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Lockdown Live! Wine and Canapé Live Events

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Lockdown Live Tastings

Join us every Thursday at 7pm for a fun, interactive, virtual wine tasting with canapés.  We’ll have a good old natter about wine and food pairings, plus stories of the wine industry’s crazy antics that you never hear about!  Check out our canapé suggestions below and why not prepare them in advance?

See the full schedule below of our up-coming events.  And keep an eye on our BLOG pages for more details.

Get your wine ready for lift-off this Thursday at 19.00 BST

Our ‘Meet the Winemaker’ series has seen us joined by winemakers from all over the world.  Keep an eye out for more special guests when our live tastings restart in September.

The last of our LIVE tastings before our summer break:

Romanian Wines Twin Pack

Thursday 20th August – Romanian Night!

An introduction to two indigenous Romanian grape varieties and two fabulous wines.

  1. Budureasca Tamaioasa Romaneasca
  2. Castellum Dracula Feteasca Neagra

FACT:

  • Romania has the 5th largest vineyard area in Europe and 10th in the world.

FACT:

  • Jancis Robinson calls Romania ‘the land of hope’ – there’s some big things happening in the wine industry there!
Romania

The canapés

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Previous tastings all available on our YouTube Channel and Facebook

All of our previous LockdownLive! videos are online via YouTube or Facebook:

Thursday 13th August – Meet the Winemaker!  Johnathan Grieve (aka ‘Jonty’) of Jonty’s Ducks

A winemaking triumph!  Two stunning organic wines with a wonderful story to boot.

  1. Jonty’s Ducks Pekin White
  2. Jonty’s Ducks Pekin Red

Thursday 6th August – ‘Meet the Winemaker’ – Meinard Bloem from Casas del Bosque, Chile

  1. Casas del Bosque Carmenere ReservaSmokey Aubergine Mini Pizzas
  2. Casas del Bosque Syrah Gran Reserva Asian Beef Filo Tartlets

Thursday 30th July – Meet the ‘Flying’ Winemaker, John Weeks – Boom, Boom, Barossa!

  1. ARB – Big Barossa Cabernet Sauvignon 2015 – pairs with robust foods such as Lamb.  John’s favourite would be Kangaroo and Portobello Mushrooms.
  2. Flinders Range Dicksonia Riesling 2018 – good acidity goes great with seafoods like oysters or seared scallops with coconut cream.

Thursday 23rd July: Meet the Winemaker – Ernst Loosen of Villa Wolf

  1. Villa Wolf Pinot Gris, Ernst Loosen
  2. Villa Wolf Pinot Noir Rose, Ernst Loosen
  3. Villa Wolf Pinot Noir, Ernst Loosen

Thursday 16th July: Greek Night!

  1. Vidiano 2018, Idaia Winery  –  Cheat Kachapuri
  2. Monemvasia Tsimbidi Red 2013  –  Drunken Prunes with Charcuterie

Thursday 9th July:  ‘Rioja ’round the Clock’

  1. Rioja Blanco ‘Akemi’, Ontanon
  2. Rioja Reserva 2015, Dominum

Sunday 5th July:  Don’t mind if I Douro!  All about Portugal.

  1. J M Fonseca Ripanco

Thursday 2nd July: Why not ‘Y Knot’?  We love our house wines!

  1. Y Knot Verdejo
  2. Y Knot Tempranillo

Sunday 28th June: Bordeaux explained… a little

  1. Le Cadet du Chateau Claymore, Lussac St Emilion

Thursday 25th June: Meet the Winemakers! Gary & Kathy Jordan

  1. The Real McCoy Riesling, Jordan Estate
  2. The Prospector Syrah, Jordan Estate

Sunday 21st June: ‘Sweetie Sunday’

  1. Casas del Bosque Late Harvest Riesling

Or choose from our range of dessert wines here >

Thursday 18th June: Volcanic Wines – Boom!

  1. Tajinaste Listan Blanco, Lanzarote
  2. Aglianico Pompeiano, Mount Vesuvius

Sunday 14th June: Rosé Part Deux – so much to talk about!

  1. Domaine La Zouina Volubilia Rosé, Morocco

Thursday 11th June: Amadeus, Amadeus!

  1. Allram Gruner Veltliner ‘Strass’, Austria
  2. Arndorfer Gruner Veltliner ‘Strasser Weinberge, Austria

Sunday 7th June: Orange Wine!

  1. Baglio Antico Bianco IGP, Ciello 2018, Sicily – Special food pairing suggestions from Russian Revels.  CLICK to read more

Thursday 4th June: Lebanese Night!

  1. Château Ksara Blanc de Blancs
  2. Château Ksara Le Prieure Rouge

Sunday 31st May:  English / Welsh / Scottish but not ‘British!’

  1. Davenport Vineyards Horsmonden Dry White

Thursday 28th May:  Simply Sauvignon Blanc

  1. Henri Bourgeois Sauvignon Blanc
  2. Casas del Bosque Sauvignon Blanc

Sunday 24th May:  Sparkling Sunday!

  1. Jacques Bruere 2011 Blanc de Blancs Cap Classique
  2. Pignoletto Brut NV, Colli d’Imola

Thursday 21st May:  Two Fat Piggies – let’s talk Bio-dynamics!

  1. Gran Cerdo Blanco, Gonzalo Gonzalo
  2. Gran Cerdo Tinto, Gonzalo Gonzalo

Sunday 17th May: Aussie Aussie Aussie!

  1. Philip Shaw ‘The Architect’ Chardonnay
  2. Simon Hackett Old Vine Grenache

Thursday 14th May: Curry Night!

  1. Sula Vineyards Viognier
  2. Sula Vineyards Shiraz

Sunday 10th May: Mad about Malbec!

  1. Finca Agostino Malbec
  2. Santa Julia Organic Malbec

7th May: ‘David and Goliath’

  1. Villa Wolf Pinot Noir
  2. Casas del Bosque Syrah Gran Reserva

Sunday 3rd May – ‘Tickled Pink’!

  1. Villa Wolf Pinot Noir Rosé
  2. Château d’Ollieres Provence Rosé

30th April:

  1. Henri Bourgeois Sauvignon Blanc
  2. Bodega Urbina Rioja 1999

23rd April:

  1. Jordan Chardonnay
  2. Casas del Bosque Carmenere

16th April:

  1. Laureatus Reveleste Albarino
  2. Castelforte Valpolicella Ripasso

The Lockdown Wine and canapé pairings so far…

Braised Beef in mini Yorkshire Puds

An explosion of flavour in its very own volcanic batter!  Paired with Aglianico Pompeiano Rosso– Bold, bright and perfect with a rich beef stew.

Mini Mac ‘n’ Cheese Bites

Little volcanic eruptions of flavour!  Paired with Tajinaste Listan Blanco– elegant, soft and luxurious – we love a white wine and cheese combo.

Mini Crab Cakes

Paired with Arndorfer Grüner Veltliner & Allram Grüner Veltliner– light, fresh and a great pairing with both wines!

Lebanese Spring Rolls

Paired with Château Ksara ‘Le Prieure’ Rouge – big, earthy red wine pairs perfectly with the Lebanese spices.

Spiced Shredded Chicken

Paired with the Villa Wolf Pinot Noir from the wine stable of world famous winemaker, Dr Ernst Loosen.

Spiced Shredded Chicken

Paired with the Villa Wolf Pinot Noir from the wine stable of world famous winemaker, Dr Ernst Loosen.

Teriyaki Duck Breast with Star Anise Jus

Paired with the Casas del Bosque Gran Reserva Syrah – get ready for the big ‘boom’!

Mushrooms on Toast

Paired with Jordan Estate’s exquisite Barrel Fermented Chardonnay

Mozzarella Pesto Bruschetta

Paired with the Gran Cerdo Blanco – Make lots of these they’re tasty!

Tandoori Lamb Cutlets

Paired with the Sula Shiraz – get ready for an explosion of flavour.

Chicken Masala

Paired with the Sula Viognier from Maharashtra, India – a match made in Heaven!

Spiced Shredded Chicken

Paired with the Villa Wolf Pinot Noir from the wine stable of world famous winemaker, Dr Ernst Loosen.

Spiced Shredded Chicken

Paired with the Villa Wolf Pinot Noir from the wine stable of world famous winemaker, Dr Ernst Loosen.

Teriyaki Duck Breast with Star Anise Jus

Paired with the Casas del Bosque Gran Reserva Syrah – get ready for the big ‘boom’!

Mushrooms on Toast

Paired with Jordan Estate’s exquisite Barrel Fermented Chardonnay

Mozzarella Pesto Bruschetta

Paired with the Gran Cerdo Blanco – Make lots of these they’re tasty!

Tandoori Lamb Cutlets

Paired with the Sula Shiraz – get ready for an explosion of flavour.

Chicken Masala

Paired with the Sula Viognier from Maharashtra, India – a match made in Heaven!

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