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The King & Co to Host Exclusive Wine Pairing & Dinner by Donostia Social Club & El Botijo’s Fernanda Mora

On Tuesday 29th November at 7.30pm, The King & Co will host an exclusive wine pairing dinner by current kitchen resident, Donostia Social Club, and celebrated winemaker Fernando Mora of El Botijo.

On Tuesday 29th November at 7.30pm, The King & Co will host an exclusive wine pairing dinner by current kitchen resident, Donostia Social Club, and celebrated winemaker Fernando Mora of El Botijo.

Promising a true taste of Spain, the ticketed supper at the popular independent Clapham pub will allow guests to learn all about the region’s wines and the fine art of food pairing, in a private tutorial by the acclaimed sommelier turned winemaker, whilst enjoying a four-course Basque-inspired menu that has been specially-designed for the event by the much-loved popup pintxos specialists.

Fernando Mora is one of Spain’s most exciting young winemakers at the moment. His El Botijo wines come from organic vineyards and produced in the Valdejalon in the Northeast. Winemaking in the area is believed to pre-date Roman settlements and is ideal for producing high quality wines. Fernando and his partner are the garagistes of the area, making wines in small quantities and taking great care at every step of production, hand picking the grapes and taking a “minimum fuss” approach to production.

Well-known as stalwarts of London’s streetfood scene with their iconic mobile pintxos bar and now with a permanent home at Pop Brixton, Donostia Social Club is the result of a 20-year culinary career for its founder Paul, with much of that time spent cooking in Spain. Taking inspiration from the very best dining experiences found in Northern Spain and Southern France, the team’s infamous tapas and signature small plates are ideal for sharing.

Donostia Social Club’s four-course menu for the wine pairing dinner on 29th November will feature brand new seasonal Basque dishes, including cauliflower velouté with blue cheese croquetta, plus loin of venison with spiced squash and roast turnips. El Botijo’s award-winning Garnacha Blanca and Rojo Garnacha wines made their UK debut this season, so this special collaboration at The King & Co is one of the first chances for wine-lovers in London to discover these fine wines, and an unmissable opportunity to hear the story behind these wines from Fernando himself.

Tickets are £30 and are available from Design My Night:

The King & Co
100 Clapham Park Road
 SW4 7BZ

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