This sweet wine and dessert was just the perfect way to end a truly fabulous tasting menu lunch at Core by Clare Smyth. The dessert was a Mont Blanc Pain Perdu that was absolutely amazing. The pairing by sommelier Gareth was a fantastic Chateau de Rayne Vigneau 2005 Sauternes with it’s flavours of saffron & …

Blackberry and Coteaux

Our amazing lunch at Caractere was about to finish in style as a fabulous dessert was about to be paired with a fantastic sweet wine. The Blackberry Mille Feuille with diplomat cream & milk ice cream was absolutely delicious. It was to be paired by sommelier Romeo with a Coteaux du Layon a fantastic french …

Apple and Bretagne

When I looked at the menu at Murano and saw that they had an Apple Tarte Tatin as one the desserts I couldn’t have been more pleased. My patience was rewarded because this was one of the best Tarte Tatin’s ever. It was an absolutely delight as the rich flavour of apples on top of …

Hazelnut and Marmalade

When a stunning dessert meets one of my favourite sweet wines then the rest is history. We were enjoying a fantastic surprise tasting menu at Core by Clare Smyth when it came to dessert. It was then that the Hazelnut Souffle with a Chocolate Sorbet made by talented young chef George arrived and I have …

This rare but fabulous sweet wine from Corsica was a perfect match for a fantastic dessert at Frog by Adam Handling. The dessert was Chocolate with cherry & tonka bean and tasted heavenly. So now it was over to sommelier Kelvin to find a perfect wine pairing and that’s exactly what he did. This Domaine …

Vin Santo and Chocolate

This was a fantastic way to end a stunning meal at Helene Darroze at the Connaught. The dessert we finished with was a fabulous Chocolate with Buttermilk , Tarragon & Lemon. So what would manager Mirko pair with this. As it turned out his selection was perfect as this sweet , nutty , candied fruit …

Riesling and Souffle

This was a fabulous sweet wine & dessert pairing from the team at Kerridge’s Bar and Grill. It was time for dessert and which is something that I can’t resist a so this Raspberry Souffle with Buttermilk Ice Cream & Rose Scented Coulis sounded delicious. I’m also a lover of dessert wines so therefore asked …

A fabulous lunch at Core was finished with an absolutely fabulous sweet wine and dessert pairing. The wine chosen by head sommelier Gareth Ferr was a Chateau Rabaud-Promis 2011 Sauternes. It was a full bodied sweet wine with a lovely golden colour and flavours of exotic fruits This paired beautifully with the stunning and New …

A fabulous sweet wine & dessert pairing from earlier this year at Caractere in Notting Hill. For dessert I chose the new Bergamot & Lemon Tartelette with a hazelnut praline that was an absolute delight. This was paired beautifully by assistant manager Antonella with a fantastic Pieropan 2015 Soave Classico which although was a rich …