Oblix Launches Mouth-Watering Wine Pairing Experiences

Join Oblix for a new series of premium wine pairing experiences with world-renowned vineyards 

It’s time for a drink with delicious decadence. To celebrate their unique and extensive wine cellar, Oblix restaurant at The Shard is hosting a sumptuous series of wine pairing experiences in collaboration with some of the most iconic wine chateaux, domains and estates from around the globe.

Executive chef Marcus Eaves has designed a seasonal five-course menu for each event, cooking with the best meat, produce and seafood found on the British Isles. Ideal for those looking to learn the secrets behind some of the world’s finest vineyards, the meals will offer guests the chance to further their fascination and feast at the same time.

Oblix Restaurant - The Shard, London Copyright - Richard Southall/Ilona Zielinska

The first of the wine pairing feasts kicks off on 19th June with famed Champagne house Bollinger. Oblix’s Head Wine Buyer Alastair England will be hosting the evening with Bollinger and will be on hand to answer questions throughout the evening.

Each course of Chef Marcus’s five course summer menu will be paired with the perfect Champagne. Beginning with oysters, canapes and a glass of Bollinger Special Cuvee NV, served from a magnum, the menu will include culinary delights such as asparagus, jersey royals, cured duck breast & truffle ricotta served with the Bollinger RD 2002.

Diners can also feast on grilled turbot, steamed mussels & Champagne served with the Bollinger Rosé NV. The experience will draw to a close with a selection of oblix cheeses matched with vintage Champagne from Bollinger’s reserve cellar.

Oblix Restaurant - The Shard, London Copyright - Richard Southall/Ilona Zielinska

The second pairing experience will commence on 22nd June, with Provencal vineyard Domaines Ott co-hosting an intimate lunch at the gorgeous venue. With over 120 years of expertise behind the vineyard, French winemaker Christophe Renard will be on hand to guide guests through the tasting of a selection of their wines with delectable dishes.

The details
1 The Oblix x Bollinger Pairing Dinner
When: 19th June 2017
Where: Oblix, Level 32, The Shard, 31 St. Thomas Street, London SE1 9RY
Times: Commencing at 6.30pm, with dinner served at 7.30pm.
Tickets: There are 12 spaces available with tickets priced at £250pp. Click here to book.

2 The Oblix x Domaines Ott Pairing Experience
When: 22nd June 2017
Where: Oblix, Level 32, The Shard, 31 St. Thomas Street, London SE1 9RY
Times: Commencing with an aperitif at 12.30pm, followed by lunch at 1.30pm.
Tickets:  £150pp, click here to book.

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