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A Dinner for the Ages

A Dinner for the Ages

Posted on May 13, 2020

November 24 1899

Mrs. Beeton’s book: a great source of information for the dinner.

On November 24, 1899, 2 years before she passed, Queen Victoria invited her grandson Kaiser Wilhelm to dinner at Windsor Palace. Not much is known about that dinner, but a menu from that evening has survived. On November 24, 2019, we were invited to a dinner intent on replicating the original menu as close as possible and had been tasked to pair the wines…without knowing what wines were served at the first!

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