Cool wines at Room

Bibendum Wines will be hosting a series of wine-tasting dinners at boutique restaurant mini-chain, Room, during July:

17 July in Manchester (81 King Street, tel: 0151 258 1122)
18 July in Leeds (Bond House, Boar Lane, tel: 0113 242 6161)
19 July in Glasgow (1 Devonshire Gardens, tel: 0141 341 0000)

The evenings will kick off with a canapé and wine reception and then follow with a six-course tasting menu, with each dish matched to a rosé or ‘chillable’ red wine. A leading wine-maker or wine expert will be hand to explain all the pairings.

The evening costs £30 per person and vegetarian options are available. Call the restaurants direct for reservations.


Graham Beck rosé - Robertson, South Africa

West coast spiced halibut, grilled king prawn and basil rouille
Domaine D’Astros rosé, Vein de Pays de Maures 2005 - Provence, France

Roulade of free-range chicken stuffed with red pepper farce
Delicato Family Vinyard White Zinfandel 2004 - California, USA

Szechuan spiced pork fillet, potato galette and fine ratatouille
Fleurie Millesime, Cave de Fleurie 2005 - Beaujolais, France

Wild sea bream fillet stuffed with confit garlic and coriander, surrounded by red wine jus
Martius Monstant Rosat Agricola Falset - Marca 2005 - Monstat, Spain

Dark chocolate and raspberry mousse, gratin of summer fruits
Muscat de Beaume de Venise Domaine de Fenouillet 2004 - Rhone, France