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Birthday lunch at a beautiful West Sussex vineyard

Canapés around the tent overlooking the South Downs, to accompany The vineyard’s own rosé and blanc des noirs sparkling wine.


White peach, basil, prosciutto and mozzarella skewers
Beef carpaccio with truffle pecorino
Crispy belly of pork with ginger and apple sauce
Mini quail’s eggs royals with smoked salmon and hollandaise
Sesame seared tuna with pickled ginger


Home made focaccia
Buffalo mozzarella, sweet cherry tomatoes, and char grilled asparagus

Main course:

Seared cod with caper butter, prig onion and potato Rosti, samphire, and broad beans


Baked peaches with Marsala, crushed amoretti biscuits and pistachio nuts, with mascarpone

Plating up in the dry store…

 Old Wichester and Tunworth cheeseboard with figs and grapes

A rather splendid chocolate cake which easily satisfied 50 guests!



We are pleased to announce that we now have our own wine list available for any of our events, and can offer a food matching service to help you make the perfect selection.

Here is a small selection from each category.


Champagne Pannier EV Brut NV, Ch. Thierry
A classic champagne that is well balanced, elegant and easy to drink

Nyetimber Reserve Brut 2009, West Sussex, England
Full of strawberry and almond aromas, developing flavours of glazed pastry with a pleasant fizz and a silky finish.

Prosecco, Spumante, Enrico Bedin NV, Veneto, Italy
Beautifully balanced and fresh, with flavours of apple leading to a really refreshing finish


Clarence River Sauvignon Blanc 2014, Marlborough, New Zealand 
Intense elderflower aroma and complementary flavours of crisp granny smith, grapefruit and gooseberry together with a fresh finish

Goleta Sauvignon Blanc 2013, Central Valley, Chile 
Very easy drinking with fresh, ripe citrus and green apple flavour

War Horse Chenin Blanc 2014, Stellenbosch, South Africa 
By top producer Simonsig this is very refreshing with sun kissed apple that is great on its own or with fish and salads


Pinot Grigio Sentito Rosato 2013, Veneto, Italy 
Flavours of strawberry and raspberry on the palate, this crisp, flavoursome wine is ideal for summer drinks


Villa Ste Croix Pinot Noir 2013, Pays d’Oc, France 
Wild strawberries, redcurrants and a touch of smoke. These delicious aromas follow through on to the flavours with a touch of menthol. Great on its own or with food.

Maison de la Paix Carignan 2013, Vieilles Vignes, Pays d’Oc, France
Fabulously lush and spicy with red cherries and raspberry flavours, hints of plum, a full body and warming, smooth finish

Nero d’Avola 2013, Angelo Rocca, Sicily, Italy
Redcurrant and plum flavours with a warm spicy finish.