British Embassy, together with the Association of winemakers of Šumadija and Color Press Group organised yesterday in the House of Elsie Inglis (Residence of the British Ambassador) the “Food is Great” event on the occasion of the visit of Darrell Joseph, a renowned wine expert and one of the authors of Decanter magazine.
The event was open with an interesting panel discussion with the participation of:
– Darrell Joseph, an expert in wines of Central and Eastern Europe
– HE Denis Keefe, the British Ambassador to Serbia
– Veselin Despotović, owner of the Despotika” winery, a representative of the Association of winemakers of Šumadija
– Don McCulloch, owner of the British-Serbian wineries “McCulloch”
After the panel guests were able to try dishes prepared by Aleksandar Pavlović, cook of the residence of the British ambassador. Aleksandar presented the guests a large number of specialties typical for the UK, while the Association of Winemakers provided Šumadian specialties.
Darel Joseph will hold master class on “Wines of Šumadija” on Saturday, 11th June in Topola at the 3rd Festival of Šumadian wines, organised by the Association of winemakers of Šumadija.
In addition to the British-Serbian winery “McCulloch” and “Raj”, the guests were presented the wines of the wineries which were members of the Association of winemakers of Šumadija: Royal Winery, Winery Aleksandrović, Radovanovic Cellar, Winery Despotika, Basement Old Oak Winery , Rogan winery, Art Wine Winery,Arsenijević Winery, Tarpoš Winery and Madžić Winery.
Događaj je organizovan u okviru projekta #FoodIsGREAT koji Ambasada realizuje u saradnju sa Color Press Group-om.