We are delighted to be pairing up with one of Belfast’s newest restaurants – The Knife and Fork at Malone Lodge for a Wine Dinner hosted by Little Beauty’s co-owner Fleur McCree.
“The Knife & Fork, Malone is new local Grill and Deli, where we combine honest food with local charm. We source the fi nest local produce because we are passionate about putting the best possible quality food under your knife and fork.”
Little Beauty is a bespoke, multiple award winning independent winery from the unique Waihopai Valley, Marlborough, New Zealand. It is made with good old Kiwi passion and pride.
Join us for a 5 course dinner paired with wines to match each course.
Pan Seared Scallops with Carrot Puree, Spinach and Orange and Soya Emulsion Wine: Little Beauty Sauvignon Blanc *****
Banana Leaf Steamed Seabass with Lime, Chilli and Ginger Wine: Little Beauty Dry Riesling *****
Crispy Pork Belly with Spicy Miso Wine: Little Beauty Pinot Gris *****
Cumin and Rosemary scented Loin of Lamb, Pulled Spiced Shoulder, Sweet Potato Fondant, Greens and Star Anise Jus Wine: Little Beauty Pinot Noir *****
Lemongrass and Kaffir Lime Leaf Crème Brulee with Cinnamon Spiced Shortbread Wine: Little Beauty Gewurztraminer
“Fair play to the Macklin family for taking the restaurant seriously. Here’s a discreet place you can visit, impress your friends and family and come out of it smiling after you’ve paid the bill.” (Joris Minne, Belfast Telegraph, June 2013)
Amici Italian restaurant, in conjunction with Direct Wine Shipments are delighted to announce a joint wine dinner involving the award winning wines of Sicily’s Planeta to announce a joint wine dinner involving the award winning wines of Sicily’s Planeta winery.
As the second largest wine producing Italian region, Sicily is now beginning to establish a reputation for fine wines. According to Jamie Goode of the Wine Anorak
“Planeta is one of the most significant producers in this regard”
Using both indigenous and international varieties, this multi award winning, family owned winery will wow you with the depth of flavour and texture of their wines.
Highly regarded chef-owner Rickie Crozier will conjure up beautiful accompaniments to match.
Simon Chant, who has worked for the last 18 years with the Planeta family, will guide us through the evening.
Planeta Wine Dinner with Simon Chant
Planeta Rosé 2012
Antipasti: Crostini in agrodulce; sweet and sour crostini with sultanas, capers, pine nuts and proscutto ham.
Planeta La Segreta Bianco 2012
Linguine con finocchietto e ricotta: Linguine with fennel fronds and ricotta cheese
Planeta Alastra Bianco 2012
Spalla de maiale cotto lentamente al rosmarino e verdure alla griglia: slow roast pork shoulder with rosemary and roasted vegetables
Planeta La Segreta Rosso 2011
Pecorino nero con uve congelate: Black pecorino with frozen grapes
Planeta Cerasuolo di Vittoria 2011
Semifreddo di lamponi: Raspberry semifreddo
Planeta Passito di Noto 2011
We suggest booking as early as possible as this will be an unforgettable night.
Located in the attractive Saint Anne’s Square in the heart of Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter, the 4th Wall is sleek and modern and also welcoming and warm.
We have been associated with the 4th Wall since January 2012 and are delighted to host this wine dinner that officially launches the 4th Wall’s new menu and wine list. As always chef Jonny Hamilton will delight us with his food.
Conde de Caralt Brut Cava N.V., Catalonia, Spain
Goats Cheese Braised Shallot Tatin, Red Peppers, Balsamic Cress Château de la Jannière Muscadet Sur Lie, Loire, France
Hake, Crab Dumplings, Chorizo & Crayfish Broth Man Vintners Chenin Blanc, Coastal Region, South Africa
Lamb Rack, Smoked Cherry Tomato, Boulangere Potato, Mustard Jus SOLO10 Syrah, Campo de Borja, Spain
Irish Cheeses, Pear & Grape Chutney, Charcoal Biscuits Tor Del Colle Brindisi Riserva, Puglia, Italy
“A weekend lunch for two turned into an extended moment of joy and discovery.. there was an element of imagination and inventiveness and a clear ability to redefine old favourites to make them utterly seductive.” (Belfast Telegraph)
Teatro is an intimate cabaret restaurant oozing with style, offering Belfast a truly bohemian dining experience. Delicious Mediterranean food is served in eclectic surroundings coupled with an ever-changing nightly performance of live music, cabaret or theatre.
Teatro is having a 4 course wine dinner with Direct Wine Shipments on 21st August, 2013, featuring the cuisine and wine of the Mediterranean.
“With its chic cabaret and fantastic food, the wonderful Teatro could be the real starting point for Belfast’s Latin Quarter.” (Joris Minne, Belfast Telegraph)
As well as great food and wines on show there will be musical interludes from the fabulous pianist/vocalist/owner Kyron Bourke. Wines hosted by Neal & Peter McAlindon.
Heritage Wines was established in 1984 and is situated in the historic village of Marananga, a region of increasing viticultural acclaim, having produced some of the Barossa’s finest wines for over 100 years.
The winery is a small family-owned enterprise run by winemaker, Steve Hoff & his wife Christine. A small, but impressive range of varietal wines has gained an enthusiastic following, within the UK, Europe and the USA.
A sixth generation descendent of early Barossa settlers, Steve is described by James Halliday as one of the
“quiet achievers of the Barossa Valley, who is apt to produce some startlingly good wines”.
A true advocate of the Barossa, Steve is committed to producing exceptional quality varietal wines with emphasis on regional fruit characteristics & unique Barossa styles.
We are delighted to welcome Luis Marculeta from Principe de Viana back to Direct Wine Shipments.
The Principe de Viana group was founded in Navarra in 1983. The group now comprises three bodegas – Principe de Viana, Rioja Vega and Albret, and has become Navarra’s principal exporter. Bodega Principe de Viana controls over 1400 hectares of vines in the Ribera Baja area of Navarra and a new bodega was completed in 2004. Great care is taken over vineyard management and respect for the environment.
We hope you can join us to sample their excellent wines from Navarra, Rioja, Rueda and Castilla y Leon.
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We are delighted to be pairing up with one of Belfast’s newest restaurants – The Knife and Fork at Malone Lodge for a Spanish Wine Dinner hosted by Luis Maculeta from Principe de Viana in Navarra.
“The Knife & Fork, Malone’s new local Grill and Deli, where we combine honest food with local charm. We source the finest local produce because we are passionate about putting the best possible quality food under your knife and fork.”
Tomato Buffalo with Rocket Basil and Olive Salad (Canapes) Entreflores Verdejo, Rueda, Spain
Langoustine and Crab Ravioli, Pancetta Veloute Albret Chardonnay 2011, Navarra, Spain
Jasmine Tea Smoked Duck, Mustard Fruits and Chicory Austral Rioja, Spain
Roast loin of Venison, Venison Pie, Carrot and Cumin Puree, Pickled Red Cabbage Clunia Tempranillo, Castilla, Spain
Passion Panna Cotta, Pineapple Soup and lavender Tuille Principe de Viana Vendimia Tardia
To book please contact The Knife & Fork directly
66 Eglantine Avenue, Malone Road, Belfast BT9 6DY