Christmas Parties Made Easy – The Mimi Way

BATD ON Dec 08, 2008 AT 3:54 pm

Cabernet Sauvignon - Echo Falls

Cabernet Sauvignon - Echo Falls

Now it’s December it is officially the Party season, which means only one thing – it’s time to start planning your Christmas diary! This year, Dinner parties are back in a big way, whether it’s an impromptu gathering of friends over drinks and nibbles, or a sit-down dinner with wine and three courses. Whatever Christmas soiree you’re throwing this year, Echo Falls have taken the stress out of party planning with their menu suggestions. The Echo Falls wine range includes delicious reds, refreshing whites and fruity rosés, so whatever you’re cooking this Christmas, there’s the perfect wine accompaniment. Just follow the Echo Falls menu guide below and you can be the hostess with the least stress this Christmas, leaving you with more time to plan your party outfit!

Christmas Menu Suggestions
Canapes and Pre-Dinner Nibbles
Served with: Echo Falls Sparkling White Zinfandel – a floral and fruity effervescent rosé with a fresh nose and bursting with flavours of luscious strawberry.
Also ideal on it’s own as an aperitif

Red Wine

Red Wine

Prawn Cocktail
Served with: Echo Falls Pinot Grigio – a vibrant dry white with crisp citrus notes and flavours of fresh apple which complements delicate seafood.

Poached Salmon
Served with: Echo Falls Californian White – a fresh & fruity wine with zesty notes of citrus and ripe tropical fruits, ideal served chilled with a fish starter and also great with pasta dishes.

Walnut, Stilton and Pear Salad
Served with: Echo Falls Californian Rosé – a refreshing, medium sweet Rosé, with well balanced hints of fruity strawberry, cherry and floral aromas. A delicious light and refreshing wine on its own, or perfect with a variety of light starters like salad or asparagus dishes




Main Courses
Roast Turkey
Served with: Echo Falls Chardonnay – a smooth and fruity dry white with crisp lemon-lime, attractive tropical fruits and a buttery finish, the perfect match to a turkey or chicken main course

Roast Lamb
Served with: Echo Falls Merlot – a soft and round dry red with hints of ripe plums, black cherries and blueberries, which will match with meat courses and complements lamb in particular

Spiced Nut Roast
Served with: Echo Falls Cabernet Sauvignon – a smooth and full-bodied red with hints of spicy blackcurrants, that will go just as well with a delicious nut roast as it will with meat

courses such as pork or beef.

Cabernet Sauvignon

Cabernet Sauvignon

Classic Christmas Pudding
Served with: Echo Falls White Zinfandel – a lively and fruity rosé with flavours of strawberries and fresh summer berries complement this Christmas classic, also ideal with lighter desserts like fruit salad

Yule Log

Served with: Echo Falls Pinot Grigio Blush –a delicious rose with lifted floral aromas and summer berries which complement apple and citrus flavours. Those with a sweet tooth will love this blush with chocolatey desserts or cheesecake.

Served with: Echo Falls Californian Red – a lively, fresh and fruity wine with flavours of plums and red berries which is great with cheeses and cold meats, so ideal for Boxing Day lunches

So whether you’re planning a classic turkey roast or something a little different, the perfect wine match is easy to find this Christmas with Echo Falls – just add friends!


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