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Wine & Food Pairing Dinner at Penina Resort

30 March 2016

Fine-Dining with Expertly Paired Wines

22nd April 2016 at 8.15pm at Le Grill Restaurant

To Book: Call +351 282 420 200

Join us at the five-star Penina Resort for a fine-dining experience with a twist this April. Le Grill restaurant has gained a reputation for its gourmet culinary creations and will be offering the chance to sample five delicious courses, each accompanied by a complementary wine.

The April wine pairing dinner has been organised in association with Fiuza wines, which studied growing international grape varieties in Portugal in order to produce a range of unique, high quality wines. A bilingual oenologist will also be on-hand to offer expert guidance about the tastings.

The Menu: Gourmet Food & Wine

Amuse-bouche: Smoked Parfait of Foie Gras, with a Moscatel Jelly

Poached Fillet of Sole, Eucalyptus Sabayon & a Peppery Cashew Nut Salad

Slivers of Steamed Chicken Breast with a Coconut & Truffle Emulsion

Roasted Fillet of Beef, “Marchand de Vin” Sauce & a Red Wine Risotto

Fresh Strawberries & Cardamom Ice Cream

Tea or Coffee

Paired with the following Fiuza wines:


Grapes: Moscatel

Tasting Notes: Golden amber colour, rich & very complex, with a touch of honey & orange. Good acidity & a long, fresh finish.

Fiuza Chardonnay

Grapes: Chardonnay, Arinto

Tasting Notes: Aromatic & balsamic with a fresh citric flavour. Lingers in the mouth for a long time.

Fiuza Sauvignon Blanc

Grapes: Sauvignon Blanc

Tasting Notes: Aromas of tropical fruit; notes of asparagus, passion fruit & grapefruit. Fresh & well defined finish.

Fiuza Touriga Nacional

Grapes: Touriga Nacional

Tasting Notes: Complex aroma of ripe fruit with well integrated wood & deep notes of spices.

Fiuza 3 Castas Nature

White, semi-sparkling

Grapes: Sauvignon, Arinto & Vital

Tasting Notes: Lemon, green colour. Fresh & fruity with juicy passion fruit & asparagus; well balanced, with a good acidity.

Book Your Place Today

Penina’s wine and food pairing dinner will be taking place at Le Grill restaurant at Penina Hotel & Golf Resort at 8.15pm on Friday the 22nd April 2016. Tickets are available now for €45.00 per person including wines; please call +351 282 420 200 to book your place.


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