Rosé Tasting – the best bits

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June 15th 2010

Here are the photos of some of the highlights of last week’s rosé tasting – 1,000 cupcakes, 600 bottles of wine, a steel band and lots of happy (and oh so glamorous) guests….

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Here they come, ready or not.

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A glass of St Baillon is always the perfect way to start an evening

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poured by the inimitable Hervé Goudard

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with delicious spinach and ricotta rolls and rosemary and sea salt focaccia from Flour Power City Bakery

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and a bit of reggae in the back ground.

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Domaine Ott’s stunning posters made us dream of Provence

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as did their delicious Clos Mireille.

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Ginger Jar’s brilliant emerald green pea, broad bean and mint crostini were a perfect match

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while the paintings made us dizzy.

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Alain Riviere of Ch d’Esclans poured Whispering Angel and Ch d’Esclans in magnum

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with scrumptious bread, rillettes and tapanade from Paul in a supporting role.

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Romain Reverdy is our hero

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his Sancerre was on top form

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perfectly matched to Sylvie’s Crottin de Chavignol.

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Upstairs and on to two delicious wines from Ch de Sours (and the biggest bottle of the evening)

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poured by chateau owners Martin Krajewski and his charming wife Nicolette

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with a very determined crowd around Manicomio’s delicious Parma ham and Parmesan.

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De Bruyne’s delicious rosé Champagne is a new addition to our list

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while the kiln roasted salmon and smoked trout patés from Upton Smokery were utterly sublime. Go online and order some now…..

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Heavenly Billecart Salmon Rosé

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poured by Colin Palmer and James Thomas

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with bowls and bowls of strawberries.

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Charles Ridler had his work cut out

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pouring Laurent Perrier Rosé for the crowds

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while Annabel Evans’ spectacular cupcakes and exquisitely decorated table made you stop in your tracks.

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Fun Centres

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rosettes

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the Goedhuis team

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and finally, fabulous shoes….