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Thu, Oct 20



Quinta de Soalheiro food and wine pairing dinner

In collaboration with Holy wines malta with the wine maker and owner of the winery (Soalheiro) coming from Portugal to host the evening. Dress code: Smart Casual Price €65pp (includes the food + wine + water & coffee) (Prepayment upon reservation)

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Quinta de Soalheiro food and wine pairing dinner
Quinta de Soalheiro food and wine pairing dinner

Time & Location

Oct 20, 2022, 7:30 PM

Birgu, Fort St Angelo Birgu Waterfront Birgu, Birgu BRG 1730, Malta


About the Event

We are pleased to be hosting this event together with Holy Wines and the owner and wine maker of Quinta de Soalheiro - António Luís Cerdeira.

Quinta de Soalheiro was the first Alvarinho brand in Melgaço, and one of the first Portuguese producers of Alvarinho. The Monção e Melgaço sub-region is protected by a range of mountains that create the perfect conditions of rainfall, temperature and number of hours of sunshine needed to ripen the Alvarinho grapes. This very special microclimate led João Antonio Cerdeira to plant the first Alvarinho vine in 1974 and to create, in 1982, Quinta de Soalheiro. While pursuing the values of innovation, unconventionality, responsibility and excellence, it’s the passion for vines and wines and the respect for their terroir that contribute to the continuous development of Soalheiro. Led by a multidisciplinary, proactive and highly motivated team, Soalheiro treads the path towards new challenges, attaining international recognition on its way. From its pioneering creation by João António Cerdeira in 1982 in Melgaço, to this day, its focus on quality has always been present, together with a determination to improve with each harvest.

Today, third-generation family members, siblings Maria João and António Luís, along with their mother Maria Palmira Cerdeira, have embraced this spirit of innovation. António Luís, with a graduate degree in oenology, has built a profound knowledge of the Alvarinho grape variety throughout his life. Maria João, a veterinarian by profession, assumed the responsibility for viticulture and successfully introduced organic farming into their vineyards.

This year Soalheiro celebrated 40 years from their first 1982 iconic vintage.

Venue: Terrone, Birgu  Date: Thursday 20th October 2022  Time: 19:30  Dress: Casual Smart  Price: Euro 65 (coffee and water included)

Prepayment is required upon reservation.

Menu:  amuse bouche  Espumante Bruto Nature 2018  -  sweetbreads with paleta Iberico  Mineral Rose’ 2020 (magnum)  -  chargrilled octopus with lardo  Germinar 2020  -  wild, local fish fillet with mussels, chorizo & fregola  Primeiras Vinhas 2020 (magnum)  -  slow cooked veal shank with wine & sage  Oppaco 2017  -  bolo de amêndoa  (Portuguese Almond tart)  -  Aguardente Velha

Kindly let us know in advanced of any serious food allergies by leaving a comment when reserving your table online.

This is a seated event with a limited number of places. No walk-ins will be permitted to join the wine and dine specifically.


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