Dinner Party Wines

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  • Find the perfect wines for entertaining, from sparkling wine to start the night to mellow reds to enjoy with a meal

    Are you hosting a dinner party? Find the best dinner party wines, whether it’s supper in the kitchen or a formal celebration. A great bottle of wine is the perfect partner for your dinner party menu.

    We’ve chosen some of our favourites to get conversation flowing, from light and summery or warm and comforting. We love chocolate and cheese, but these can be harder to match your wines to than steaks or salads so we’ve included some delicious all-rounders to end your meal on too.

    First up, Brad and Angelina’s rose from their rather fab chateau where they married in Provence – Chateau Miraval – hit selected M&S stores last week. But it’s not a gimmick! This is a gorgeous rose typical of the higher end wines from the region.

    Tasting notes
    The bottle shape is different but the wine is a perfect match for all those Provencal summer flavours. Crisp with good acidity it just sings out strawberry and raspberry aromas with a just hint of delicate flowers.

    Great with
    Delicious with lighter fish and chicken dishes and summer vegetable salads but also as an aperitif.

    Available from Marks & Spencer, £18.