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October Wine and Food Pairing Dinner at Penina Resort

28 September 2016

An Outstanding Evening of Gourmet Dishes, Portuguese Wine & Expert Tasting Tips

Friday 21st October, 8.15pm at Le Grill Restaurant

To Book: Call (+351) 282 420 200

Join us for an unforgettable evening of fine-dining and outstanding Portuguese wine this October at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort’s Le Grill Restaurant. 

Hosted in association with Portuguese wine producers Herdade do Esporão, the five-course dinner will offer the chance to sample gourmet dishes accompanied by some of the country’s finest wines. A bi-lingual oenologist will also be on-hand to discuss the expert pairings and delicate tasting notes.

The Five-Course Menu:

Amuse-bouche: Tuna Tataki in Sesame Crust, Crushed Szechuan Pepper and Thai Basil

Wild Mushroom Risotto

Grilled Fillet of Seabass, Mangetout and Lime Leaves 

Roasted Beef Fillet, Truffled Potatoes and Four Varieties of Reduction

Extra Bitter Chocolate Mousse with Gold Leaf and Minted Raspberries 

Followed by Coffee or Tea

Paired with the Following Wines:

Defesa do Esporão Rosé 

Grapes: Aragonez, Syrah

Tasting Notes: Fresh aroma of red fruit, intense palate with notes of raspberry.

Defesa do Esporão Branco 

Grapes: Antão Vaz, Arinto, Roupeiro

Tasting Notes: Intense citrus aroma with hints of lime and apricot. Fruity, fresh and balanced.


Grapes: Verdelho

Tasting Notes: Citrus green colour. Complex aromas of lime and citrus. Fresh, intense and persistent.

Esporão 4 Castas Tinto 

Grapes: Alicante Bouschet, Aragonês, Touriga Franca, Touriga Nacional

Tasting Notes: Garnet colour; complex aroma of ripe fruit, new wood, spicy notes. Solid and dense, with creamy texture.

Espumante Herdade do Esporão

Grapes: Antão Vaz, Arinto

Tasting Notes: Fine bead with good persistence, fine and complex aroma with fresh biscuit notes.

Book Your Place Today

This hotly-anticipated wine and food pairing dinner will take place at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort’s Le Grill Restaurant at 8.15pm on Friday the 21st of October 2016. Tickets for the event are now available for €45 per person including wine: please call (+351) 282 420 200 to book your place. 


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