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On Wednesday 9th October 2013 we have another wine dinner, this time with Torres Wine at Lysses House Hotel, with Cristina Torres. Cristina Torres is the daughter of Marimar Torres, who founded the Californian Estate and niece of President and CEO Miguel A. Torres and will be presenting wines from Spain, Torres Chile and her mother’s wine estate, Marimar Torres, in California. There will be a pre-dinner wine tasting followed by a four course dinner with wine matched to each course.
If you wish to attend please book your places directly with the reception at Lysses House Hotel on 01329 822622. Lysses House Hotel is located three doors down from Fareham Wine Cellar in Fareham High Street (Map Link)
Please find more information about which Torres wine we will be showing, the menu and a bit more about Cristina Torres below.
Torres Wine Dinner at Lysses House Hotel
Wednesday 9th October 2013
Prompt Start at 7.30pm
Pre-Dinner Wine Tasting
Dinner Menu and Wines
Pressed confit of duck terrine served with toasted brioche
Lamb rump, roasted until pink, set on a celeriac and potato mash with a mix broad beans, peas and French beans finished with a rich red wine sauce
A selection of English cheese
A dark chocolate and caramel tart served with a raspberry sauce
Coffee and Petit fours
Cristina Torres is the only daughter of Marimar Torres, who founded the Californian Estate and niece of President and CEO Miguel A. Torres, and has inherited the family love of vineyard and wines. Cristina has a degree in economics from Princeton University, has studied at the University of Melbourne and has gained valuable wine industry experience working at Champagne Pol Roger and Miguel Torres Chile. Cristina has worked as the Brand Ambassador for Marimar Estate receiving visitors and clients, coordinating and planning Club Marimar events, strategizing the marketing of wine distribution in collaboration with sales teams and promoting the wines throughout the United States. Cristina is currently spending some time working with John E Fells, Torres’ UK agents, to learn about the UK wine trade and to continue spreading the word about Torres wine, and Marimar Torres wines in particular.
For more information on the Torres family wines please visit,