Shears Yard X Esk Valley Tasting Dinner

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Shears Yard x Esk Valley 

5 Course Tasting Dinner

7pm, 28 September 2016

We’re excited to announce that New Zealand’s prestigious Esk Valley Estate winery is joining us for our September Tasting Dinner.

This boutique winery is situated in the north of New Zealand’s picturesque Hawkes Bay, at Bay View and we are delighted to bring them to Leeds for this one off very special 5 course tasting dinner.

The dinner will be hosted by Gordon Russell, Head Winemaker of Esk Valley wines, who will provide a fascinating insight into the renowned winery and the history behind each wine.

Each course is created by Shears Yard’s Executive Chef, Jamie Clinton, using the season’s finest ingredients and each dish paired with one of Esk Valley’s stunning wines.


Sea bream ceviche with cucumber consommé, avocado & lime, radish, black sesame

paired with Esk Valley Riesling, Marlborough  2014

Cataplana; Pork belly, chorizo, mussels & calamari, saffron espuma

paired with Esk Valley Verdelho, Hawkes Bay 2015

American fried rabbit with charred corn, rabbit gravy, buttermilk coleslaw

paired with Esk Valley Pinot Noir, Marlborough 2014

Sous vide venison with air dried ham, plum jam, toasted chestnuts, burnt squash

paired with Esk Valley Winemakers Reserve Merlot, Malbec, Cabernet Sauvignon 2011

 Miso & baked apple cheesecake with kombu caramac, smoked butter brioche, yuzu curd

paired with Esk Valley Winemakers Reserve Chardonnay 2014

Tickets are priced £65 and include 5 courses of wine each paired with a glass of Esk Valley Wine plus a glass of wine upon arrival. To purchase tickets please email Hazel Waite at [email protected]