Posted: January 10, 2013

Winemaker’s Dinner

Internationally acclaimed winemaker, Ann sperling, at fusion grill January 30 is sold out.

Ann has won Gold at the International Wine and Spirits Competition in the UK and Platinum at the Okanagan Wine Festival. In 2004 Ann was Winemaker of the Year at the Ontario Wine Awards.

East Meets West here on the grand prairie as  Ann tells us about her award winning wines from Sperling Vineyards in BC and Southbrook Vineyards in Ontario. She is considered a leading force in the Canadian movement towards organic and biodynamic fine wine-making,

admission: $95  this dinner is sold out

Includes multi-course food and wine pairing dinner, stories from the vineyards, tax & gratuity included, too.

 info and reservations: 204.489.6963

The Menu

Sperling Vineyards’ Sparkling BRUT 2008 VQA 

Choux pastry cup with poached pickerel cheek, Vidal cured Pike caviar, crème fraiche and honey spinach pesto

Sperling Vineyards’ 2011 Pinot Gris VQA

Brahmans greens, endive, apple and walnut in a lemon grass vinaigrette with poached ginseng chicken and green tea cream

Sperling Vineyards’ 2009 Old Vines Riesling VQA

Country pork pate with orange pepper aspic, grey salt crostini, funky relish and apple sorbet

Southbrook Vineyards 2010 Whimsy! Uncloaked Merlot and Sperling Vineyards 2009 Old Vines Foch
Duck trio: pan roasted duck breast with caramelized onion mushroom risotto and roast carrot blueberry coulis; grilled flatbread with duck sausage, Oka, sun-dried tomato, olive, eggplant and aioli; duck confit with brioche, frites and cherry sauce

Southbrook Vineyards 2007 Whimsy! Winemakers’ Red VQA and 2010 Whimsy! Cabernet Franc ‘101’ VQA
Grilled beef tenderloin with braised beef pastry, wild mushroom rosemary sauce, potato gratin and smoked red bean foie gras hummus

Southbrook Vineyards Canadian Framboise and 2011 Connect White VQA 
Framboise and white chocolate mousse, with candied ham, honey tuille and dark chocolate truffle sauce

Admission: $95  Showtime: 6:30pm / January 30, 2013

Includes multi-course food and wine pairing dinner, stories from the vineyards, tax & gratuity included, too.

 info and reservations: 204.489.6963