An evening with two Master Sommeliers

We are absolutely delighted to welcome back Adam Pawlowski MS and Tamas Czinki MS  to celebrate their individual successes as Master Sommeliers. Craig Bancroft, Managing Director is extremely proud and excited about this unique evening, Craig mentored both young men through their journeys as Sommeliers, there are only 269 individuals who have passed the Master Sommelier exam since 1969 in the world and just 25 in the UK, proving what an incredible achievement this is.


Craig will host this fabulous evening, when these three oenophiles Craig, Adam & Tamas promise an evening of indulgence in great food and wine. Vinous tales and anecdotes will flow through the evening, whilst learning about the fascinating world of wine and the joys of food and wine pairing. Many of our regular guests will not want to miss this unique night, both Adam and Tamas are fondly remembered not only for their attentive service, incredible knowledge and great wine matching recommendations, but their passion and friendly personalities became a major part of the Northcote fabric.


Wednesday 5 October, 2022


7.00 for 7.45pm


The Louis Roederer Room at Northcote


£200 per person

You will enjoy 14 outstanding premier wines with Lisa’s 6-course menu

Belu Water and service


Snacks on arrival

Tamas: Crémant de Loire, Langlois Chateau, Loire Valley, NV
Adam: Gusbourne, Blanc de Blancs, Kent, 2018

Black & White Kohlrabi, Horseradish, Dill

Tamas: Grüner Veltliner, Weingut Gobelsburg, Erste Lage Renner, 2019
Adam: Cuvée Blanc, Półtorak Wine & Spirits, Podkarpackie, Poland, 2019  


White Mushroom, Tarragon, Caper

Tamas: Redoma Rosé, Dirk Niepoort, Douro, Portugal, 2021
Adam: Clos Mireille, Domaine Ott, Côtes de Provence, 2021


Smoked Potato Roe

Tamas: La Tufera, Bourgogne Blanc, Etienne Sauzet, 2019
Adam: Chardonnay, Au Bon Climat, Santa Barbara, 2019


Sticky Sausage, Beetroot, Damson

Tamas: Bandol, Domaine Tempier, 2017
Adam: Gloria Reynolds, VR Alentejo Tejano, Reynolds Wine Growers, 2011


Caramelised Nut, Maple

Tamas: Château Dereszla 5 Putonnyos Tokaji Aszú 2017
Adam: Noble One, Botrytis Semillon, De Bortoli, N.S.W, 2017


Blue Cheese, Lancashire Cheddar

Tamas: Ice Cider, Burrow Hill, Somerset, NV
Adam: Banyuls, Cuvée Léon Parcé, Domaine de La Rectorie, 2016

Tea, Coffee & Chocolates

(Wines are subject to change)

About Adam Palowski MS

Adam Palowski MS now an independent wine consultant in Poland and author of “Hospitality, the Art of good service in the culinary industry”. Adam is a tutor and examiner at the Court of Master Sommeliers and a Certified Educator at The Wine and Spirit Education Trust. Adam was the winner of the Sud de France Sommelier competition 2013 and the Best Polish Sommelier competition 2014. He became a Master Sommelier in 2014 and was awarded the Laurent Perrier Grand Siecle award for the candidate with highest overall marks. Adam started his career at Northcote, where he worked for six years, to become Head Sommelier. Adam then returned to Poland taking his knowledge and success back to his home country, giving him more time to travel and further his understanding and passion for great food and wine developing his consultancy business.

About Tamas Czinki MS

Tamas Czinki MS started his working life at some of the best restaurants in Budapest and quickly developed a passion for wine. His ambition to become a top sommelier took him across to the UK and he started working as a sommelier at Northcote as part of the team  under the direction of Craig and Adam.  Following Adam’s departure, Tamas became Northcote’s Head Sommelier and in 2020 Tamas successfully passed the Master Sommelier Diploma and became the first and only Hungarian Master Sommelier. Currently working as Wine Director for Felix Restaurant in Budapest, as well as his career as an independent wine consultant and educator in his home country.

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Online booking closes 24 hours before the event. Please call 01254 240555 for late availability.
Please note seating may be at shared tables of up to 12 guests.