One could only describe our evening by the reaction by our guests on arrival into the officers mess dining room as “wow”

Our host the 20 Transport Squadron Royal Logistic Corps, Regent’s Park Barracks and our guest speaker Julia Trustram Eve, Marketing Director, English Wine Producers.

Our table decorated with the company silver, crystal and china certainly set the scene for a truly English Summer evening.


Served on arrival:

Camel Valley Cornwall Brut 2013 (retail £24.95)


Sage and Tea Smoked Fillet of Salmon

with a Ratatouille Compote and Balsamic Dressing

Stopham Pinot Gris 2013 (retail £15.99)


Pan-fried Breast of Duck with Roasted Fig and Red Wine Sauce

Dauphinoise Potatoes, Batton Carrots

and Kenya Beans wrapped with Bacon

Sixteen Ridges Pinot Noir 2013 (retail £15.40)

Bolney Wine Estate Cuvée Noir 2011 (retail £22.99)


Summer Pudding with Vanilla Ice Cream, Berry Compote

and Palmiers

Nyetimber Demi-Sec NV (retail 31.99)


British Cheese Platter

Astley Late Harvest 2014 (retail £13.50 half bottle)




Julia gave a detailed and inspiring insight into English Wine production today. With emphasis on the great strides that the Industry is making in Worldwide recognition for the quality of the Wines and the numerous International accolades that they are winning particularly for Sparkling wines.