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Wines of Veneto & Sicily
Tuesday, February 23
Cantine Giacomo Montresor and Feudo Macari, Italy
Fairmont Pacific Rim: giovane café + eatery
1038 Canada Place
$175 all-in (includes wine, dinner, taxes, tip)
Celebrate the richness of Italian wine culture, over fabulous wines hosted by two eloquent, engaging, and entertaining young Italians: friendly rivals Edoardo Montresor of Montresor and Stefano Maggini of Feudo Maccari. Join us for an unforgettable evening of six great wines (paired by wine director Jill Spoor), great stories, great company, great food from Fairmont Pacific Rim executive chef Nathan Brown.
|Nathan Brown |
Fairmont Pacific Rim
Cantine Giacomo Montresor
mint, buffalo mozzarella
Montresor Rose Royal Spumante, Veneto NV
blood orange reduction, sweet basil oil, chive flowers
Feudo Maccari ‘Grillo’ IGT Sicilia 2014
veal osso buco
fresh pea risotto, apple mustard
Montresor Valpolicella DOC Ripasso Capitel della Crosara, Veneto 2013
burrata, roasted campari tomato, domenica fiore, fried basil, panela
Feudo Maccari ‘Saia’ IGT Sicilia 2013
wild boar sausage
yukon gold potato gnocchi, piave truffle fonduta, shaved truffle
Montresor Amarone della Valpolicella, Veneto 2012
marinated loin of lamb
confit fingerling potato, grilled eggplant caviar, roasted red pepper vinaigrette,
preserved lemon, marinated nocellara olives
Feudo Maccari ‘Mahâris’ DOC Sicilia 2013
Wines and menu subject to change.
Winery dinner menus are created specifically to pair with the wines. Substitutions are not possible.
I learn and taste so much at the Vancouver International Wine Festival that I seldom miss it. It's one of the world's best festivals -- certainly Canada's.