, Horseradish, Lemon Balm
Vegetarian Option – Twice-Baked Montgomery Cheddar and Cheriton Ale Souffle, Textures of Beetroot, Lemon Balm
Seresin Chardonnay Reserve
Roasted Creedy-Carver Chicken Breast, Crispy Thighs. Tarragon Gnocchi, Bacon, Ceps and Truffle
Vegetarian Option – Butternut, Confit Onion and Goat’s Cheese Pithivier, Colcannon Mash, Black Cabbage
Seresin Noa Pinot Noir
Blackberry Meringue ‘Pavlova’ with Yuzu Curd, Blackberry Powder
Seresin Late Harvest Riesling
Cognac Frapin VSOP
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us or Clifford Brown’s Brasserie.
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