Fareham Wine Cellar is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2016 and, rather fortunately, this coincides with our biennial Fareham Wine Cellar Portfolio Wine Tasting!
All of our key wine and spirit suppliers will be in attendance and there will be well over 150+ wines and spirits available for tasting.
Wednesday 19th October 2016
2pm until 7.30pm
@ Lysses House Hotel
51 High Street, Fareham PO16 7BQ
Tickets £12.50 per person – now available from Fareham Wine Cellar
In advance only.
If you are feeling a bit hungry after trying all these wines, Chef Clive Wright from Lysses House Hotel has prepared a special menu for anyone who want to have a meal afterwards. You will find the menu at the bottom of this post.
If you wish to book a table in the restaurant afterwards, please do so with Lysses House Hotel T: 01329 822622
Our Portfolio Wine Tasting is a great opportunity to try all sorts of wines and spirits as well as meet some of the winemakers and producers that we work closely with.
Awin Barrett Siegel – Andrea Bulcock will be in attendance and showing wines from Jordan Estate (South Africa), Simon Hackett’s fantastic wines from Australia and Dr Loosen amongst others.
Berkmann Wine Cellar – Laurent Bergmann will be showing wines from Lapostolle Chile, a selection of Italian wines and Cottonworth Hampshire Sparkling Wines. Laurent will also be joined Hugh Liddell from Cottonworth Wines.
Bodegas Urbina – Pedro Urbina of Bodegas Urbina will be in attendance with his UK agents, Burridges (see below) – superb, family-owned, traditional Riojas.
Burridges of Arlington Street – Teresa Burridge will be in attendance, their family-owned business is a specialist Spanish Wine importers. As well as Pedro Urbina’s wines, they will be showing some other fantastic Spanish wines from various wine regions.
Cellar Trends Ltd – Ian Robinson from Cellar Trends will also be in attendence and will be showing various spirits including Pussers and Botran Rum, Beluga Vodka, Douglas Laing whiskies, Japanese whiskies from Akashi and Togouchi. Ian will also have some new spiced rum from Bumbu, London No 1 Gin and Casamigos Reposado (George Clooney’s tequila).
Chateau Caroline and Chateau Lestage – Caroline Chanfreau-Philippon owns and manages two fantastic Chateaux in Bordeaux with her brother Jean Chanfreau-Fonréaud. Caroline will be showing wines from their two estates, Chateau Caroline in Moulis and Chateau Lestage in Listrac.
Domaine Jones – owner and winemaker Katie Jones will be showing some of her fantastic southern French red and white wines.
Eaux de Vie (Marussia Beverages) – Scott Paine will be showing a range excellent spirits from small, artisanal producers including Teeling Irish Whiskey, Compass Box Whisky, Swedish whisky from Mackmyra, rums from Doorlys and Mezan, Fifty Pounds Gin as well as Cognac, Armagnac and a few other bits and pieces!
Hambledon Vineyard – Hambledon Vineyard will be presenting some of Hampshire’s finest sparkling wines including their Classic Cuvée, Premiere Cuvée and, hopefully by then, their new Rosé.
Hatch Mansfield – James Wilson of Hatch represents wineries including Champagne Taittinger, Louis Jadot, Siefried and Esk Valley from New Zealand, Robert Oatley Vineyards, Caliterra and Errazuriz.
Jean Baptiste Audy – Nadège Sabras represents, Bordeaux negociant and Chateau owner, J B Audy in the UK. She will be showing a range of their wines including Chateau de Courlat, Chateau La Rose de Palenne, Chateau David Beaulieu and Chateau La Croix de Duc amongst others.
John E Fells – Matthew Nutt will be showing wines from Torres Spain, Miguel Torres, La Crema, Symington Family wines and Ports (including Graham 1997 Vintage Port), Te Mata and many more. He will also be showing Champagne Henriot.
Louis Latour Agenices – Guy Nightingale will be showing not just Louis Latour wines but also wines from Champagne Gosset, Wakefield Wines, some fantastic new wines from Seresin Estate in New Zealand and Cognac Frapin.
Moet Hennessy UK – Derek Langton will be showing various wines and spirits owned by Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH) including Terrazas de los Andes, Cape Mentelle, Glenmorangie, Ardbeg, Numanthia, Veuve Cliquot, Moet Chandon, Ruinart and Cloudy Bay, including the new 2016 Sauvignon Blanc if it arrives in time.
Orion Wines – Elena Ciurletti is the export manager for Orion wines and she will be presenting a range of Italian wines from across Italy including Tannu, Zensa, Castello della Rosa and Pehhcora.
Raymond Reynolds Ltd – Raymond Reynolds is the premier importer of Portuguese wines into the UK and will be showing some excellent Portuguese wines, Ports and Madeira (including Niepoort and Barbeito).
Wednesday 19th October 2016
£27.95 per person
Please book with Lysses House Hotel
Roasted butternut squash soup served with crispy croutons
A red onion and mushroom tartlet glazed with lightly smoked cheese
served warm with a selection of lettuce leaves
Niçoise salad with tuna pan fried until pink finished with an olive oil dressing
A leek, mushroom and ricotta cheese strudel served with a
lemon and dill butter sauce
Pan fried fillet of salmon set on base of cauliflower purée, red onion
confit and dauphinoise potatoes finished with a chive and white wine sauce
Lamb rump cooked until pink served with potato rosti, roasted shallots, red
and yellow pepper finished with a rich red wine sauce
Served with a selection of freshly cooked vegetables
A dark chocolate tart with a layer of butterscotch served
with a whirl of whipped cream and raspberry sauce
A choux ring crammed with passion fruit curd, whipped cream and strawberries
A raspberry and whiskey flavoured crème brulee topped
with brown sugar and glazed under a hot grill
A selection of cheese and biscuits
Coffee and Petit Fours
If you have an allergy or special dietary requirement
please speak to a member of staff before placing your order.