Sumac Ridge Wine Dinner at Showcase

Lamb Chops

Lamb Chops

Dehydrated beets, goat cheese mousse, pistachio crumble.

Dehydrated beets, goat cheese mousse, pistachio crumble.

After the reception that featured one of the Sumac Ridge wines along with some appetizers that included delicious lamb chops and dehydrated beets, goat cheese mousse and pistachio crumble it was on to a delicious pairing meal prepared by Chef Westley Feist and his culinary team.

Chef Westley Feist

Chef Westley Feist

1st course:

Pear and Cambozolla Tart

Pear and Cambozolla Tart

Pear and Cambozolla Tart candied walnuts, rosemary paired with Gewürztraminer 2014, a delicious pairing.

2nd course:

Roasted Duck Breast

Roasted Duck Breast

Roasted Duck Breast asparagus, cured duck egg, béarnaise aioli paired with Sauvignon Blanc 2015.

3rd course:

Smoked Sturgeon

Smoked Sturgeon

Smoked Sturgeon northern divine caviar, caramelized milk foam, fermented beluga lentils paired with Pinot Noir 2015 and my favourite pairing of the dinner. Loved the slightly saltiness and smokiness of the fish and the bold flavours in this stunning dish.

4th course:

Tenderloin and Beef Cheeks

Tenderloin and Beef Cheeks

Tenderloin and Beef Cheeks potato pave, haruki turnips, fiddleheads paired with Merlot 2013, a very good dish and pairing.

Chef Kenny Kyle

Chef Kenny Kyle

Chef Kenny Kyle then talked about the cocktail he created which was Makers Mark forward to pair with their spectacular dessert to finish off the wonderful dinner.

5th course:

The Garden

The Garden

Wow, wow, wow what a beautiful presentation of their dessert, “The Garden” rhubarb, strawberry, chocolate, sage Makers’ Mark, ginger, cedar

You can find these Sumac Ridge wines from British Columbia, in many restaurants, bars and liquor stores in the Vancouver area as well as Showcase Restaurant and Bar.

By: Richard Wolak