Get your head in the game this Autumn with Young’s

As autumn rolls in, it’s time for game, steak and robust reds

Throughout October and November, Young’s pubs across London are partnering with meat and game experts and world-class wine estates Katnook and Bodega Norton, to offer a series of butchery and game masterclasses alongside wine tastings and pairing dinners.

Steak & Malbec Masterclass and Dinner

Get set to embark on a culinary journey to South America and celebrate a match made in heaven – steak and Malbec. Start the evening with a butchery masterclass – Solent Butchers will talk you through provenance and sustainability as you become an expert in cuts, textures and tastes. After that it’s a three-course wine paired dinner and tastings of three varieties with Argentinian masters of wine, Bodega Norton.

Tickets: from £30 per person,

The Crown, Bow – 1st October; Trafalgar Arms, Tooting – 12th October, The Crown Hotel, Surrey – 15th October; The Home cottage, Redhill – 29th October; Hand & Spear, Surrey – 5th November; The Bull, Streatham – 6th November; Brook Green Hotel, Hammersmith – 12th November; The Windmill, Clapham – 13th November

Game & Wine Masterclass and Dinner

Ready, set, game! Let the experts do the talking (and plucking) and discover the history of locally sourced game, from field to fork. Enjoy a 30 – 40 minute masterclass of succulent meats including venison, pigeon and partridge as game specialists, Medstead Meats, guide you through breading, shooting and finally preparing. Watch a bird being plucked ready for roasting before indulging in a three-course wine paired dinner, hosted by Katnook Estate (Australia) and Bodega Norton (Argentina) who will be popping up at your local. Knives at the ready, dishes include Wild boar terrine, port jelly, blueberries and crostini as well as Venison Faggots, shredded rabbit and saffron gravy.

Tickets: from £30 per person

Events hosted by Bodega Norton:

Bull & Gate, Kentish Town – 17th October; The Shaftesbury, Richmond – 18th October; The Bell, Fetcham – 13th November; Grange, Ealing – 15th November; Red Barn, Surrey – 21st November

Events hosted by Katnook Estate:

The Greyhound, Surrey – 23rd October; The Bull’s Head, Barnes – 24th October; Queen Adelaide, Wandsworth – 25th October; Chequers Inn, Bristol – 6th November; Wood House, Dulwich – 7thNovember

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