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Gourmet Wine Dinner

Gourmet Wine Dinner

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After three years of sell out successes Newcastle Wine School is delighted to once again host a Gourmet Wine Evening at beautiful Jesmond Dene House Hotel with celebrity wine expert Joe Wadsack.

Joe “The Whirlwind of Wine” Wadsack is best known for his TV career which includes; Great Wine Walks with Kitty Johnson, Ladette to Lady, Richard and Judy, Saturday Kitchen and as co-host of BBC’s Food and Drink.

Joe’s varied CV also includes RAF Pilot, wine maker in Bordeaux, supermarket wine buyer, Sunday Express wine columnist, consultant and wine judge. But more than anything Joe is a passionate cook, brilliant taster and entertaining host.

Over the course of the evening Joe will guide us through a tasting of boutique wines each expertly matched with a special 5 course menu of light, fresh and flavoursome Modern British dishes prepared by Jesmond Dene’s Head Chef, Masterchef the Professionals finalist, Danny Parker and his dedicated team.

Our last menu featured; White Onion & Madeira Velouté with Confit Duck Leg, Soused Mackerel with Spiced Aioli, Braised Ox Cheek Bourguignonne, Red Wine Poached Pear with Mascarpone & Pistachio, Coffee & Petits Fours. Each dish paired with carefully selected wines.

With wines including; a good old fashioned fortified, an unusual Southern French rose, a Portuguese grape grown in Australia and a rare sweet wine from Spain.  

The evening is ideal for corporate entertaining or for individuals who love fine wine and good food and who would like to learn more from one of the Country’s most exuberant wine experts.

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Jesmond Dene House
Jesmond Dene Road

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