The Alice restaurant at the Randolph Hotel is hosting a wine flight tasting menu event to coincide with English Wine Week.

Taking place tomorrow at 7pm, The Alice will be collaborating with award-winning Balfour Winery to host the Wine & Dine four-course dinner curated by executive chef Chris Emery, showcasing the best of seasonal British produce and English wine. 

Hosted in The Alice’s private dining room, Janina Doyle, Brand Ambassador of Balfour Winery, will guide guests through the menu as they enjoy each course paired with a sparkling, white or red wine.

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There will also be plenty of time to learn more about English wines as she shares the story of the wine harvest and history of Balfour Wine. 

Guests will be welcomed with a selection of canapés, followed by a special four-course menu, each course paired with a Balfour wine.

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Guests can expect dishes including Sole Agnolotti, Sorrel Butter Sauce & Exmoor Caviar paired with Springfield Chardonnay 2018 and Romney Marsh Lamb, Melted Onions, Girolles & Peas paired with Luke’s Pinot Noir 2020.

To celebrate English Wine Week, The Alice is showcasing a limited selection of English wines from Balfour Winery, at Hush Heath Estate in Kent.

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Available throughout the month of June in the main restaurant, guests who dine at The Alice will be able to enjoy an exclusive wine flight trio from Balfour Winery, priced at £12, including Balfour Skye’s Chardonnay, Nannette’s Rose and Luke’s Pinot Noir. 

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Tickets for the wine flight menu event cost £75. Vegetarian options are also available.

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