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Dining and Wining at Home – Menu

We have an exciting new programme for everyone in the run up to Christmas.

Introducing fine dining at home with culinary delights provided by chef Dominic Carter of The Food Station. Some of you will know Dominic from our wine-tasting dinners.

Why not treat yourself or have a party of two, four or six (subject to latest government restrictions)to make your Friday night a special one

Pick up from The Food Station mobile van parked outside The Wine Centre in Great Horkesley from

5.30pm – 7.30pm Fridays

 

Food & Wine pre-orders to:

Emma Bennett

info@thefoodstation.co.uk

Mob: 07587 196 496

 

If you would like to pick up some cheese and biscuits for your party as well, you can pre-order at The Wine Centre on:

Tel:  01206 271 236 (10am-6.30pm Mon-Sat) or simply pop in when you pick up the food, before 6.30pm closing.

 

Take-away Menu

Main course: £11.50pp

Vegan option: £10.50pp

Dessert: £5.50pp

 

Week 1 Friday 23rd October

Japanese Beef Ramen with Noodles, Fresh Chilli, Ginger, Mushrooms, Cabbage, Beans, Egg and Sweetcorn

Or

Vegan Ramen with Smoked Tofu & Shiitake Mushrooms (VG)

Pecan Pie

 

** Wine of the Week **  Borsao Seleccion Garnacha, Campo de Borja, Spain 2019, £9.99

Fragrant plum and spiced-red berry fruits lift from the glass. On the palate the wine has some concentration but remains light, fresh and fruity. Some interesting chocolatey notes appear mid-palate, amid plump, juicy fruits. Serve slightly chilled. Garnacha 85%, Syrah 10%, Tempranillo 5% Vegetarian

 

Sileni Estates Cellar Selection Pinot Gris, Hawke`s Bay New Zealand 2018, £11.99

The Cellar Selection Pinot Gris has classic aromatic peach characters along with citrus fruits, mineral notes, and beautifully balanced acidity. Although you would expect to match Beef Ramen with an aromatic red, this combination might well surprise you! Pinot Gris 100%

 

Lohr Wildflower, Monterey, California USA 2018, £18.99

An explosion of bright, aromatic brambly fruit leaps from the glass. This is an old favourite, comforting and quaffable, with soft, rounded, fleshy body. This new vintage combines juicy blueberry, blackberry, and pomegranate, with a black pepper note. Valdiguié100%

 

 

Week 2 – Friday 30th October

South Indian Seafood Curry with Jasmine Rice

Or

South Indian Coconut, Chickpea & Cashew Nut Curry (VG)

Lemon Posset

 

**Wine of the Week** Borsao Seleccion Garnacha Rosé, Campo de Borja, Spain 2019, £9.99

 A delightful salmon-coloured Garnacha rosé with intense aromas of bright red fruits, raspberries, and strawberries.  Terrific aromatics give this wine immense drinkability. The palate has ripe red berry and cherry fruit characters, balancing acidity, and an appealing red fruit finish.

 

 D`Arenberg “Hermit-Crab” Marsanne Viognier, McLaren Vale, Australia 2018, £16.99

A fragrant nose full of sweet apricot and gingery spice. The palate is luscious and generous, but has good acid which tightens the wine, adding freshness and a clean crisp finish. Slight pithy feel which builds on the spice notes. Marsanne 50%, Viognier 50%

 

Domaine Lafond Roc-Epine Cotes du Rhone, France 2018, £16.99

The Roc-Epine Cotes du Rhone is a generous, fruity red, of cherries and blackcurrants, with good concentration, a note of leather, sweet spices, and a soft, round mouthfeel. A crowd pleaser. Grenache 70%, Syrah 30%.

 

 

Week 3 – Friday 6th November

Moules Mariniere with a Garlic Cream Spaghetti and Garlic Bread

Or

Vegan Pesto Gnocchi with Cherry Tomatoes, Spinach & Toasted Pine Nuts (VG)

Apricot & Custard Tart

 

**Wine of the Week** Ventisquero Sauvignon Blanc Clasico, Central Valley, Chile 2019, £8.49

This is the new 2019 `Clasico`, just arrived at The Wine Centre. It is a precise, refreshing white wine with vibrant acidity. It has clean aromas of citrus fruits and gooseberries. The fruit is crisp with an intense mid-palate, with more citrus following through to the finish. Sauvignon Blanc 100%

 

Terre di Montforte Soave Classico, Veneto, Italy 2019, £9.99

Light, clean and bright with a lovely blossomy nose and notes of ripe peach and almond. The wine shows depth on the palate and a good balance between ripe, aromatic fruit and fresh, zingy acidity. This great value dry white wine never fails to impress. Garganega 100%

 

Waterkloof `Circle of Life` White, Stellenbosch, S. Africa 2016, £15.99

Aromas of tropical fruits and pear are followed by intense flavours on the palate, exhibiting more tropical fruits – especially limes – a bright acidity, and a core of mineral.  The wine has excellent balance and aromatics, a creamy mid palate, and a clean, persistent finish. Sauvignon Blanc 67%, Chenin Blanc 29%, Semillon 4% Vegan

 

Week 4 – Friday 13th November

Chinese Style Pork Belly with Stir Fry Vegetables and Rice

Or

Chinese Glazed Cauliflower Steak (VG)

Chocolate Brownie

 

 

**Wine of the Week** Emiliana `Adobe` Chardonnay, Casablanca, Chile 2018, £9.99

Unoaked, sun-kissed Chardonnay made from organically grown grapes. It projects citrus aromas of grapefruit and lime that intermingle with subtle tropical fruit aromas, especially pineapple, and a touch of herbs. On the palate, it is a balanced, fresh, and fruity, with silky texture and a persistent, enjoyable finish. Chardonnay 100% Vegan

  

Les Pivoines, Beaujolais-Villages, France 2018, £10.99

Exuberant, light fruity red wine with juicy crushed strawberries, cherry characters and an intriguing savoury twist. The palate is lightweight and supple, with vibrant acidity, bright red fruits, with a floral, morello cherry finish. Gamay 100% Vegan

 

Waterkloof `Circle of Life` Red, Stellenbosch, S. Africa 2016, £15.99

A harmoniously integrated blend with great length that combines the spiciness of the Syrah, the fresh fruits of the Petit Verdot and the juiciness from the Merlot. The beginning is fresh and fruity with good acidity, evolving into riper flavours and herbaceous notes, with elegant tannins and fine, bright acid in the finish. Syrah 73%, Merlot 16%, Petit Verdot 11% Vegan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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