February 17, 2011
Terralsole Winery at CinCin
Situated atop the Montalcino slopes, winemaker Mario Bollag's Terralsole winery produces some of Tuscany's best Brunellos. He brings his acclaimed Brunello di Montalcino Riserva 2004 and other top wines from the portfolio to CinCin this Tuesday for an exclusive tasting. Bollag will be on hand to guide diners as they indulge in a five-course menu including veal sweetbreads with perigord truffles and venison striploin wrapped in prosciutto.
Where: CinCin Ristorante
When: Tuesday, February 22; 6:30pm
More info at Cincin.net
Poplar Grove Winemaker's Dinner
Winery co-owner Ian Sutherland shares newly released bottles, rare vintages, and an exclusive not-for-sale dessert wine at this five-course dinner at Provence Marinaside. Head chef Jean-Francis Quaglia pairs oyster stew, cocoa dusted boneless quail, and roasted beef tenderloin to wines ranging from a fresh Chardonnay to a serious old vintage red blend.
Where: Provence Marinaside
When: Wednesday, February 23; 6:00pm
More info at Provencevancouver.com
See Ya Later Ranch Winemaker's Dinner
The Edge's casual five-course meal paired to popular wines from Okanagan Falls' See Ya Later Ranch is a steal at just $55 (plus tax and gratuities). Pairings include smoked sablefish with Chardonnay and Fraser Valley duck ragu with Pinot Noir. Winemaker Mason Spink will be on hand to explain how the wines complement each dish.
Where: The Edge Social Grille
When: Wednesday, February 23; 6:30 pm
More info at Theedgeongranville.com