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An experience worthy of Dionysus

An experience worthy of Dionysus

Event starts June 09, 2023
6:00 pm - 6:00 pm

"We kicked off with Late Disgorged Reserve Brut 2015 on the terrace".

This glorious summertime itinerary included:

Friday 9th June

A Dinner Worthy of Dionysus: An exceptional paired wine dinner, featuring show-stopping bottles dating back to 1953 (full line-up below). Overnight stay

Saturday 10th June

  • Breakfast
  • Morning swim in the sea
  • Botanical (gin) tour and tasting at Fishers Distillery next door 
  • Asparagus picking
  • “Great White” BBQ lunch back at The Suffolk featuring freshly caught local seafood, paired with a selection of Grand Cru whites. 
  • Boat trip to "Little Japan"

Dionysus Dinner Wines

  • 2015 Gusbourne Brut Reserve Late Disgorged
  • 1955 Château La Mission Haut Brion, Pessac-Leognan 100 pts RP/NM multiple times "wine of the vintage"
  • 1953 Château Haut-Brion 99 pts JL "the type of wine that dreams are made of" 
  • 1953 Château Pavie, Premier Grand Cru Classé “A” Saint Emilion 94 JL
  • 1964 Hermitage La Chapelle Jaboulet 97 pts NM “Hermitage at its very best… Utterly transfixing”
  • 1969 Hermitage La Chapelle Jaboulet 96 pts JLC
  • 1964 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Biondi Santi 97 pts AG “Everything that Sangiovese in Montalcino is and can be”
  • 1955 Brunello di Montalcino Riserva Biondi Santi 95 pts AG “Haunting in its beauty... Remains unforgettable"   
  • 1968 Vega Sicilia Unico 100 pts LG “one of the greatest”
  • 1970 Marques de Murrieta Castillo Ygay Gran Reserva Especial (MAGNUM) 94 pts LG 
  • 1999 Riesling Eiswein Kiedricher Grafenberger Robert Weil 97 WS
  • 1989 Vouvray Cuvee Constance Huet 19/20 JR 

Great White Lunch Grand Cru Whites 

  • 2012 Frerejean Freres Cuvée des Hussards Extra Brut
  • 2019 Chablis Grand Cru 'les Vaudésirs' Domaine Long-Depaquit
  • 2020 Corton Charlemagne Grand Cru - By Pierre Meurgey
  • 2020 Le Nardian, Grand Cru Saint Emilion
  • 2006 Clemens Busch Marienburg 'Raffes' Grosse Lage
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Wine tasting is a great way of bringing together family, friends and colleagues, and our events have received fantastic press as industry leaders (including FT How to Spend It, Guardian, Cosmopolitan, Metro, Condé Nast Traveller, The Telegraph). From incredible trips to Burgundy & Tuscany hosted by Head Wine Guru Tom to relaxed, fun events in London with the team, our roster of tastings caters for all, from the wine novice to the oenological veteran.