Vancouver Food and Drink Tastings —Week of March 3
March 3, 2011
Vive La France!
Fromage guru Allison Spurell guides cheese lovers through various regions of France at this special Au Petit Chavignol tasting event. Classic cheeses are paired with wines from Alsace, Loire Valley, and Bordeaux. Bon appétit!
Where: Au Petit Chavignol
When: Monday March 7; 7:00-9:30pm
For more information, visit Aupetitchavignol.com
Rare Scotch Dinner
This five-course tasting menu features hard-to-find single malt scotches and Tullibardine beers aged in whisky barrels. Come hungry because the food pairings are rich: think Bunnahabbain 13-year-old served with grilled lamb popsicles and a 1975 Tullibardine Cask complementing beef bourgignon.
Where: Legacy Liquor Store
When: Tuesday March 8; 6:30pm
Price: $90 for Companions of the Quaich members, $100 for non-members
For more information, visit Vonalbrecht.com
Wines in the West End
Liberty Wine Merchants previews the best wines, spirits, and beers being released for spring at this charity tasting benefitting the Dr. Peter AIDS Centre. Over 40 local and international wines ranging from sparkling to white to red will be on offer, as well as light tapas to cleanse your palate.
When: Wednesday March 9; 5:30-7:30pm
For more information, visit Libertywinemerchants.com