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Stevenage - Bastille Day Dinner

11 Jul 2024 7:00 - 10:00 pm

Join us as we commemorate France’s fête nationale with a dinner to celebrate all things Gallic. 

Sale price: £100.00 per person
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We will be bringing France to Stevenage with a specially prepared four-course meal served alongside carefully chosen wine pairings which we hope will add a little ‘je ne sais quoi’ to this fun soiree. With almost half the wines on The Society’s List coming from France we’ve certainly got plenty to choose from so expect some classic combinations alongside some food and wine pairings you might not have tried before. 

We hope to see you for what will be an unforgettable evening, celebrating all things French – fun guaranteed, berets optional. 

Please see below the gastronomic and vinous delights we shall be enjoying: 

Aperitif 
Salmon and smoked salmon Rillettes served with toasted French Baguette. 
 
1.  Champagne Jeaunaux-Robin Talus-Saint-Prix Brut NV 
 
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Starter 
Seared scallops with pea and mint pancakes, steamed leeks and lemon butter sauce.   
 
2.  Pinot Gris Heimbourg, Domaine Zind Humbrecht 2017 
 
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Main 
Magret de canard served with a Tartiflette of potatoes, Gruyere cheese and lardons & Redcurrant and Port sauce.   
 
3. Mas de Daumas Gassac Rouge 2018 
4. Côte-Rôtie Les Schists, Domaine Clusel-Roch 2017 
 
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Cheese  
Saint Nectaire and Saler cheeses, served with crackers and grapes  
 
5.  Exact wine TBC (pulled from our own reserves)
 
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Dessert 
Meringues with vanilla mascarpone cream and lemon curd. 
 
6. Muscat de Beaumes de Venise Domaine des Bernadins 2023 

Whether traveling from near or far you will be greeted with a warm welcome and cool drink on arrival before you are led through an evening of food and wine discovery by way of a four-course meal with six matching wines.

Your palates will be teased and challenged and ultimately delighted as each wine pairing is meticulously planned to bring together seasonal produce with delicious wines from our 1,500+ wine list including rare treats from our stores of mature vintages.

Our friendly Tastings team will be on hand to guide you through the wines and dishes, offering fascinating insights into the wines, their producers and their winemaking practices, and chatting through why the food and wine pairings were chosen.

Join us for a night of tasty food, delicious wines and great company.

Do you send physical tickets or is it all e-tickets? 

We no longer send out physical tickets for our events. An email confirming registration will be sent to the member who has purchased the ticket(s) and this email can be used as confirmation upon arrival at the event.  

Can I bring a non-member? 

Yes. Tickets must be booked by a member, but you are welcome to bring non-member guests.

Do I need to know lots about wine to attend?

Absolutely not! Our events target a range of experience and knowledge levels, and we try to make this clear on our event pages. If you’re unsure if an event is for you, simply contact tastings@thewinesociety.com and we will try to help.

Do I get a discount on wines after events?

After our ‘in person’ events, we offer attendees a 10% discount on the wines we have shown, subject to availability. You will be provided with a private code after attending the event to redeem the discount

What is your cancellation policy?

Full details on our cancellation policy can be found here.

Can I join a waiting list for sold out events?

Yes. Please do feel free to join our waiting lists for sold out events. If tickets become available you will be contacted by email.

The Wine Society, HQ

11 Jul 2024 7:00 - 10:00 pm The Wine Society, Gunnels Wood Road, Stevenage, SG1 2BT
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