Lemon Sole with White Wine and Grapes

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Floyd on Oz

By Keith Floyd

Published 1991

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To Celebrate Julian Alcorso’s vineyard – Moorilla’s

If you are ever in Tasmania you must visit Julian Alcorso’s vineyard and try some of his excellent wine. I spent a happy day there during the vintage, and I include this recipe to celebrate the fine fish, fruit, wine and cream of Tasmania.


  • 100 g (4 oz) seedless white grapes, halved if large
  • 1 tablespoon brandy


Put the grapes into a bowl with the brandy or Calvados, stir through and leave to soak for 20 minutes or so.

Rinse the sole fillets and pat dry with kitchen paper, then roll them up from the tail end and secure with cocktail sticks. Pop them into a buttered ovenproof dish.

Melt the butter in a small, heavy-based pan and fry the shallots or onion for about 3–4 minutes, until tran